UPDATE: Ratekin Tower Meth Contamination

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – Following contamination from methamphetamine, Ratekin Tower cleanup is underway on three of the building’s six floors.

Test results concluded that 17 units had meth contamination.

Of those 17, 10 were the result of the occupant or their guests using meth inside the unit, while the other seven positive results were determined to not be linked to the current resident.

This all began back in October when multiple floors and units tested positive for methamphetamine, leaving many residents with questions about the safety within the building.

Scott Aker, the Chief Operating Officer for the Grand Junction Housing Authority say’s, “We are having dialogue internally about how we can more regularly inspect units and do some other measures without being too intrusive to people.”

Crews have to clean all six floors of the building in order to remove all residue left behind from meth contamination.

We’ll have more details on the Ratekin Tower clean up efforts as they become available.

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