Archive for February, 2017

Comments Off on Melissa Renee Wallace, 35, of Tatum, found with 34 grams of Methamphetamine

A Tatum woman has been arrested after the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office and Tatum police said they found 34 grams of methamphetamine, guns, money and drug paraphernalia in her hotel room. Melissa Renee Wallace, 35, was held Friday in the Rusk County Jail on $100,000 bond, charged with manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance […]

Comments Off on Kristin Renee Ward, of Bartlesville, Arrested for Methamphetamine

A Bartlesville Woman is in the Washington County Jail for resisting an officer and being in possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Kristin Renee Ward had a warrant out for her arrest when she was spotted entering Wal-Mart. An officer approached her an began asking her what her name was, but ward refused to give […]

Comments Off on Former Methamphetamine addict, Lauralise Hodges, 45, serves as program director at The Harbor Home

CONWAY — Lauralise Hodges said she understands the struggles women in The Harbor Home are going through, even though she no longer has a desire to use meth. Hodges, 45, is program director for the residential facility for women with substance-abuse problems. Classrooms have been converted to bedrooms for 10 women in The Harbor church […]

Comments Off on R30-million crystal Methamphetamine seized at OR Tambo Airport in South Africa

The pungent smell of imported dried fish in a storage shed at OR Tambo International Airport bothered airport staff so much it led to the discovery of 100 kg of crystal meth worth about R30-million hidden in the cargo unloading area. SARS spokesman Sandile Memela said staff members were overwhelmed by the unpleasant odor and […]

Comments Off on Jason Young, 29, of Hodgenville, accused of smoking Methamphetamine with two teenage girls

A Hodgenville man is facing charges after an investigation revealed he’d allegedly smoked crystal meth with two teenage girls on more than one occasion. A criminal complaint filed Wednesday in Nelson District Court indicates that, while conducting an investigation, officers were told by one of the teenage girls that she had been texting a man […]

Comments Off on Alleged Southern Brotherhood gang member, Welford Levi “Pork Chop” McCarty, got life for murder in Greene County, but he’s accused in another slaying

Alleged gang member Welford Levi “Pork Chop” McCarty lost his freedom last week when he received a life sentence plus three years for the March 2013 shooting death and dismemberment of a man he thought was a snitch in Greene County. But McCarty could face an even stiffer prison sentence if he goes to trial […]

Comments Off on Sara M. Rogers, 30, of Monroe, booked on Methamphetamine possession, having drugs near children

Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Monroe woman on several drug charges last week after stopping the suspect’s automobile for an expired license plate. The driver, who was identified as Sara M. Rogers, 30, of 308 80th St., Monroe, shoved an object into her pants, according to the Feb. 15 arrest report. When asked about […]

Comments Off on Belfast man allegedly raped pregnant partner and shaved her hair off after crystal Methamphetamine binge

Prosecutors claimed he also split open her eye and tried to glue the wound shut while on a three-day crystal meth drugs binge. Details emerged as the 30-year-old accused, who cannot be named for legal reasons, mounted an application for bail. He denies four counts of rape and two charges of assault occasioning actual bodily […]

Comments Off on Melissa Shonsky, 38, and Robert Petrofske, 38, of Pulaski, charged after raid of alleged Methamphetamine lab

Two Pulaski Township residents were arrested Friday after police raided a suspected methamphetamine production in a mobile home park. Pulaski Township police have filed multiple drug-related and endangering-the-welfare-of children charges against Robert Petrofske, 38, and Melissa Shonsky, 38, both of 160 Redwood Circle, in connection with the alleged operation, which police say took place inside […]

Comments Off on Eleven alleged conspirators indicted in $4 million Tulsa Methamphetamine, heroin, trafficking ring

Eleven people have been indicted on allegations they sold more than $4 million worth of heroin and methamphetamine from three Tulsa properties, including two car lots. Those charged in the indictment are Raymundo Cano-Flores, Victor Bautista, Jonathan Jaimes-Gutierrez, Rosty Israel Cano-Flores, Evelyn Cano, Sergio Yovani Lagarde, Uriel Torres, Pablo Padilla, Juan Sanchez, German Maldonado and […]

Comments Off on William Millron Sr., 45, leads authorities on high speed chase that ended in crash in Findlay – mobile Methamphetamine lab found in vehicle

FINDLAY, OH (WTOL) – A mobile meth lab led authorities on a high-speed chase Thursday that ended in a crash in downtown Findlay. According to the US Marshals Service, William Millron Sr., 45, had several outstanding warrants. According to the Findlay Courier, the chase started in Wood County and traveled through Fostoria. The US Marshals said when the […]

Comments Off on 13-pound Methamphetamine bust on I-84 near Mosier – Edgar Vidal Nuno Naranjo, 28, from Rosarito, and Oscar Arnulfo Fuller Leyva, 24, from Tijuana, arrested

A Monday traffic stop on Interstate 84 near Mosier yielded 13 pounds of methamphetamine, authorities say. Two men from Mexico were arrested after police found four large packages of methamphetamine in a cardboard box inside the car. The seized drugs carried a street value of about half a million dollars. The driver, 28-year-old Edgar Vidal […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine lab found in Charles City backpack

