Archive for April, 2014

CADIZ — Already a dangerously accessible drug, Harrison County Sheriff Joe Myers warned that methamphetamines are easier to make than ever before, and because it can now be manufactured quickly and almost anywhere, it is necessary to raise awareness and recognition of the toxic, explosive and portable chemical labs. “All the stuff you see on […]

Lanoma Browning, 42, of 320 Vine Street, Athens, was arrested early Tuesday morning on drug charges, according to Police Chief Floyd Johnson. “Browning was found to have methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in her possession during a traffic stop on Hine Street near Acorn Hill Circle,” said Johsnon. According to reports, Browning had within her possession […]

JEFFERSON – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two individuals on drug related charges while on county property. Jackson County Sheriff Janis Mangum says Danny Wayne Oliver, 36, of Loganville, and Tina Michelle Humphries, 37, of Hoschton, were taken into custody Monday and charged with possessing methamphetamine while conducting business on the property of […]

According to a press release issued by Young County Sheriff Bryan Walls, law enforcement officers from several agencies executed 30 arrest warrants in Young County Tuesday morning, April 29. The arrests represented the culmination of an over three year investigation into the distribution and sale of methamphetamine in Young County. According to the press release, […]

A DRUG user who pointed a loaded policeman’s pistol at his face and bit the officer’s arm has been jailed for at least 20 months. Phillip Anthony Giancaspro was on a methamphetamine and methadone bender and had barely slept or eaten for 12 days when he was pulled over in a stolen car at Murray […]

The Jakarta Police have seized 14 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine worth Rp 28 billion (US$ 2.4 million) from two foreigners in Penjaringan, North Jakarta. The foreigners were identified as YT, a Chinese, and TPJ, a Taiwanese. They succeeded in smuggling the crystal meth from outside the country by dividing the drugs into 14 plastic bags […]

(Albany, NY – April 28, 2014) The New York State Senate passed legislation, co-sponsored by Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida), that would increase the penalties for manufacturing methamphetamine. The growing use and manufacture of this illegal and highly addictive drug is particularly pervasive in rural counties in Upstate New York. “Methamphetamine production is a threat […]

Methamphetamine: A National Perspective

Posted: 30th April 2014 by Doc in Uncategorized

Not all meth look the same. The look, texture. Colour depend on the purity of the substance. The powder that’s most commonly seen on movies that are being snorted or burnt is the most impure and also the most affordable (Black et al. 2007). The said rate of purity of such kind is 10 percent. […]

 KILGORE, TX (KLTV) – A traffic stop by Kilgore police on Friday night resulted in an arrest. Corporal Andre Phillips seized 10.1 grams of methamphetamine, digital scales, packing materials, and syringes during the arrest. Kilgore police say that the driver, Jeremy Dakota Murrieta, was arrested for driving with an invalid license. His previous convictions include […]

SEREMBAN: Bus drivers especially those driving express buses are turning to methamphetamine from cannabis (ganja) as it is longer lasting and easily concealed. State Road Transport Department (RTD) director Saiful Azzri Hamzah said drivers took the drug to drive longer and do more trips. “Bus drivers can drive for a lengthy period after taking methamphetamine. […]

Police say two people smoked methamphetamine while three children, ages 1, 3 and 4, slept nearby in their Webster home on March 16. According to a criminal complaint filed last month in Rice County District Court: Police were dispatched to 4015 Delano Ave. in Webster on March 16, 2014, because Andrew Allen Heidemann, 29, was […]

Broken Arrow police arrested an Arkansas resident at around 3:30 a.m. Saturday after allegedly finding 585 grams of methamphetamine in his vehicle. The vehicle was originally stopped by police because it failed to signal a right turn when leaving the Luxury Inn at 1401 N. Elm Place in Broken Arrow. The officer was reportedly about […]

Australia is facing a crystal meth pandemic, authorities warned Tuesday as they announced arrests and seizures over illicit drugs reached an all-time high last year. SYDNEY: Australia is facing a crystal meth pandemic, authorities warned Tuesday as they announced arrests and seizures over illicit drugs reached an all-time high last year. The government-run Australian Crime […]

A Lebanon mom allegedly told officers she was allowing her boyfriend to make methamphetamine in her home, so she could “get high for free.” Following the Sunday night investigation at a New Buffalo road apartment, where methamphetamine was allegedly being produced in a home occupied by a young child, three people face felony charges. The […]

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office reports a woman was arrested Thursday morning after an anonymous complaint was brought to light about a possible narcotics violation inside the home. Reports said when deputies arrived at the location, a strong chemical smell emanated from the home and they were suspicious of a Methamphetamine lab upon arrival. Reports […]

A Lexington woman who had methamphetamine in her bra and a Rock Hill man with marijuana in his pants pocket were arrested this weekend after police officers on bike patrol noticed an illegally parked Ford Mustang, according to a Rock Hill police report. Kristen Nicole Foutz, 32, and Christopher Ryan Mullis, 26, were arrested on […]

HAWKEYE | Three people have been arrested and a fourth is wanted in connection with an investigation into methamphetamine sales in Fayette County. On Monday, Fayette County Sheriff’s deputies issued a search warrant at 331 Pearl St. in Hawkeye after a two-week investigation on the sale and possession of methamphetamine. Arrested were Ashley L. Rochford, […]

Chancey Paul Hankins, 20 of Carterville, has been arrested and charged with kidnapping along with numerous drug and traffic violations. Reports said that Hankins told jail officers that he had swallowed 5 grams of Methamphetamine before he was arrested on Sunday. He was taken to Cartersville Medical Center where he was cleared medically and then […]

Police in South Burlington said a Milton man was under the influence of drugs when he drove his car in to The Edge Sport and Fitness Sunday night. Officers responded to the scene at 8:50 p.m. Sunday on Eastwood Drive in South Burlington. They say a Toyota Scion driven by Alec Stephens II, 46, of […]

San Luis, Arizona – A 30-year-old, Phoenix-area man was arrested Wednesday for attempting to smuggle nearly 21 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers referred Juan Carlos Maduena-Penaloza, of Tolleson, for an inspection of his Ford truck. After a narcotics detection canine alerted to the presence of drugs in […]

DeKALB – The cleanup process for the apartment where DeKalb police said they found an active methamphetamine lab remains murky, but officials have allowed the tenant in the apartment downstairs to return to his home. Police said they found a working meth lab Friday at 418 N. Eleventh St. after they knocked on the door […]

The Otero County Sheriff’s Office and the Otero County Narcotics Enforcement Unit on Thursday confiscated more than two ounces of suspected methamphetamine and other drugs after serving a search warrant at an Alamogordo residence. Otero County Sheriff Benny House said the sheriff’s office detective division obtained a search warrant for a residence on the 3200 […]

Shreveport (KMSS) — The Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit busted multiple for allegedly involved with a meth house last week. Four people were arrested during the execution of a search warrant on Keysburg Court in the Norris Ferry Landing subdivision on April 23, said Sheriff Steve Prator and Police Chief Willie Shaw. Agents recovered 29 grams of […]

EAST PALATKA, Fla. – About a dozen people are without a place to stay after a fire broke out at a motel in East Palatka Sunday night, according to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office. Putnam County Fire Rescue responded to the Siesta Motel on South U.S. Hwy. 17 around 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Billie Jo Pyles […]

Last summer, police officers encountered a suspect whose head swelled up, who stripped off layers of clothes, laid down on the ground and tried to bite officers when he was eventually handcuffed. This person was apparently under the influence of one of the synthetic drugs commonly known as bath salts. Methamphetamine has been identified as […]