Archive for June, 2012

Comments Off on In Mexico, War Against Drug Cartels Inflicts High Cost

Transcript GWEN IFILL: Next tonight: the devastating impact of ongoing drug violence in Mexico. Margaret Warner filed this story 120 miles from the Texas border in the state of Nuevo Leon, and its capital, Monterrey. MARGARET WARNER: Jamie Rodriguez is driving from Monterrey to his nearby suburban town in a jeep with special upgrades: bulletproof […]

Comments Off on Homebuyers, Beware of Buying a Former Meth Lab

Toxic residue and patchwork regulations a ‘nationwide issue,’ says DEA Newser – Those in the market for a home may want to add this question to their checklist: Was this by any chance ever used as a meth lab? The idea may sound far-fetched, but Fox Newshas a few examples of horror stories in which unsuspecting […]

Comments Off on Jury finds Fairfield mother was sane when she killed twin daughters with sword – Prosecution blamed her METH use

FAIRFIELD, Calif. — A Fairfield woman was facing life in prison without parole Wednesday after a jury found her to be sane when she killed her twin daughters with a sword back in October 2010. A Solano County Superior Court jury on Tuesday found that Monica McCarrick, 29, was legally sane when she used a […]

Comments Off on Leader of METH Trafficking Organization Sentenced to Federal Prison

MEDFORD, OR—Adelma Niebla Cook, 34, of Medford, Oregon, was sentenced Monday to federal prison for conspiracy to distribute cocaine and methamphetamine. Senior United States District Judge Owen M Panner sentenced Cook to 160 months in prison for her leadership role in a drug trafficking organization and ordered the forfeiture of her Medford residence, an Infiniti […]

Comments Off on A Major Meth Sweep Includes Tecumseh Residence

A large-scale methamphetamine bust was conducted across Pottawatomie County today (Wednesday) by a joint task force of officers. District Attorney Richard Smothermon said the scope of this operation was enormous. “I’ve been doing this for 22 years,” Smothermon said. “This is by far the largest operation I’ve ever seen.” Smothermon said the operation trafficked close […]

Comments Off on Oklahoma raid nets 33 arrests in methamphetamine ring with ties to Mexican supply line

 SHAWNEE — In one of the state’s largest rural  drug busts, law enforcement officers arrested 33 people Wednesday and broke up a  narcotics ring that imported methamphetamine by the pound from a Mexican drug  cartel, authorities said.   Shawnee patrolman A. Bizzell brings a suspect into the  vo-tech center to be processed while a fellow […]

Comments Off on Strayer charged with rape, has previous convictions on METH posession

Lone Grove — A 58-year-old local man arrested Saturday afternoon following a sexual assault on a child has been charged in Carter County District Court. District Attorney Craig L add confirmed Tuesday he had filed a charge of first-degree rape against Miley Strayer. Strayer made an initial appearance before Special District Judge Thomas Baldwin Tuesday […]

Comments Off on Snake hallucinations leads to METH charges

A Shelby man remains in jail Tuesday after he told deputies he was being attacked by deadly snakes. ‘ Myron Tesseneer   But police say they believe the man was hallucinating from heavy methamphetamine use. He was arrested after authorities say they found materials that could be used to make the drug. Myron Ritchie Tesseneer, […]

Comments Off on Jury: Fairfield mom was sane when she killed her twin daughters – DA blames her METH use

 A nine-woman, three-man Solano County Superior Court jury ruled Tuesday that Monica McCarrick, 29, was sane on Oct. 12, 2010, when she killed her children, 3-year-olds Tori and Lily Ball. The verdict in the sanity phase of McCarrick’s trial came after just a few hours of deliberation earlier Tuesday. McCarrick showed no response as the […]

Comments Off on Sex offender gets more than 500 years in prison for sex crimes against girl he drugged with METH in San Pablo

MARTINEZ — A 50-year-old man was sentenced to 514 years to life in prison on Monday for sex crimes against a 13-year-old girl in San Pablo.   Rickey Reed was on parole for drug and gun possession charges and living in a Richmond halfway house when, in May 2008, he lured the child into a […]

Comments Off on Traffic stop leads to woman’s arrest on meth charge

COLUMBUS, Ind. — A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of an Edinburgh woman accused of having about $1,000 worth of methamphetamine. April Lynn Jackson, 39, was stopped shortly before midnight Friday at 13th Street and Central Avenue after Columbus Police Sgt. Morgan Horner and Patrolman Toby Combest saw her driving at a high rate […]

Comments Off on Tulsa Police Seek Woman Wanted For Selling Methamphetamine

TULSA, Oklahoma – Tulsa Police have issued a Most Wanted bulletin in their attempts to find a woman wanted for trafficking in illegal drugs. Ariana Diaz is one of four people who are accused of selling methamphetamine, over 20 grams. She was arrested by the Bixby Police Department, according to court records.   Ariana Diaz […]

