Archive for January, 2015

Comments Off on Makinzie Sarah Frost, 21, from south-central Idaho, sentenced to ONLY 7 years for forcing a 5-year-old boy to have sexual contact with her, Methamphetamine possession

RUPERT, Idaho (AP) — A south-central Idaho woman who forced a 5-year-old boy to have sexual contact with her has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to injury to a child and possession of methamphetamine. The Times-News reports that 21-year-old Makinzie Sarah Frost received the sentence Monday in 5th District Court. […]

Comments Off on Brown County Methamphetamine suspects include mother, Lor Vang, 39, of Minnesota, and 5-month pregnant daughter, Va Xiong, and Xiong’s boyfriend, Poan Vang

  Investigators say a mother, her pregnant daughter and her daughter’s boyfriend hid meth in children’s socks before trying to sell the drug to an undercover agent. The three were arrested in last week’s meth bust in Brown County, which investigators call one of the largest meth busts the county Drug Task Force has dealt […]

Comments Off on UFC veteran Brian Bowles charged with Methamphetamine, marijuana and valium possession

Former WEC champion and UFC veteran Brian Bowles is facing six felony charges, including possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, marijuana and methamphetamine possession, and possession of diazepam (valium) with intent to distribute. Bowles, 34, was arrested on Jan. 15 after Jackson County (Ga.) Sheriffs say they discovered a large quantity […]

Comments Off on Mayor Gary Phillips Of San Rafael Accuses Homeless People Of Methamphetamine Use, Closes Boyd Park To Get Rid Of Them

A California mayor has closed a city park in an effort to rid the area of homeless residents. Starting on Monday, Boyd Park in San Rafael is closed to the public for 30 days in order for officials to respond to “health and security issues.” Although the city does not mention homelessness as a factor […]

Comments Off on What Happens to Pets Found at Methamphetamine Busts in Indiana?

The Indiana State Police find pets in about half of the meth busts they make. Most of the time, animal control takes those pets to animal shelters. But it’s not necessarily up to the shelters when those pets can be put up for adoption. Indiana leads the nation when it comes to meth lab busts. […]

Comments Off on Hartselle parents, Shawna Smith, 39, and Anthony Smith, 40, and daughter 20-year-old Elizabeth Smith, charged with cooking Methamphetamine in front of juvenile family members

The Morgan County Drug Task Force announced the arrests of three family members in connection to a methamphetamine operation out of a Hartselle home. Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin said task force agents along with Hartselle police were dispatched to a welfare check in the 200 block of East Main Street on Wednesday. The check […]

Comments Off on Large-scale Methamphetamine bust in San Antonio snags Mirta Pellicier Colon, 52, who ran immigrant stash house

A woman who ran an immigrant stash house at a South Side rental home is now facing up to life in federal prison after San Antonio police reported finding more than a kilogram of methamphetamine at her new digs. Mirta Pellicier Colon, 52, is on federal probation for using the previous home to hold undocumented […]

Comments Off on U.S. Customs and Border Protection: 28-year-old Phoenix woman and 27-year-old San Luis woman tried to smuggle $132K in Methamphetamine at the U.S.-Mexico border near Yuma

Officers seized more than $132,000 worth of methamphetamine at the U.S.-Mexico border near Yuma during the past weekend, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. A total of 44 pounds of meth were seized in two separate incidents. Two women were arrested and turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, according […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine Labs Making A Comeback In Jefferson County , Assistant DA Kristyna Mills Says

It’s not a statistic to be proud of, but Jefferson County is near the top of the rankings for the most meth lab cases last year. Kristyna Mills is the county’s chief assistant district attorney and she says meth is making a comeback, mostly because of how easy it is to make. Watch the video […]

Comments Off on Indiana State Police: Indiana will likely top nation in Methamphetamine labs seized

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – There are new numbers on drugs that could put Indiana at the top of the list. Indiana State Police told WISH-TV a new report shows Indiana will likely have the most meth lab seizures in the country again. New numbers from ISP show troopers busted more than 1,400 meth labs in Indiana […]

Comments Off on U.S. Border Patrol Collar 25-year-old Mexican National, 23 Pounds of Methamphetamine on Interstate 5 at the San Clemente Checkpoint

Methamphetamine worth $236,000 on the street was confiscated Thursday evening at the Interstate 5 San Clemente checkpoint, officials said. U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man who was allegedly transporting the drugs — more than 23 pounds — under the rear seat of his SUV. The bust was made about 6:45 p.m., when agents stopped […]

Comments Off on Hillsboro City Council’s street and safety committee, property owners consider alternatives to ‘Meth house’ legislation

Hillsboro City Council’s street and safety committee met Friday evening to resume discussions on a proposed “meth house” ordinance that has been met with contention by a number of local property owners, as well as committee chair Justin Harsha. As written, the proposed legislation is “in favor of the City of Hillsboro for abating the […]

Comments Off on Bundesliga: German football hooligans ‘use crystal Methamphetamine to fuel violence’

Germany’s Bundesliga football league (DFL) is the envy of Europe, but there is increasing evidence that hard-core hooligans are using crystal meth to fuel their violent rampages – and the authorities refuse to discuss it. To football purists, the Bundesliga is run far better than similar leagues in England, Spain and Italy. Ticket prices are […]

