TBI creates Internet meth registry

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is

creating an Internet registry of people convicted of making the
powerful illegal stimulant

Beginning in September county officials statewide will begin sending the TBI the names and addresses of anyone convicted of making meth. The registry would join the existing online listing of sex offenders.

Authorities say the registry can let members of the public using the Internet know who in their area has been convicted of making the widespread illegal drug.

Tennessee last year ranked behind only Missouri nationally in the number of meth lab busts.