Archive for August, 2014

A group of meth-users destroyed the home they used to make the drug during a meth-induced state of destruction this week, officials say. The New York Daily News reports that someone delivering newspapers in the Sneads, Fla. neighborhood heard screaming coming from the house on Monday morning. Police were summoned, and eventually discovered 18-year-old Madison […]

NORTH BEND, Ore. — The log truck driver involved in a multi-car crash that blocked the McCullough Bridge for hours on Tuesday is now facing methamphetamine charges, authorities said. According to Oregon State Police, Richard Wilson, 57, of Bandon, was driving a semi towing a loaded log truck north on Highway 101 when at around […]

MEIGS COUNTY, OH – Several people were arrested in a series of meth busts in Meigs County, Ohio. According to a news release issued by the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office, 25-year-old Joseph A. Kimes, of Middleport, along with 26-year-old Timothy Dexter and 26-year-old Samantha Gilbert, both of Shade, were arrested in two separate meth busts […]

Authorities in Coffee County arrested a suspect Sunday wanted in Lebanon for a methamphetamine lab found in a car parked in the Walmart parking lot earlier this month. But Jamie Lee Smotherman, 40, of Brush Creek will have to wait to face local charges because he was released to Smith County authorities Tuesday to face […]

(WORTHINGTON) – An Avon man was arrested on drug charges Tuesday night after police found him partially dressed and asleep on a park bench. Worthington police arrived at the park just before 7 p.m. to find 27-year-old Marinko Tanaskovich lying in a grassy area beside the park’s mortars and cannons. Tanaskovich was curled up in […]

For those of us who’ve been raising alarms about both the jihadist threat and the national-security vulnerability created by the Obama administration’s non-enforcement of the immigration laws, this is not a surprise — particularly less than two weeks before September 11. But it is nonetheless jarring to read. Judicial Watch has just put out this […]

WALHALLA — A Westminster woman is charged with child neglect. Authorities tell local media outlets that 36-year-old Bridgette Delanea McCall was booked into the Oconee County jail at around 6 p.m. Wednesday on a child neglect charge. Warrants show McCall is accused of exposing her 1-year-old child to methamphetamine. Authorities say the child tested positive […]

Nacgodoches County, Texas (KETK) — Nacogdoches County Deputies were able to stop a drug deal ending in three arrests Friday morning. Around 11:30 a.m., following a call from a home located on Paradise Drive, deputies arrived on the scene and became suspicious of three suspects at the residence. During the investigation it was discovered two […]

Two men have been arrested and charged after a meth lab was found on a moped Wednesday evening. James Franklin Polson, 60, of Darlington, was arrested and charged with Distribution of Methamphetamine 2nd offense and Robert Wayne Polson, 56, of Marion, was charged with two counts of distribution of methamphetamine and two counts of conspiracy […]

LAKE CITY — The Missaukee County Sheriff’s Department and Michigan State Police troopers executed a search warrant at a Lake City home that resulted in the arrest of two adults on charges related to manufacturing methamphetamine and the removal of a 4-year-old child from the residence. Police conducted the search Thursday, Aug. 28, at a […]

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 (Bernama) — Police detained a 39-year-old Filipino at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on Thursday, on suspicion of trafficking in 3.1 kg of crystalline substances believed to be methamphetamine worth RM620,000. Bukit Aman Narcotics CID director Datuk Noor Rashid Ibrahim said the suspect who was arrested at 7.35 am, had […]

ORIGINAL POST, AUG. 29, 7:05 A.M.: U.S. Border Patrol agents from the San Clemente checkpoint are giving Orange County law enforcement at their various sobriety checkpoints a run for the money lately, only the feds are catching alleged drug smugglers instead of alleged booze hounds. Now comes this: Two separate busts at and near the […]

Three people in Florida were so high on meth that police say they imagined their home was under attack, tossing a toilet and bathroom sink out the window at imaginary “intruders.” Jackson County sheriff’s deputies also found numerous windows shot out and multiple holes in the walls. They were called to the home by reports […]

Chelsie Berry, 24, and Jared Prier, 28, are charged with voluntary manslaughter and abandonment of a corpse They are accused of dumping the body of their friend Dennis Meyer, 30, after he died from a suspected drug overdose They took a picture of themselves with Meyer’s body before pushing the corpse out of the car […]

JONES COUNTY – A woman who was once on the ballot for public office in Jones County has been arrested after deputies discovered she had marijuana and crystal meth. Deputies say Jennifer Simpson-Ward was arrested after a routine traffic stop on a private hunting club trail around 7:30 p.m. Thursday. They say they found several […]

BOONE CO., Mo. – The Boone County Sheriff’s Department searched a lot at Katfish Katy’s campground and found meth and drug packaging materials. Deputies found almost one pound of meth, packaging materials, and digital scales at 8816 Sarr Lane, Lot 26. Deputies did not find evidence linking the campground owners or management to the criminal […]

According to CBP, a 41-year-old legal resident alien of San Luis, Ariz., was attempting to drive a Ford station wagon into the United States from Mexico when their vehicle was selected for additional scrutiny in a secondary inspection area. After a working dog indicated the possible presence of contraband in the vehicle, officers reportedly found […]

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Drug Task Force agents arrested Ryan Cady and Jason Gay and dismantled multiple meth labs while serving a search warrant in Tahlequah. Three meth labs were pulled out of the house. DTF Director Michael Moore told FOX23 that they deal with meth daily, but the labs are different. “I’m seeing an increase […]

SPANAWAY, Wash. — A 21-year-old man who attacked two deputies in a “vicious fight” after being caught driving a stolen car admitted to taking meth 10 minutes before the incident, according to charges filed in Pierce County Superior Court. According to the charging documents, two Pierce County Sheriff’s Office deputies spotted the stolen car around […]

KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MI — Deputies have discovered three methamphetamine lab operations in the past three days in Kalamazoo County. When the investigations are complete, several suspects will be charged with meth-related felonies, according to a news release from the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office. In the first incident, deputies found the meth lab while investigating an […]

BAYOU VISTA, LA (WAFB) – Authorities said a man was arrested on multiple charges after nearly three dozen meth labs were found in his home, which is near an elementary school. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office reported Justin Scarbrough, 22, of Bayou Vista, was taken into custody Wednesday night. He was booked into the […]

MIDDLETOWN — A traffic stop led to the discovery of a mobile meth lab and the arrest of three men and a woman, who remain in the Middletown City Jail on drug charges. Middletown police said the four were in a Mercedes stopped by a police detective around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on Manchester Avenue at […]

A 47-year-old Sharon Township woman is accused of trying to buy an illegal amount of pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient in the manufacture of methamphetamine. Sandra Nash was arrested Wednesday on an outstanding warrant after Medina County Drug Task Force agents, assisted by county sheriff’s deputies, executed a search warrant at her home in the 6500 […]

Six Sacramento-area residents were indicted Thursday in a case involving drug-trafficking in Sacramento, Yolo and El Dorado counties. A federal grand jury returned a 17-count indictment against Kenneth Tam, 53; Gerald Osborne, 56; Sherlynn Charles, 52; Marco Antonio Borja, 38; Adalberto Valenzuela-Ruiz, 30; and Nelson Gutierrez, 26. They are charged with conspiracy to distribute and […]

The best quality of methamphetamine, a highly-addictive narcotic with no known medical treatment, has been trickling into India from Myanmar and caused panic in Mizoram, where large consignments are regularly being intercepted, the latest during the weekend of 20,000 pills worth Rs 70 lakh. “We are facing an onslaught of a narcotic that is more […]