Archive for November, 2012

Comments Off on Man convicted in Bonny Doon meth lab case arrested while pending sentencing now faces several new felonies

SANTA CRUZ — A man convicted of making methamphetamine in a rented Bonny Doon barn was handcuffed in court Tuesday during his arraignment on new drug charges. On Oct. 12, jurors found David “Dirk” Robert Rauen guilty of felony use of chemical synthesis to produce methamphetamine, a felony that carries a penalty of three to […]

Comments Off on Kilgore police bust “major meth supplier”

KILGORE, TX (KLTV) – The Kilgore Police Department maintains aggressive enforcement when it comes to drugs in the community they serve and the crime that always seems to follow. Lately the Department demonstrated their commitment in keeping the community of Kilgore free from crime and drugs with several arrest and drug seizures. The Kilgore Police […]

Comments Off on Nine people charged in Marshalltown meth ring

Authorities say a two-year-long drug trafficking investigation in central Iowa has culminated with nine arrests. Investigators had been tracking the sale of methamphetamine in the Marshalltown area. According to the U.S. Attorney’s office, authorities were able to search “several residences in Marshalltown and an apartment in Ankeny” as part of the investigation. Federal agents and […]

Comments Off on Mesquite Police Find Cash and Methamphetamine on Routine Traffic Stop

(Mesquite, NV) – While conducting routine traffic enforcement Monday evening on I-15 near mile marker 118 Mesquite Police Officers observed a 2001 Toyota, Tundra weaving in and out of the southbound travel lanes. Officers conducted a traffic stop and spoke with the driver, David Martinez who’s California license was suspended, and two passengers, Erick Lizarraga […]

Comments Off on Holland-area arrests illustrate expanding influence of methamphetamine, expert says

Holland — The five men and three women indicted this month in federal court on meth conspiracy charges are no strangers to the justice system. But their arrests are no guarantee that the types of petty crimes so often associated with drug production and sales will be reduced, according to area police. The arrests do […]

Eureka hotel room bust nets vicodin, meth

Posted: 28th November 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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A Humboldt County Drug Task Force probation search at the Royal Inn in Eureka found three suspects who were allegedly selling vicodin pills and marijuana, and had methamphetamine and a revolver in their room. Agents searched the room and turned up 50 vicodin pills, which they learned were being sold for $2 apiece, according to […]

Meth lab found in West Lafayette motel

Posted: 28th November 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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Two people were arrested Tuesday after police discovered a meth lab in a West Lafayette motel. Brandon Bulthuis, 31, of Lake Station and Penny Osmundson, 38, of Lafayette were taken into custody early Tuesday morning after the West Lafayette Police Department discovered them making methamphetamine in a room at Prestige Inn on Sagamore Parkway West. […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine ring reached into the Lehigh Valley

A methamphetamine ring that stretched from the Lehigh Valley to north central Pennsylvania to Philadelphia and its suburbs will be detailed this morning during a news conference in Philadelphia, according to the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office. A series of arrests in “Operation Blowout” will be announced in an investigation that identified 27 individuals involved in […]

Comments Off on Man arrested with money, meth after hitting patrol car

EVERETT — A gang member with an extensive criminal history was arrested Saturday in south Everett reportedly holding $601 and nearly an ounce of methamphetamine. The man, 21, was taken into custody after allegedly driving into three cars, including a police car, while trying to get away from the cops. Everett police had been watching […]

Comments Off on Couple accused of operating rolling meth lab in Cahokia

CAHOKIA • A couple face charges after police say they were caught operating a rolling meth lab Friday. According to court documents, Paul and Nicole Deaton were charged with one count each of aggravated participation in methamphetamine manufacturing and unlawful possession of meth manufacturing materials. According to police, Paul Deaton, 35, lives in the 700 […]

Comments Off on Baby found in rural Hillsboro meth lab, police say

HILLSBORO — A baby was found inside a machine shed where police busted a methamphetamine operation last week, according to a news release from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. Two meth labs and meth-manufacturing materials were found hidden on the property, which is along Illinois 16 in rural Hillsboro, on Nov. 19, the release said. […]

Comments Off on Deputies hospitalized following Ky. Meth bust

A man who barricaded himself inside a bathroom has been charged with felony manufacturing methamphetamine. Meanwhile, deputies overcome by fumes from the raid have been taken to an area hospital. Greenup County Sheriff Keith M. Cooper said on Sunday, at around 12:02 a.m., deputies Rick Craft and Cody Fuller responded to 2943 Culp Creek Road, […]

Comments Off on Quincy man arrested on multiple charges after driving backhoe while intoxicated on Meth on city’s north side

