Archive for July, 2014

Comments Off on Stephan Kyle Platerio, 29, Mesa, arrested for trying to smoke Methamphetamine and have sex with minor

CHANDLER, Ariz. — A man was arrested on Monday after he offered methamphetamine in exchange for sex to an undercover police officer posing as an underage girl on social media, according to court documents. Stephan Kyle Platerio, 29, allegedly contacted an undercover social media profile throughout June and July asking to smoke “g funk,” slang for […]

Comments Off on Elko Police nab Ariel Hammond with alleged Methamphetamine packages in her bra

ELKO — An Elko woman who was spotted hanging around a suspected drug dealer was arrested with an alleged 8 grams of methamphetamine hidden in her bra, according to police. Officers saw three men, one of whom was known to police from a previous drug investigation, acting suspiciously in a parking lot on South Fifth […]

FRANKLIN, Ind. (WISH) – Police arrested a woman after she stole around $400 from a fruit and vegetable stand in Franklin on Saturday. According to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department, Rayna J. Russell approached a woman who was working at the stand and asked her if she could have some money for gas because she […]

Comments Off on Local Paw Paw woman, Jewel Dailey, highlighting the dangers of Methamphetamine

PAW PAW, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – The number of meth busts around West Michigan remains high and local departments report an increase in people using the drug recently. A local woman is once again working to highlight the problem and stop people from using in the first place. This weekend will mark the 4th year […]

Ever since Bea Banta moved with her husband into an apartment at Hurricane and Adams streets in Franklin, she’s been worried about some of the houses around her. Banta regularly sees strangers coming by houses on Hurricane at all hours of the day and night, and police are called to nearby homes at least once […]

Comments Off on Mandan man, Joseph Thomas Senger, 53, sentenced in Methamphetamine-trafficking conspiracy linked to 2 overdose deaths

Bismarck, ND – A Mandan man was sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison Monday for his role in a drug conspiracy that prosecutors say trucked into North Dakota more than 33 pounds of methamphetamine that was linked to the overdose deaths of two people. Joseph Thomas Senger, 53, and a dozen others were charged by […]

Three methamphetamine labs were found over just three days time last week in Oconee County. These labs represent some of the residential dangers associated with the manufacture of this illegal and highly dangerous drug, but there are hidden dangers on the roadside too. Many of the materials used to make meth are highly toxic either […]

SALTON CITY, Calif. – A suspected narcotics smuggler was arrested Saturday  after Border Patrol agents with the Indio Station found several bundles of methamphetamine hidden in her SUV. According to a release, the 36-year-old woman was stopped around 8:20 p.m. at the Highway 86 checkpoint. A secondary inspection was ordered after a canine detection team […]

Federal authorities have charged three Decatur men with drug trafficking after a Potter County deputy found more than 4 pounds of methamphetamine and a pound of cocaine in a rental car during an Interstate 40 traffic stop earlier this month. Michael Glenn Winters, 57, Juan Madrid, 39, and Madrid’s son, Juan, 19, were charged July […]

The American College of Medical Toxicology will present ‘Environmental and Health Consequences of Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories’ in Albuquerque, New Mexico on August 21, 2014. The course will provide training to law enforcement, healthcare providers and public health professionals on hazards and health effects related to methamphetamine use and exposure to chemicals present in clandestine methamphetamine […]

Comments Off on Real estate agent, Henry Jiang, 32, of Maidstone, allegedly raped 35-year-old young mother while on Methamphetamine

A YOUNG mother was raped and humiliated by a depraved real-estate agent who was out of control on the drug ice, police allege. The 35-year old woman was allegedly bound with cable ties, repeatedly raped and subjected to degrading abuse during her horrific ordeal on April 2 this year. Henry Jiang, 32, of Maidstone, has […]

Comments Off on Brown County Sheriff’s Office Details Arrest of Methamphetamine Trafficker with Violent Past, 35-year-old Kevin Sliger – 30-year-old Jeanna Hopkins also arrested

According to Sheriff Bobby Grubbs, Monday morning Brown County CID detectives arrested 35-year-old Kevin Sliger, a primary target of Operation Tangled Web, an investigation into the methamphetamine trafficking in Brownwood and Brown County that has so far netted 54 suspects. Deputies also arrested 30-year-old Jeanna Hopkins who accompanied Sliger as he fled from officers. Sliger, […]

Comments Off on Nogales Border Patrol stops two separate Methamphetamine smugglers, Obed Jese Perez-Alejandre and Rolando Rodriguez-Chavez – 23 pounds of Methamphetamine recovered

NOGALES, Ariz. — $69,000 worth of methamphetamine was seized in two separate smuggling attempts through the Port of Nogales this weekend, according to a Department of Homeland Security press release. Border Patrol officers stopped Obed Jese Perez-Alejandre and referred his truck for additional inspection. A narcotics dog alerted officers to the presence of drugs in […]

