Archive for January, 2013

Meth lab leads to house fire in Fair Grove

Posted: 31st January 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized
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Resident charged with arson   A Fair Grove man is facing arson charges after a methamphetamine lab exploded and set a building on fire. Mitchell Lewis Penick is charged with second-degree arson, attempt to manufacture methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to court documents.     A probable cause statement filed in the case […]

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Law enforcement discovers active lab in shed A Fredericktown man and two Wayne County residents are facing charges after an active methamphetamine lab was discovered Sunday evening in a shed in Wayne County. Christopher E. Shoemake, 41, of Fredericktown is charged with attempting to manufacture a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and felony […]

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COLUMBIA — Two men were arrested on suspicion of manufacturing a controlled substance Wednesday afternoon at the Crossroads Shopping Center. After receiving a suspicious activity report by a local hardware store Wednesday morning, Boone County Sheriff’s Department deputies followed a vehicle as it went to multiple retail stores in Columbia, according to a Sheriff’s Department […]

Comments Off on Police seize 32 pounds of heroin, 4 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in Lakewood apartment where homicide occurred

Methamphetamine and heroin were found in the walls of a Lakewood apartment where a man was fatally shot in November, according to Lakewood police. Authorities found about 32 pounds of heroin and 4 pounds of methamphetamine at the residence in the 5300 block of San Francisco Avenue while serving a search warrant. Officers obtained the […]

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HIDALGO CITY (NEWS CENTER 23) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a woman from McAllen, Texas who allegedly attempted to smuggle over $100,000 worth of methamphetamine. The incident occurred on Thursday evening, January 24, 2013 at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge when a […]

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According to the Boone County Sheriff’s Department, Deputies completed a vehicle search Wednesday morning which revealed a complete and active methamphetamine lab. At 10:40 a.m. Boone County Sheriff’s Department Deputies followed up on a report of suspicious activity from a local business in Columbia. Deputies located the suspicious vehicle and followed it to other retail […]

Three charged in Houlton meth bust

Posted: 31st January 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized
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HOULTON, Maine — Three people were charged Tuesday with trafficking in methamphetamine and endangering the welfare of a minor after the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency searched a home on Military Street. Darrell Crandall, MDEA division commander, said Wednesday that the MDEA’s lab team executed a search warrant at an apartment at 60 Military Street following […]

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Portage County Drug Task Force Agents uncovered a methamphetamine lab at 6395 West Shore Drive, in Franklin Township Jan. 29. Arrested were Michael D. Piskac, 30, of Ravenna, Ashley Ann Mitrovic, 23, of Tallmadge and Robert J. Akers of Kent. Ashley Ann Mitrovic     According to Sheriff David W. Doak, Piskac, Mitrovic and Akers […]

Meth lab homeowner arraigned

Posted: 31st January 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized
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The owner of a Nanticoke home where police found a methamphetamine lab Tuesday faces criminal conspiracy and drug possession charges. Linda Buckley, 51, owner of the home at 232 E. Washington St., was arraigned this morning before Magisterial District Judge Diana Malast. Buckley   According to the criminal complaint, Buckley told police Kelly Parks and […]

Comments Off on Several pounds of cocaine, methamphetamine seized in Gridley raid

Authorities seized more than a pound of cocaine and a pound of methamphetamine during a raid on Tuesday in Gridley. Yuba-Sutter NET-5 agents were involved in the seizure in the 1100 block of Indiana Street, which Cmdr. Martin Horan said was part of a larger trafficking operation. “It appears the residence was some type of […]

3 arrested in Red Bluff, meth house condemned

Posted: 31st January 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized
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Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement (TIDE) Task Force Agents arrested three Red Bluff people at a Hickory Street residence where methamphetamine was found Tuesday. A search warrant was served at a residence in the 900 block of Hickory Street where agents found 0.2 grams of crystal methamphetamine, glass methamphetamine smoking pipes, hypodermic syringes and digital scales, […]

New Lex PD breaks rolling meth lab

Posted: 31st January 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized
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NEW LEXINGTON– An early Wednesday morning drug bust sent one New Lexington man to jail, his eight children just a block away asleep in their North Main Street home. The Perry County Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest of a 35-year old man, New Lexington Police Sargent Bill Dodd walked up on what the police report […]

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Christine L. Hagen, 28, of Olney, was sentenced in federal district court to federal prison on methamphetamine-related charges, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced January 29. Hagen was sentenced to 115 months in prison, to be followed by six years of supervised release and fined $200.Christine L. Hagen, […]

