Archive for October, 2012

Comments Off on Okla. dad’s meth lab explodes on bike, hurts son

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A father in Wagoner County is accused of causing injuries to his son when a shake-and-bake methamphetamine lab blew up while the 5-year-old boy was riding on the handlebars of his father’s bicycle. Wagoner County deputies said Thursday that 38-year-old Stanley Wayne Rice was on suicide watch at the jail, where […]

Comments Off on Three women facing Meth charges after arrests at two locations

Three Quincy women were arrested Thursday on drug charges during searches at two different locations. A search warrant at 1421 Lisa Drive was executed by officers of the West Central Illinois Task Force and the Adams County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies reported they found meth, drug paraphernalia and pseudoephedrine packaging. Bonny G. Blackborby   Renee L. […]

Comments Off on American ‘poker player’ Jennifer Mills-Winkler arrested at Brisbane International Airport, charged for trying to smuggle methamphetamine into Australia

AN American poker player will likely celebrate her 28th birthday behind bars after she was charged for trying to smuggle more than two kilograms of methamphetamine into the country. Californian woman Jennifer Mills-Winkler, 28, was arrested by Australian Federal Police at Brisbane International Airport on Sunday. Californian woman Jennifer Mills-Winkler was arrested by Australian Federal […]

Comments Off on University of Alabama at Birmingham Students Detect Meth on Currency

Two students from the University of Alabama Birmingham found traces of methamphetamine on $1 bills. It was the first time that meth contamination has been identified on currency since they began testing for their research in 2008. In an article published on UAB website, Jessi Mann, a UAB senior participating in the National Science Foundation’s […]

Comments Off on Drug Bust Yields 1/2 Pound of Meth, Five Arrested

Authorities said they seized approximately half a pound of methamphetamine in a drug bust early Thursday morning. The search occurred at #43 K & K Plaza in Hastings. Officials said Eusebia Bueno was charged with conspiracy to distribute more than 50 grams of actual methamphetamine, Jaime Barraza was charged with conspiracy to distribute more than […]

Comments Off on SD tribe, county cracking down on methamphetamine

WAGNER, S.D. (AP) — Since the death of a 2-year-old girl in Laurie Cournoyer’s rural Wagner home in July, the Yankton Sioux Tribe and Charles Mix County law enforcement have cracked down on the methamphetamine use that might have contributed to the toddler’s death. The tribe passed a meth code that tightens penalties for use of […]

Comments Off on Drug agents nab South Side coach – Assistant football coach one of five charged in meth case

An assistant football coach at South Side High School was among five people arrested Wednesday night after agents of the West Tennessee Violent Crime and Drug Task Force served a search warrant at his home in Medina, according to a news release. Wesley Adam Hayes, 30, is the offensive coordinator at South Side and the […]

Comments Off on What it takes to decontaminate a meth house, years after the bust

BILLINGS – In the state of Montana there are more than 200 methamphetamine contaminated properties and 25 of those are within the city of Billings, according to the Montana Department of Environmental Quality. The DEQ list of contaminated houses in Billings includes properties that were busted back in 1999 and have yet to be cleaned. […]

Comments Off on 2Follow This ArticleTwo arrested in Savannah hotel meth lab

Two people are in custody after a methamphetamine lab was seized by the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team. Agent Gene Harley, CNT spokesman, said agents working in an undercover capacity learned 26-year-old Enrique Saldano of Savannah was preparing to manufacture methamphetamine and learned he was currently wanted by the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office on a contempt […]

Comments Off on Multiple meth arrests in Warsaw, meth labs found in trailer park

WARSAW, Ind. (WANE) – Warsaw police arrested three people on drug related charges involving Methamphetamine in Warsaw early Wednesday morning. A man connected to the drug arrests was also arrested with outstanding warrants. At around 12:40 a.m. Wednesday, Warsaw police pulled over a van with the rear hatch open and no visible license plate. Police […]

Comments Off on Napa police arrest San Jose man, seize two pounds of meth

Napa investigators arrested three people and seized two pounds of methamphetamine Tuesday after a monthlong investigation. Sonoma residents Nicanor Silva, 35 and Fidel Espinoza Hurtado, 23, and Aurora Marin, 41, of San Jose had been under investigation by the Napa Special Investigations Bureau for allegedly dealing drugs in the county, Napa Sheriff’s Capt. Tracey Stuart […]

Comments Off on Valley Police Beat: Border Patrol seizes 9 pounds of meth

SALTON CITY – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized about 9 pounds of methamphetamine Wednesday at the Highway 86 checkpoint between Westmorland and Salton City, according to a press release. A Crucero passenger bus was referred to secondary inspection around 7 p.m., and a canine team alerted to the inside of the bus. Bus […]

Comments Off on Routine Traffic Stop Leads to ‘Largest Meth Bust’ in DuPage County: State’s Attorney

