Archive for March, 2013

Comments Off on HUNT (Huron Undercover Narcotics Team) arrests trio on meth charge

On Thursday, detectives from the Huron Undercover Narcotics Team executed search warrants at two separate residences on US-23 South in Sanborn Township, resulting in the arrest of three local individuals allegedly involved in the manufacturing of methamphetamine. Last week, while investigating an unrelated narcotics investigation, HUNT detectives learned of two Sanborn Township residents and an […]

Comments Off on 3 from northeast Indiana area arrested in federal meth sting

A federal drug investigation into methamphetamine distribution in northeast Indiana resulted in three arrests this week, after a final undercover drug buy of two pounds of meth inside a cake. According to documents filed in U.S. District Court in Fort Wayne, Javier Madrigal, 48, and his girlfriend, Lizbeth Correa, 34, both of Wawaka, are accused […]

Comments Off on Maynard Woman Faces Methamphetamine Charges

MAYNARD, Iowa – A 64-year-old Maynard woman faces methamphetamine charges. Connie McNeese’s charges include delivery of a controlled substance–methamphetamine–and assault. A conviction could put her into prison for more than ten years. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office investigated for three months. Investigators say McNeese sold meth from her home on Main Street in Maynard over […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine Carried by Teen Seized by CBP

El Paso, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the El Paso port of entry seized 2.25 pounds of methamphetamine this morning. The drugs were concealed within the waistband of a Juarez teenager. “This seizure reminds us all that a smuggler can be young or old, man or woman, traveling alone or […]

Comments Off on Arden Hills Man Indicted for Distributing 12 Pounds of Methamphetamine

MINNEAPOLIS—Earlier today in federal court, a 35-year-old Arden Hills man was indicted for distributing approximately 12 pounds of methamphetamine. Marcelino Garcia was charged with one count of distribution of methamphetamine and one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. The indictment alleges that on March 15, 2013, Garcia, also known as Moreno Marcelino Garcia […]

Comments Off on Huntington mom admits to putting meth in coffee before giving birth

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – Deputies with the Angelina County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Huntington couple following an investigation into a child testing positive for meth. According to an arrest warrant affidavit, the mother, Amanda McAdams, 25, admitted to putting meth in her coffee just a couple days before giving birth because she was “tired […]

Comments Off on Parents arrested after 4-year-old tests positive for meth

Two Chesnee residents arrested on a methamphetamine charge earlier this month have been charged with making the drug in the presence of a 4-year-old child, according to investigators. Marcus Veal Sitton II, 23, and Samantha Padgett Sitton, 23, both of 110 1/2 McKinney St., have been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine in the presence of a […]

Comments Off on With meth-contaminated homes, it’s buyer beware

Project supervisor Armando Lopez of Elite Environmental Services on Monday works his way to items that are to be cleaned and saved before a methamphetamine-contaminated house in Fort Lupton, Colo., is torn down. (Joe Amon) Anne-Marie Cory and her partner spent the better part of a year looking for a dream home in Longmont, Colo., […]

Comments Off on Homeowner finds a dozen meth labs near home

LESLIE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) – A Leslie County woman was playing with her son Saturday, when she found nearly one dozen used meth labs just feet away from her home. Police think the area may have been a common place to dispose of the drug before the family moved in. A homeowner on Musician Lane […]

Comments Off on Local Border Patrol Finds $99K Worth of Meth Strapped to Man

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced the seizure of 3.1 pounds of methamphetamine this week. Border patrol agents working out of nearby Indio caught a man trying to smuggle in some 3.1 pounds of meth by strapping the drugs to his inner thighs, officials announced this week. El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents from […]

Operation Crystal Clear (Meth)

Posted: 22nd March 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized
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The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office has released mug shots of nine of the people arrested on Thursday during the serving of arrest warrants in connection with Operation Crystal Clear. Operation Crystal Clear was the result of a year-long, multi-jurisdictional investigation into the trafficking of methamphetamine in the South Arkansas area, especially Waldo. Photos were not […]

Comments Off on Customs seizes methamphetamine at Hong Kong airport

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – Hong Kong Customs today (March 22) foiled a drug trafficking attempt by two passengers at Hong Kong International Airport and seized 12 kilograms of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of about $8.56 million. Two foreign men, aged 44 and 40, were arrested in the operation. Customs officers early this morning […]

Comments Off on Authorities Seeing Major Jump in Basin Meth Trafficking Cases, DEA Pulling in More Resources

