Archive for April, 2012

REDDING, Calif. — A Redding man being accused of making home-made explosives and dealing methamphetamine from his home has been released from Shasta County Jail. Officers served a search warrant at the home of David Wayne Smith, of Redding, Friday night. RPD tell us Smith is a convicted felon, who was discovered to have several […]

Man burned when meth lab explodes in home

Posted: 30th April 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

DAYTONA BEACH — A man was severely burned in an explosion Friday morning while making methamphetamine at a Fairway Estates house known for drug activity, police said. Daytona Beach police in hazmat suits investigate the contents of a house on Margina Avenue in Daytona Beach on Friday,  April 27, 2012. The Daytona Beach Police Department […]

Casey Anne Bingemer A Casper woman accused of robbing a local adult video store at gunpoint  pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery Friday. Casey Bingemer withdrew a former not guilty plea in exchange for the state’s  dismissal of three other charges related to aggravated robbery and  methamphetamine possession. Conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery […]

Three people were arrested Wednesday in Boscobel for allegedly operating a  methamphetamine factory with more than a dozen “shake and bake” method bottles  found by police in the residence and in a clothes dryer, authorities  reported. A cleanup team from eastern Michigan was called to the scene to dispose of  the toxic chemical wastes, according […]

A man and a woman from Porterville have been arrested after a 2-year-old girl reportedly ingested methamphetamine. Shortly before 5 a.m. Friday, Tulare County sheriff’s dispatchers received a report from Sierra View District Hospital in Porterville that the girl had been brought in and that she may have ingested the drug. The girl had a […]

Whoa. We didn’t think things could get any uglier than Sheriff Patrick Sullivan Jr.’s initial fall from grace after being caught in a sting operation trading methamphetamine for sex, but the latest videotaped revelations are worse. So much worse.   More after the jump. Sullivan is on tape during his police interrogation “vaguely” admitting to […]

A routine traffic stop became an explosive situation early Saturday morning  when a portable meth lab bottle detonated in a suspect’s pants according  to law enforcement. An Oklahoma state trooper stopped an SUV for speeding in Okmulgee County.  When the trooper gave the driver a ticket, he caught a whiff of a chemical  smell. When […]

A Mendota Heights man has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of distributing methamphetamine in relation to an investigation of white supremacist activity and possible violence. Joseph Benjamin Thomas, 42, was charged April 16 by the U.S. Attorney’s Office with one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, two counts of distribution […]

4 charged in meth bust

Posted: 30th April 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

PANAMA CITY — What started as a medical call Friday morning ended with the  arrest of four people, according to the Bay County Sheriff’s Office. BCSO responded to a medical call at 3604 Orlando Road, Panama City, at about  7:30 a.m. in reference to a man who was not breathing. EMS  revived the man  and […]

Police: Streaker was high on meth

Posted: 27th April 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

Drivers in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan were not expecting rush hour traffic to include a naked man running down Mack Avenue Tuesday. Of course, who would?   Yet, that’s exactly what Sal Rizzo and his friend, Ethan Rutkofske, captured on camera when they were driving on Mack Avenue near Lochmoor Boulevard. “We were driving down […]

The U.S. Attorney’s Office alleges that these screeners let suitcases full of meth, coke and pot in through security in exchange for $2,400 in cash over a six month period, according to The Daily News and The Los Angeles Times. Four TSA screeners at LAX allegedly took bribes in exchange for turning a blind eye […]

Iran’s Meth Empire

Posted: 27th April 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

The first explosion tore off the roof of a house. The bomb had been packed into a transistor radio with magnets to attach it to a car and ball bearings to shoot outward piercing bodies at high speed. Ball bearing bombs are favored by terrorists because they can cause horrifying injuries even with a small […]

Calling Kristina D. Renner “perhaps the most addictive personality I’ve run across in terms of drug, alcohol and sexual addiction,” Putnam County Prosecutor Timothy Bookwalter suggested Thursday that she needed “some significant time in jail.” Kristina Renner And Putnam Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley complied, sentencing the 42-year-old Cloverdale woman to a total of five […]

