Archive for February, 2013

A 3-year-old in Milton, Fla. is in critical condition after drinking Drano out of a sippy cup at an apartment meth lab on Feb. 20, police say. Police say the boy’s father, 36-year-old Jonathan Wayne Glass, was storing the cleaning liquid in the cup and left it in the bathroom, according to WKRG. Jonathan Wayne […]

A 52-year-old bicyclist was arrested Monday on suspicion of having methamphetamine in his possession after he was stopped at 7:11 p.m. near the closed Cinedome theater in the 800 block of Pearl Street for a vehicle code violation, according to Napa Police. Kelly Charles Bixler was booked into the Napa County jail on suspicion of […]

A Singaporean and a man from Hong Kong have been arrested in connection with an unprecedented methamphetamine seizure in Australia that was almost double the previous record, police said on Thursday. Police said the pair, aged 32 and 51, were arrested along with a 21-year-old Australian man in an operation on Wednesday that netted more […]

The Jackson County Narcotics Unit recovered a methamphetamine laboratory along Jackson County Road 255 on Tuesday after a call from the Bridgeport Police Department, according to a news release. In addition to the lab, Narcotics agents discovered information that led them to a Hamlin Avenue residence in Bridgeport, Ala. Narcotics agents and Bridgeport police conducted […]

Meth Suspect Arrested

Posted: 28th February 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized

  A 26-year-old Homer man was arrested near the post office on Saturday for operating a meth lab in his car, prompting law enforcement to shut down the area for more than eight hours. At about 2:46 p.m., Anchor Point based Alaska State Troopers performed a traffic stop at the intersection of the Homer Bypass […]

Six charged in Newark Valley meth lab bust

Posted: 28th February 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized

NEWARK VALLEY — A methamphetamine lab bust Tuesday in Tioga County has led to criminal charges against six. The New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team, Tioga County Sheriff’s Office, Owego Police Department, Vestal Police Department and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials executed a search warrant at 5 p.m. at 704 Shirley Rd., where […]

3 charged in Salt Lake meth bust worth millions

Posted: 28th February 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized

SALT LAKE CITY — Three men have been charged in connection with a drug bust that netted 40 pounds of methamphetamine in Salt Lake City worth millions of dollars. Gilbert Flores, 23, Michael Christopher Martinez, 21, and Anthony Alexander Marquez, 21, were charged in U.S. District Court Tuesday with a single count of possession with […]

Calexico police officers, with assistance from U.S. Border Patrol agents, discovered 13.9 pounds of methamphetamine inside a vehicle and arrested a man this morning following a routine traffic stop, according to a Calexico police official.Around 7 a.m., a Calexico police officer was working Operation Stonegarden street interdiction when a man driving just south of the […]

Gonzales man booked in meth lab case

Posted: 28th February 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized

GONZALES — A Gonzales man accused of operating a methamphetamine lab in his home was booked Tuesday. Scott Bateman, 36, 13215 George Rouyea Road, was booked with operating a clandestine lab, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Scott Bateman   Louisiana State Probation and Parole agents went to Bateman’s home on Tuesday on […]

The Penticton RCMP Drug Task Force has been busy stopping the trafficking of methamphetamine lately. Between February 14 and 20, 2013, RCMP made three seperate arrests of people who were carrying meth and two of them were also carrying weapons. Michael William Harfman, Brannick Joseph Rioux and Sarah Noreen Scott were all charged with possession […]

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and agents at the Laredo Port of Entry in a 24-hour period seized $1.9 million in methamphetamine and $326,519 in unreported currency in three separate, unrelated enforcement actions.     The methamphetamine seizure occurred on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Lincoln-Juarez Bridge. A CBP officer referred a 2006 Ford […]

A California man has been sentenced to life in federal prison for methamphetamine trafficking in Kansas City, Kan., U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today. Juan Manuel Cortez-Diaz, 36, Modesto, Calif., was convicted in a jury trial in June 2012 on three counts of distributing methamphetamine and two counts of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. […]