Comments Off on Illegal alien convicted of trafficking methamphetamine in East Tennessee sentenced to 235 months in federal prison

GREENEVILLE, TN — Arnoldo Ayala Guevara Cazarez, 49, was sentenced on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 in federal court to serve 235 months in federal prison for his leadership role in trafficking methamphetamine in upper East Tennessee. Guevara pleaded guilty on June 5, 2012, to conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 500 […]

Comments Off on Spanaway, WA toddler died from methamphetamine, according to medical examiner’s office

A Spanaway toddler who died last month had fatal amounts of methamphetamine in his system, the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office said today. Nathan Iverson, 2, died Dec. 6 of acute methamphetamine toxicity, the office said. Emergency crews were called about 2:30 a.m. to what sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer said is a house well-known to […]

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A 42-year-old Nogales, Sonora woman was arrested after $519,000 worth of methamphetamine was found in her vehicle, authorities said.   Methamphetamine seized from a vehicle at the Dennis DeConcini port of entry in Nogales, Ariz     Nora Alicia Rosas Castelo was taken into custody Friday by federal officers at the Dennis DeConcini port of […]

Comments Off on Two Vernon residents facing charges after 10-month-old tests positive for meth

VERNON PARISH, LA (KPLC) – Two Rosepine residents are facing charges after a 10-month-old child tested positive for methamphetamine, according to a news release from Vernon Parish authorities. Heather Jenkins, 22, and Michael Moore, 55, are accused in the case. Heather L. Jenkins                                    Michael S. Moore   According to a news release from the Vernon Parish […]

Meth Labs Found In Leesburg Home

Posted: 29th January 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized
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Two people were arrested Monday after Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies discovered a meth lab inside a Leesburg home. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department drug task force officers were executing active warrants Monday morning in the 300 block of Smith Street, Leesburg, when they discovered various methamphetamine labs inside the residence. KCSD officers were attempting to serve […]

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A 42-year-old Nogales, Sonora woman was arrested after $519,000 worth of methamphetamine was found in her vehicle, authorities said. Nora Alicia Rosas Castelo was taken into custody Friday by federal officers at the Dennis DeConcini port of entry, said Juan Osorio, a Customs and Border Protection spokesman. Authorities found 26 packages of methamphetamine throughout her […]

Active meth lab found in Sellersburg home

Posted: 29th January 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized
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SELLERSBURG — Three people were arrested after police found an active methamphetamine lab in a Sellersburg home Friday. Sellersburg police received information from a concerned citizen of possible drug activity taking place in a residence at 2122 Jefferson Blvd., Sellersburg Police Chief Russ Whelan said Monday. Paul Terry Julie Dowdle Whelan said after the search […]

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PORTAGE, MI — The front porch was blown off of a house at 514 W. Van Hoesen Boulevard shortly after midnight in what Portage authorities say was a methamphetamine-related explosion.   The front porch was blown off of a house at 514 W. Van Hoesen Boulevard shortly after midnight in what Portage authorities say was […]

Comments Off on El Centro Sector Border Patrol Seize Methamphetamine Worth $73K Strapped to Man’s Legs

Salton City, Calif. – On Saturday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio station arrested a man with more than $73,000 worth of methamphetamine on their person. The incident occurred around 10:45 p.m. during a routine inspection of a commercial passenger bus at the Highway 86 checkpoint. While interviewing one of the passengers, agents […]

Meth bust leads to 4 arrests

Posted: 28th January 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized
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The Northwest Narcotics Task Force, with assistance from the Williams County Sheriff’s office, arrested four individuals on Jan. 24 in connection with possession of methamphetamine after an investigation was conducted at a residence in Trenton. Tracy Lee Fischer, 35, of Minnesota, was arrested for the class C felony of possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia, as well […]

Comments Off on Two Tuscumbia men jailed for meth, other charges after 40-mile 100 m.p.h. chase

Two Tuscumbia men are in Callaway County Jail after leading Callaway County deputies on a 40-mile chase through four towns at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour. Arrested and jailed are: • Kasey Wayne Nelson, 22, Tuscumbia, who faces charges of careless and imprudent driving, resisting arrest for a felony by creating a substantial risk […]

Feds charge former cop as meth dealer

Posted: 28th January 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized
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The 38-year-old man arrested by FBI agents at his West Odessa home Thursday was a former Odessa police officer, and the charges leveled against him relate to a conspiracy to sell methamphetamine, according to a federal criminal complaint made public on Friday. Jackie Lynn Thompson, 2900 N. Torrance Ave., was a member of the Odessa […]