Archive for March, 2013

Comments Off on ISP investigates suspected meth lab in eastern Greene County; Solsberry man facing drug charges

Indiana State Police troopers investigating the location of a suspected methamphetamine manufacturing operation, in eastern Greene County, found what they were looking for and a 30-year-old rural Solsberry man is facing serious drug-related charges.   Nathan S. Mills   Nathan S. Mills was taken into custody on March 20. When he appeared in Greene Superior […]

Comments Off on Three Sampson County residents charged with operating meth lab

CLINTON – Three people are accused of operating a methamphetamine lab at a mobile home in the Bonnetsville community, according to the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office. The arrests were made after narcotics detectives and the State Bureau of Investigation executed a search warrant Tuesday at the residence on the 300 block of Quail Run Lane, […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine found in blood streams of 4 Fairmont Terrace shooting victims

TULSA – A toxicology report released Wednesday for the four women found bound and shot in a south Tulsa apartment earlier this year revealed methamphetamine and amphetamine in each of their systems. Misty Nunley, Julie Jackson, and twin sisters Kayetie Melchor and Rebeika Powell were found fatally shot Jan. 7 inside a Fairmont Terrace apartment, […]

Comments Off on Two arrested in inactive meth lab in a room at Budget Inn in Pulaski

Two people were arrested Monday night when police found what they called an inactive methamphetamine lab in a room at Budget Inn in Pulaski. According to Pulaski Police Department Capt. Anthony Meredith, police went to the motel at 509 East Main St. around 11 p.m. Monday to serve a warrant for possession of morphine on […]

Comments Off on Montco meth trafficker headed to state prison

NORRISTOWN — A tearful Upper Gwynedd man hugged his wife goodbye before beginning a prison stint for his role in a methamphetamine trafficking organization in Montgomery and Philadelphia counties. Francesco “Frank” Messina, 44, of the 600 block of Garfield Avenue, was sentenced in Montgomery County Court on Tuesday to three-to-six years in a state correctional […]

Comments Off on 11 Evansville residents charged in drug bust: 26 lbs of methamphetamine seized

Local residents were acting as couriers to bring large amounts of methamphetamine to Southwestern Indiana from sources near the Mexican border, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Eleven Evansville area residents and one California resident have been charged for what prosecutors said were their roles in two separate drug trafficking operations busted this month. Federal agents seized […]

Comments Off on Breaking Bad Stolen Script Suspect Was Previously Arrested for Methamphetamine Possession

Talk about life imitating art. Kinda, sorta. It seems that Xavier McAfee, the 29-year-old who was taken into custody last Friday for allegedly breaking into Bryan Cranston‘s car and stealing a Breaking Bad script, served time on probation for possession of…wait for it…methamphetamine. You know, the same stuff Cranston’s character, Walter White, just happens to […]

Comments Off on 18 Years Jail, Whipping For Nigerian With Methamphetamine Inside Stomach

SHAH ALAM, March 27 (Bernama) — A potential drug trafficker from Nigeria who failed to fool and get past Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Customs authorities with 389.8gm of methamphetamine in his stomach was sentenced to 18 years’ imprisonment by the High Court here today. Francis Ikenna Nwannochie, 27, was also ordered to be given […]

Comments Off on South Australia Police seize $7 million methamphetamine haul

TWO men charged with trafficking $7 million in amphetamines will appear in the Holden Hill Magistrates Court today. A police spokesman said two Nomad officers – on patrol for fire bugs – found more than seven kilograms buried in containers on Mount Gawler Rd, Inglewood, after seeing two men acting suspiciously near a vehicle park […]

Comments Off on El Centro Sector Border Patrol Thwarts Methamphetamine Smuggling Attempt during Bus Inspection

Salton City, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio station apprehended a suspected narcotics smuggler at the Highway 86 checkpoint and seized approximately 3.1 pounds of methamphetamine. click for hi-res El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents from the Indio station seized $99,000 of methamphetamine strapped to a man’s inner thighs […]

Comments Off on Teen talks about meth addiction at launch of new school initiative

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ga. — A 16-year-old girl told Channel 2 Action News how she began using methamphetamine when she was just 15. Whitney Lefler told Channel 2’s Diana Davis her story on the same day the Georgia Meth Project rolled out its new classroom meth prevention program. “It made me feel very happy” Lefler said. […]

Comments Off on Suspended Priest to Plead Guilty in Meth Case

NEW HAVEN — A suspended Roman Catholic priest accused of taking in more than $300,000 from sales of methamphetamine plans to plead guilty to a charge against him, according to a court filing on Tuesday.The man, Msgr. Kevin Wallin, is scheduled to appear in Federal District Court in Hartford next week for a hearing in […]

