Archive for April, 2017

A drug bust in Omaha, Nebraska this week revealed a disturbing scene involving a crib that had a locking feature on top. Police went to the home of Kaylee Taylor and Joseph Hamilton and found more than 170 grams of meth. When going into the basement, police found a crib with a gate-tied to the […]

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – Two people were arrested Friday for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine at a Florence hotel. According to information from Florence Police Lt. Mike Brandt, Charles Logan Jordan and Ashley Renee Hunsucker were arrested at the scene and each charged with one count of manufacturing methamphetamine. Around 3 p.m. Friday, agents from the FPD’s […]

Two Jefferson County residents are accused of driving around with an “active one-pot meth lab” in their vehicle. Police say 49-year-old Cindy Childers and and 44-year-old Christopher Skidmore, both of Carthage, had meth and meth supplies in their vehicle when they were stopped on Wednesday morning. Childers, the driver, is facing third-degree manufacture of methamphetamine, […]

A 57-year-old man was charged last week with several counts of assault for what police described as a meth-fueled tirade against his toddler sons and adult daughter. The man’s two sons, ages 2 and 3, came away with several scratches, bruises and dried blood stains when police found them at the family’s Federal Way home […]

Australia is grappling with increasing efforts to smuggle in huge quantities of the drug methamphetamine from across the region, prompting the police to create global task forces that have resulted in record-breaking seizures. Fueled by strong demand and high local prices, Australia has become a popular destination for syndicates from across the region, including China, […]

An early morning disturbance in a local club parking lot led to the arrest of a 21-year-old local woman on a charge accusing her of trafficking methamphetamine. Sgt. Brice Woolly, Ardmore Police Department Criminal Investigations Division, said Brittany White was arrested about 1:50 a.m. Sunday by Officer Bart Smith. White was one of three people […]

A Cody woman is facing a felony child endangerment charge after authorities reportedly found methamphetamine in the system of her 6-month-old baby last year. Kristen R. Kenney, 34, made her first court appearance on the allegations on Tuesday, where her bail was set at $40,000 cash. The allegations date back to early November — when […]

Michael Graham of Crosby was shot once, had initials carved into the back of his head and jumped out of second floor window to escape his captors who tortured him in an apparent methamphetamine fueled frenzy in 2016. That’s what prosecutors said Thursday in announcing the conviction of 50-year-old Billy Shawn Chauncey also of Crosby, […]

JACKSON, Miss. — A Gulfport couple is facing charges in Indiana after conservation officers said they found them inside a pickup truck smoking methamphetamine while their 5-year-old daughter was in the back seat. Indiana conservation officers were called Wednesday afternoon to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked near a shelter house in Clark State […]

HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) – Two people have been arrested on federal drug charges for the reported distribution of methamphetamine. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that as a result of a joint investigation, Roger David Hammond Jr., 43, of Hammond, and Charlotte White, 50, of Holden, were both arrested on federal drug charges. The investigation […]

A California man was arrested Wednesday by Utah County Sheriff’s Office deputies on reports of coming to Utah to have sex with a 13-year-old girl and intending to have sex with other underage girls in Colorado. Jason Akers reportedly began chatting online Monday with a person whom he believed was a 13-year-old girl, but was […]

A 37-year-old man was arrested on felony drug charges after a methamphetamine lab exploded, requiring a response from Sumter County Fire & EMS. The brother of Jason Jeremy Collier had contacted law enforcement after he spotted Collier behaving suspiciously in the woods in the 700 block of Clyde Street in Wildwood. Officers from the Wildwood […]

A Madawaska couple is accused of running a meth lab in the home they shared with their two young children. Carl Thibeault, 36, and and Casie Thibeault, 34, are charged with aggravated trafficking in methamphetamine, aggravated operation of a meth lab, and endangering the welfare of children. Drug agents say it’s one of the largest […]

Complaints from community residents steered authorities to uncover a methamphetamine operation at a Sherburne mobile home, according to Chenango County Sheriff’s deputies. Narcotics investigators responded Tuesday afternoon to 30 Classic St., Lot 17, and found Andrew Palmer in the woods just behind the residence, according to deputies. Palmer was throwing meth-making material into the woods, deputies […]

HOUSTON — The Houston Police Department is investigating one of its own after several grams of methamphetamine were found inside the home of an accused officer and his live-in boyfriend, court documents said. Both men are facing drug-related charges and have since paid their respective bonds. HPD confirmed James Daniel Norman, 34, has been relieved […]

A Bath woman is behind bars after police received a tip that someone was making meth in a house on Shannon Street in the village. Armed with a search warrant, Bath police officers, assisted by the New York State Police special crimes unit and the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, searched the residence in question and […]

Authorities raided homes Tuesday in McDowell, Burke and Catawba counties and seized 20 pounds of methamphetamine, $500,000 in cash and guns. They’ve been investigating nearly a dozen suspects in these area for the past nine months. There was also marijuana and pills in those homes. Ten people are facing charges for trafficking the drugs across […]

SALT LAKE CITY — Two women face several misdemeanor and felony charges after police said they discovered a large amount of marijuana in a Salt Lake City hotel room. Marylynn Hughes, 52, and Aricia Crouse, 18, were booked into the Salt Lake County Metro Jail Saturday for distribution, possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. According […]

UNION COUNTY, S.C. — An Upstate woman was arrested after an undercover officer set up a deal on Facebook Messenger for sexual favors in exchange for money, according to a report from the Union County Sheriff’s Office. The report said the officer contacted 36-year-old Destiny Lee Shetley on Saturday and set up a meeting near […]

An Adrian man formally was arraigned Monday on charges connected to an explosion Feb. 25 at an Adrian motel. Gregory Allen Bowers, 37, was arraigned in Lenawee County District Court on charges of maintaining or operating a methamphetamine lab, maintaining or operating a lab that creates hazardous materials, and possession of methamphetamine. Bond was continued […]

Members of the Bartholomew County Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested a local woman on three counts of dealing methamphetamine and resisting law enforcement. Diana C. Martinez, 36, of 2935 Lamplight Drive, was arrested at 8:42 p.m. Monday after a traffic stop in the 1400 block of Parkside Drive, a press release about the arrest from […]

Two young children in the care of their grandmother last week found a stash of methamphetamine in the grandmother’s purse near a doll house and ate some of the drug, according to newly filed court documents. The grandmother, Samantha Kay Bailey, 50, of Gray, was asleep at the time, the documents show. It was April […]

COFFEE COUNTY, Ga. (WZTV) – The Coffee County Sheriff’s Office says a man tried to swallow bags of suspected methamphetamine and marijuana during his arrest. Ronnie D. Moore III is charged with possession of meth with intent to distribute and misdemeanor marijuana possession. Deputies said Moore was pulled over about 2:30 p.m. Friday and deputies […]

Tennessee’s opioid problem is no secret. All across our 95 counties, local, state and federal agencies are working to stop abuse and addiction. But meth also remains a menace despite grabbing fewer headlines. According to Tennessee’s Dangerous Drugs Task Force, meth use is down across the state. The peak came in February 2013 — back when the state […]

NEBO, NC (WSPA) – McDowell County deputies say they were investigating a Nebo man for drugs and it led to a massive drug conspiracy that spans from western North Carolina to California. The investigation started in July 2016 at the home of Jamie Leonard Tate, 36, on Stacy Farm Road. Deputies say Tate and Dwayne […]