A backhoe driver was arrested on multiple charges at 2:10 a.m. Sunday when he was spotted driving on North Fourth Street. William Patrick Minor, 49, of 1300 State, was arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine, resisting obstructing a peace officer, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under the influence, no valid driver’s license, failure to […]

Three arrested during Greenville meth bust

Posted: 27th November 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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More arrests possible, says sheriff’s office The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office arrested three people Saturday afternoon at the Flat River Inn in Greenville during a methamphetamine investigation. Sheriff’s deputies, with the assistance of the Greenville Department of Public Safety, were conducting the investigation and made contact with three suspects at the Flat River Inn, said […]

Comments Off on Canadian Man Caught With 2,002 Tablets of Methamphetamine

Calais – A Canadian man is facing federal drug smuggling charges after he tried to enter the United States at Calais, Maine, with 2,002 tablets of methamphetamine hidden in his vehicle. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says 49-year-old Charles Joseph Maillet was apprehended on Thanksgiving Day. CBP says Maillet presented a trusted traveler card, which […]

Comments Off on Illegal Drugs Coming to Las Vegas at Alarming Rate, Metro Says

Methamphetamine use is at epidemic proportions here Nevada, and police say it is the drug behind most crime. Addicts will do anything for their next fix. But now, with a heavy crackdown on those labs, police say they are seeing other narcotics climb the charts. The drugs are being driven right into the valley on […]

Comments Off on Clarksville police find meth lab in motel room

Three people arrested at Crest Motel CLARKSVILLE — Clarksville police arrested three people Saturday at Crest Motel, located on U.S. 31, after a working methamphetamine lab was found in the bathtub of their motel room. All three suspects were preliminarily charged with methamphetamine possession and production. Police reported receiving a call on its anonymous tip […]

Comments Off on Vehicle explodes, methamphetamine manufacturing could be to blame

NEWTON TOWNSHIP (NEWSCHANNEL 3) — Calhoun County deputies are investigating whether a minivan that exploded as a deputy walked on scene was possibly from a mobile meth lab. This happened at about 10 p.m. Saturday night, on the 7000 block of B Drive South in Newton Township. Dash camera video shows Calhoun County Deputy Tim […]

Comments Off on Burnsville Woman Charged with Selling Methamphetamine Out of Garbage Bag

Police say Amy Kathryn Benson had a large quantity of methamphetamine in her car when they found her in a Burnsville park after hours.   A Burnsville woman is facing serious drug charges after police say they found a large quantity of methamphetamine in her car, and she admitted that she planned to sell it. […]

Comments Off on Officials seize meth, marijuana at Santa Teresa border crossing

EL PASO, Texas — More than 900 pounds of drugs were seized Tuesday at the Santa Teresa port of entry. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers made three separate seizures resulting in three arrests and seized 884 pounds of marijuana and 78.6 pounds of methamphetamine. Around 10 a.m., officers were alerted by a drug-sniffing dog […]

Comments Off on Tequila bottles filled with meth seized in central Calif.

 (FRESNO, Calif.) — A major drug bust Monday uncovered hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of methamphetamine being smuggled down Interstate 5. The California Highway Patrol seized more than 50 pounds of “liquid meth” on the highway in Coalinga at 10 a.m. A man, who CHP identified as 20-year-old Rene Diaz, was handcuffed and taken […]

19th meth lab found at local residence

Posted: 26th November 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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POMEROY — Meigs County Deputies responded to the 19th methamphetamine lab of 2012 on Tuesday afternoon at a residence on Willow Creek Road. According to the report, Julee G. Athey, 35, was taken into custody at the residence. Meigs County Sheriff Robert E. Beegle stated that Athey is being held in the Middleport Jail on […]

Comments Off on Orosi Man Shot, Leads To Drug Lab Discovery

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at around 1:30pm , the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a victim of a possible shooting at the 12700 block of Miller Avenue in Orosi. Deputies and detectives responded to the area and located one victim who had an apparent gunshot wound. One victim, a 24 year […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine user supplied drugs which helped kill friend

A ROCKHAMPTON man has been jailed for three years for supplying drugs, which played a hand in the death of his friend. Christopher Carswell, 34, appeared before Justice Duncan McMeekin this morning in the Supreme Court of Rockhampton charged with unlawfully supplying dangerous drugs, possessing illegal substances and producing methamphetamine. The court heard Carswell gave […]

Comments Off on Australians find drugs worth $246M in steamroller

SYDNEY — Australian police seized 237 millionAustralian dollars ($246 million) worth of cocaine and methamphetamine found inside a steamroller shipped from China. Australian Federal Police said Wednesday that they arrested a Canadian man and a U.S. man in Sydney after finding 350 kilograms (770 pounds) of cocaine and meth. The men were charged with importing […]