Archive for July, 2014

It’s one of those good news, bad news tales. The City of Greenwood now has the ways and means of addressing some of the most hazardous situations, meth lab cleanup. Equipped with a trained crew and a $400,000 HAZMAT response truck, the city’s fire department is ready for a variety of emergency situations, from chemical […]

West Virginia State Police have arrested a Philippi man accused of stabbing a woman after she allegedly threw his box of money and meth into the woods. State Police were dispatched by Braxton County 911 to Milroy Road in Ireland for a stabbing. A woman told police that her boyfriend, John Edward Hull, 44, stabbed […]

WATERLOO | A Waterloo woman was arrested after police allegedly found items used to make methamphetamine in her vehicle Monday. According to court records, officers stopped the vehicle in the area of Hammond Avenue and South Street at about 9:45 p.m. They found Coleman fuel, drain cleaner, coffee filters and a jar with tubing and […]

JONESBOROR, Ark. (AP) — Police say twin brothers in Arkansas will soon be together after one tried to mail methamphetamine to the other who was in jail The Jonesboro Sun reports (http://bit.ly/1u2xprG ) that 27-year-olds Brandon and David Buck were charged July 2 for meth possession. David Buck posted bond, but his brother remained incarcerated with […]

Secret labs operate on an industrial scale, buoyed by smugglers who set up drug houses in cities. DALLAS — Mexican drug gangs are flooding Texas with more and more cheap, pure methamphetamine, according to law officers, drug criminals and statistical data assembled by The Dallas Morning News. Clandestine Mexican laboratories operating on an industrial scale […]

Crystal Methamphetamine up in Lee

Posted: 31st July 2014 by Doc in Uncategorized

Ridding the area of illegal drugs is a lot like a gardener trying to remove all the weeds from all of their flower beds. By the time they’ve pulled the weeds from the last bed, new weed seeds have germinated in the first bed. Also new strains of weeds have come in. So it goes […]

The Face Of Methamphetamine

Posted: 31st July 2014 by Doc in Uncategorized

Channel 8 takes a closer look at a drug that’s wreaking havoc on our community: Meth. We talked to experts in the field including undercover agents, medical administrators, dentists, and several recovering Meth addicts to learn more about this growing problem. Smoking Meth for nine years, Jesse said the drug aged her significantly, “I look […]

An ex-con with a history of domestic violence — including a 1996 incident where he shot and wounded his then-wife — has been arrested by Salt Lake City police for allegedly holding another woman against her will in his RV. SLCPD Detective Veronica Montoya said William Steven Chaney, 53, was arrested Tuesday and booked into […]

New Germany, Minnesota, woman was arrested Sunday at Treasure Island Resort and Casino with approximately 47 grams of methamphetamine in her purse, according to a complaint filed in Goodhue County District Court Monday. Amy Mae Seefeldt, 27, is charged with felony first-degree drug sale of 10 grams or more of methamphetamine and felony first-degree possession […]

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say 13 people have been arrested after search warrants were served in Gilbert and Chandler after a seven-month drug and stolen property investigation. Gilbert police say those arrested Wednesday morning are accused of selling heroin, methamphetamine, marijuana and stolen property including guns. They say the property has been stolen from homes and […]

Amarillo police arrested two people on drug charges after officers said they sold $10,000 worth of methamphetamine to an undercover officer Tuesday at a parking lot in southwest Amarillo. About 4 p.m., Billie Jeanne Ramirez, 28, and Dewey Bob Myers, 56, met the undercover officer at the parking lot in front of Hobby Lobby, 3318 […]

Caddo-Shreveport narcotics agents serving a misdemeanor bench warrant found meth labs at a home on Crouch Dam Road in north Caddo Parish Tuesday. Agents planned to arrest Tatum Burroughs after he alleged missed his misdemeanor marijuana trial date Monday. When they arrived at 8386 Crouch Dam Road, they noticed arrival they noticed a strong odor […]

