Archive for May, 2015

Comments Off on West Alabama Narcotics Task Force Police rescue 6-month-old twins from Methamphetamine lab in Cottondale; Sunny Leigh Anne Ward, 22, Terry Lynn Jordan, 44, and Jerry Wayne Grimball, 47, all of Cottondale, charged with endangerment, Methamphetamine-related offences

Narcotics agents rescued two six-month-old children from a meth lab in Cottondale Friday morning, according to a Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s spokesman.  Sgt. Alex Miles said an anonymous caller tipped the sheriff’s office and the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force off to drug activity at a home Canyon Lake Road. Agents and deputies responded Friday morning, […]

Comments Off on Children and Methamphetamine: A story of an innocent victim in Washington County

BRISTOL, Va. – Abingdon and Bristol, Virginia police along with the D.E.A. and the Washington County, Virginia Sheriff’s Office arrested two people operating a meth lab at an apartment complex in the 700 block of Oakview Avenue Wednesday night. In that apartment, police found this child playing in the middle of those dangerous gases and […]

Comments Off on Mobile home fire leads to Methamphetamine arrest of Amy L. Herrera, 39, of Winchester

WINCHESTER –  A fire that damaged a Winchester woman’s mobile home also resulted in her arrest on methamphetamine-related charges. Amy L. Herrera, 39, was arrested Wednesday, and was charged Thursday by Randolph County Prosecutor David Daly’s office with dealing in meth, maintaining a common nuisance and possession of precursors. The investigation leading to her arrest […]

EVANSVILLE – Authorities believe that two out-of-state residents arrested after a traffic stop on U.S. 41 late Thursday night were transporting pseudoephedrine to help supply a local drug operation. Police identified the two people arrested as Shanta L. Morris, 36, and Erie E. Lawrence, 32. According to arrest affidavits, Morris was driving on U.S. 41 […]

Comments Off on NET-5 nabs 7 pounds ($200,000 worth) of Methamphetamine in Yuba City; Jonathan Hernandez Arias, 23, and Eleno Enrique Amparo Maldanodo, 37, arrested

Two men who traveled from Tijuana with 7 pounds of methamphetamine learned their Yuba City buyer was an undercover agent when they attempted delivery Thursday night, according to NET-5, the local drug and gang task force.  Jonathan Hernandez Arias, 23, and Eleno Enrique Amparo Maldanodo, 37, were arrested in the 1100 block of Tharp Road […]

Comments Off on Linda Sonsoucie, 63, Amanda Fears, 34, Zachary Johnson, 36 and Jeremy Jordan, 43, accused of cooking Methamphetamine in trailer in St. Clair County where children live

O’FALLON, Ill. ( – Four St. Clair County residents are accused of cooking meth in an O’Fallon trailer where three children live. Zachary Johnson, 36 and Amanda Fears, 34, are charged with aggravated participation in meth manufacturing. Jeremy Jordan, 43, and Linda Sonsoucie, 63, are charged with unlawful procurement of meth precursors. Authorities allege the […]

Comments Off on Putnam County Methamphetamine arrests of Rebecca Mayben, Jonathan Stephens, and Chad Sullivan made in raid of home with 3 children

A Wednesday raid on an Interlachen home netted three arrests in a methamphetamine case and the discovery of three children near where the drug was in use and being made, according to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office. Jonathan Stephens, Chad Sullivan and Rebecca Mayben were charged with trafficking in methamphetamine in the 5 p.m. raid […]

Comments Off on 24-pot Methamphetamine lab found in North Syracuse house

NORTH SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A tip led detectives to uncover an expansive methamphetamine lab consisting of more than two-dozen pots, the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office said. About 4:15 p.m. Thursday detectives went to 13 Bellewood Circle in a residential neighborhood to investigate a tip about a possible methamphetamine lab there. The sheriff’s office said detectives […]

CANNON BEACH — Two women from Cannon Beach were arrested for methamphetamine possession early Thursday morning. At 12:02 a.m., Cannon Beach Police Officer Josh Gregory pulled over a vehicle at 84806 Junction Road at the U.S. Highway 101 and U.S. Highway 26 junction. The occupants — Wendy G. Phillips, 33, and Kathleen J. Skinner, 47 […]

Comments Off on The State of Arizona failed another little girl. Methamphetamine at the root! When will it end?

One more heartbreaking failure from Arizona’s child-welfare agency. One more child whose short, painful life makes the average person wince and try to wish it away. Alexandra Velazco-Tercerro, 3 years old, weighed 15 pounds when she died. She’d been beaten, brutalized and sexually abused, according to court records. And on Wednesday, her parents were charged […]

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit made the following arrests for narcotics related offenses within the parish. On 05/23/15 agents with the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division were contacted by the Abbeville Police Department Patrol Division in reference to information they received about possible methamphetamine use within the […]

Comments Off on Semi truck driver, Bart A. Bandstra, Chattanooga Tennessee, arrested for DUI and Methamphetamine Trafficking

RICHMOND, Ky (WTVQ) — KSP Officer arrested a Semi truck driver on I-75 on Wednesday, after excessive speed and later sobriety tests. Chattanooga Tennessee’s Bart A. Bandstra is being charged with trafficking in a controlled substance (Methamphetamines) and driving while under the influence, KSP reports, as well as speeding and improper use of the left […]

Comments Off on DPS seizes 34.3 pounds of Methamphetamine in SUV on I-10 in the Tucson area

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – A search of a SUV pulled over while on Interstate 10 in the Tucson area resulted in the seizure of 34.3 pounds of methamphetamine. The state Department of Public Safety said the methamphetamine seized following a search Friday had a street value of nearly $206,000.

