Archive for October, 2015

Cleanup work is expected to begin soon on a housing unit at the Viewmont East Apartments in Port Orchard, where Housing Kitsap and law enforcement found high levels of methamphetamine contamination. Housing Kitsap manages the 77-unit apartment complex at 1904 Pioneer Lane SE. The organization provides affordable housing for individuals and families throughout Kitsap County. […]

Police say they have arrested a man caught cooking methamphetamine in his Chrysler sedan in a northern New Jersey parking lot. The Record reports 34-year-old Christopher Poole was apprehended Wednesday night in a lot off state Route 46 in Wayne. He was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and related charges. Captain Keith […]

The Northampton County judge silently read the words of Frank R. Reed III’s victims, grimacing occasionally and shaking her head. Looking up from those written statements Friday, Judge F.P. Kimberly McFadden addressed Reed directly before sentencing him for a crime spree that included the attempted carjacking of a Northampton Area School District employee. “I’m not […]

Etowah County authorities have arrested an Attalla woman for chemical endangerment of a child. Sheriff Todd Entrekin said Tosha Nicole Kirby, 28, of Attalla, was arrested Tuesday. She is currently being held in the Etowah County Detention Center on $10,000 bond. Entrekin said Kirby, while she was pregnant, used methamphetamine and later admitted it to […]

PITTSBURG, Kan. — A 48-year-old woman is facing multiple felony drug counts as a consequence of a vehicle stop conducted Wednesday afternoon in Crawford County, Kansas. Pittsburg police and Crawford County sheriff’s deputies conducted the stop at 590th and 190th roads in Radley and arrested Dawn M. Schall, 48, of Pittsburg, on outstanding warrants issued […]

CLARKSVILLE — A Clarksville Police Department officer was stuck by a needle containing methamphetamine during a traffic stop turned drug bust Tuesday night. According to the police report, an officer attempted to pull over Robert Gayhart, 47, New Albany, around 9 p.m. when the officer clocked him going 10 mph over the speed limit. “The […]

Introduction “I’m told that meth-related treatment admissions are at an all-time high here. And last year, nearly half of all drug-related prison admissions in our state resulted from the trafficking or abuse of meth, also an all-time high. So meth is obviously continuing to impact Iowa in terrible ways.” “These laws have proven highly effective […]

DAMASCUS, OR (KPTV) – A 35-year-old Damascus man who went to underage parties and supplied teens with methamphetamine is accused of sexually abusing at least two girls, according to police. The Gresham Police Department said 35-year-old Matthew Tallmadge was arrested at his home on the 223000 block of Southeast Bohna Park Road on Thursday. Detectives […]

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Two Cedar Rapids brothers who distributed ice methamphetamine, sometimes hidden in stuffed animals, were convicted by jury members Wednesday following a three day trial in federal court. Martin Lawrence, 52 and Troy Lawrence, 54, were convicted of conspiracy to distribute ice methamphetamine, distribution of ice methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute […]

Five people were cited Tuesday after Lincoln police investigators found more than 2 ounces of methamphetamine in a room at a downtown hotel. Police went to the hotel in an attempt to locate Danielle Hill, 28, on an arrest warrant for possession of marijuana of 1 ounce or less. They learned earlier she was staying […]

The man accused of holding a woman captive for more than 40 days in West Salem, and repeatedly beating and raping her with the aid of an accomplice, has a lengthy criminal history. Ronnie Lee Jr., 46, has been charged with and convicted of various crimes in Oregon over more than two decades and under […]

ROBERTSDALE, AL– Misty Wilkes is five months pregnant and is accused of doing the unthinkable. Sheriff’s investigators say the Mom-to-be swallowed an unknown amount of methamphetamine after deputies on a traffic stop found a rolling meth lab in her car. Wilkes was rushed to South Baldwin Regional Medical Center and spent three days at the […]