Comments Off on Tuolumne Sheriff: Man in custody died from meth overdose

A Jamestown man who died in custody last month ingested a lethal amount of methamphetamine while being booked in jail, the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday. James Jones was arrested by deputies for an outstanding warrant on May 3, according to Sgt. Jeff Wilson. While being booked into the Tuolumne County Jail deputies found […]

Water analysis shows Meth use increase

Posted: 26th June 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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ANALYSIS of waste water from an unnamed Queensland region has revealed an increase in methamphetamine use, according to research released by the Australian Institute of Criminology on Monday. Researchers at Queensland University, the University of Tasmania and the Australian Federal Police chemically analysed raw waste water from a Queensland sewage treatment plant to estimate daily […]

Comments Off on Charges filed against Affton man arrested 3 times in 3 months for meth

CLAYTON • Charges have been filed against Jeremy Hunter for  possession of methamphetamine after police arrested him three times in as many  months.                            Jeremy Hunter                                                                           Eric Ferguson A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper first arrested Hunter, 29, of  the 9400 block of Talbot Drive on Nov. 7 at Interstate 55 and the Butler  Hill […]

Comments Off on 4-year Multistate Meth Investigation Leads to Conviction

A Kansas woman was convicted this week on federal conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine charges following a four-year multistate investigation. Topeka, KS – infoZine – Leslie Harrison, aka Leslie Stultz, 43, of Weir, Kan., was convicted Wednesday of conspiracy to manufacture and distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine after a three-day jury trial in the […]

Meth Bust Sends 2 to Jail

Posted: 25th June 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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CLIFTON, Colo.- Two people were sent to jail after they were reportedly busted with 5.7 grams of methamphetamine. Carl Avery, 37, and Tracy Wright, 25, were booked into the Mesa County Jail after extensive surveillance by Mesa County sheriff’s deputies. Officials say they found 5.7 grams of methamphetamine inside Wright’s purse during a traffic stop. […]

Comments Off on Meth possessing Deputy arrested and fired following traffic accident

Camden County, Mo. — A Miller County deputy caught in possession of methamphetamine has lost his job after being arrested by the Missouri Highway Patrol. Paul E. Hill, 29, of Rocky Mount, is being held in the Camden County Jail on $10,000 bond. Hill was arrested on Wednesday, June 20 after being involved in a […]

Comments Off on Cleveland County couple busted for meth, again

CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. — A Kings Mountain couple is in jail under a half-million dollar bond each, after being arrested for the second time in three months for running a meth lab at a local hotel.   Cleveland County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Mark and Catherine Stacey on Friday, after finding the methamphetamine lab in their […]

Comments Off on By the time he was 17, Storey was mainlining meth

Now he leads a recovery program for addicts   EVANSVILLE —By the time he was 17, Donald Storey Jr. was firing methamphetamine, injecting the powerfully addictive drug straight into his bloodstream. It was a way of life for Storey, now 41, whose struggles with using meth began early and lasted until just nine months ago. […]

Comments Off on Six indicted for Meth and drug distribution in Cole and Moniteau Counties

Six men were charged in federal court Friday for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine in Cole and Moniteau counties. Eloy Castaneda-Gonzalez, 32, Beroldo Almazan, 32, and Adolfo Hernandez-Almazan, 41, all of California, Mo., and Froylan Pedroza-Guadarrama, 29, Victor Hugo De La Roza-Garza 30, and Jesus Ricardo-Amaya, 26, all of Columbia, […]

Comments Off on Woman inserts 66 wraps of Meth in private part

A 48 year-old woman, Mande Fatima Bala, has set a new record in narcotic smuggling in the country. She inserted 66 wraps of substances that tested positive for methamphetamine weighing one kilogramme in her private part as she attempted to board a Kenyan Airways flight to Nairobi. According to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency […]

Comments Off on Girl, 16, injected 3 times with meth by Blaine man

Police say a Blaine man injected a 16-year-old girl with methamphetamine three times because he said she was “constantly bugging him” to let her use the drug. BLAINE, Wash. — Police say a Blaine man injected a 16-year-old girl with methamphetamine three times because he said she was “constantly bugging him” to let her use […]

Comments Off on Deputies find meth in ‘Incredibles’ bag, arrest 3 individuals

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WACH) – Three people were arrested Tuesday on drug charges by narcotics agents with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff Leon Lott says the agents were on there way to serve a narcotics warrant at a home on Arrowwood Road when a black Prius pulled out of the driveway. They stopped the […]

Comments Off on Woman Suspected In Walmart Meth Lab Strikes Again

OAKVILLE, MO (KTVI) – The woman at the center of a case that gained national attention two weeks ago, when she  was arrested in a Walmart carrying what police say was a mobile meth lab, has been jailed again.  And St. Louis County Police say the same woman was doing the same thing again. Her […]