Archive for July, 2013

Comments Off on Methamphetamine Manufacture Alleged in Laurens County; Charles Ray Griffin, 45, charged

 The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office yesterday charged a man with Manufacturing Methamphetamine after an early morning arrest. 45-year-old Charles Ray Griffin of 6125 Whitmire Highway, Clinton was arrested Monday morning and held for a warrant. In the Manufacturing Methamphetamine charge served later in the day, Sheriff’s Cpl Nicholas Moye states that on July 29th one […]

Comments Off on ‘Best’ Methamphetamine cook in Panama City, Billy James McMullen, 31, goes to prison; plea keeps his mother out

PANAMA CITY -A man who bragged from theBayCountyJail of being the best at cooking crystal meth was sentenced to seven years in prison after making a deal with prosecutors to help his mom out of trouble, according to the State Attorney’s Office. Billy James McMullen, 31, pleaded guilty to drug and gun charges on the […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine Lab Busted In Lexington, South Carolina; six arrested

Authorities in Lexington, South Carolina arrested six people over the weekend for their alleged involvement in operating an illegal meth lab. Local television station WOLO reports that when authorities arrived at the suspected home, they were able to smell a strong chemical odor associated with meth. Once they got inside the residence, they noticed a […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine found in Moore couple’s car during a traffic stop; parents, Stephen Dewayne Cope, 40, and Martha Suzanne Cope, 31, charged

MOORE — A Moore couple was charged Wednesday in Cleveland County District Court after police found methamphetamine and paraphernalia in the family’s vehicle after a traffic stop. Stephen Dewayne Cope, 40, and Martha Suzanne Cope, 31, were both charged with possession of controlled substances in the presence of minors. Stephen Cope also faces a charge […]

Comments Off on City Methamphetamine laws meeting resistance

More than 60 percent of all inmates in the Franklin County Jail are incarcerated due to methamphetamine-related offenses, according to Sheriff Tim Fuller. Additionally, half of all pseudoephedrine sales in the county are not being used for allergy and cold symptoms, said Winchester Police Chief Dennis Young. “Fifty percent of all products that contain pseudoephedrine […]

Comments Off on Vehicle Methamphetamine lab busted in St. Johns County; John Stone, 30, and Christina Spivey, 32, arrested

ST. JOHN’S COUNTY, Fla. — Police responded to a suspicious vehicle report on July 29 around 6:30 a.m. St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office police found a male and female in possession of an active “one pot meth lab” with several instruments used in the production of methamphetamines. According to SJCSO police reports, a green Nissan […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine Lab Cleanup Law Receives Initial Approval in Wildwood

The ordinance would require that property owners extensively decontaminate any property found to have housed a meth lab. The ordinance outlining the policy received preliminary approval at a city council meeting July 22. It would be administered by the city’s St. Louis County Police unit and mandate property owners clean up any verified sites to […]

28 indicted for Methamphetamine in Corbin

Posted: 31st July 2013 by Doc in Uncategorized
Comments Off on 28 indicted for Methamphetamine in Corbin

Alleged ‘large-scale’ conspiracy uncovered in Canadatown area   CORBIN “We’ve made a serious dent in meth-making.” That’s what Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said Monday after announcing 28 residents from throughout the Canadatown Community were federally indicted on conspiracy charges to manufacture methamphetamine. “We’ve spent a lot of time (in that community) in the last […]

Comments Off on Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit investigators Find Methamphetamine Lab; Benjamin Franklin Graham, Jr., 31, Arrested

Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit investigators arrested a 31-year-old Crawfordville man Tuesday, July 30 following the execution of a search warrant at 4 Graham Trail in Crawfordville, according to Sheriff Charlie Creel. Benjamin Franklin Graham, Jr. was charged with possession of methamphetamine, sale of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana with intent to sell and sale […]

Comments Off on Home parole visit results in Methamphetamine arrest in Holton; William Wood Baker, 36, and Destiny Hope Reeder, 21, charged

On July 29, at approximately 3:30 p.m. Indiana State Police Trooper Brent Miller accompanied State Parole on a home visit to 753 N CR 700 W in Holton. After arriving at the residence the officers became suspicious of criminal activity and a search warrant was applied for and issued. When officers executed the search warrant […]

Comments Off on 100,000 pills of Methamphetamine seized in Chiang Mai

BANGKOK, 28 July 2013 Three men have been arrested in Chiang Mai Province with 100,000 pills of methamphetamine while they were trying to smuggle the drugs into Bangkok and its vicinity.  Drug suppression police arrested 3 men in front of a school in Mae Ai District of Chiang Mai. These men were caught smuggling 100,000 […]

Comments Off on Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement agents bust 25-year-old Christopher James Hensley for Methamphetamine

A Red Bluff man was arrested on Monday with 55.2 grams of crystal methamphetamine, authorities said. Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement agents were observing 25-year-old Christopher James Hensley, wanted for violation of parole, while he was at a residence on Cavalier Street in Tehama, reported task force commander Dave Kain. After seeing Hensley enter a motorhome […]

