In an Aug. 3, 2011 photo, Warren County Sheriff Jackie Metheny, left, talks with investigators Kevin Murphy and Jody Cavanaugh, right, in McMinnville, Tenn. The federal government’s budget crisis ... more 
In an Aug. 3, 2011 photo, Warren County Sheriff Jackie Metheny, left, talks with investigators Kevin Murphy and Jody Cavanaugh, right, in McMinnville, Tenn. The federal government’s budget crisis has forced a sudden retreat in the nation’s war against methamphetamine, wiping out millions of dollars to clean up secret labs and forcing some police and sheriff’s departments to all but abandon the hunt for new meth producers because they cannot afford it. (AP Photo/Josh Anderson) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Josh Anderson
Wed, Aug 10, 2011 5:30 AM EDT