Archive for June, 2014

A Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department captain was arrested in Yulee early Wednesday with methamphetamine, according to the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office and Times-Union news partner First Coast News. Joseph E. Acosta, 48, was charged with possession of the drug after deputies found 0.4 grams of crystal meth and a glass pipe inside his truck, […]

A Rome man and woman were jailed after officers discovered methamphetamine and other items following a high-speed pursuit on U.S. 27, according to Floyd County Jail reports. According to the report: Cody Shane Garrett, 23, and Christina Lynn Garrett, 24, both of 2528 Kingston Highway, are each charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. Cody Garrett […]

NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — A Mexican man is in custody for allegedly trying to smuggle 4 1/2 pounds of methamphetamine into Arizona in an accordion. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say 18-year-old Eloy Renteria-Ortiz was arrested on Monday at the Port of Nogales after being searched at the Morley Gate crossing. Officers say nearly […]

BEIRUT: The US House Foreign Affairs Committee Thursday passed an amended version of H.R. 4411 aimed at preventing Hezbollah from receiving financing through international institutions. The Hezbollah International Financial Prevention Act of 2014 was introduced by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC). The Committee Chairman Ed Royce said, “The threat posed by Hezbollah’s global operations has exploded. […]

A Nevada man remains in the Ellis County Jail after a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper found more than 70 pounds of methamphetamine and an unspecified amount of cocaine in the car he was driving. The KHP isn’t releasing many details about the incident, but Trooper Tod Hileman said the traffic stop was made Friday in […]

PLYMOUTH, Ind.— A Plymouth woman convicted of manufacturing meth and neglect of a dependent was sentenced today. Amanda Heeter, 24, of Plymouth received 10 years imprisonment for manufacturing meth, and an additional 4 year term for neglect of a dependent. The sentences are to be served concurrent with one another. Heeter was also ordered to […]

“She was quite rebellious,” Sarah* smiles as she recalls her then, teenage daughter. “She had a mind of her own, into music, dark clothes, we knew she was going to be different when she got older.” By the age of 21, Amy had become a full blown ice addict, living with a dealer in Melbourne. […]

Myrtle Beach Police busted a meth lab Tuesday night at the Hurl Rock Hotel located along the 2000 block of South Ocean Blvd. Captain David Knipes with Myrtle Beach police confirms three arrests were made and 89 grams of meth were seized. Further details are not available at this time. […]

NEW PHILADELPHIA  – A 30-year-old resident of a New Philadelphia apartment complex where two 2-liter pop-bottle methamphetamine labs were dismantled Tuesday has been charged. Police charged Ashley M. Bates of 233 Fourth Drive NW, Apt. 2, on Wednesday with one count of illegal manufacture of drugs, a second-degree felony. Bates is being held in the […]

Police were called for assistance to a routine traffic stop that turned into a drug arrest. Thirty-four-year-old Jade Wondercheck is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of narcotic equipment, and possession of drug paraphernalia. After being pulled over with two other females, Wondercheck placed her purse on the sidewalk. She asked an officer […]

TOWN OF VIRGIL — A Town of Virgil woman is arrested and charged after a meth lab is found. The Cortland County Sheriff’s Department received information on a possible meth lab on 2526 Route 11 in the Town of Virgil. During the investigation, evidence of a meth lab was found and an environmental clean up […]

A woman whom officers initially contacted as a suspicious person was arrested after they found methamphetamine and evidence that she was dealing the substance in her vehicle, Alameda police said. Along with methamphetamine, the 47-year-old woman, who was arrested about 12:45 a.m. June 21 in the 2100 block of Shoreline Drive, had more than $800 […]

A Perris councilman was arrested Tuesday after he called police to report a theft but appeared to authorities to be under the influence of drugs. Julio Rodriguez, 28, called officers about 7:30 a.m. to investigate a theft at a hotel in the 500 block of Redlands Boulevard, according to the Perris Police Department. As officers […]

A man was arrested Saturday after a deputy with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office discovered he was transporting a large amount of methamphetamine in his truck. At 4:15 p.m., Sgt. Jeff Bugg with the Crime Suppression Unit stopped a Chevrolet 2500 pickup truck around the 2500-block of East Highway 34 for an illegal window tint […]

A woman led Des Moines police on a high speed chase early Tuesday morning before jumping out of the stolen car and fleeing on foot, officials said. Officers spotted a black GMC Envoy with no license plates traveling in the 3500 block of an alley near Oxford Street around 1 a.m. and tried to stop […]

The Ada County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a motorcyclist who seemed to have misplaced a bag full of meth on Amity Road. Two motorist reported to police that on Friday morning they saw a motorcyclist who was driving a “sport” bike going about 80 mph on Amity Road between Eagle and Locust Grove on […]

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) – Scattered across Tippecanoe County are 128 blue dots. Each of those dots represents a home where meth was once cooking. “It’s becoming a bigger problem, people moving into houses that have had meth labs in them and are contaminated,” said Indiana State Police Trooper Wesley Ennis. Thanks to a new […]

PORTAGE, MI – Police and firefighters found a suspected methamphetamine lab late Tuesday at the scene of a fire that investigators say was sparked by a 50-year-old Portage man who was trying to make homemade fireworks in his house. The meth lab was found as firefighters were working to put out the blaze in the […]

KALAMAZOO, MI – Police found methamphetamine lab components at the scene of a house fire early Wednesday on Kalamazoo’s north side but don’t know yet if the materials sparked the blaze, authorities said. Kalamazoo Public Safety officers responded to the fire at about 1:15 a.m. in the 900 block of Staples Avenue near Conant Street, […]

The Marion County Sheriff’s Department busted six different meth labs in just the last week and a half. While any drug use is incredibly harmful to the person that uses it, meth is dangerous, not just for the people that use it, but for everyone surrounding them. Making methamphetamines is a highly volatile process, which […]

TYLER COUNTY, W.Va.– A major meth bust in Tyler County resulted in 16 arrests and almost 150 charges, police said. The investigation involved the Tyler County Sheriff’s Department and lasted more than a year and a half. The grand jury indictments for October 2012 until September 2013 are as follows: -Benjamin Davis, 40, Middlebourne -Jeremy […]

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A Medford police lieutenant says drug addicts are to blame for an increase in burglaries. Lt. Mike Budreau tells the Mail Tribune ( most burglars say they’re stealing property to supply their habit for methamphetamine, heroin or prescription pills. There were 214 burglaries in Medford from January through April compared with […]

On June 23, the Lincoln County Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) received multiple complaints of a residence possibly manufacturing methamphetamine along the 1000 block of Kamp Road, in Moscow Mills. Upon arrival and prior to making contact with the homeowner, narcotic investigators could smell a strong odor of ammonia emitting from the rear of the home. […]

ALACHUA COUNTY— It was a drug investigation that crystalized after a woman was booked into jail. Investigators say one woman risked adding more time behind bars by smuggling drugs into the Alachua County Jail. Two days after April Davis was arrested for grand theft, a detention center officer noticed her take out a white napkin […]

Counter to the increasing amount of meth labs discovered by law enforcement in the Tuscarawas Valley and surrounding area this year, the number of individuals receiving treatment for meth addiction and dependency is low, according to local health officials. “We have seen a little bit of an increase in individuals using meth or meth-related treatment […]