The methamphetamine capitol of Missouri appears to be Jefferson County south of the Saint Louis area. That’s according to stats compiled by the Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control. Through May of this year, the Highway Patrol reports only one methamphetamine seizure incident in the Lake Area, in Miller County, compared to 25 incidents in Jefferson County. Jasper and Greene counties are second and third statewide with 10 and seven incidents reported through May. By comparison for all of 2015, there were seven meth seizures reported by the Highway Patrol in the Lake Area, four of them in Camden County and three in Morgan County. Overall, by far, Jefferson County was at the top with 127 incidents, Saint Louis and Greene counties coming in next with 73 and 22 incidents respectively. Nationwide in 2015, Missouri was seventh with a total of 507 incidents behind, in order, Indiana (1276), Michigan (916), Ohio (740), Illinois (683), South Carolina (586) and Tennessee (535). A meth incident, according to the report, is classified into three categories, operational labs, chemical/equipment or glassware, and dumpsites.