Posted: 27th March 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized
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Narcotics agents released information Tuesday about three men arrested last Thursday on charges of trafficking about $22,400 in methamphetamine. Juan J. Arreguin, 23, Pete A. Lopez, 21, and Richard Sandoval, 22, all of Lawrenceville, face charges of trafficking methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute and possession of marijuana. Lopez and Sandoval also […]

Comments Off on Hells Angels Associate Sentenced to Prison for Meth Trafficking

A man linked to the San Diego Chapter of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang was sentenced to 21 years in prison Monday for locally trafficking methamphetamine. According to the office of U.S. Attorney Laura E. Duffy, 43-year-old David Raymond Garcia will serve 262 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute meth. A U.S. District judge […]

Hickory, NC man sentenced on meth charge

Posted: 26th March 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized
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NEWTON — A Hickory man will serve more than three years in prison after being convicted this week on methamphetamine charges. Kevin Junior Freeman, 28, of Hickory, was sentenced this week to a prison term, following conviction on several methamphetamine charges   Kevin Junior Freeman, 28, was found guilty on four felony charges — manufacturing […]

Comments Off on Mexican man sentenced for dealing methamphetamine in Hammond, IN

HAMMOND | A Mexican man was sentenced to more than three years in prison for federal methamphetamine dealing charges, according to a judgement filed Monday. Miguel Chavez was charged with possessing with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine, according to federal court records. The charge stems from a February 2011 traffic stop […]

Comments Off on Statesboro, GA woman faces methamphetamine charges

A 20-year-old woman faces methamphetamine manufacturing and other charges after Statesboro police said they investigated a drug complaint. At about 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Cpl. Andrew Samples and Advanced Patrol Officer Sebastian Colquitt of the Statesboro Police Department responded to St. James Apartments on Lanier Drive in reference to a drug complaint, Public Safety Director Wendell […]

Comments Off on Infant, toddler found in meth arrest; parents charged with child endangerment in Elizabethton, TN

 ELIZABETHTON — A man who was out of jail on bond while awaiting trial on methamphetamine charges is facing new charges, including child endangerment, following an arrest on Saturday.     David P. Abernathy, 39, and Misty Hope Bennett, 35, both of 116 Flora Dugger Road, were arrested Saturday morning when Deputy Brady Higgins of […]

Comments Off on 18 methamphetamine-related arrests this morning in Wyoming and Colorado

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – This morning, law enforcement officers from multiple agencies from southeast Wyoming and Colorado began serving federal arrest warrants for 18 individuals located in both states. The arrest warrants are the result of two long-term joint investigations by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the federal Drug Enforcement Agency into the sale […]

Comments Off on Silver City, NM Warrant roundup nets 32 arrests for Meth and other charges

SILVER CITY — The Silver City Police Department conducted a drug warrant round up early Thursday morning in conjunction with the Southwest Border Operations Task Force that resulted in 32 arrests for various alleged drug trafficking offenses. The result of a 4 1/2-month undercover narcotics operation, Operation Black Sheep was a huge success, Silver City […]

Meth scourge is growing in the northeast

Posted: 25th March 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized
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On television’s “Breaking Bad,” crystal meth turns a mild-mannered high school chemistry teacher, Walter White, into a paranoid, murderous multimillionaire. In Bridgeport’s real world, it allegedly turned a charismatic potential Catholic bishop, Monsignor Kevin Wallin, into a twitching, hyperkinetic addict and cellphone juggling drug dealer, according to court documents and Assistant U.S. Attorney Patrick Caruso. […]

Comments Off on Meth addiction dangerous, costly for Ashtabula County communities

Fire is just one of the dangers facing communities fighting an epidemic of methamphetamine labs throughout Ashtabula County. During the past year a rash of fires have been tied to meth labs while many others are under investigation. Ashtabula Fire Chief Ron Pristera said firefighters almost have to assume they are walking in to a […]

Comments Off on County Man Charged In Federal Indictment On Meth, Weapon Offenses

Drug task force officers arrested a Franklin County man this week after a federal grand jury handed up a multi-count felony indictment against him. Lionel Gillette, 45, St. Clair, was arrested Monday afternoon, March 18, after officers received information that he was staying at the St. Clair Motel off Springfield Road, according to Detective Cpl. […]

Comments Off on Halfway woman charged with possession of methamphetamine

Nikke Balke, 38, Halfway, was charged in Dallas County Circuit Court with the Class C felony of possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, on March 6.  

Comments Off on Meth Heads among those indicted in Effingham

The grand jury also indicted a number of people previously jailed on methamphetamine-related charges in connection with alleged incidents in Altamont and Effingham. They include: Chad W. Reed, 19, Ramsey, aggravated participation in methamphetamine manufacturing, a Class X felony. Reed is accused of participating in the manufacture of less than 15 grams of meth in […]