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Meth offenses soar as crime up statewide
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Meth offenses in Tennessee soared by 37 percent in 2017, part of the reason overall crime in the state was higher last year, according to the TBI.The TBI’s annual Crime in Tennessee report was released Friday, showing upticks in crimes such as drug arrests and murder. One of the biggest drops came with DUI arrests, which plummeted 20 percent last year. All 532 law enforcement agencies in the state contributed data for the annual report.