Archive for July, 2015

CANADIAN COUNTY, Oklahoma – A man was arrested in western Oklahoma after an Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics K-9 found six pounds of crystal methamphetamine in a vehicle, OBN reported. An OBN K-9 interdiction team pulled a vehicle over on Interstate 40 and found six, one pound bags of crystal methamphetamine in the vehicle, OBN reported. […]

MUNCIE – Here’s some news that likely comes as little surprise: Delaware County, by an overwhelming margin, led the Hoosier state in the number of meth labs discovered in the first six months of 2015. While Indiana State Police generally release meth-lab stats every four months — most recently those covering January though April — […]

It looked like 10 pounds of candy, but investigators say what they seized earlier this month during a drug sting in Lauderhill was methamphetamine. The “candies” were individually wrapped in bright packaging labeled with Spanish words, including “Pinata,” and some of it was made to look like lollipops, according to court records. Federal authorities say […]

RANGOON — Burmese authorities reportedly seized more than $110 million worth of methamphetamine tablets over the weekend in two separate drug busts near the Thai-Burma border and in the commercial capital Rangoon. The larger of the two hauls came on Sunday in Rangoon’s Mingaladon Township, where authorities became suspicious of a small abandoned shipping truck […]

Phoenix police officers shot a man Saturday morning after receiving a domestic-violence call that involved an armed suspect, officials said. The shooting, which left the 30-year-old male suspect with non-life-threatening injuries, took place just before 7 a.m. at a house in the 1300 block of North 30th Lane after officers responded to a domestic violence […]

PUTNAMVILLE — A pair of women from the Pittsburgh area were arrested in Putnam County Sunday after police found approximately two pounds of crystal methamphetamine in their vehicle. At 11:32 a.m., Indiana State Police Trooper Yan Dravigne stopped a 2014 Hyundai Accent with Oregon registration for following too close. The stop was made near the […]

THE daughter of a Western Australian MP has been fined $1200 for stealing money from her mother during a time she was addicted to ice. BREE Murray’s 15-year struggle with methamphetamine addiction was made pubic last September when she was arrested on drug charges. She was given a 12-month prison sentence, suspended for 18 months, […]

“ICE” weighing a total of 23 pounds, or 10,617 grams, with an estimated street value of over $4 million, was seized by the CNMI Division of Customs Services following a routine inspection of a newly arrived container from Guangzhou, China on July 17, 2015. It was the CNMI government’s biggest haul of methamphetamine in recent […]

A Delphos man who allegedly raped a female convenience store employee in Salina purchased a carton of cigarettes from the store afterward with money she’d paid him not to hurt her, according to an arrest affidavit. The affidavit written by law enforcement at the time of Jerrid W. Logan’s July 3 arrest said the woman […]

The first time Christina Moore tried meth was also the first time that she could remember not thinking about the physical and sexual abuse she suffered for nine years at the hand of her father. Moore said she was 17 and had just recently told police that her father, who had been in and out […]

A little sleuthing by Winchester City Police that included some dumpster diving has resulted in a Winchester couple being charged with the illegal possession of a narcotic drug. On July 1, Winchester residents Nathan Fowler, 38, and Misty Fowler, 34, were both charged with possession of a narcotic drug, a Level 6 Felony that carries […]

Methamphetamine is easier to get in Marlborough than cannabis, a former drug-dealer and user says. The Blenheim man, who wanted to remain anonymous, said the meth market in Blenheim was booming. And the drug scene in Marlborough was only getting worse, he said. Despite being clean for almost four years, he knew about 30 people […]

Catherine Silver-Martin watched sternly as officers dressed in hazmat suits carried plastic bottles, aluminum foil, and chemicals from her neighbor’s Varney Street home Friday. “I suspected it,” the Port Huron woman said as she watched Port Huron police and St. Clair County Drug Task Force across the street. “But I didn’t realize the magnitude of […]

WASHINGTON — A growing number of Texans are seeking treatment for methamphetamine addiction, reversing a downward trend in abuse in the state since a 2006 federal law banned over-the-counter sales of medicine containing the synthetic drug pseudoephedrine. Last year 6,219 Texans sought substance abuse treatment for methamphetamine and amphetamine addiction, up 590 from the previous […]

A woman who became stranded and gave birth in a Northern California national forest says she took methamphetamine to get an energy boost after delivering her daughter. Amber Pangborn, 35,  told the Chico Enterprise-Record that her daughter is healthy, but Butte County Child Protective Services placed the baby in foster care. She says she’s trying […]

Linn County sheriff’s deputies, Lebanon area police and agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration on Friday morning announced the arrest of three Lebanon residents on accusations of methamphetamine possession and child endangerment. Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley said deputies served a search warrant at 7 a.m. Thursday at a residence in the 30100 block of […]

LANSING, Kan. — A woman accused of taping drugs inside her girdle and sneaking them into the prison where she works is now set to go to trial. Jacqueline Doty, 59, faces seven charges for allegedly bringing illegal narcotics into the Lansing Correctional Facility, where she worked as a contractor for a company that educated […]

POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) – Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man and woman on child endangerment charges after searches of two homes on White Cove of allegedly turned up methamphetamine in the rooms where their baby boys slept.. Lauren Ashley Boyd, 27, of Trinity, and Clinton Zane Loving, 40, of Spring, […]

MARSHALL, TX (KSLA) – Marshall police have made 3 arrests in connection with a pair of narcotics search warrants carried out early Friday morning that they say turned up drugs and weapons. According to Marshall police, a SWAT team, along with the MPD Patrol Bureau and Criminal Investigation Bureau executed the warrants around 5:45 a.m. […]

ALBION — A total of 17 people have been charged in connection with a seven-month drug investigation, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force announced Friday evening. Task force members executed four search warrants at locations including two methamphetamine labs, and made numerous arrests over the past few weeks. Crack cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and […]

Two travelers from Reno, Nev., likely won’t be going home for a while after a Columbia police officer found more than 70 grams of methamphetamine and nearly four pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop Thursday on Interstate 70. Shortly after 1 a.m., Columbia police Officer Phillip Shull stopped a car with an Illinois license […]

SEATTLE — Allie, 9, and Flynn, 8, started their lives addicted to meth. They were both treated at the Pediatric Interim Care Center in Kent. Allie and Flynn were adopted by Andy Wood and Patti Johnson. “These children go through something very traumatic when they’re very young,” said Wood. “It’s a rough and bumpy start […]

BRANCH COUNTY — It was thought to be a quiet night for Sarah Rockwell as she relaxed into watching television before bed, but a knock at the door startled here. Being cautious, Rockwell approached the startling sound, and what she saw has irrevocably been ingrained into her memory. Standing before her was a young woman […]

Former Nigerian leader, Olusegun Obasanjo has handed over a timely warning to the authorities: growing methamphetamine drug production, smuggling and export ‘business’, will destroy the country and its politics. Obasanjo who now heads the West African Commission on Drugs said the production of meth in the region was raising the threat of drug-fuelled instability and […]

Two area men face criminal charges after they arranged a sex-for-drugs deal by prostituting a 16-year-old girl, police say. Brandon P. Price, 24, 1103 Meridian Heights Drive, Eau Claire, and Pheng Vang, 31, N5178 610th St., Dunn County town of Red Cedar, are charged in Eau Claire County Court, each with a felony a count […]