Archive for July, 2015

LOS ANGELES >> In-N-Out Burger was sued by a customer who claims he got sick from drinking a beverage he purchased at the Downey eatery he later found out contained two methamphetamine capsules. Fred Maldonado filed the lawsuit Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging negligence and strict liability. The complaint seeks unspecified damages. The […]

Cumberland County authorities have arrested a 59-year-old man and charged him with running a methamphetamine lab. On Wednesday, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office and the State Bureau of Investigation executed a search warrant at 9785 Ruth Vinson Road in Autryville. Thomas Franklin Norris, 59, was charged with running a methamphetamine lab. Agents said they found […]

A Clare County woman has been charged with operating a methamphetamine lab after police received a tip earlier this month. Magistrate Karen Willing of the 80th District Court in Harrison on Tuesday arraigned Jillian Renea Husted and ordered her to remain in the Clare County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bond. Husted, 37, is accused […]

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say 11 people have been charged with participating in a methamphetamine distribution ring. The U.S. attorney’s office in Memphis says 11 people were indicted Wednesday on charges of conspiracy to possess meth with intent to distribute. Five of those defendants also were indicted on charges of conspiracy to launder […]

Five men associated with the Sinaloa Cartel were arrested in Ontario in connection with the trafficking of 55 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $2 million, the state Attorney’s General’s Office said Thursday. Pedro Gallegos, 33, Teodoro Yau-Silva, 43, Bernardo Real-Rojo, 39, Anthony Perez, 29, and Jose Christian Rodriguez, 19, were arrested on […]

LOS ANGELES — California Attorney General Kamala Harris says five men suspected of having connections to Mexico’s notorious Sinaloa drug cartel have been arrested for allegedly trafficking 55 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $2 million. The arrests were announced Thursday. Authorities say two of the five were arrested in an Ontario parking […]

update Rock Hill woman who buried baby has past domestic violence conviction ROCK HILL — The Rock Hill woman who police say hid her pregnancy from family, then buried her baby boy in the backyard, was convicted two years ago of assaulting her husband after claiming to have been a domestic violence victim herself, court […]

Two Lee County women were arrested Sunday, July 26 and charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell. Rita J. Buckingham, of Shannon, and Lori June Schmidt, of Nettleton, were picked up by Itawamba County deputies in Tremont, for stealing a car and smuggling narcotics into the neighboring county. The vehicle had been stolen […]

A man who fell asleep while weighing methamphetamine was arrested overnight in the Calwa area, police reported. Sgt. Eddie Barrios said officers received a call Tuesday night from citizens who spotted the man sleeping in a truck with the engine running in the parking lot of the Bank of America at Jensen and Cedar avenues. […]

TRINITY, TX (KTRK) —  Two parents were arrested following a rollover wreck in Trinity County that sent both of their children to the hospital. Investigators say they found meth in the vehicle. The accident happened just before 10pm Tuesday night in the Lake L subdivision. Trinity County officials say Joseph Collier, 24, was driving with […]

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. –  10 Springfield residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a now 29-defendant conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Greene, Polk, Christian, Jasper, Laclede and Webster counties. Kenneth A. Hoffman, 45, David L. Miller, Jr., 39, Jeffrey L. Hatch, 46, Gregory L. “Pops” Jones, 50, David A. Floyd, […]

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Glocester man is facing a drug dealing charge after authorities say they stopped the car he was driving and discovered a batch of methamphetamine cooking in the trunk. Kevin Lewis, 40, of 18 Spruce Ridge Road, Chepachet, was ordered detained Wednesday on a count of manufacturing and possessing methamphetamine with intent […]

A federal case investigating a conspiracy to distribute meth throughout southwestern Missouri counties now has 29 defendants after 10 more people were charged Wednesday afternoon. Kenneth A. Hoffman, 45; David L. Miller Jr., 39; Jeffrey L. Hatch, 46; Gregory L. “Pops” Jones, 50; David A. Floyd, 40; Jeffrey M. Gardner, 33; Corey A. Stienbarger, 26; […]

An unlicensed driver who ran a red light and hit a 12-year-old boy while under the influence of methamphetamine has been jailed for seven months. Leah Lenarczyk’s case has prompted calls for tougher drug-driving laws in South Australia. The 39-year-old had been acquitted of an aggravated charge of causing serious harm by dangerous driving after […]

A COLOMBIAN model could face execution after being caught carrying drugs inside her laptop in China.     It was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime for Juliana Lopez, but this one mistake could mean the 22-year-old could face death. The beauty queen was travelling through China, on her way home to compete in […]

A Columbus woman is in custody after security personnel said they saw her taking items from a store in the 2000 block of Merchants Mile. Columbus Police Officer Wesley Dodge located Sara K. Forney, 39, 161 Carrie Lane, outside the store at about 6 p.m. Monday, said Sgt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police spokesman. Officers learned she […]

YORK CO. — Defense lawyer Chris Wellborn described the living conditions in Shealee Henigar’s home as “a terrible situation for children.” Henigar pled guilty Tuesday to multiple charges including manufacturing methamphetamine, and exposing three children to the drug. Their ages at the time were three, two and nine months old. “It’s just a sad situation […]

BELLINGHAM, Washington — The city of Bellingham and the owners of the condemned Aloha Motel have agreed on a price for the property. The Bellingham Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1ez5pci ) that the City Council approved a settlement Monday in which the city will purchase the property for $1.58 million. The sale is expected to close Sept. […]

The man convicted of killing three people and wounded a fourth in Pelzer in 2014 who died while serving his sentence at the McCormick Correctional Institute was killed by an overdose of methamphetamine, according to McCormick County Coroner Faye Puckett. Greenville’s WYFF News 4 has reported that Puckett said that Jared Michael Williams swallowed a […]

Marijuana has dominated the headlines in Flandreau for various reasons the past several months if not years. The drug, still considered illegal in every corner of South Dakota other than on the Flandreau Santee Sioux Reservation, is still often used, abused, sold, and distributed throughout our region. It currently accounts for a significant amount of […]

IRMO, SC (WIS) – Two men and a woman were detained by the Richland County Sheriff’s Department after a search warrant was executed at a home that may have had a meth lab Tuesday. Sgt. Kevin Lawrence with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department said deputies served a search warrant after receiving complaints from residents in […]

Australian women are using methamphetamine to keep themselves awake so they can protect themselves and their children from domestic violence. A special investigation by news.com.au’s Liz Burke found women are turning to the drug to help them stay alert and safe from violent attacks, as well as using it as a way to mentally escape […]

WOMEN in violent relationships are turning to the drug ice to cope with or mentally escape the horror of family violence. Methamphetamine use is a common contributing factor when used by perpetrators of family violence, but news.com.au has uncovered another shocking link between the two biggest social and health issues facing the nation. Blocking out […]

Mexican soldiers seized 29 Aloe Vera bottles filled with liquid methamphetamine that were being shipped in a passenger bus to a border city. After the seizure Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office (PGR) kicked off an investigation into the origins of the shipment. According to information provided to Breitbart Texas by the PGR, the seizure came as […]

A second, separate incident involved someone being arrested out of an ice cream truck under suspicion of possession of methamphetamine. According to a news release, 43 year-old Christina Celeste Goodwin was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), a warrant on a forgery charge and a warrant on a motion to revoke […]