Archive for March, 2014

Less than a week after what may be the largest seizure of packaged marijuana in Henry County, Metro Crime Unit officers found a record amount of a potent type of methamphetamine during the search of a Paris home Thursday morning. Metro officers arrested James S. Lane, 28, and Jessica M. Kinley, 30, during a search […]

Jennifer Dawn Kellum, 33, of Old Northwest Bridge Road, was charged Tuesday by the Jacksonville Police Department with possession of methamphetamine, second degree trespassing, procuring for prostitution, possession of one-half ounce of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Kellum is accused of breaking into a hotel after being told to leave by a manager and making a deal to exchange […]

Three Tulsans were arrested after a meth lab was found at a house where an infant lived, police reported. A Department of Human Services social worker had called police to a home in the 400 block of South 43rd West Avenue about 2:30 p.m. Thursday after learning that the residents had been manufacturing methamphetamine in […]

Health professionals met Friday to discuss the growing methamphetamine problem in Eastern Carolina, as well as diseases that come along with the addiction. East Carolina University professors organized the Meth Mouth Conference, which brought together doctors, dentists, and healthcare professionals. Experts raised concerns about a condition known as meth mouth. Local dentists say they see […]

GAINESVILLE – Five people were arrested recently in two separate drug investigations by the Hall County Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad (MANS). Lt. Scott Ware said Ashley Camille Hollibush, 23, of Gainesville, is charged with possession of methamphetamine. She was arrested on Tower Commons Road along with two other people. They were arrested by drug agents and […]

LOGAN – With the weather improving, residents are cleaning their properties and along roadways, and Hocking County Sheriff Lanny North wants to make sure everyone is aware of a dangerous hazard. Residents cleaning up litter should watch for potentially toxic debris discarded from illicit methamphetamine labs. Meth is a highly addictive stimulant which can be […]

WEED — A man sexually abused an autistic minor during a five-state trek that ended when he was arrested March 19 in Weed, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Donald J. Peel, 63, of Las Vegas, sexually exploited the 16-year-old girl with Asperger’s Syndrome who has the mental abilities of a 12-year-old, wrote Denise […]

Greenville, VA — Five people have been arrested by Virginia State Police in the Greenville area in connection with the production of methamphetamine. Around six Saturday evening, police served several search warrants at a motel near exit 213 on I-81 as well as a location near the BB&T Bank in Greenville. They took evidence that […]

JUNCTION CITY — Authorities arrested six people and took three children into protective custody after serving a search warrant Friday at a “known drug house” in Junction City, Police Chief Mark Chase said. Police seized methamphetamine, marijuana, stolen property, cash and drug paraphernalia from the home in the 1100 block of Juniper Street, Chase said. […]

A Sarasota man has been accused of operating a meth lab after police said they found “highly volatile” materials used to make methamphetamine outside of a residence near the intersection of Proctor and Swift roads.   Joshua Martin Bradley Joshua M. Bradley, 37, of Sarasota, was arrested by Sarasota County Sheriff’s deputies after someone complained […]

A Moraine man has been indicted for allegedly operating a mobile meth lab found at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. James Plemons, 45, was indicted Friday for illegal manufacture of drugs, aggravated possession of drugs and illegal assembly/possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck Jr. announced. WPAFB police, with assistance […]

PRESTONSBURG — Prestonsburg firefighters and police officers got an early start, Friday, responding to the scene of a burning outbuilding at Town Branch that ended with three arrests. The fire began sometime around 8 a.m., in a storage building adjacent to Allie Anderson’s home at 1663 Trimble Branch Road. Prestonsburg Fire Chief Bobby Carpenter said […]

There have been marked changes in methamphetamine use over the past decade as more potent forms of the drug have become increasingly available, particularly crystalline methamphetamine. A major concern of stronger potency methamphetamine is the increased potential for harm, such as psychotic symptoms and violent behaviour. Little is currently known about what effects methamphetamine use […]

CALEXICO– Customs and Border Protection officers stopped two suspected drug smugglers with about $44,000 worth of marijuana in one vehicle and $164,000 worth of methamphetamine in another at the Calexico ports of entry Wednesday. In the first incident around 8 a.m., Mexican citizen Elizabeth Garcia de Mendoza, 43, approached the Calexico downtown Port of Entry […]

A Pensacola man and woman were arrested Wednesday on charges that they were producing methamphetamine in a Ferry Pass hotel, an Escambia County Sheriff’s Office arrest report said. Chipley McDavid Atkinson, 36, and Christine Ann Fletcher, 27, are both facing several drug-related charges after they were linked to a meth production lab in a room […]

Police say they found a bag of methamphetamine at a man’s feet, arrested him, then found more bags of drugs in his underwear. “I seized the items recovered from (James E. Smith’s) boxers as evidence,” says a statement filed by police as part of charging documents. According to that probable cause statement, police stopped a […]

Details of the law enforcement sweep through Taft Tuesday morning are starting to emerge. The United States Department of Justice announced late Thursday that a Taft man arrested during the sweep was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on drug trafficking charges. David Edward Hampton Jr., 34, was charged with conspiracy to distribute and […]

 MERRILL (MyFoxWausau) – Merrill police say a 28-year-old man concealed some methamphetamine in a unique place – his cell phone. Capt. Corey Bennett said Friday that 4 grams of the drug were found in the battery compartment of Timothy Lemke’s cell phone following a traffic stop. The battery had been removed from the phone, raising […]

HILLSDALE — While responding to a domestic situation at a home in Litchfield last week, Michigan State Police troopers discovered a evidence of a meth lab — resulting in one woman being charged in the case while another suspect is being investigated.       Carie Levine Young, 35, was arraigned on March 20, four […]

ZEELAND, Mich. (WZZM) — The pipeline of crystal methamphetamine entering West Michigan from California has been plugged following the arrests of a Zeeland couple who had the highly potent drug mailed here inside Teddy bears. Several pounds of crystal meth – known by the street name “Ice,” was mailed from Stockton, California to the Zeeland […]

JEFFERSON — A 34-year-old Ashtabula woman is facing charges after she was arrested, Wednesday, for shoplifting items used to manufacture methamphetamine. Deputy Scott Daniels was monitoring pseudoephedrine sales, using a computerized system, in the parking lot at Drug Mart in Ashtabula Township Wednesday when the woman purchased a nasal decongestant containing pseudoephedrine, according to the […]

WEST COVINA >>A judge ruled Friday that there is enough evidence for the charges to stand against a 37-year-old man who allegedly broke into a Covina home and tried to stab the homeowner with a metal rod. Covina police said the man admitted to taking methamphetamine before the incident. The preliminary hearing for Jeffrey Benjamin […]

CHICKASHA — A Chickasha man allegedly became angry Wednesday and got in an argument with his father resulting in a domestic abuse and possession of methamphetamine arrest. Chickasha Police Officer Chad King said he was called to a home about a domestic disturbance and met with Thomas Radford Jr.  “[Radford Jr.] immediately said, ‘I don’t […]

WASILLA — Alaska State Troopers arrested a 20-year-old man at his residence Thursday for selling heroin and methamphetamine drug to juveniles. According to a trooper dispatch, the Mat-Su Drug Unit began an investigation into Clay Katzmarek’s activities after receiving a report Feb. 14 that he had provided heroin and methamphetamine to a 17-year-old juvenile.   […]

A man was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of methamphetamine possession after an officer saw him and a woman in a car parked in the 300 block of Patricia Drive in American Canyon, according to American Canyon Police. The officer noticed an odor of marijuana after approaching the car at about 7:45 p.m., police said. […]