Archive for October, 2011

Comments Off on Hillview mayor’s son charged with making meth

The son of Hillview’s mayor has been charged with making methamphetamine at the family’s home. Jason Olen Eadens, 27, was arrested Friday and charged with manufacturing meth and possession of a controlled substance, said Chief Deputy John Cottrell of the Bullitt County sheriff’s office. Messages left at the home of Eadens’ father, Mayor James Eadens, […]

Pair accused of selling Meth

Posted: 31st October 2011 by Doc in Uncategorized
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MANTECA – A monthlong investigation by the Manteca Police Department’s street crimes division has led to the arrest of a man and woman accused of selling marijuana and methamphetamine a block from the city’s Boys & Girls Club, officials said. Manteca residents John Rhodes, 38, and Lena Garwood, 36, were arrested after police executed a […]

Comments Off on Tennessee raccoon barbecue leads to (surprise!) a meth bust

Who among us hasn’t barbecued a raccoon in a Tennessee parking lot and then gotten caught up in a meth bust? On Monday, Memphis, Tenn., police arrested 26-year-old Adam Eubank on suspicion of manufacturing methamphetamine after his brother, Alex Eubank, held a late-night critter cookout outside an apartment complex. That cookout drew the attention of […]

Kokomo doctor arrested for meth

Posted: 31st October 2011 by Doc in Uncategorized
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KOKOMO, Ind. (WISH) – A Kokomo doctor of internal medicine is behind bars for allegedly possessing methamphetamine while he was a patient at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis, according to our partners at the Kokomo Tribune . Howard County sheriff deputies arrested Dr. Silvio J. Sanchez earlier this week on a Marion County warrant for Class […]

Comments Off on Southern Ind. deputy helped woman avoid Meth-related arrest in exchange for sex

Washington, Ind. — A sheriff’s deputy from southern Indiana has been indicted on charges he helped a woman avoid drug Arrests in exchange for sex. A grand jury indicted Daviess County Chief Deputy Ronald Morgan Friday on charges of bribery and assisting a criminal. If convicted, he could face 2-8 years in prison. The 47-year-old […]

Comments Off on Former judge pleads guilty: Crockett County man convicted of federal methamphetamine charge

Attorney and former Crockett County General Sessions Judge Shannon Jones pleaded guilty this week in U.S. District Court to a charge of conspiracy to manufacture and possess methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Jones, 41, was arrested Feb. 3 after officials from the Crockett County Sheriff’s Department said they found materials for making meth inside his […]

Comments Off on CBP Officers at the Pharr International Bridge Seize 22 Pounds Methamphetamine, 12 Pounds Cocaine

Oct 27, 2011 (DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DOCUMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS/ContentWorks via COMTEX) — (Tuesday, October 25, 2011) Hidalgo, Texas’ U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the Pharr/Reynosa International Bridge seized approximately 22.27 pounds of methamphetamine and 11.94 pounds of cocaine in two separate, unrelated narcotic seizures. The estimated street value of the methamphetamine […]

Comments Off on Four suspects still at large after meth-lab bust in Bevier

Bevier, Mo. — A week-long investigation into reports of methamphetamine-related activity in Macon County led to the seizing of a mobile meth lab and charges for five northeast Missouri residents in connection with the investigation. Last week, the Macon County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a Bevier residence after being tipped to suspicious […]

Comments Off on Three arrested in Santa Maria Meth trafficking ring operation

Three people were arrested at a Santa Maria residence today after a search warrant uncovered methamphetamine worth more than $11,000. Detectives from the Santa Maria Police Department Narcotic Suppression Team served a search warrant in the 1800 block of North Barrington Drive about 9:50 a.m. as part of an ongoing investigation into a methamphetamine-trafficking ring […]

Comments Off on Mobile County deputies arrest 4 on methamphetamine charges

MOBILE COUNTY, Alabama — Mobile County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four people after a fire damaged a home in Wilmer, officials said today in a news release. Crystal Parnell, Jamie Boykin, Jason Swann and John Stokley were arrested and each charged with one count of first-degree manufacturing a controlled substance, officials said. Deputies were called about […]

Comments Off on Tuesday shooting in north Redding: Meth paved path to ruin

Those who knew a 26-year-old Redding man shot and killed by a Shasta County sheriff’s deputy Tuesday night describe him as a nice man, a good father and a hard worker whose life fell into an abyss of crime and violence because of his addiction to methamphetamine. “I know he did a terrible thing to […]

Comments Off on Isanti meth dealer tied to cartel gets 9 years

A Minnesota drug dealer associated with a Mexican cartel has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison. Benjamin M. Saxton, 32, of Isanti was sentenced on Tuesday in federal court in Minneapolis for distributing methamphetamine. Saxton, who pleaded guilty, is the fourth Minnesotan now serving time for drug activities tied to La Familia, […]