PERMIAN BASIN– The Midland-based Drug Enforcement Administration tells NewsWest 9 that methamphetamine-related cases have recently increased and the numbers are significant.   Agent Dante Sorianello has been operating the Midland office for the past five years.   “In the last eight to nine months, the majority of our significant investigations that have occurred here in […]

Comments Off on Two Arrested at Border for Possessing Hash, Methamphetamine

Border authorities have arrested two men for possessing nearly 1,000 grams of hash and eleven grams of methamphetamines. Stephane Grimard and Shawn Menard, both citizens of Canada, were encountered at the Baudette port of entry by CBP officers. A detailed inspection of the vehicle revealed two bricks of an unknown substance that field tested positive […]

LOGAN — In what might be the largest methamphetamine bust in Hocking County’s history — or at least during the tenure of Hocking County Sheriff Lanny North — half a gallon of what’s believed to be liquid meth was discovered at a home on Big Pine Road in Laurelville Wednesday night. The Hocking County Sheriff’s […]

Comments Off on Deputies report finding methamphetamine in couple’s car during traffic stop

Two people were arrested Tuesday for having methamphetamine in a drug-free zone after their vehicle was stopped for speeding, authorities said. A car driven by College Station resident Casey Lee Quesada, 27, was stopped by Precinct 2 deputy constables after being clocked going 51 mph in a 40-mph speed zone on William Joel Bryan Parkway […]

Comments Off on Novato traffic stop leads to methamphetamine arrest

A Novato man was arrested on methamphetamine allegations Thursday after police stopped him for driving in a bike lane and having a white rear taillight. Mark Tuttle, 55, was booked into Marin County Jail on suspicion of drug possession and possessing drug paraphernalia. He was released on bail pending further review by prosecutors. The traffic […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine sales/Child Endangering arrests

Source: Ventura Sheriff’s Department Methamphetamine Sales Suspects Arrested, Also Charged with Child Endangerment Nature of Incident: Methamphetamine sales / Child Endangering arrests Report Number: 13-3908 Location: Oxnard, Ca Date & Time: 3/13/2013, 1530 hours Unit(s) Responsible: Sheriff’s Narcotics Bureau, West County Street Team. (S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent City of Residence Age Ilsa Maldonado Transient 42 […]

Comments Off on Domestic violence call turns into meth bust

CROSSVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports the arrest of three subjects in Kilpatrick after deputies and Crossville Police Department responded to a report of domestic violence at a residence. The responding officers found Juan Carlos Garcia-Moreno, 22, Viviana Elizabeth Garcia, 22, and Nicole Marie Francisco, 24, all of Kilpatrick in the residence. During […]

Comments Off on Kent police arrest two women for allegedly making methamphetamine

Two Portage County women have been charged with making methamphetamine following their arrest Thursday on South Water Street in Kent. Brittney M. Dye, 20, of 930 Carlisle Court, and Trista N. Wilson, 25, whom police said is homeless but whose last known address was 6615 Cleveland Road, Ravenna Township, were charged with one count each […]

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. El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents from the Indio station seized $99,000 of methamphetamine strapped to a man’s inner thighs at the Highway […]

Comments Off on Meth-related crimes among Monday indictments in Carroll County

A father and son from Cana were indicted for their alleged roles in a meth lab bust in August of 2012 at 53 Amazing Grace Lane in Cana. Roger Jessup Hiatt, age 46 at the time of the arrest last year, and Roger Ernest Hiatt, age 25 when arrested, lived at the residence at the […]

Comments Off on State police charge 3 in meth lab raids in Windsor, Colesville

Three people were charged early Thursday after police raided two suspected methamphetamine labs in homes in the towns of Windsor and Colesville. At about 6 a.m. Thursday, state police executed simultaneous search warrants at 82 Mount Carmel Rd. in Windsor and 180 Hartz Rd. in Colesville, after a month-long investigation into Broome County methamphetamine production, […]

Comments Off on Border agents in Texas report surge of methamphetamine traffic

The Texas-Mexico border has always been a major entry point for bringing illegal drugs into the United States. For a long time, marijuana, cocaine and heroin represented the vast majority of illegal narcotics intercepted by Customs and Border Protection agents stationed in Texas. However, over the last several years, CBP reports that methamphetamine traffic has […]

Comments Off on Hickory man charged with trafficking meth near school

CHARLOTTE N.C. – A Hickory man has been charged with methamphetamine trafficking near an elementary school and gun-related offenses, according to a news release from the office of Anne M. Tompkins, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. A federal grand jury returned a seven-count criminal indictment on Tuesday against Gary Carroll, 57, […]