Blue meth being sold in Southwest
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Reality in the illegal drug world is mimicking fiction.
Spokesman Kevin Abar of the federal Department of Homeland Security in Albuquerque, N.M., says distributors are selling methamphetamine tinted blue in the Four Corners region.
That mirrors AMC's hit drama "Breaking Bad," which depicted an Albuquerque-based meth operation that cooked up the drug with a blue hue.
KOB-TV reports Abar says tinting meth blue is a way for distributors to advertise and brand their product.
He says the blue meth being sold makes people sick. He says it has been cut with chemicals to make it blue.
"Breaking Bad" last year ended its popular run after five seasons.
Comments on this story are pre-moderated. Before they appear, comments are reviewed by moderators to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments are open and welcome for three days after the story is published. We reserve the right to close comments before then. Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Castanet, but only of the comment writer.
Read more World News
- Friday night market a goVernon / N. Okanagan - 4:09 pm
- 4th graders deal potWorld - 6:59 pm
- The NYPD bashtagWorld - 7:01 pm
- EMS called to PM's homeCanada - 2:47 pm
World Health Organization
World Trade Organization