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge seized over $100,000 worth of methamphetamine from an Escondido, California woman. The seizure/arrest occurred on Monday afternoon, February 25, 2013 when a 22-year-old female United States citizen from California arrived at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge through the […]

3 charged in Vt. methamphetamine cases

Posted: 28th February 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) – The Vermont office of the U.S. attorney says three people are facing charges in two methamphetamine cases in the town of Hancock. Prosecutors say 45-year-old Michael Wood and 20-year-old Steven Arnold pleaded not guilty Tuesday in federal court to charges they conspired to manufacture and distribute five grams or more of […]

ISLAND POND, Vt. – An Island Pond, Vt. man was sentenced after providing pseudoephedrine for methamphetamine manufacturing. Police say Kevin Dodge, 45, was sentenced to 33 months imprisonment, 3 years supervised release, and having to forfeit $5,000 in lieu of forfeiture of a vehicle used in the conspiracy. “Methamphetamine is a highly addictive and harmful […]

TUCSON, AZ (CBS5) – Border agents nabbed two women in a shuttle van who were trying to smuggle bags of meth in buckets of chicken.       Customs and Border Protection said the women were arrested at the Interstate 19 checkpoint after Nogales Border Patrol agents discovered six bags of methamphetamine concealed in two […]

Meth found in ice chest holding seafood

Posted: 27th February 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized

LUKEVILLE, AZ (CBS5) – A Mesa man is in custody after he allegedly tried to smuggle 6 pounds of crystal methamphetamine in an ice chest as he tried to re-enter the U.S. from Mexico.   The meth was found lining of the ice chest.   The drugs were processed for seizure.   The suspect was […]

SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities say they dealt a blow to a Mexican cartel drug cell after seizing millions of dollars’ worth of methamphetamine in Salt Lake City. Drug Enforcement Administration Frank Smith tells the Deseret News agents had been preparing for the bust for several months. Officials say they surrounded two suspect vehicles Monday […]

MACOMB — Several members of a McDonough County family face multiple methamphetamine-related charges after a joint police probe. A search warrant was executed Sunday morning at a residence in the 700 block of North Sperry Street in Bushnell. During the search, police seized stripped lithium batteries, sulfuric acid, ammonia nitrate, lye, Coleman fuel, iodized salt, […]

On Monday, Feb. 18, detectives with the Eureka Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing unit (POP) conducted a narcotics enforcement at an apartment complex in the 800 block of H Street in Eureka. During their investigation, detectives contacted Joel Renaldo Ortiz, age 32, in the alley at the north side of the complex. Ortiz, who is […]

(KCEN) — Two Cameron men are in the Milam County Jail accused of possession of a controlled substance. Around 5:30 yesterday evening, Cameron police officers and members of the Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol executed a search warrant in the 1700 block of North Travis in Cameron.     The warrant was issued […]

Site of Methamphetamine Lab Burglarized

Posted: 27th February 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized

Shaun Burke, 32, of Bushkill Township and Douglas Gibb, 22, of Pen Argyl are accused of breaking into the condemned site of a methamphetamine lab in Bath. Two men are accused of breaking into a vacant Bath house that authorities say was the site of a methamphetamine lab and trying to get away with miscellaneous […]

A joint operation between the Organised Financial Crime Agency New Zealand (OFCANZ) and other agencies has busted a methamphetamine importing syndicate in New Zealand and Canada and shut a number of cannabis growing houses on Auckland’s North Shore. Operation Express began in December 2012 involving staff from OFCANZ, New Zealand Police and the New Zealand […]

Family of six arrested for making meth at home

Posted: 26th February 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized

BUSHNELL, ILL. — An entire Bushnell family has been arrested for making meth at home. After a three month investigation, the McDonough County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at the Raines family home at 793 North Sperry Street in Bushnell early Sunday morning. There officers say they found and seized seven “Shake and Bake” […]

GONZALES, LA (NBC33) — A Gonzales woman was arrested for possession of methamphetamine. The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the incident occurred on Thursday, Feb. 21. We’re told an anonymous caller reported that the suspect, Jill Fontaine, 34, was in possession of the illegal drugs.   Narcotics detectives located Fontaine in her vehicle. She […]