Comments Off on Salem man accused of giving teens Meth for sex

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A 64-year-old Salem man is accused of giving two girls methamphetamine in exchange for sex. Police arrested Edward Randolph Johnston Monday at his home where they also found a 16-year-old runaway. She was returned to her parents. Lt. Steve Birr told the Statesman Journal Johnston also is suspected of giving drugs […]

Comments Off on Men held for alleged kidnapping, torture due to missing Meth

Two men believed to be major players in the illegal drug trade on Guam are now behind bars, accused of kidnapping and torturing a man. A missing pound of crystal methamphetamine with a street value of more than $2 million is believed to be what led two men to kidnapping and torturing a man for […]

Family Meth and crime operation taken down

Posted: 27th October 2011 by Doc in Uncategorized
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RUIDOSO, N.M. (KRQE) – It was a family affair, according to Ruidoso police who say they went looking for stolen loot and found even more illegal activity under one roof. The arrest of burglary suspect Randy Lovitt last week led police to another crime hub. “There was probably about $20,000 worth of merchandise recovered from […]

Comments Off on Constables seize $200K worth of meth in Montgomery Co.

It started off as a routine traffic stop, but little was routine about the 4.5 pounds of methamphetamine that Montgomery County authorities hauled in today along with a Houston man driving the vehicle. Montgomery County Precinct 4 deputies pulled over the 2005 Nissan Frontier pickup about noon near the intersection of I-45 and FM 1097. […]

Comments Off on Cocaine, hashish and methamphetamine seized at Calexico port

CALEXICO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized 27 pounds of cocaine, seven pounds of hashish and six pounds of methamphetamine at Calexico East port of entry monday morning and arrested a United States citizen, according to a CBP release. The narcotics were discovered inside a red Dodge Ram pick-up truck after the 49-year-old […]

Comments Off on Feds charge couple with pimping out teens and giving them Meth in San Jose, South San Francisco hotels

Sacramento couple faces federal charges of using money, drugs and violence to keep control of four teenage prostitutes who they forced to work out of hotels in South San Francisco and San Jose. Mike and Helen Singh began by offering the girls a 50 percent share of the $100 per hour men paid for sex […]

Meth maker scarred by fire jailed 5 years

Posted: 26th October 2011 by Doc in Uncategorized
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A judge has sentenced a novice methamphetamine maker who accidentally set himself on fire — causing burns to 70 per cent of his body — to five years in prison. Ontario Superior Court Justice Faye McWatt said she would have sentenced Qui Nguyen, 23, to as many as eight years but for his contrition and […]

Comments Off on 2 meth labs busted; Caldwell man charged again

A Caldwell County man who was charged only three months ago with manufacturing methamphetamine is facing more drug charges, authorities said, after officers found evidence of two meth labs in Lenoir last week. Authorities said they were called to a mobile home on Collettsville Road after receiving several complaints of a possible meth lab there. […]

Comments Off on Hellertown couple accused of cooking methamphetamine

A Hellertown couple who allegedly operated a methamphetamine lab in the Main Street apartment they shared with their 10-year-old son face possible trial in county court. James Hero, 38, and Colleen Yob, 40, both of the 500 block of Main Street, face charges of drug possession and manufacturing along with others, such as risking a […]

Comments Off on Meth-fueled Sex-trafficking nightmare focus of panel discussion

An Oregon family whose daughter was the child victim of a convicted sex offender will share its story Thursday during a presentation aimed at getting out the message, “Girls are not for sale.” The free event, sponsored by Soroptimist International of Medford, also will include a panel discussion featuring representatives from the Medford Police Department, […]

Comments Off on $775K of methamphetamine seized at Pharr bridge

PHARR — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge seized 51 pounds of methamphetamine Thursday, according to a news release from the federal agency. The bust happened after officers came in contact with a northbound 2001 Chevrolet Malibu driven by a 28-year-old Mexican national from Reynosa, officials said. A CBP officer […]

Comments Off on Corning couple arraigned on Meth, weapons charges

County, state, and federal law enforcement officials converged on Corning in a bust that netted 158 grams of methamphetamine, and three Corning suspects, who were arraigned on Monday in Tehama County Superior Court on charges of transportation and sales of methamphetamine and other illegal drugs. Marcos Ramirez Maldonaldo, 28, Cynthia Leann Fox, 21, and Pedro […]

Child porn sweep nets Mill City Meth Head

Posted: 24th October 2011 by Doc in Uncategorized
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MILL CITY — A Mill City man is in jail facing 22 counts of encouraging child sex abuse as well as meth possession and child endangerment. Eric Wayne Dille, 39, remained in the Linn County Jail on Thursday night on $30,000 security. The arrest is part of an ongoing statewide sweep of online child pornography […]