LEXINGTON, SC (WIS) – Six people were arrested in a meth lab bust in Lexington County.  Officers with the county’s Multi-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team seized a meth lab investigators say was operating out of a home on Redmond Road near Lexington Friday. Officers arrested: 41-year-old George Edward Brinson, Redmond Rod, Lexington 52-year-old Terri Lee Egert […]

Comments Off on Kokomo Police Department Drug Task Force uncovers Methamphetamine lab

On July 28, 2013 Sergeant Mark Miller and Sergeant Brad Reed were on patrol in the 1100 block of East Jefferson Street when they detected a strong chemical odor commonly associated with manufacturing methamphetamine. Investigators of the Kokomo Police Department Drug Task Force subsequently conducted a search warrant at 1111 East Jefferson Road. An amount […]

Comments Off on Crystal Methamphetamine found in ice-cube trays in Ocean Springs motel room

OCEAN SPRINGS — Police who went to a motel room to find a fugitive said they found the woman along with crystal meth frozen in ice-cube trays in her hotel room. Police arrested Melanie M. Brown, 41, of Bowie, Texas, and three others who were in the hotel room Sunday at Twin Pines Motel on […]

Comments Off on Alleged Methamphetamine lab found in Wellsville; Terrah E. Budinger, 33; Mark W. Smallwood, 31; Nathan B. Mattison, 30; and James A. Scotchmer, 28, arrested

WELLSVILLE — Wellsville Village Police arrested four Wellsville residents on meth charges Friday after a search of a probationer’s residence at 22 Elm St. With assistance from the Allegany County Probation Department, police arrested Terrah E. Budinger, 33; Mark W. Smallwood, 31; Nathan B. Mattison, 30; and James A. Scotchmer, 28. All four were charged […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine Lab, Bombs Found In Bag; Coffee County Man, Robert Garrison, 41, Arrested

MCMINNVILLE, Tenn. – A Coffee County man was arrested after authorities found a meth lab and two pipe bombs inside a bag outside a home. Robert Garrison, 41, was arrested Friday and charged with one count of coercion of a witness, one count of possession of prohibited weapon and one count of initiation of a […]

Comments Off on Kokomo Police Department busts Methamphetamine lab operation

On July 26th, 2013 Investigators and K9 officers of the Drug Task Force acted on a citizen complaint and conducted an investigation in the 1900 block of North Courtland. This investigation resulted in the execution of a search warrant at 1901 North Courtland. Methamphetamine and items related to the manufacturing of methamphetamine were seized as […]

Comments Off on Two Methamphetamine labs in Greenfield busted

Officers with the Greenfield Police Department and Paint Creek EMS/Fire personnel kept busy Sunday with two meth busts in the village, one in the afternoon and the other in the evening. According to a statement released by GPD Chief Tim Hester, on Sunday at 1:42 p.m. Greenfield police officers responded to investigate a complaint of […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine in Our Community: Addiction – Part Two

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (7/29/13) – The following is the second in a series of articles submitted to SurfKY News by Muhlenberg County Sheriff Curtis McGehee, in an attempt to better educate local citizens on the dangers of meth from all perspectives. Remember, the voice of the citizen is the first line of defense in drug-related […]

Comments Off on Meth lab discovered in home on Endeavor Way in Louisville; Kyle D. Douglas, 35, and James S. Johnson, 36, arrested

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Ammonia. That’s what police say witnesses smelled coming from a home on Endeavor Way, west of the intersection of Preston Hwy. and Blue Lick Road, Saturday evening. Police say they knocked on the door of the home and spoke with 35-year-old Kyle D. Douglas, who gave them permission to come inside. […]

Comments Off on PARIS TN: Danny J. Trotter, 38, of Henry County arrested for Methamphetamine

A Henry County man was arrested by a Henry County Sheriff’s deputy in Paris Saturday afternoon for making methamphetamine. Danny J. Trotter, 38, of 850 Harmon Cemetery Road southeast of Paris was arrested on Mineral Wells Avenue for manufacture of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia by Sheriff’s Deputy Terry Williams. Trotter’s bond was set […]

Comments Off on Edinburgh Police arrest Joshua Wayne Thomas, 20, after Methamphetamine lab found in the woods

EDINBURGH, Ind. (WISH) – An Edinburgh man was arrested Saturday evening in the woods where a meth lab was found. 24-Hour News 8 news partner The Daily Journal reports Joshua Wayne Thomas, 20, is preliminarily charged with dealing methamphetamine, possession of drug precursors, obstructing justice, dumping controlled substance waste and possession of methamphetamine. Police say […]

Comments Off on Joshua C. Myers, 29, and Buffy J. Bence, 35, arrested for cooking Methamphetamine near kids in Adams County

Seized during the raid were a shake and bake methamphetamine laboratory, methamphetamine, and methamphetamine waste. On Monday, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team served a search warrant at 428 Oak in Quincy. The warrant was served as part of a methamphetamine investigation being conducted by the West Central Illinois Task Force. Seized during […]

Comments Off on 28 charged in Canadatown Methamphetamine-making conspiracy in Whitley County

A joint investigation led by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Kentucky State Police and Williamsburg police has culminated in the indictment of 28 people in connection with an alleged large-scale methamphetamine-involved conspiracy in the Canadatown community of Whitley County.   Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird admits that in most drug round-ups, he […]