Police said a routine traffic stop led officers to uncover nearly $1 million worth of methamphetamine Tuesday. A routine traffic stop led police to uncover nearly $1 million worth of methamphetamine, according to the Naperville Police Department. Police stopped a pickup truck near North Aurora Road and Route 59 about 12:25 p.m. on Tuesday and […]

Comments Off on Farmersville pair held on Meth-related charges

Two Farmersville residents were taken into custody when Sheriff’s Department deputies serving a search warrant found suspected methamphetamine and packaging materials Wednesday, the Sheriff’s Department said. Rudy Navarro, 30, and Celia Gamez, 27, were arrested on suspicion of drug possession, possessing drug paraphernalia and child endangerment. According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies served a warrant […]

Comments Off on Police: teenage burglary ring traded for meth

WEATHERFORD — Police say a group of teens accused of burglarizing dozens of vehicles across Weatherford in September were trading stolen items for marijuana and methamphetamine. Six high school age youth, including one juvenile under 17 years old, have been charged in connection with the case, along with two men suspected of giving drugs to […]

Comments Off on Border officers seize $1.15m worth of meth in 3 incidents Thurs.

NOGALES, Ariz. – More than 74 pounds of methamphetamine worth an estimated $1.15 million were seized in three separate incidents in Nogales Thursday. A Customs and Border Protection canine detected the presence of narcotics in the gas tank of a car driven by a 50-year-old Sierra Vista woman trying to enter the U.S., according to […]

Comments Off on Burglar nabbed with meth in his pants, authorities say

Spokane Valley Sheriff’s deputies say they found methamphetamine in a man’s groin area after he was caught burglarizing a tire store, but the man denied ownership of both the drugs and the groin. Deputies responded to the Les Schwab Tires at 15911 E. Sprague Ave. Wednesday about 2 a.m. and police K-9 Brax and his […]

Eighth meth lab of year discovered

Posted: 25th October 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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The Polk County Sheriff’s Office busted its eighth methamphetamine lab of this year and discovered four children ranging from ages two months to 7-years old living in the home.   William Pack Officers said on Tuesday, Oct. 23, during the evening hours, the Polk County Probation office and sheriff’s officers went to 108 Wolf Branch […]

Comments Off on 68-Year-Old Baxter Smith James Arrested for Possessing 24 Grams of Crystal Methamphetamine, Other Crimes

On Oct. 5, 2012, Watauga County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Detectives and Deputies executed a search warrant on 135 Long St., Boone, subsequent to a narcotics investigation involving the sell/distribution of crystal methamphetamine. During the course of the search, 24 grams of crystal methamphetamine were located as well as $5,756 in US Currency, and related drug […]

Comments Off on Corona man arrested for numerous sex crimes against children, possession of Meth

A Corona resident is behind bars after investigators find child pornography images and films during a search of his RV, officials reported.   Booking photo of Charles Russell Long   Deputies arrested Charles Russell Long, 56 at the Glen Ivy RV Resort in Corona on Tuesday Oct. 23 after they recovered computers and cameras from […]

Comments Off on Woman convicted of manufacturing meth in PC Hotel

PANAMA CITY – A federal jury has convicted a Panama City woman of conspiring to manufacture more than 500 grams of methamphetamine, manufacturing more than 500 grams of methamphetamine, and possession of a sawed-off shotgun in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime, federal prosecutors wrote in a news release. In September 2011, Sara Mari Hoehn, 24, […]

Comments Off on Santa Cruz police seize nearly 34 pounds of pot and Meth from Westside home

SANTA CRUZ – Santa Cruz police seized 33.9 pounds of pot, two loaded firearms and packages of methamphetamine from a Westside home after investigating reports of a possible marijuana growing operation. Officers served a search warrant at 251 Cardiff Place on the afternoon of Oct. 17 and found the drugs and weapons. The marijuana seized […]

Comments Off on $1 million worth of meth found during traffic stop

CHICAGO (AP) — Two men from Iowa have been arrested after suburban Chicago police say they found nearly $1 million worth of methamphetamine in their truck. DuPage County prosecutors said Wednesday that the men from Des Moines are in custody after Naperville police discovered 9,800 grams of methamphetamine. Authorities say an officer pulled over 25-year-old […]

Two arrested for operating a meth-lab

Posted: 25th October 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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PALM HARBOR – Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two suspects Oct. 23 for manufacturing and trafficking in methamphetamine. Deputies went to the Palm Harbor home on Peterborough Court just after noon Tuesday to arrest Shiloh Sladon, 36, and and Pamela Therrien, 42, for the operation of a meth-lab discovered in April. While making the arrest, […]

Comments Off on 5 Charged With Manufacturing Methamphetamine In Bradley County

 A man on bond for cooking meth in his home on Poplar Street is one of two people arrested Tuesday after they entered the residence in violation of a quarantine order and were discovered with an active methamphetamine lab. Detectives working the Special Investigations Unit received information that Cleveland Police officers had observed some activity […]