Archive for April, 2013

PRESTONSBURG – Four people charged with making meth in a Prestonsburg low income housing apartment were arraigned in Floyd County Circuit Court Monday following grand jury indictments. Ronald Wicker, Douglas Blackburn, and Laura Tackett each plead not guilty to the charges of complicity to manufacture methamphetamine, unlawful possession of meth precursor, and possession of drug […]

SACRAMENTO, CA – Federal agents arrested a Mexican national at Sacramento International Airport Friday on suspicion of smuggling 15 pounds of methamphetamine through customs. A Department of Homeland Security affidavit says Carlos Alberto Torres-Eurafacio was traveling from Guadalajara to Sacramento with a valid Mexican passport and a 15-day visa. The complaint says Torres-Eurafacio was going […]

A joint investigation between the Greene County Drug Task Force and the Indiana State Police resulted in the arrest over the weekend of a Linton man suspected of manufacturing methamphetamine.   Michael Jordan Miller   Michael Jordan Miller, 33, was booked into the Greene County Jail during a bust that started late Saturday night and […]

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Del Rio seized five dozen toy balls filled with liquid methamphetamine Sunday after finding them in the trunk of a car arriving from Mexico. CBP officers at the Del Rio Port of Entry inspected a 2010 Ford Mustang when it arrived from Mexico just […]

PITTSBURG, Kansas — A woman was sentenced to more than 25 years in prison for her role in the methamphetamine-related murder of a Pittsburg man two years ago. Thirty-two-year-old Amie Lee Ryburn of Pittsburg was sentenced Monday in Crawford County District Court for second-degree murder and manufacture of methamphetamine in the death of 29-year-old Ian […]

SALTON CITY — U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped a suspected drug smuggler and seized about 10 pounds of methamphetamine from a woman who was driving with her teenage son at the Highway 86 checkpoint Sunday night. Around 8 p.m., a 43-year-female driver and her 16-year-old son approached the checkpoint between Westmorland and Salton City, according […]

Calls to police resulted in the arrests of three people after components for making methamphetamine were found in two Barberton houses. Howard E. Henshaw, 45, of E. State Street, was arrested April 26 after his wife reported discovering what she believed to be meth lab items in her husband’s “man cave.” Stacey Shipe, 39, and […]

NOGALES, AZ (CBS5) – Federal authorities seized $969,000 in heroin and methamphetamine in two separate failed attempts over the weekend to smuggle narcotics across the border.   Lucio Leonardo Valle-Bustamante, 37, was arrested after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection drug-detection K-9 alerted officers to more than 61 pounds of methamphetamine. Officers located 48 packages […]

Interlachen, FL: On Thursday, April 25, 2013, deputies with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office responded to an undisclosed location in the Interlachen area in reference to illegal drug activity. The investigation revealed that the suspect, Matthew Willis was making and/or manufacturing Methamphetamine. Deputies located the remnants of over 80 batches of Methamphetamine, which had been […]

The Chipley Police Department received information Wednesday of possible drug activity being conducted in a home that a methamphetamine lab had been dismantled in just eight days prior.  

Virginia, MN ( — Numerous narcotics investigations conducted over the past few months on the Iron Range have resulted in charges against nine people. The ages of the nine suspects range from 19 to 56-years-old. Charges include everything from possession of meth to exposing a child to methamphetamine.               […]

A trio of co-defendants are accused of having a methamphetamine lab in a Norwalk apartment. Three men are charged with brutally attacking their respective victims. Those are some of the 14 indictments a Huron County grand jury handed down Friday. Eight of the cases were drug-related. Two suspects are charged with burglary. A story about […]

WATAUGA COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – A Boone man was arrested after three meth labs were found in his vehicle during a traffic stop, according to the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office. On April 18, a vehicle search was conducted at the scene by deputies, but was halted when they located what appeared to be a methamphetamine […]

CONYERS — A man who was carrying two guns and a knife was arrested on drug charges after a deputy found him asleep in his vehicle at a gas station on Ga. Highway 20 South Thursday night. A deputy with the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office on patrol in the area found Chris Warren Hamilton, 27, […]

A Lufkin man convicted of arson in a methamphetamine cooking fire that gutted his parent’s mobile home was sentenced Monday to two years in state jail. Jason Nash, 37, appeared before state District Judge Paul White Monday morning for sentencing a week and a half after having his bond revoked for admitting to his probation […]

A suspicious activity and burglary call to a Kenswick residence in Humble led deputies to uncover one of the largest methamphetamine seizures ever. Harris County Pct. 4 deputies responded on April 22 to a burglary/suspicious activity call in the Kenswick subdivision on Bolton Bridge, according to Capt. Wally Wieghat. When deputies went next door to […]

KNOX COUNTY — Two parents who face charges of first-degree manufacturing methamphetamine and first-degree wanton endangerment were indicted by a grand jury in Knox County Circuit Court Friday. Steven A. Campbell, 29, and Wannetta A. Campbell, 29, both of Hobart Lane in Gray, were arrested by the Kentucky State Police March 30. During their preliminary […]

A Portsmouth couple faces charges after the husband was discovered cooking meth within 100 feet of a child. John P. Riddle, 38, and Angel L. Riddle, 32, of 1810 Kendall Ave. Apartment E, were arrested on Friday afternoon. John Riddle was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine within 100 feet of the vicinity of a child, a […]

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Two men charged in connection with a Goose Creek methamphetamine lab explosion that killed three people have pleaded guilty to federal charges. Gerald McCabe and Shonni Abernathy pleaded guilty in Charleston on Monday to conspiring to manufacture 50 grams or more of methamphetamine and manufacturing methamphetamine. Three people died in the […]

Twenty people have been charged in a 3-month drug operation in Cherokee County. Sheriff Steve Mueller announced that 17 of those suspects had been arrested as of Friday on various drug charges, including the distribution of marijuana, methamphetamine, crack cocaine and prescription drugs, according to a written statement. The 20 suspects have been charged with […]

A former Government employee in Northland has been granted further name suppression on charges of selling cannabis and supplying methamphetamine. The man, who cannot be named or his specific occupation identified, appeared in Whangarei District Court today on a charge of supplying the Class A drug methamphetamine and another of selling cannabis to a person […]

ADAMS COUNTY, ILL. — An Adams County probation officer was arrested on charges involving possession of methamphetamine. The Adams County Sheriff’s Department and West Central Illinois Drug Task Force searched Adams County probation officer John Grotts’ home in Ursa on Friday. Grotts was also assigned as an Adams County Drug Court program liaison. The search […]

Sparta police busted a suspected meth lab early Saturday morning. Police received a report of a strong chemical smell at 514 Hill St. Responding officers encountered the fumes at 6:22 a.m. and evacuated the house. They were met by the homeowner, who told officers that his son was staying with him. The son was not […]   DECONTAMINATION TEMPLATE FOR METHAMPHETAMINE SITES (North Carolina)       I understand that I must comply with all applicable state and federal laws & regulations.     I certify that the statements in this decontamination report are true and accurate to the best of my knowledge for property located at   ________________________________________________________________. […]

A North Vernon man was arrested on drug charges Saturday following a one-vehicle crash on U.S. 50 near County Road 450W in Jennings County.  Major Jerry Shepherd, with the Jennings County Sheriff’s Office, says 36-year-old Christopher M. Hayden is charged with dealing in methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, […]