Archive for January, 2014

ATLANTIC BEACH — Police here confirm Thursday a meth lab operation in a room at the Sea Shore Motel at 120 East Fort Macon Road. They got a call about 9:40 a.m., according to a press release from Police Chief Allen Smith. The State Bureau of Investigation has been notified. Chief Smith said officers were […]

A woman was arrested Thursday after officers found meth labs in her home, police said. Officers were serving a civil warrant at 618 Walnut St. at 10:48 a.m. when they found a one-pot meth lab in the home. Lisa Noreen Kisinger, 49, who lives at the home, was arrested on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and […]

Two people were arrested and a police officer was treated at a hospital for meth-fume exposure when a traffic stop turned into a mobile-methamphetamine-lab bust early today in east Volusia County. Driver Alex T. Safford, 18, and passenger Brad C. MacClemmy, 38, were pulled over at 2:16 a.m. at 9th Street and S. Dixie Freeway […]

BEDFORD Ky. — Two Trimble County residents were arrested Wednesday night after officers with the Kentucky State Police found a meth lab in their home. Police said they were dispatched the  home belonging to David Wentworth, 32, and Rebecca Wentworth, 39, on a reported assault. When officers arrived, they smelled the odor of methamphetamine being […]

A 22-year-old Mayo man denied killing his mother because she had destroyed his drugs, but said he did it because he was delusional. A Central Criminal Court jury was hearing details of garda interviews conducted with Celyn Eadon the day after his mother was found dead almost three years ago. Mr Eadon (aged 22) of […]

In the dark days following the brutal New Year’s morning slaying of St. Bernard’s Pastor Eric Freed, in Eureka, rumor circulated that the alleged murderer might have been meth-crazed. And membership in a new Facebook group, the Humboldt Meth Abuse Awareness Project, exploded. The night shift emergency room nurse who started the project, Beth Weissbart, […]

Six people were arrested Wednesday in a Hollister motor-home traffic stop that revealed drugs and various probation violations, the Hollister Police Department said. At 3:45 a.m., an officer noticed a motor-home driven in the area of Park Street in Hollister and stopped it. He said he found six people hiding inside the vehicle, several of […]

To Napa Police Lt. Gary Pitkin, methamphetamine abuse in Napa County has a direct link to a litany of other crimes that impact residents — theft, burglary, fraud, illegal firearm possession, and armed robbery. Pitkin told the Napa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday that 41 percent of all crimes countywide in 2013 were related […]

FORT WAYNE – Three people were arrested and four children were removed from a home on Fort Wayne’s near-northwest side after a drug raid Thursday morning, police said. Fort Wayne vice and narcotics detectives along with members of the Emergency Services Team searched the home at 1116 Osage St. about 9 a.m. They found Natalie […]

PHOENIX — Police busted an unusual methamphetamine operation in a West Valley neighborhood Thursday, netting $100,000 worth of the drug and two arrests. Phoenix police were conducting a routine traffic stop in the area of 75th Avenue and Indian School Road when they discovered a large-scale “wash lab.”   Police say crystal meth is not […]

Calexico, California – Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Calexico downtown port of entry Tuesday discovered approximately $265,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine concealed inside the cargo area of an SUV. Shortly after 11 a.m. on January 28, CBP officers encountered a 2005 Ford Escape, driven by a 20-year-old male U.S. citizen, and referred […]

A 42-year-old man with a history of violent assault is facing five felony charges after allegedly beating his female housemate and fleeing in the woman’s car Wednesday evening. Travis Leroy Falcon, of Spokane, Wash., is charged with aggravated assault, robbery, theft, failure to register as a violent offender, and criminal possession of dangerous drugs for […]

MISSOULA  — A 51-year-old Missoula man is accused of assault with a  weapon for allegedly chasing his wife with a lit propane torch after using the  flame to light a methamphetamine pipe Tuesday night. Daniel Scott Windmueller appeared Wednesday afternoon before Missoula County  Justice of the Peace Karen Orzech. According to an affidavit filed by […]

Methamphetamine in Maine

Posted: 30th January 2014 by Doc in Uncategorized

STATEWIDE (WGME) — A dangerous and deadly drug that was once only a problem in other parts of the country, is making its way to Maine. State police tell us drug agents are dealing with a record number of methamphetamine labs, and the growing problem is costing all of us. “We always felt New England […]

Seizures of the drug by British police  have quadrupled in the last five years Crystal meth use has reached epidemic  levels in Australia and America It is cheap to buy and the rapid highs  leave a trail of social problems There were 252 seizures by UK police last  year up from 61 the year before […]

TWIN FALLS • A 37-year-old man is in jail after he dropped a baggie of meth at a convenience store and walked away, police say. Police arrested Paul Ward, of Twin Falls, =on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine. He was arraigned on the felony charge Tuesday in Twin Falls County Court. A police report gives this […]

MOSES LAKE – While talking to a police officer, a bag of methamphetamine fell out of a 16-year-old boy’s pocket. On late Wednesday night, a Moses Lake police officer was dispatched to the 4,000 block of Longview Street to talk to a teenager about a disturbance. He reportedly told police he had gone to another […]

CHARLESTON — Methamphetamine lab seizures jumped 85 percent in West Virginia in 2013 as police discovered the illegal drug-making operations in 45 of the state’s 55 counties. Authorities seized 533 meth labs, compared to 288 in 2012, a West Virginia State Police report says. Kanawha County led the state with 159 meth lab seizures, followed […]

A suspected meth lab explosion has hospitalised two people with serious burns. Emergency services arrived at a burning shed on a rural Northland property just after 7.30pm tonight. A car had also caught alight. The pair were flown to Middlemore Hospital by helicopter. Details of their condition were not yet available, Northland Police said. The […]

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WRKC) — Police pull over a vehicle they believe contained a rolling meth lab Wednesday. Hamilton County Sheriff, Jim Neil, reports that Deputy Boster initiated a traffic stop around 11a.m. on a car on I-74 near New Haven Road.  Chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamine were found inside. Hazmat crews responded to the […]

ST. GEORGE — A 38-year-old St. George man was arrested on several drug charges Wednesday after he allegedly called 911 to report he had been locked inside a laundromat. St. George Police responded to the scene at about 1 a.m. to 758 E. St. George Blvd., where they found Jesse William James. “Officer (Jeremy) Needles […]

A yearlong investigation involving wiretaps, confidential informants and purchases of automatic weapons and drugs ended Wednesday with dozens of simultaneous raids in Stanislaus, Merced and San Joaquin counties, according to state and federal authorities. The large-scale drug-trafficking operation is believed to have ties to the Sinaloa cartel in Mexico, officials said. The raids conducted in […]

A woman was arrested on suspicion of methamphetamine possession Tuesday night near Walmart Supercenter in American Canyon, according to the Napa County Sheriff’s Office. Barbara Shephard, 46, of Sacramento, was a passenger in a 2008 white Acura stopped at about 11:30 p.m. because of an expired registration tag, Capt. Doug Pike said. The officer smelled […]

The husband of a woman found dead inside a freezer last year in Mineral Wells has been indicted on accusations that he provided the methamphetamine on which his wife overdosed. Cecil Huddleston, 49, was arrested Saturday after a Palo Pinto grand jury indicted him Jan. 22 on a charge of delivery of a controlled substance […]

Christiansburg, VA – Christiansburg Police have charged a woman with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. On Sunday, police searched a home in the 700 block of Montgomery Street and found items consistent with the making of meth, a news release said. Rebecca Lynn Jones, 34, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession […]