Archive for March, 2017

TRANG – A man who drugged and raped his 8-year-old daughter, causing her death, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison by the Trang Provincial Court. Kittisak Thongyoi, 33, was convicted and sentenced for forcing his daughter to drink water mixed with methamphetamine and then raping her at their home on May 12 last […]

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — The Santa Cruz County Gang Task Force raided an apartment on Portola Drive Thursday that police suspected was being used as a hub for drug sales in Santa Cruz. Officers served a search warrant at the apartment on the 2300 block of Portola Drive at 4:30 a.m. They found nearly two […]

SEBRING — A traffic stop led to an investigation that turned up more than 246 grams of methamphetamine in a shed in Sebring early Wednesday, the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office said. Sgt. Dusty McGee made the traffic stop at 11:45 p.m. Tuesday after he saw a moving car with its headlights turned off. When driver Louis Arno Huff, […]

While investigating a domestic violence report in Peach Bottom Township in February, Pennsylvania State Police uncovered a meth lab operation inside a dairy barn, according to charging documents. Sabrina Dixon told police on Feb. 22 that she told boyfriend Daryl Charles Vaughan, 36, he loved Sudafed more than her and that his response was to throw lye on […]

RICHMOND, Texas (KTRK) — Ten people are behind bars after a meth ring bust in Fort Bend County. Several law enforcement agencies including DPS, Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office, Houston Police Department and the DEA were involved in the bust. The men are accused of being part of a large meth ring. “This is part […]

EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14 / CBS4) — A man found guilty of killing his brother’s wife, her father and her sister in Ciudad Juarez was sentenced to life in federal prison on Thursday. Emmanuel Velasco Gurrola, 30, pleaded guilty to three counts of conspiracy to kill in a foreign country and one count of conspiracy to […]

Reporter: Carlos Alvarez Luxeries, excess and parties, is what its like to live inside the Culiacan prison, where this past Thursday Juan Jose Esparragoza Monzon “El Azulito”, Alfonso Limon Sanchez “El Limon”, Jesus Pena Gonzalez, “El 20”, Rafael Guadalupe Felix Nunez “El Changuito Antrax and Javier Zazueta Rosales “El Pancho Chimal” escaped. The daily newspapers in […]

Chivis Martinez for Borderland Beat On Sunday, “hieleras” (ice coolers) were discovered containing dismembered remains.  The grisly contents were discarded in the heart of the tourist section of the popular vacation destination of Cabo San Lucas (Baja California Sur). Marking the first such violence in the tourist area. The remains of two male and one […]

A Medford man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison after a Jackson County jury found him guilty of more than two dozen counts of rape and sodomy perpetrated against his daughter and another young victim. The case against William Henry Thompson, 50, is one of the most disturbing in memory, according […]

BUTLER COUNTY, AL (WSFA) – A couple accused of torturing two young relatives now face even more charges in the abuse case. A grand jury indicted Paul and Michelle Smith last week and tacked on two more counts of aggravated child abuse, as well as two counts of chemical endangerment of a child. That’s in […]

GEORGE TOWN: The woman involved in a six-vehicle crash in Penang which killed a technician yesterday, should be investigated for murder. This was the opinion of law lecturer Shamsher Singh Thind, who said said this incident was not an ordinary case of causing death due to reckless or dangerous driving. “This is murder. “I call […]

A College Park man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for statutory rape and other charges in a 2015 case involving 11- and 13-year-old girls. Joshua Arnold, 37, also was convicted of two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, Dontaye Carter, spokesman for the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office, said Wednesday. […]

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A Jonesboro woman pulled over for illegal window tint now faces felony charges after police say she tried to bring drugs and drug paraphernalia into jail. According to an incident report from the Jonesboro Police Department, Investigator Pete Lochner pulled Mallory Goad over in the Wal-Mart parking lot on E. Highland […]

A mother and her two sons have been charged with operating a meth lab. 43-year-old Renee Espling, 20-year-old Jacob Poitraw, and 22-year-old Thomas Poitraw were stopped in a car in Bangor in November. Police say they saw a needle and rubber tubing under the front passenger seat, and in the back found all the makings […]

A methamphetamine lab bust in Cleveland has revealed an alleged conspiracy involving 12 people who conspired to manufacture and possess the illegal drug. Four of those 12 people have been arrested on charges ranging from Manufacturing Methamphetamine to weapons charges. Acting on an anonymous tip, the Cleveland Police Department notified the Pawnee County Drug Task […]

LAKELAND — A joint methamphetamine drug trafficking investigation resulted in the arrests of four suspects and the seizure of 32 pounds of methamphetamine, $5,000, two firearms and marijuana. Arrested was Daniel Tavira Santander, 35, brothers Joseph Cruey, 34, and Jackie Cruey, 35, and Juan Mendoza-Tavira, 31, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said. The investigation began […]

Yavapai County – Fourteen pounds of meth is discovered in a vehicle’s gas tank after Yavapai County Deputies are alerted by a K9. Monday a YCSO K9 deputy noticed a gray 2016 Nissan Sentra traveling east on I-40 in Ash Fork, with the driver and passenger showing abnormal concern about the presence of the Sheriff’s […]

As heroin and its man-made cousins continue to kill Ohioans at record rates, frustrated law enforcement officials warn of the re-emergence of methamphetamine and cocaine. “They are making a huge comeback,” said Shawn Bain, noting the sharp increase — 21 percent — in arrests related to meth. Bain was a drug task force commander for […]

The border state of Chihuahua, Mexico is confronting a resurgence of violent crime, but the fight seems more about local revenue streams than international trafficking routes. Data from the Mexican government shows that Chihuahua logged a total of 791 gun murders in 2016, a 40 percent increase over the number of gun murders recorded in […]

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A CPS investigation led to the arrest of a Wichita Falls’ mother who allegedly exposed her children to meth. Officers arrested 23-year-old Brianna Cheek, Saturday on a warrant. She’s charged with abandoning-endangering a child. They say a CPS investigation began after both Cheek and her newborn son tested positive for […]

A woman picked up a drug charge while at the Vanderburgh County Jail after police picked her up on a warrant. Police say 19-year-old Julianna Sellner had a misdemeanor warrant for her arrest. When she was booked, police say they found a bag of methamphetamine in her bra. Sellner now faces a meth possession charge […]

CLERMONT COUNTY, OH (FOX19) – A Miami Township woman has been indicted by the Clermont County Grand Jury for three counts related to her involvement in the trafficking of crystal methamphetamine.   Diane Unser, 47, has been indicted on one count of aggravated trafficking in drugs, one count of aggravated possession of drugs, and one count of tampering […]

HELENA – A female suspect has been charged for possession of meth after she tried twice to force her way into a home. Olivia Diane Stewart was arrested Monday on two counts of violating an order of protection and for possession of a ‘meth kit’. Stewart’s father called sheriff’s deputies to his home after the […]

A Greenwood woman who confessed to police that she had methamphetamine inside her pocketbook during a Friday afternoon traffic stop was booked on a drug charge. Maxine Ruley, 46, of 226 Briggs Ave., was charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. A woman was pulled over in the area of Harper Street as authorities […]

COLDWATER — There was nowhere in the house or on the property at 1023 Delmar Road, Montgomery, where Branch County Sheriff’s Office deputies did not find meth labs or components Sunday morning. Residents Brandon Hosek, 22, and Destinee Hull, 23, of rural Steuben County, Indiana, are facing charges of operation of a meth lab, creating […]