Archive for March, 2014

Comments Off on PARIS TN: Metro Crime Unit makes record Methamphetamine bust; Jessica M. Kinley, 30, and James S. Lane, 28, arrested

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 […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine – Jennifer Dawn Kellum, 33, arrested in Jacksonville

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 […]

Comments Off on Eight-month-old baby found in house with Methamphetamine lab; Marza Floyd, 23, Lowery Newton Irby, 26, and Ellis McDougall, 48, arrested

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 […]

Comments Off on Local Experts Discuss Meth Mouth, Growing Methamphetamine Problem in Eastern Carolina

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 […]

Comments Off on Ashley Camille Hollibush, 23, of Gainesville, Ashley Ann Dietz, 25, of Lula, Keith Breece. Breece, 31, of Gainesville, Cutberto Rodriguez-Romero, 38, of Gainesville, and Bonifacio Ramirez, 29, of Gainesville arrested on Methamphetamine charges by Hall County Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad

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 […]

Comments Off on Hocking County Sheriff’s Office warns of Methamphetamine-related dangerous hazardous materials along roadways

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 […]

Comments Off on FBI: Donald J. Peel, 63, of Las Vegas, arrested in Weed, had sex with mentally disabled 16-year-old girl, possession of Methamphetamine

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 […]

Comments Off on Five Men and Women Arrested in Connection to Methamphetamine Production in the Greenville area

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 […]

Comments Off on Raid in Junction City leads to arrests, children’s removal; Six people face charges that include multiple Methamphetamine drug counts and first-degree child neglect

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 […]

Comments Off on James Plemons, 45, of Moraine, had mobile Methamphetamine lab at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

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 […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine lab eyed as culprit in Town Branch fire

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 […]

Comments Off on Comparative rates of violent crime amongst Methamphetamine and opioid users: Victimisation and offending

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 […]

Comments Off on Valley Police Beat: Car with dashboard full of marijuana, 25 pounds of Methamphetamine stopped at the Calexico ports of entry

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 […]

Comments Off on Christine Ann Fletcher, 27, and Chipley McDavid Atkinson, 36, arrested after Methamphetamine lab discovered in a Ferry Pass Holiday Inn

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 […]

Comments Off on David Edward Hampton Jr., 34, of Taft, charged with mailing Methamphetamine to South Dakota

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 […]

Comments Off on Merrill police find Methamphetamine – stashed in a cell phone; Timothy Lemke, 28, of Merrill, arrested

 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 […]

Comments Off on Carie Levine Young, 35, of Litchfield, charged with operating Methamphetamine lab

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 […]

Comments Off on Teddy bears stuffed with pounds of crystal Methamphetamine mailed to Zeeland Post Office from Stockton, California once a week for two years!

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 […]

Comments Off on Charges pending after 34-year-old Ashtabula woman shoplifts items used in Methamphetamine labs

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 […]

Comments Off on Suspect, Jeffrey Benjamin Jimenez, 37, held to answer to burglary, attempted murder charges in Covina while high on Methamphetamine

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 […]

Comments Off on Arrested man, Thomas Radford Jr, of Chickasha, accused of trying to hide Methamphetamine in jail cell

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 […]

Comments Off on Clay Katzmarek, 20, of Wasilla, arrested for providing heroin, Methamphetamine to teens

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.   […]

Comments Off on Rudy Joseph Medina, 55, of Fairfield, a passenger in a car parked in the 300 block of Patricia Drive in American Canyon arrested for suspected Methamphetamine possession

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. […]