Meth head gators?

Credit: Pexels, Flickr, Alligator

Credit: Pexels, Flickr, Alligator

You know the warning: Don’t flush drugs down the toilet.

Health officials, environmental activists, and municipal water workers know the results of dumping dope, prescriptions, and meds in the john. Residual amounts end up in local lakes and rivers, harming wildlife.

So, if you’re thinking, "What’s a few stoned fish, mammals and birds?"

One U.S. police department just raised a new red flag about drug dumping: It could lead to meth head gators. Surely, something we’d all want to avoid.

Read the rest of Watchdog Mary’s article in GritDaily.