Some of D.C.'s top-dollar neighborhoods have become crime scenes in recent years, but not violent crimes. News4's Jackie Bensen has the story.
Some of D.C.'s top-dollar neighborhoods have become crime scenes in recent years, but not violent crimes.
D.C. Police say they have investigated "urban meth labs" throughout the city, notably in affluent areas like Dupont Circle (in 2012) and Columbia Heights, just last week.
"Everything is so small in the city. I know it's a problem in the country... I didn't think it was such an issue in the city," one resident said.
Officers held a Meth Awareness Program Tuesday to alert residents --especially those in apartment buildings -- what kind of behavior their neighbors may exhibit if they're cooking methamphetamine.
"We need to do something to educate the public on what's going on around them," Lt. Chris Avery said.
The following are considered "red flags:"