A South Carolina couple faces charges in connection with the death of a 2-day-old little girl and the newborn’s mother faces a murder charge. Officials say the mother drugged her infant with meth, killing her. Kelli Noelle Smith-Durham, 27, charged with with murder by child abuse and four counts of unlawful neglect of child and […]

Comments Off on Grandmother, Wilma McDavid, 62, of Grayson, Kentucky, Facing Methamphetamine Charges Days after Grandson’s Murder; Joseph McDavid, 39, Also Arrested

CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) — A grandmother who just lost her grandson in a gruesome murder, and advocated life behind bars for the suspect in the case, is now behind bars herself. Wilma McDavid, 62, of Grayson, Kentucky, was arrested Tuesday by Kentucky State Police. She’s facing several charges including first-offense manufacturing meth, according to […]

Comments Off on Santana Ann Collingsworth, 20, and Bruce Kitson Tillman, Jr., 24, found sleeping in police officer’s personal vehicle in Kosciusko County; Brady Shepherd and Jordan Joseph Schultz, 25, of Warsaw, also arrested, Schultz on Methamphetamine charges

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (WANE)  Kosciusko County officers arrested four people Tuesday, including two that were found inside a police officer’s personal vehicle. Just before 1:00 Tuesday morning, police tried to pull over a vehicle heading into the town of Leesburg on State Road 15. The driver pulled over in the 300 block of East Van […]

Comments Off on Lisa A. York, 33, of LaGrange, arrested, accused of manufacturing Methamphetamine

LAGRANGE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A 33-year-old woman was arrested and is accused of manufacturing methamphetamine. Officers from the LaGrange Police Department responded to a wooded area near Lee Street, on May 21, to assist LaGrange Fire and Rescue with a campfire and several suspicious items located in the campsite. Officers located evidence of active and […]

Santa Fe police early Monday arrested Agustin Venecia, 46, on suspicion of seven crimes ranging from kidnapping to trafficking of a controlled substance. Police say he admitted to transporting a woman against her will while he was illegally in possession of a firearm. A string of weekend encounters with Venecia began Saturday, police said, when […]

Comments Off on Former Ray County coroner, Toby L. Polley, 46, accused of smoking Methamphetamine in hearse

The former coroner of Ray County, Mo., has been charged after he was arrested earlier this year while allegedly smoking methamphetamine in a hearse outside an area casino. Toby L. Polley is charged in Platte County Circuit Court with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Polley, 46, was allegedly seen on […]

A 43-year-old woman was arrested Monday evening after allegedly driving a stolen car containing stolen packages and methamphetamine, police said. Authorities stopped Patricia Howell at Beachwood Drive and Clark Avenue for traffic violations, after which police discovered that the car she was driving was reported stolen out of South Pasadena, said Burbank Police Sgt. Adam […]

Comments Off on Bikie gang ‘business model’ is to spread Methamphetamine across Australia, ice task force chief says

Bikie gangs are on a mission to spread the drug methamphetamine, or ice, across Australia, having made it part of their business model, the head of Australia’s new task force on ice has said during a visit to Tasmania. Ken Lay, formerly Victoria’s police commissioner, said motorcycle gangs played an “enormous” role in ice being […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine Use Silently Surges in Northeast Wisconsin

Police across Northeast Wisconsin are growing concerned about the sudden spike in methamphetamine use. The latest example comes from Marinette, where authorities are cleaning up what they believe is a meth lab in a motel. The North East Tri-County Drug Enforcement Group responded to the Marinette Inn Monday night as part of an ongoing investigation. […]

Comments Off on Lloyd Lester Jose Cordova, 32, and passenger Shahram Malakooti, 31, arrested, allegedly had 660 grams of Methamphetamine in car in Mesa County

Two California men were arrested Thursday on Interstate 70 on suspicion of drug and forgery charges after more than 660 grams of methamphetamine reportedly was found in their vehicle, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office. Lloyd Lester Jose Cordova, 32, and passenger Shahram Malakooti, 31, were arrested near milemarker 15 on eastbound I-70 near […]

A Laurel County woman has been arrested after sheriff’s deputies say she destroyed merchandise at the Corbin Wal-Mart while high on meth. Laurel County sheriff’s deputies responded to the Wal-Mart after a call indicating that an intoxicated female was damaging merchandise. Upon arrival, officials say they found Keresia Botner eating cabbage plants. When officers asked […]

Comments Off on Two-year old child safe after 100-mph car chase up I-5 ends in arrests of Kyler Wayne Lawrence, 21, and Devin Lee Hoffman, 21, both of Tacoma, on Methamphetamine and other charges

A two-year old child was safe Saturday night after a 100-mph chase up Interstate 5 ended with Oregon State Police arresting two men from Tacoma. The two year old was unrestrained in the back seat of a 1998 gold Mercedes that was stopped for speeding Saturday evening near Aurora. As the trooper approached the car, […]