Archive for July, 2012

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MINNEAPOLIS – Two St. Paul men face life in federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Jesus Giovanni Gaxiola-Guevara, 22, and Martin Fidencio Gutierrez-Alarcon, age 28, specifically pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of conspiracy to distribute 50 or more grams of methamphetamine. The men admitted to […]

Comments Off on Queens high school principal Carl Hudson Jr. arrested for possession of methamphetamine

A Queens high school principal was nabbed just a block away from his school  when cops found a baggie of methamphetamine in his car during a traffic stop, police said. Carl Hudson Jr., 33, was around the corner from Flushing High School on  Northern Blvd. about 8:35 p.m on Tuesday when police discovered the meth […]

Comments Off on UK man extradited to Arizona in meth-related chemicals sales case

PHOENIX (Reuters) – A British man has been extradited to Arizona from Scotland to face trial for illegally exporting and distributing chemicals used to make methamphetamine in the state, authorities said on Thursday. Brian Howes, 48, was ordered to remain in custody on suspicion of 82 drug-related crimes pending a September 5 trial under an […]

Comments Off on Investigators find 5 one-pot meth labs in one apartment in Marshfield area

MARSHFIELD, Mo. — Thanks to tips officers from the Marshfield Police Department, the COMET Drug Task Force and the Webster County Sheriff’s Department made a large methamphetamine seizure in the Marshfield area on Tuesday.   Deputies and Officers seized at least five working methamphetamine (shake and bake or one-pot method) labs, many bags of finished […]

Comments Off on Man arrested on meth just one year after conviction

<a href=”;tile=10;wnsz=10;sz=160×600;ord=8675309″ target=”_blank”><img src=”;tile=10;wnsz=10;sz=160×600;ord=8675309″ width=”180″ height=”60″ border=”0″ alt=””></a>For the past decade or so the charges have piled up against William Keith Marcum. “His name is synonymous with dealing in methamphetamine,” says Lt. Rodney Van Zant with the Laurel Co. Sheriff’s Office. And on Tuesday, he was arrested again.   His mug shots over the years […]

Comments Off on Meth seized during routine stop on I-20 worth more than $1M

In his years of ferreting out illegal narcotics being transported on I-20, Chris Picou has found that illicit substances travel east and drug money travels west. That is believed to have been the plan early Monday, when a Hinds County sheriff’s deputy arrested a Texas man traveling on I-20 East in what is believed to […]

Comments Off on DTF arrests four for sale and use of methamphetamine

The Third Judicial Drug Task  Force arrested four people after serving a search warrant on a Cherokee Village home on July 2. Acting on a tip from a confidential informant who gave evidence to a DTF investigator about potential sale and use of  drugs, the investigator served a search warrant at the home of Blake […]

Kilgore duo sentenced for dealing meth

Posted: 19th July 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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KILGORE, TX (KLTV) – Two Kilgore residents have been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales. David Christopher Wheeler, 30, pleaded guilty on Mar. 7, 2012, to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison […]

Comments Off on Maine man wanted on methamphetamine trafficking charges nabbed in Kansas

LITTLETON, Maine — A northern Maine man has been captured in Kansas seven months after he allegedly went on the run following a raid on a suspected methamphetamine laboratory. The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says 22-year-old Ronald Lewis of Littleton, was arrested Monday night in Topeka. DEA division commander Darrell Crandall told the Bangor Daily […]

Comments Off on Man drugged his stepdaughter with Meth and sexually abused her for 16 months

A man who plied his stepdaughter with methamphetamine and cannabis and subjected her to 16 months of sexual abuse has been jailed for nearly eight years. The abuse occurred in Canterbury when the girl was aged 12 and 13. At 14 she was self-harming by cutting herself with anything she could find and prostituting herself […]

Four meth lab arrests in region

Posted: 18th July 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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PLATTSBURGH — A batch of methamphetamine was just about ready when a Plattsburgh City Police officer walked in on the operation Tuesday. The officer was able to secure both the apartment in the multi-family building on Eleanor Way and three suspects, said Police Chief Desmond Racicot, as, across the street, firefighters were hosing down the […]

Comments Off on Bensalem officer scores one of Bucks’ biggest drug busts – 20 pounds of pure Meth

A Bensalem Township police officer on routine patrol Sunday with his K-9 dog made one of Bucks County’s biggest drug busts, seizing heroin and methamphetamine worth $11.7 million. The 15 kilos of heroin and 20 pounds of “very pure crystal methamphetamine” were earmarked “for the Delaware Valley,” township Public Safety Director Fred Harran said at […]

