Jefferson County Prosecutor Forrest Wegge began using the kits as probable cause about five years ago.
Charging offenders instead of waiting for lab results helps get offenders into rehabilitation or drug courts sooner, Wegge
"Waiting eight to 10 months makes a big difference in someone's addiction," he
Posted in Crime-and-courts, Metro on Monday, June 25, 2012 12:00 am Updated: 9:37 pm. | Tags: Bob Mcculloch, Tim Fitch, St. Louis County, Tim Whitney, Jason Grellner, Franklin County, Jefferson County
, Forrest Wegge
, Christine Byers, Methamphetamine, Pseudoephedrine,