Archive for October, 2016

Comments Off on Jessica Barrett Christian, 36, of Myrtle Beach, went to the bathroom to inject Methamphetamine and ended up under arrest

A woman coming out of a Denny’s bathroom was arrested early Sunday morning after police say a syringe of methamphetamine was found in her bag. Myrtle Beach police were called to the 800 S. Kings Hwy. restaurant shortly after 1 a.m. for a narcotics complaint. A customer told an on-site security officer that she saw […]

Comments Off on Dennis Allen Anderson, 63, of Wayne County, arrested on Methamphetamine, gun charges

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) – A Dudley man is facing gun and methamphetamine charges following an investigation by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Larry Pierce announced. Dennis Allen Anderson, 63, of the 4300 block of U.S. Highway 117, has been charged with possession of a firearm by felon, possession with intent to sell/distribute methamphetamine, maintaining […]

Comments Off on Erika S. Mininger, 27, Shelby R. Humes, 24, and William J. Lahnan, 30, charged after suspected Methamphetamine lab found in bathroom of a room at The Wooden Nickel Cloverleaf Motel in Washington Township

EDINBORO — Pennsylvania State Police troopers searching for a Springfield Township man wanted on charges of operating a methamphetamine lab in September said they found him, and others, in a Washington Township motel room where a suspected methamphetamine lab was discovered in the bathroom. A 4-year-old girl was also found in the motel room, investigators […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine users too embarrassed to seek help

The biggest barriers to methamphetamine users seeking treatment are embarrassment or stigma, belief that help is not needed, preferring to withdraw without help and privacy concerns, according to a new study. The research, published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, was led by Craig Cumming, from The University of Western Australia’s School of Population […]

Comments Off on BUFFINGTON: Drug abuse [Methamphetamine] in rural America a growing problem

Forget Islamic terrorists. The likelihood of a foreign terrorist killing you is almost nil. You’re far more likely to be killed by lightning, a heart attack, cancer, the flu, Alzheimer’s, an infection, Parkinson’s, or a car crash than by terrorism. Or maybe you’ll die from a self-induced drug overdose, or at the hands of an […]

Comments Off on US Treasury Dept Targets Nine Tied To CJNG and LOS CUINIS

Posted by Yaqui for Borderland Beat US Treasury Dept Oct 27, 2016 US Treasury Dept Sanctions Individuals Supporting Powerful Mexico – Based Drug Cartels Action Targets Nine Individuals Tied to the Cartel de Jalisco Nueva Generacion (CJNG) and the Los Cuinis Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO) WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign […]

Comments Off on Mexico’s bloodshed keeps getting worse — homicides hit a new high for the 3rd month in a row

Posted by Chuck B Almada, Republished from a Business Insider article Written by Christopher Woody October 21, 2016 The grisly accounting continues in Mexico, as homicides hit a new high for the year in September — the third month in a row in to lodge such a record. Nationwide, there were 2,187 homicide victims in September, […]

Comments Off on Kristine A. Roettger, 26, of Hastings, charged with Methamphetamine distribution

A 26-year-old Hastings woman has been accused of intending to distribute methamphetamine in Adams County Court. Kristine A. Roettger of 304 S. Rhode Island was charged Oct. 3 with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, a Class 1D felony punishable by three to 50 years in prison. Roettger was arrested on the […]

Comments Off on Amount of Methamphetamine seized at New Zealand’s borders skyrockets

A staggering increase in the amount of methamphetamine being seized at New Zealand’s borders. Figures released to Newstalk ZB under the Official Information Act show the quantity of the drug being intercepted by Customs has increased more than 35 times in the past few years. In 2009, a little under 10 kilograms of the class […]

Comments Off on ‘Drugs [Methamphetamine] Were Around Me Every Day’ – Native American Woman In Oklahoma Pleads

Cassidy McDonald is the 2016 win-a-trip winner. This month she traveled with Nicholas Kristof through Arkansas and Oklahoma to report on domestic poverty. Too often, we talk about Native American oppression in the past tense. The Trail of Tears, genocide and forced adoption are part of our history, but inequality is still present today, made […]

Comments Off on Skippy Baxter Opens Up About Battle With Crystal Methamphetamine Addiction

Avoiding drugs in the world today is a hard thing.  We see it in our bars, clubs, homes, and are offered it in broad daylight on our streets.  We have friends that do some hard core stuff which we may like or it may lead to the ending of those friendships. I’ve said adios to […]

Comments Off on Eyewitness says Virginia Lyn Anderson of Redding blew through red light in 2014 crash that killed Hayley Riggins – admitted using Methamphetamine before driving

Virginia Lyn Anderson finally began standing trial Friday in connection with a suspected DUI crash that killed 27-year-old motorcyclist Hayley Riggins in 2014. Anderson’s trial got underway after a seven-woman, five-man jury was chosen to decide her case after nearly a week-long jury selection process. Longtime truck driver Mikel Murphy witnessed the fatal crash from […]

Comments Off on Monica J. Shaw, 31, Arrested for Allegedly Bringing Up to 4 Pounds of Methamphetamine Into Lewis-Clark Valley Each Week

