Archive for September, 2012

Pregnant Woman Stabbed At “Meth Camp”

Posted: 28th September 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

SUMMERDALE, Alabama — Police in Summerdale discovered a “meth camp” hidden down a dirt road deep in the back woods while responding to a stabbing call. Chief Eddie Ingram says a meth camp is a place where crystal meth addicts go to get high, drink and cook the dangerous drug. Police in Summerdale say a […]

Drug agents searching a home near DeLand found a 1-month-old baby near an open jar that contained methamphetamine oil, Sheriff’s Office reports show. As a result, Kirstie S. Allen, 20, and Ralph Kennedy Richardson, 34, both of Salt Springs, were each charged with child neglect. Richardson was also charged with two counts of possession of […]

Investigators arrested a third grade teacher in Springtown who they believe brought drugs to school and got high every morning for seven years. Vicki Bruce has taught at Reno Elementary School in Springtown, about 30 miles west of Fort Worth, for about 10 years, according to a report from Fox KDFW-TV. She was arrested Wednesday […]

Police say kids removed from Ohio meth lab house

Posted: 28th September 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say three young children were found living in a central Ohio home where two methamphetamine labs were operating. Police in Circleville, south of Columbus, said the drug operations were found Thursday night when officers were assisting with a probation check. Police said a man and a woman at the home […]

Three men arrested for meth within three hours

Posted: 28th September 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Three men involved in a meth distribution operation were arrested Tuesday night within around three hours of each other at locations across Douglas County, the Douglas County Narcotics Team said. Douglas County Narcotics Team (or DINT) Officials said that they found an elaborate distribution system that used rural drop off points to […]

PLEASANTON — A 21-year employee of the Pleasanton police department was arrested and placed on administrative leave Wednesday after investigators discovered methamphetamine in her home, authorities said. Police dispatcher Heidi Feathers, 46, was arrested just after 6:30 p.m. at her home on the 5100 block of Monaco Drive after an ongoing employee misconduct investigation led […]

According to a CBP press release dated Sep. 26, 2012, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Eagle Pass arrested a Houston woman Monday after finding more than half a million dollars worth of narcotics in her vehicle.       Monday morning, CBP officers at Eagle Pass Bridge I inspected a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado […]

A Washington County couple was arrested in a police sting after officers say they discovered a meth lab in their mobile home. Jeffery Murray, 47, and Della Olive, 42, were arrested Monday on suspicion of manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. They remained in the Washington County Detention Center […]

BURLEY – Last week, Cassia County Sheriff’s Office deputies located a methamphetamine inside a vehicle after being pulled over at 1134 Normal Avenue in Burley. Officers responding to the scene arrested Tommy E. Robinson, 33 and Byanca Palomo, 31. The pair was arrested on drug charges and Robinson was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine. Tommy E. […]

A man who raped a young girl and got her addicted to methamphetamine was sentenced Tuesday, Sept. 25, to a minimum prison sentence of more than 11 years. A jury found Raymond Abitia, 48, guilty in June of raping the girl and giving her meth. Abitia, who knew the girl, was caught having sex with […]

ST. LUCIE COUNTY — Four people were arrested Tuesday after law enforcement officials served a search warrant at an apparent methamphetamine manufacturing site on Tumblin Kling Road just west of U.S. 1, according to affidavits released Wednesday. St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials about 1:20 p.m. searched an address in […]

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office discovered a methamphetamine lab in San Luis Obispo Saturday. Deputies found the lab in a storage unit in the 400 block of Prado Road. After a three week investigation Deputies believe the lab was being used to extract ephedrine from cold pills, which would then be used to […]

Mom gets life for toddler’s Meth death

Posted: 28th September 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 26 (UPI) — The mother of a toddler who died of methamphetamine poisoning was sentenced to at least 22 years in prison in Ohio. Heather Lerch, 21 — who was convicted of murder, involuntary manslaughter and child endangering — was given a life term Tuesday, with a minimum of 22 years without […]

