The meth around us

DEA lists residences that were used as methamphetamine labs

The city of Oroville has long been known to have a methamphetamine problem, but in a recent report by the federal Drug Enforcement Agency listing the number of known meth labs, Marysville, in Yuba County, takes the top spot, clocking in with 25 busted labs. Modesto and Los Angeles rank second and third, with 24 and 22 meth labs, respectively. Oroville follows with 20 labs. Eleven Chico residences show up on the list, which goes back to 2004. To see the full list, visit