Comments Off on Man discovered cooking meth in presence of teenage girl

WILMER, Alabama — A 28-year-old man was discovered cooking methamphetamine in a shed behind a Wilmer home Sunday, the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office said. The man was arrested, according to spokeswoman Lori Myles. Richard Dean Lambert Richard Dean Lambert was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and trafficking methamphetamine, Myles said, and he was served outstanding warrants […]

Comments Off on Distraught woman high on Meth wanted police to kill her, arrest report says

The woman arrested after holding her child hostage in a standoff that lasted more than three hours Saturday at a northeast valley apartment had hoped to die at the hands of police, according to the Metro Police report of her arrest released Monday.   Kimberly Kardell   Police said Kimberley Kardell, 34, Las Vegas, called […]

Comments Off on Man charged with killing 2 NW Missouri sisters while high on Meth

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man high on methamphetamine was charged Monday with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two sisters whose bodies were found in a field in northwest Missouri, an official said. Clifford B. Miller, 31, was charged in the slayings Friday of 22-year-old Ashley Key and 19-year-old Britny Haarup, […]

Comments Off on HSBC Helped Terrorists, Iran, Mexican Drug Cartels Launder Money, Senate Report Says

A Senate report released ahead of the embargo time revealed that HSBC’s lax anti-money laundering policies allowed Mexican drug money, Iranian terrorist money, and even suspicious Russian money to enter the U.S. and gain access to U.S. dollar liquidity over the last couple of years. Senator Levin grilling Goldman’s Lloyd Blankfein   The report, released […]

Comments Off on Police bust drug network selling Mexican meth in Oklahoma

(Reuters) – Police arrested 17 people on Monday and were looking for 21 more in a crackdown on what they described as a major operation smuggling Mexican-made methamphetamine across the border for sale in central Oklahoma. Mark Woodward, spokesman for the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, said the drug ring distributed 10 to 12 pounds of […]

Man charged with possession of meth

Posted: 17th July 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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Dixon, Mo. — A Jefferson City man faces felony charges for the alleged possession of methamphetamine after a Pulaski County deputy and a Dixon police officer captured the subject in the Dixon area Friday, July 13. According to a press release from the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, the Pulaski County Prosecutor’s Office has filed one […]

Comments Off on Harrison County man guilty of dealing methamphetamine

TYLER — A 52-year-old Marshall, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Randy Lee Smart pleaded guilty to possession of pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Roy S. Payne. According to information presented in […]

Foster Care for Meth Exposed Kids

Posted: 16th July 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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Methamphetamine use by parents requires special treatment for abused and neglected kids   Kids that live in homes where their parents use methamphetamines are often abused and neglected. Foster care interventions can help place the child in a better environment. A recent study reported spikes in foster care admissions due to methamphetamine abuse in the […]

Comments Off on Here’s How America’s Love Of Methamphetamine Helped Create The Hellish Mexican Drug War

 South of the border there’s an ongoing war between cartels, police  and the army that has resulted in the deaths of thousands — and America’s love  of methamphetamine plays a direct role in it.   Breaking  Bad returns to the TV screens this Sunday, giving legions of fans a chance to  catch another glimpse of […]

Two charged in Hawkins Co. meth bust

Posted: 16th July 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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Two people are charged with manufacturing meth after a narcotics investigation led Hawkins Co. officials to seven meth labs. It happened at 2100 Isaac Avenue in Church Hill, Tennessee. Travis Lynn Harvey, 32, and Amber Nichole Anderson, 30, are charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine (Felony Amount), Maintaining a Dwelling Where Narcotics are Housed […]

Three Arrested In Pike Co. Meth Lab Bust

Posted: 16th July 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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PIKE COUNTY, Ohio — A tip leads sheriff’s deputies to home that ends with three arrests associated with a methamphetamine lab. The Pike County Sheriffs Office tells NBC4 they received a complaint of methamphetamine being manufactured at a home along the 2300 block of McCoy Road in the western part of the county. When deputies […]

Comments Off on North Pole man gets 9 years on meth charge

FAIRBANKS — A North Pole area man was sentenced to nine years in federal prison  Friday for being in possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Ivan Laurence, 41, was arrested in November after 22 grams of the drug  was found in a safe of his Athena Loop home, according to his signed plea  agreement. […]

‘Methamphetamine killed that girl’

Posted: 16th July 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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The death of a toddler in a tribal housing project in rural Wagner that went unreported for a day and a half has left Francis Zephier outraged. On Thursday, Charles Mix County prosecutors charged the caregivers of RieLee Lovell with child abuse and failure to report the death of a child for the events surrounding […]