CITRUS COUNTY, Fla – An 87-year-old man suffering from dementia was used to buy chemicals to cook meth at the guidance of his caregivers, Citrus County deputies say. Jacob Hogan, 29, and Kelly Wright, 26, are both facing manufacturing meth with a child present, trafficking in meth, possession of chemicals with intent to manufacture meth […]

COVINA >> Police jailed a San Gabriel man found passed out behind the wheel of his car in Covina early Thursday after discovering nearly a quarter-pound of methamphetamine, along with some heroin, in his vehicle, officials said. Officers first responded about 4:15 a.m. to reports of a solo-car crash in the 900 block of North […]

SAN DIEGO (KABC) — A major drug bust took place at the California border Wednesday morning, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Officers said they stopped a 31-year-old man driving a 1994 Ford F-250 XL pick-up truck at the U.S. Port of Entry in San Ysidro along Interstate 5 at about 11:30 a.m. When […]

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – With deputy Edward Tucker accused of meth charges, there are many questions about his mental state and the role his alleged drug use may have played in this ordeal. It’s no secret that methamphetamine is highly addictive, so why would someone who’s seen the dangers of this drug firsthand choose to start […]

BURKESVILLE, Ky. — A fugitive accused of shooting a Tennessee police officer and firing at a Kentucky trooper was killed in a shootout with authorities early Friday, ending a nearly weeklong manhunt. Floyd Ray Cook, 62, was pronounced dead at the scene in south-central Kentucky after being confronted by state troopers and a federal marshal, […]

Breitbart Texas traveled to the Mexican border cities of Reynosa and Matamoros to recruit citizen journalists willing to risk their lives and expose the cartels silencing their communities.  The writers would face certain death at the hands of the Gulf Cartel if a pseudonym were not used. Breitbart Texas’ Cartel Chronicles are published in both English and […]

Testimony from a woman who was left barefoot and crying after her escape through a bathroom window convicted her boyfriend of terrifying assaults in Sarnia court. Following a September trial the man in his mid-40s was convicted of two assaults, sexual assault, threatening the woman and violating a probation order. But sentencing was delayed until […]

GONZALES — Sheriff’s detectives arrested an Ascension Parish couple early Wednesday on drug distribution and other counts after the two were found with $3,500 in methamphetamine in their vehicle while parked near a Gonzales-area hotel where they were staying. Ascension Parish sheriff’s Lt. Col. Bobby Webre said Wednesday that David Duplessis Jr., 29, and his […]

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich – Narcotics investigators in Grand Traverse County say they’ve arrested 6 suspects after finding what’s being described as one of the largest methamphetamine manufacturing sites they’ve ever seen in the area. State, county and local authorities were involved in the operation centered around a home off of Compton Court in Grawn. […]

A first-grader was taken to an emergency room Wednesday after being pricked by a methamphetamine-tainted needle hidden inside a teddy bear, Nevada police said. The seven-year-old boy found the toy animal in a trash can outside the Mark Twain Elementary School in Carson City, Sheriff Ken Furlong said in a statement. “Deputies arrived at the […]

Beirut: A Lebanese official says Beirut airport authorities have foiled one of the country’s largest drug-smuggling attempts, seizing two tons of pills containing the amphetamine Captagon before they were loaded onto the private plane of a Saudi prince. The official said the prince and four others were detained on Monday. The official spoke on condition […]

Tokyo (Japan), 20 May 2014 – Growing demand in East and Southeast Asia is leading to an expansion of global production and trafficking in methamphetamine and new psychoactive substances, according to a UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) report released here today. Led by a rise in seizures in East and Southeast Asia and […]

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A chemical company agreed to pay a $1.3 million fine for shipping tons of a methamphetamine ingredient to Mexico without knowing how it would be used or who was receiving it. Allentown-based Taminco agreed to plead guilty to six charges it shipped monomethylamine, or MMA, without verifying the buyers and failed to […]