CLARKSTON, WA – Bond was set at $30,000 for a 31-year-old woman accused of bringing large amounts of methamphetamine into the Lewis-Clark Valley from the Yakima area.  Monica J. Shaw was arrested by the Quad Cities Drug Task Force near 15th Street and Highland Avenue at about 2:55 p.m. on Wednesday.  She was charged with Possession […]

Comments Off on Terry Stone, 48, of Clarkson, and Nancy Stamper, 39, of Lexington, charged with Methamphetamine and heroin trafficking after drugs found during Paducah traffic stop

PADUCAH, KY – Two women have been charged with drug trafficking after Paducah police say a large amount of heroin and methamphetamine was found in their car. Police say the women were pulled over in response to a report by another driver that a vehicle was seen driving recklessly on Interstate 24 near Exit 4 in […]

Comments Off on Traffic stop on Briley Parkway leads to seizure of 13 pounds of Methamphetamine in Nashville – 36-year-old Amber Gooden, arrested

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A routine traffic stop on Briley Parkway led to the seizure of 13 pounds of crystal methamphetamine. The traffic stop occurred on Wednesday just after 1 p.m. when an officer stopped a Cadillac CTS because the brake light was not working. Authorities say the driver, 36-year-old Amber Gooden, was not willing […]

Comments Off on Mother finds Methamphetamine in daughter’s towed vehicle in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A Jonesboro woman found black clothing, a black BB gun and thousands of dollars worth of meth Thursday when she picked up a towed vehicle. The vehicle, that belonged to her daughter, had been towed during her arrest on October 18. When the mother went to pick up the car, she found a […]

Comments Off on 63 pounds of Methamphetamine seized in Clackamas County raid – Raul Villanueva-Sosa, 32 and Jose Nataren-Duarte, 32, arrested

Sixty-three pounds of methamphetamine, two pistols and nearly $40,000 in cash were seized in an interagency drug raid, according to officials. The Clackamas County Interagency Task Force and Portland Police Bureau Drugs and Vice Division joined forces to investigate a drug trafficking organization operating out of three apartment units in the River Run Apartments complex on […]

Comments Off on Nine women and men arrested after Methamphetamine bust in Tipton County

TIPTON COUNTY, Ind. — Nine people are arrested after a methamphetamine bust in Tipton County. The investigation by the sheriff’s office began earlier this month. Deputies said they were tipped off by a member of the community that the suspects were selling crystal meth at various locations including a hotel and an apartment one block […]

Comments Off on New Zealand Customs seizes biggest ever haul of Methamphetamine – 176 kg (388 pounds) – in containers from China

The New Zealand Customs Service has made its biggest ever seizure of methamphetamine, discovering 176 kg of the drug hidden in the doors of shipping containers. The Customs on Friday said that the seizure was the result of a 16-month investigation, which began after officers identified a company believed to have been set up to […]

Comments Off on Violence erupts in Juárez, Chihuahua City – possibly linked to Methamphetamine

Seven people were shot and killed early Friday evening in Juárez as part of a wave of violence that has left about 20 people dead in Juárez and Chihuahua City since Thursday night, according to news accounts. Three men were shot and killed in southeast Juárez followed by the fatal shootings of a man on a sidewalk near a […]

Comments Off on Paradise lost? Methamphetamine back with a vengeance in the postcard-perfect Far North

The smell of summer is in the air, heralding holidays in the Far North of white-sand beaches and glittering blue seas. The coastline is looking increasingly like a ribbon around the rot. The land between the Far North beach communities has long been a stark contrast – the billionaire’s mansion only a short drive from […]

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Addiction experts are warning millennials about the dangers of Adderall. The amphetamine is often prescribed to help children and young adults with attention-deficit disorder, or ADD, focus better. Over years of use, the prescription stimulant can become addictive. The CDC reported in 2011 that 11 percent of school age children were prescribed […]

Comments Off on Deputies Arrest Female Sex Offender, 35-year-old Sara Jean Wilson, on Methamphetamine charges at Jubilee Park in Cave Junction

An Illinois Valley woman was arrested for sex offender and drug violations yesterday at Jubilee Park in Cave Junction. According to the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were alerted to a disturbance at the city park shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday. Upon arrival, deputies contacted two people at the Jubilee Park Gazebo, including 35-year-old Sara […]

Comments Off on Phoenix Barrios, 38, and Brittany Laurent, 26, of Des Allemands, charged with running Methamphetamine lab

Two women were arrested after agents found remnants of a methamphetamine lab, as well as narcotics, Monday at their home in Des Allemands, the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office said today. Phoenix Barrios, 38, and Brittany Laurent, 26, are charged with creation or operation of a clandestine laboratory for the unlawful manufacture of a controlled dangerous […]

Comments Off on Christy Massengill, 44, of Benson, Arrested With Methamphetamine In Her Bra

Some people just don’t learn no matter how much of a break they get. Such is the case of 44-year-old Christy Massengill of Benson. She was charged by Benson Police with drug charges and driving without a license following an incident last week. According to a report filed by Benson Police Sgt. Mario Bonilla, Ms. […]