Archive for March, 2017

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 […]

Siblings Rebecca M. Pattison, 28, and David Neese, 27, both of South Killarney Lane, Richmond, are facing multiple charges in connection with a suspected overdose death Saturday morning at their apartment. Richmond police responded to the apartment after a caller reported a man had fallen unresponsive and was not breathing. According to the citation, the […]

HER dying brother hoped she would spend the $30,000 he left her as a deposit on a piece of land, but instead Julie Ann Rothwell squandered it on the “evil trade” of methamphetamine dealing. The Bundaberg News Mail report that the 56-year-old Elliott Heads woman has been handed a six-year jail term after pleading guilty […]

TAMPA, Fla. — Michelle Ringler will be away from her three kids until she feels like she has fully recovered from her drug addiction. The last thing she wants is to relapse and go back to using methamphetamine. “It basically took everything that I love in just a couple of months,” Ringler said sitting at […]

NEWELL | Around 40 people attended the Newell meeting of Governor Dennis Daugaard’s “Meth Changes Everything” campaign. The event on Monday night, March 20, was hosted by the Whatever It Takes Coalition with assistance from the local Lion’s Club. WIT Director Sabrina Harmon impaneled a slate of knowledgeable professionals to speak to that topic as […]

Oil theft is fuelling terrorist groups and drug cartels around the world, according to a new analysis. Mexican drug gangs can earn $90,000 (£72,000) in seven minutes from tapping a pipeline of refined oil, while insurgents in Nigeria financially benefit from a share of the third of the country’s refined oil exports that is lost […]

LYMAN, SC (WSPA) – A mom with meth is accused of passing out behind the wheel of a car with a small child in the backseat, according to Spartanburg County sheriff’s deputies. They say it happened Sunday on Highway 357 in Lyman. Deputies say a man on the scene told them he tried to wake up […]

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Today’s Bible lesson: It’s a bad idea to use the good book to smuggle drugs into jail. A Mississippi sheriff says the jail’s property officer noticed a bulge in the back cover of a Bible dropped off March 16 for an inmate convicted of methamphetamine trafficking. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson said […]

PRENTISS CO, Miss. (WCBI)– A woman in Prentiss County faces traffic violations and a drug charge. Investigators say Wednesday, Ashley Franks was arrested and charged with numerous misdemeanor traffic violations.  The arrest took place in the Piney Grove community.  Once Franks was transported to the Prentiss County Jail, officers say they discovered Methamphetamine hidden in […]

A 26 year old Murfreesboro woman was found partially under a car on Hazelwood Street having convulsions. When paramedics arrived and the woman regained consciousness, she told them that she had just taken meth and had a negative reaction to the drug. The case was labeled as a drug overdose and is being investigated. The […]

CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. – Investigators in Caldwell County arrested Jackie and Shea Byrd for a second time in just weeks, again accusing them of trafficking meth. Three pounds of meth was found in the pickup truck the two were driving, investigators said. The street value is more than $214,000. Earlier this month, deputies said they […]

BONIFAY – A month-long undercover operation by investigators with the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office resulted in the arrest of ten suspects and the seizure of several ounces of methamphetamine Friday. “Over the past several months, we have received information about illegal drug activity going on at one of our local motels in Bonifay,” said Holmes […]

A man arrested Friday in a fatal shooting in Pope County had been committed for psychiatric and drug treatment in Little Rock last month after overdosing on methamphetamine and swallowing drain cleaner, according to court documents. A judge in Russellville set bail at $250,000 for Nathaniel Z. Symonds, 19, of Dover at a probable cause […]

INDIO, CA – Border Patrol agents working out of a Riverside County station had a busy Saturday, nabbing two women within one hour of each other who allegedly tried to smuggle narcotics into the United States, the agency reports. According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s El Centro Sector office, agents from the Indio […]

A trio of suspects previously charged with child abuse in connection with the Feb. 19 death of 6-month-old Wyllow Brewer are now facing murder charges, officials said. The child’s mother, Kylie Brewer, 19, was one of three people arraigned Thursday on charges of first-degree murder and two separate counts of felony child abuse, said Deputy […]

In a development that echoes TV’s Breaking Bad, some Chinese chemistry professionals have begun producing and selling illegal substances. The manufacture and distribution of illegal narcotics is undergoing a transformation in China. While a large part of the problem remains the involvement of criminal gangs and street thugs who control the localized trade, the emergence […]

BOCA RATON, Fla. (CBS12) — A woman was arrested Tuesday after police say she threw needles intended for drugs into the backseat of a car where a 2-year-old was sitting. Boca Raton Police say 31-year-old Christine Maier was seen by an officer conducting a hand-to-hand drug transaction in a Marathon gas station parking lot on West […]

A man accused of smoking meth with teenage girls was indicted Wednesday on first-degree rape charges as well as drug-related charges. According to criminal complaints previously filed in the case against Jason Young, 29, the Hodgenville man was accused of meeting up with at least one 15-year-old girl on more than one occasion and smoking […]

GREENEVILLE — A key member of the Hawkins County-based “Chicken Head Mafia” meth trafficking syndicate had his wings clipped Thursday by U.S. District Judge R. Leon Jordon, who sentenced him to 20 years in a federal penitentiary. Steven Dwight “Rabbit” Hopkins, 46, of Mooresburg, reportedly admitted to federal authorities that he had been cooking meth since […]

On 03-15- 17 at about 0820 hours Agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force assisted by members of the Fortuna Police Department served a Humboldt County Superior Court search warrant on two motel rooms located in the 800 block of Main Street in the city of Fortuna. In one room Agents located 47 year […]

LAKE GENEVA —The fire alarm screeched as officers Aaron Greetham and Caleb Tracy pressed through a smoky hallway at The Cove of Lake Geneva hotel. “I remember specifically the smell and the taste of the smoke. It wasn’t like the bonfire smoke you have at home,” Greetham said more than two months after the incident. […]