A woman who was carrying a bottle filled with her own urine is facing a drug possession charge after the liquid tested positive for methamphetamine, according to cops who surmised that the suspect was planning to extract traces of the drug from the bodily waste.   Cops confronted Cindy Wingo, 33, last Wednesday after spotting […]

Tribes War on Methamphetamine rages

Posted: 28th July 2014 by Doc in Uncategorized

  The Tribes war on meth got ammunition with $40,000 in funding from the Bureau of Indian Affairs this week. The money will go to advertising in the newspapers, radio and by billboard signs, and to fund a “State of the Reservation” meeting where all the good, bad and ugly is brought together with statistics […]

Comments Off on Patrick Collier, 31, West Monroe, arrested for Methamphetamine possession at Walgreen’s

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) – West Monroe Police arrested a man early Sunday morning for possession of drugs. Around 5:30 a.m., an officer made contact with Patrick Collier, 31, at Walgreen’s on Cypress at Thomas Road.  The officer discovered a glass pipe used for smoking crystal meth and an insulin needle for injecting in his pants pockets. Collier gave […]

Comments Off on Fabiola Moreno, 28, arrested – HAZMAT crew called to extract over $1M worth of liquid Methamphetamine at Hidalgo International Bridge

A woman was going to be paid $20,000 for successfully delivering $1,143,000 worth of liquid crystal meth. However, the drug smuggling ended in an arrest on Thursday, July 24th at Hidalgo International Bridge. Fabiola Moreno is accused in the crime after US Customs and Border Protection said they found crystal meth inside the muffler of […]

Comments Off on Suspected Methamphetamine found during traffic stop in Colorado Springs – habitual traffic offender, John Chew, 63, arrested

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — Colorado Springs police found what was believed to have been a large amount of methamphetamine during a traffic stop late Sunday evening. John Chew, 63, is now facing charges in the incident. The traffic stopped happened at about 9:50 p.m., Sunday in the area of Pikes Peak Avenue and University Drive. According […]

Comments Off on Angelita Waller, 45, and Gabe Degroat Junior, 25, arrested for Methamphetamine during separate incidents in Minot

A Minot man was arrest last night after snorting meth during a traffic stop.Officers tells us they stopped Gabe Degroat Junior, 25,  Friday afternoon because he was driving his motorcycle over the lawn at Jefferson School and he didn’t have his license plates visible. During the stop police found out Degroat’s driver’s license was suspended […]

Comments Off on Five men ordered to custody in Galveston on charges of Methamphetamine distribution

Five men, charged with conspiracy to possess with the Intent to distribute methamphetamine in the Galveston area, have been ordered detained pending further criminal proceedings, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Abel Hinojosa, 34, Nelson Agapito Ventura, 37, Daniel Reyna, 33, Israel Sanchez, 20, and Rodolfo Hernandez Perez, 26, all of La Marque, appeared before […]

Comments Off on Experts: Methamphetamine houses dangerous as drug itself

Meth labs may be set up at campgrounds, rest areas, homes, motel rooms, abandoned cars, garages, storage sheds and vacant buildings.  A typical meth lab includes a collection of chemical bottles, glassware, hoses, and pressurized cylinders. The cylinders can take many forms, including modified propane tanks, fire extinguishers, scuba tanks and soda dispensers. The tanks […]

Comments Off on Northwest Methamphetamine Houses To Get Scrubbed Under EPA Brownfields Program

Federal dollars meant to restore toxic areas like old factories, mines and gas stations are now going to clean up after another longtime industry: methamphetamine. For the first time, the EPA’s “Brownfields” program is covering the cleanup of former meth houses, and the inaugural sites are right here in the Northwest. It’s sometimes called “third-hand exposure.” Toxic […]

COQUILLE — Coos County’s chief prosecutor says drugs were a factor in the events leading up to the killing of a California man near Bandon last fall. Coy Daniel Smith was sentenced June 30 to 26 months in prison after pleading guilty to criminally negligent homicide. The homicide sentence will run consecutively with a 26 […]

Comments Off on $30 million of Methamphetamine, $2 million in cash and armed police in dramatic arrest of two Mexicans: This isn’t crime-ridden Central America, this is Sydney’s Manly beach

A 49-year-old and 32-year-old arrested on Friday night Heavily armed police stopped them in Neutral Bay, in Sydney’s north It is believe the two Mexican nationals were operating a cartel out of Manly Australian Federal Police searched three properties in the city Also discovered $2 million in cash and two guns Men are allegedly part of […]

Comments Off on Is Methamphetamine behind gonorrhea increase in Oregon?

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) – A jump in the number of cases of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea over the past year in rural southwestern Oregon has state and local health officials alarmed and puzzled. Ruth Helsley, sexually transmitted disease program manager for the Oregon Health Authority, tells the Grants Pass Daily Courier the reason […]