Methamphetamine and blasting materials were found Wednesday morning during a raid at a house in the Egypt community. Shane Williams, 36, was one of four adults taken into custody when the Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit conducted a raid at his home on Walker Drive off Egypt Road following a two-week investigation, Woody Johnson, deputy […]

BOONE COUNTY – The Boone County Sheriff’s Department SWAT Team served a search warrant Wednesday morning at a “fully operational and active” methamphetamine lab in the Hinton area at 7405 North Highway VV. Boone County Det. Tom O’Sullivan said his department received citizen complaints regarding suspicious behavior at the house. Officers found two firearms and […]

Tent camper reveals mobile meth lab

Posted: 28th September 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

A traffic stop Tuesday night in western Sioux Falls resulted in the arrest of a 32-year-old Sioux Falls man suspected of operating a mobile methamphetamine lab in a tent camper. Teddy Michael Helton was charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), manufacturing a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, police spokesman Sam Clemens […]

DECATUR, Alabama – Police arrested a woman for possessing methamphetamine Wednesday, police said in a news release. Lucrecia Smith, 22 of Moulton, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and will be transferred to the Morgan County Jail with bond set at $2,500, the release said. The release said that the Limestone County Sheriff’s […]

Portable meth lab found in St. Thomas Township

Posted: 26th September 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

ST. THOMAS – Equipment and ingredients used to make methamphetamine were found along the road in St. Thomas Township, according to police. Pennsylvania State Police, Chambersburg, said someone threw a garbage bag onto the roadway at 6897 Jack Rd., St. Thomas. The bag contained a “portable methamphetamine lab” and included items such as alkaline batteries, […]

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – Lufkin Police officers arrested a 23-year-old woman Monday on a felony child endangerment charge after her two 9-month-old infants were allegedly tested positive for methamphetamine. Amber Cherie Whitworth, 23, of Lufkin, was released from the Angelina County Jail Monday after she posted bail on a felony charge of abandoning or endangering […]

Drug abuse is the driver behind many other evils   Meth use is on the rise in Klamath County and that’s bad news — maybe even terrible news — for a county stressed to provide law enforcement and treatment for the problem. Besides being a serious law enforcement issue in itself, methamphetamine use is the […]

Meth Bust Puts Northeast Kingdom On Alert

Posted: 26th September 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

Late last week, when federal drug enforcement authorities took down what they say was a methamphetamine lab hidden behind an historic cemetery in St. Johnsbury, many residents were shocked. After all, it’s pretty unusual for a long line of police cars, ambulances, fire engines, and hazmat trucks to block a key intersection. But that’s what […]

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Two men were arrested after a methamphetamine lab was found cooking in a local hotel, according to the Leon County Sheriff’s Office. It began with an anonymous tip on September 25, 2012. A caller said that someone was cooking meth in room 229 of the Super 8 Hotel, which is located […]

Three Rivers man dies in meth lab explosion

Posted: 26th September 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

THREE RIVERS, MI — A Three Rivers man is dead from injuries he suffered in what authorities say was a methamphetamine lab explosion. The explosion took place Monday afternoon in the 100 block of South Andrews Street, according to a Three Rivers Police Department press release. When firefighters arrived, they found a 30-year-old man with […]

Police clear meth lab in Middlesex Township

Posted: 26th September 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

After finding and dismantling a methamphetamine lab last week, police want to assure the community that the area is safe for residents. Middlesex Police released a statement on its website to alleviate the concerns of the public over the lab, which was recently found in the township. Police say some residents have called voicing concerns […]

A Santa Clara elementary school principal charged Monday with six drug counts also had 10 hidden cameras in his San Francisco apartment, including one hidden in a stuffed animal, according to police. Eric Lewis of Montague Elementary faces drug charges Eric Lewis, 42, was arrested Thursday at the Caltrain station at Fourth and King streets […]