CHARLES CITY — Police in Charles City are searching for the owner of a backpack containing items used to make methamphetamine. A resident spotted the abandoned backpack and called police about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police Chief Hugh Anderson said it was off the Charley Western trail in a wooded area behind Charles Street. It contained […]

Comments Off on Moniteau County Sheriff Tony Wheatley says Methamphetamine use in rural counties in Missouri ‘as high as it’s ever been’

ABC 17 News is digging in to the drug problem in rural Mid-Missouri after 10 people are arrested in connection to drugs in Moniteau County. “Meth use has always been high, especially in rural counties…it’s spiked again and now it’s as high as it’s ever been,” Sheriff Tony Wheatley told ABC 17 News. In fact, […]

Comments Off on Heightened Methamphetamine epidemic in rural Nebraska

In a 2012 national survey on drug use and health about 1.2 million people reported using methamphetamine in the past year. “It doesn’t get any better it gets worse all the time.” We’re talking about the meth problem in North Platte. Over the past 15 years methamphetamine has taken a hold on our community. “Once […]

Methamphetamine abuse surging in Ohio

Posted: 25th February 2017 by Doc in Uncategorized
Comments Off on Methamphetamine abuse surging in Ohio

An increase in availability of methamphetamine has been linked to the nation’s heroin epidemic and local officials say the rise in accessibility to the stimulant is evident in more investigations and drug seizures. Methamphetamine and heroin provide two different kinds of inebriation. The former provides a flash “high” through stimulation while the latter provides a […]

Comments Off on ‘Methamphetamine abuse is exceptionally concerning’ in Wisconsin

SIREN—Methamphetamine abuse has been an issue on the back-burner for the last dozen years, but all of a sudden, it’s become a huge problem. “We saw a 40 percent increase in meth use in 2016 compared to 2015,” Burnett County Health and Human Services Director Kate Peterson said of the crisis. “Why?” is the big […]

Comments Off on West Virginia Legislature hears bill to increase Methamphetamine penalties

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) — The West Virginia Legislature is considering a bill to increase the penalty of making meth in front of children. House Bill 2083 would increase the penalty for making meth with a minor present to two to 10 years in a state correctional facility with a potential fine of $10,000. If the […]

Comments Off on Eight children removed from home after Moravia Methamphetamine drug raid, Elizabeth Crysler, Ashley Wood, Mark Crysler, and Jonathan Wood, charged

MORAVIA, N.Y. — Four people face charges of making methamphetamine after authorities raided a trailer in southern Cayuga County earlier this month and removed eight children. Police with the Finger Lakes Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on Feb. 16 at the trailer, located at 5623 Sayles Corners Road in the town of Moravia. […]

Comments Off on Cynthia Piatt, 28, and Mikel Short, 45, arrested for Methamphetamine during probation check near Midway

(Mountain Home) – The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office says two people have been arrested during a probation compliance check on Wednesday. 45-year-old Mikel Short and 28-year-old Cynthia Piatt were both arrested on felony charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, and exposure of […]

Comments Off on Ashley Backus, 32, of Binghamton, and Jonna Cassidy, 28, of Endwell, arrested for sale of Methamphetamine

TOWN OF UNION (WBNG) — Two women were arrested after the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force executed a narcotics search warrant Wednesday night at a motel on East Main Street in the Town of Union. The SIU Task Force found Ashley Backus, 32, of Binghamton and Jonna Cassidy, 28, of Endwell, with three […]

Comments Off on Ashley Williams, 26, Denise Meade, 25, John Newsome, 36, and Andrew Messer, 35, arrested after Methamphetamine lab found inside vehicle in Mingo County

MINGO COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) — Four people were arrested Thursday after deputies found a meth lab in a vehicle. John Newsome, 36, Andrew Messer, 35, Ashley Williams, 26 and Denise Meade, 25 were charged with operating a clandestine meth lab and conspiracy. Deputies say the went to where Newsome lives to serve a child support […]

Comments Off on Latisha Cheston, 35, of Trenton, Deals Methamphetamine To Informant

Falls Township officers conducted a narcotics investigation on Friday that led to the arrest of one Trenton woman. Latisha Cheston, 35, was arrested and charged with two felonies and two drug-related misdemeanors. Cheston was remanded to the Bucks County Correctional Facility on 10 percent of $70,000 bail. Her bail has since been reduced to 10 […]

Comments Off on Allakaket Chief PJ Simon banishes 4 people over Methamphetamine

FAIRBANKS — Allakaket Chief PJ Simon has a message for methamphetamine dealers: “You’re not welcome here. Meth is not welcome in Allakaket,” Simon said in a phone interview Thursday. “We can banish people. The tribal board can vote to disenroll a tribal member. We are willing to go that route.” Simon said four people suspected […]

Comments Off on “Known” Methamphetamine house burns in Missoula fire

MISSOULA – Firefighters had to use caution when fighting a trailer fire at what was called a “known meth house” by authorities on Wednesday morning. Missoula City Fire Department crews responded to the 1700 block of Cooley Street at around 8 a.m. and arrived on the scene to find smoke and flames coming from the building with […]