Comments Off on Indonesia Customs foils attempt to smuggle 2,496 grams of Methamphetamine from Malaysia

INDONESIA: Indonesian Customs and Excise officers have foiled an attempt to smuggle 2,496 grams of shabu-shabu (crystal methamphetamine) worth Rp 7.4 billion (US$592) at Sri Bintan Putra International Harbor in Tanjung Pinang, Riau Islands province here the other day. The Customs and Excise Office head Hilma Satria said that the drug was brought in a […]

Comments Off on Undercover agents foil alleged $80,000 Methamphetamine drug sale in Pleasant View; Carlos Jesus Inzunza Rodriguez, 31, of West Valley City arrested

PLEASANT VIEW — Undercover Weber-Morgan Narcotics Strike Force agents arrested a man who had met with them at a Pleasant View gas station to make an $80,000 meth sale Thursday, the agency has said in a press release. Police later searched the home of Carlos Jesus Inzunza Rodriguez in West Valley City and reportedly seized […]

Comments Off on Breanna Arnold, 21, and Zachary Barnes, 30, both of Bluffton, Indiana, formally charged in death of her 3-year-old son: Put Methamphetamine in little boy’s drink

BLUFFTON, Ind. – Prosecutors filed formal neglect charges and other counts Thursday against a northeastern Indiana couple in connection with the presumed death of the woman’s 3-year-old son. The felony charges against  and Breanna Arnold, 21, both of Bluffton, include neglect of a dependent resulting in death and two counts of neglect of a dependent. […]

Comments Off on Kimberly Geertsema, 46, faces charges for operating Bethlehem Methamphetamine lab near school, childcare center

The 46-year-old woman accused of operating a methamphetamine lab on Main Street in Bethlehem admitted to police that she was making the drug in a building that also housed an infant child. Kimberly Geertsema was arraigned this afternoon before District Judge Roy Manwaring on charges related to authorities’ discovery of a meth lab at her […]

Comments Off on Carlos Hernandez, 37, and Jessica A. Cobb, 24, of Moses Lake, accused of raping a 14-year-old girl in their home; allegedly gave her Methamphetamine

EPHRATA – A Moses Lake man and woman were recently arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl in their home. Carlos Hernandez, 37, and Jessica A. Cobb, 24, were each charged in Grant County Superior Court with a count of third-degree child rape. They are scheduled to appear in court again next week. The victim […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine And Other Drug Smugglers Using Magnets To Plant Drugs Under Cars From Mexico

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Drug smugglers are turning “trusted travelers” into unwitting mules by placing containers with powerful magnets under their cars in Mexico and then recovering the illegal cargo far from the view of border authorities in the United States. One motorist spotted the containers while pumping gas after crossing into Southern California on […]

GREELEY – A 42-year-old woman was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to distributing methamphetamine. Donna Marceleno also received a sentence enhancement for involving her underage daughter in the narcotics trafficking operation. Marceleno, who had prior convictions for similar charges, was on parole when she was arrested in the recent case. […]

Comments Off on Martin County Methamphetamine lab catches fire with sheriff’s deputies inside home; Jody Pauley and the owner of the home Craigery Fuggitt arrested

MARTIN CO., Ky. (WYMT) –  Martin County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a tip about a meth lab inside a home on Rt. 40 in Beauty Wednesday evening. That is when they say things went very wrong and the lab caught fire. “We literally had to forcibly grab hold of the people and get them out […]

Comments Off on Lincoln County deputy discovers Tina and Samuel and Payne, both 43, cooking Methamphetamine on his family’s property

LINCOLN COUNTY • A couple accused of cooking methamphetamine picked a bad place to set up operations. Samuel and Tina Payne, both 43, put their lab behind an outbuilding on property owned by the family of a sheriff’s deputy, police said. The deputy was patrolling the area and caught the Paynes in the middle of […]

Comments Off on 36 women and men arrested in north Denver metro area Methamphetamine drug bust

DENVER – A large drug raid across the Denver metro area Thursday morning resulted in 32 arrests, seized drugs and firearms. The North Metro Drug Task Force executed eight search warrants at 17 different Denver metro area locations. Sources tell 9NEWS some of the locations and the suspects arrested are associated with some gangs in […]

Comments Off on Gregory Dean Martinez, 55, of Rawlins, Faces Felony Methamphetamine Charges; Affidavit Details Violence

  A Rawlins man involved with a major interstate local drug ring linked to incidents of violence — including cutting off fingers of nonpaying customers — has been charged with two felony counts of methamphetamine distribution. Gregory Dean Martinez, 55, heard the charges — conspiracy to deliver meth and delivering meth — during his initial […]

Comments Off on Man Hospitalized After Suspected Meth Lab Catches Fire in Martin County

A man was hospitalized after a fire sparked by a suspected meth lab in Martin County. Officials say two adults and a juvenile were inside the home in Beauty. Deputies say the home was filled with smoke and chemical fumes when they arrived, and they think it stemmed from a meth lab. EMS took one […]