Photos: Top Twelve Craziest Meth Busts In Missouri, The Meth Capital Of The U.S.
4. Mayor In Trouble
Exhaustion? Methamphetamine abuse? What's the difference? For former Valley Park Mayor Nathan Grellner, it became a kind of important distinction -- and part of one of the many missteps that eventually cost him his job.
After all sorts of legal troubles, he allegedly went to a hospital for "exhaustion." Documents, however, later revealed that meth abuse was probably the more serious cause. Although it's very likely he was exhausted, too -- from reportedly doing many illegal things, like getting DWIs, visiting strip clubs, you know, the usual mayoral stuff.
3. The Soda Jerk
Stephen Munn got 12 years in state prison after pleading guilty to possession of controlled substances and resisting arrest, all on top of a previous conviction in 2005 for possessing meth-related drug paraphernalia.
Sounds sort of routine, right?
But things got weird when police learned that Munn had been using a mentally challenged man in his care to purchase pseudoephedrine to make meth. And what did this man get in return?
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