(Press Release) The Fresno Police Department’s Street Violence Section Gun Crimes Unit identified 19-year-old East Side Bulldog gang member Jesus Perez as an ex-felon in possession of a firearm. On Wednesday, officers of the Violent Crime Impact Team (VCIT) served the warrant in an attempt to locate additional evidence and to arrest Perez, but he […]

State Sen. Tom O’Mara, R-Big Flats, is introducing legislation to stiffen criminal penalties for the manufacture, sale or possession of methamphetamine. According to a 2009 report from the Rand Corporation, the economic cost of meth use in the United States reached nearly $24 billion in 2005 and could go as high as $48 billion. The […]

TEMECULA, Calif. — Border Patrol agents have found 39 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a car at a Southern California highway checkpoint. The 23-year-old driver, whose name is being withheld, and the meth were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration. The man’s 1996 Subaru Outback was stopped Tuesday morning at an Interstate 15 checkpoint […]

A drug dealer named “Outlaw” who funneled drugs from Texas, Nevada and California to Colorado was sentenced to 16 years in federal prison after he was caught selling large quantities of cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana in Greeley. Miguel Angel Velasquez, 28, and twelve others accused in the drug operation were indicted by a federal grand […]

 ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men on various charges related to methamphetamine. The arrests happened Wednesday afternoon after deputies received reports of a meth lab inside a vehicle in the area of Deer Run and Thompson Bailey roads. Witnesses told police the vehicle was traveling down […]

A trio of Slate Belt men has been charged with making methamphetamine after a Plainfield Townshiptraffic stop that resulted in a hazardous materials response and decontamination of police.Court records and police give the following account of the traffic stop: Police found meth-making materials during the traffic stop April 15 at Pen Argyl and Delabole roads. […]

 LINCOLN, CA – A Lincoln man was arrested Monday after residents informed police he was walking a neighbor’s roof and demanding entrance into the home. According to city of Lincoln spokeswoman Jill Thompson, 27-year-old Jason Michael Arnold was contacted by Lincoln police at a home on the 2100 block of Third Street he shares with […]

  Steven Lee Bailey, 34, and Lynette Linda Jewell, 49. Police have arrested a man and woman in a Lafayette home after finding methamphetamine, firearms and other items during a warrant search. Newberg-Dundee police officers and members of the Oregon State Police SWAT team searched a home on the 400 block of East Second Street […]

Amy Lynn Daugherty By AMANDA BLAND World Staff WriterPublished: 4/25/2012 9:28 PM Last Modified: 4/25/2012  9:28 PM A Skiatook woman whose infant was hospitalized with high levels of methamphetamine in her system was arrested Tuesday at a Tulsa hospital.Amy Lynn Daugherty, 25, is being held in the Tulsa Jail on a complaint of child neglect. […]

The Southern Lehigh Middle School in Upper Saucon Township.   A former longtime Southern Lehigh Middle School teacher was sentenced Wednesday to one year in federal prison for selling methamphetamine. Garrett Dudeck, 44, sold meth to a confidential police informant three times from January 2011 to March 2011 out of his Bethlehem home, authorities previously […]

Brandon Lee Singleton, a Des Moines  police officer, was busted with meth and marijuana in his car, authorities  say. Brandon Lee Singleton’s mugshot An Iowa police officer, on duty and in his patrol car, was busted for drug  possession after a late-night hit-and-run crash, authorities said. Officer  Brandon Singleton, 28, of the Des Moines police, […]

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors in South Texas say an Illinois woman must serve more than 10 years in prison for smuggling methamphetamine in beer bottles. A federal judge in McAllen on Tuesday sentenced 20-year-old Carolina Avila. A jury in January convicted Avila of four counts related to importation and possession with intent to distribute […]