JACKSONVILLE, ONSLOW COUNTY – An Onslow County woman was arrested Tuesday by the Jacksonville Police Department for trafficking methamphetamine, according to arrest warrants. The warrants say Melissa Laffan, age 40, from Richlands is charged with 3 counts of felony trafficking between 28 to 200 grams of methamphetamine. Warrants say the trafficking took place on May […]

The arrest of a local police supervisor authorities say confessed to manufacturing methamphetamine for personal use has sent shockwaves through the Lafourche Parish law enforcement community. Sheriff Craig Webre reported on July 22 the arrest of 37-year-old Sgt. Ashley Pollard of the Golden Meadow Police Department and two civilians following a three-month long investigation. The […]

CRESWELL — Lane County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 50-year-old man after he allegedly barricaded himself in a Creswell Super 8 motel room and said he had explosives on Monday evening, the sheriff’s office said. William Michael Cameron Jr. allegedly broke appliances, electrical fixtures and furniture in the motel room when deputies responded to the call […]

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – One in 10 youths booked into Juvenile Hall tested positive for methamphetamine last year, up from 4% in 2012, according to a report released by the San Diego Association of Governments Tuesday.While the regional planning agency based it findings on a relatively small sample – 13 tested positive and 121 did […]

DeKalb County Drug Task Force officers arrested three people in the Whiton community after finding drug paraphernalia, methamphetamine and two methamphetamine labs, according to DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris. Bobby Loyd Sanders, 55, Geraldine; Regina Gwen Wiggins, 49, Guntersville; and Travis Matthew Newman, 28, Guntersville, were arrested on charges of unlawful possession of a controlled […]

A paraplegic who is allegedly a drug dealer nicknamed ‘Hot Wheels‘ hid methamphetamines in socks while receiving treatment at Royal Perth Hospital, a court has heard. Ryan James Salton appeared in the District Court of Western Australia in a hospital bed on Wednesday, charged with several offences including possessing drugs with intent to sell or […]

FORT SMITH — A Fort Smith man and woman will remain in federal custody pending their trial on drug conspiracy charges after they were arrested earlier this month in possession of 7 pounds of methamphetamine. U.S. Magistrate James R. Marschewski ruled Monday that William Alexander and Rosa Sharon were a danger to the community if […]

MUNCIE — City police say a mother suspected of possessing meth abandoned a toddler at the side of a motel swimming pool in an escape attempt when they showed up to arrest her. The events leading to the apprehension of Amy Dale Wheeler, 34, 707 S. Umbarger Road, on Saturday night began on Friday night […]

A Richlands woman is accused of having more than 28 grams of methamphetamine, according to warrants. Melissa Ann Laffan, 40, of 9 Mile Road was arrested Tuesday by Jacksonville Police Department on three charges in trafficking methamphetamine. Laffan is accused of having between 28 and 200 grams of the drug on May 21, according to […]

LANCASTER – The Fairfield-Hocking Major Crimes Unit was called out to mitigate a meth lab found in a bathtub at the Relax Inn, 1327 River Valley Boulevard, at 6:10 a.m. Sunday. Lancaster police were originally called to the motel for a domestic dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend in one of the motel’s rented rooms. […]

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) – Paint thinner, battery acid and drain cleaner are just a few of the highly toxic chemicals used to make meth. When these ingredients are mixed together harmful fumes are released. “We see children in these homes,” DEA Supervisor Special Agent Toby Schwartz said. “The guardians of these innocent children, they don’t […]

A Livermore woman was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle, stolen credit cards and methamphetamine in San Leandro on Wednesday afternoon, police said. At about 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a San Leandro police officer ran a routine records check on a vehicle traveling on San Leandro Boulevard near Davis Street, police said. The records […]

The teenager sits quietly in a Mumbai rehab clinic, a victim of India’s emerging fad for the drug crystal meth, which experts say is spurred by loopholes in the country’s giant chemical industry. “It made me feel powerful,” said the 19-year-old undergraduate student, who began taking the drug with friends at college last year and […]