Archive for May, 2017

Comments Off on Gabrielle S. Tripp, 23, charged in Allentown drug sting after trying to sell Methamphetamine to informant

A 23-year-old Freemansburg woman was selling methamphetamine when she was arrested Friday during a drug investigation in Allentown, according to court records. Gabrielle S. Tripp, of the 200 block of Clearfield Street, allegedly agreed to sell meth to a confidential informant late Thursday night. She met the informant at a motel in the 1000 block […]

Comments Off on Coldwater Red Roof Inn hotel shut down an entire floor after a Methamphetamine lab bust – James Morris, 52, arrested

COLDWATER, Mich. – A few suspicious purchases in Coldwater lead to a large meth lab bust at a hotel. An entire floor at the Red Roof Inn remains shut down over safety concerns after an Alabama man has been arrested and is being held in branch county jail. Branch County police have arrested a 52-year-old man […]

Comments Off on San Diego County Sheriff’s arrests 13 sex buyers, seize Methamphetamine, in ‘Operation Big Bad John’

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – Thirteen sex buyers were arrested in an operation targeting the sex trafficking industry in San Diego County. The San Diego Human Trafficking Task Force and National City Police Department targeted San Diego County sex buyers in the region on Friday. “Operation Big Bad John” was described as a “large-scale undercover operation” conducted […]

Comments Off on China: Growing Source for Crystal Methamphetamine in Asia Pacific

Authorities in the Philippines have seized a stunning amount of methamphetamine headed into the country from China. Police say there was more than half a ton of the drug, smuggled into warehouses in metropolitan Manila—making it the latest multi-million dollar methamphetamine bust in Asia. Federal officials in the Philippines say they have seized more than […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine Addicts’ Hearts May Improve If They Quit

MONDAY, May 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Methamphetamine users who quit the drug may get a break: New research suggests it’s possible to reverse heart damage with proper medical treatment. Research has previously linked meth use to heart problems that can contribute to death. But it hadn’t been clear if stopping the drug use resulted […]

Comments Off on Explosion, Fire Damage At Least 3 Homes In Butler – Police investigating possibility of Methamphetamine lab explosion

BUTLER (KDKA) – An apparent explosion started a fire that damaged at least three homes in the City of Butler. Emergency crews were called to the scene near the corner of Center Avenue and South Street around 1 a.m. Monday. They found a home fully involved with flames. No one was inside at the time, […]

Comments Off on Juliana Romo, 34, tells Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies he ate Methamphetamine, dies in custody

A 34-year-old motorist who was stopped by Temple Station sheriff’s deputies and then arrested for outstanding warrants and alleged possession of illegal narcotics died while in custody at a hospital, after telling deputies he had ingested methamphetamine, the department announced Monday. Sean West was driving with 34-year-old Juliana Romo on Thursday around 6:45 p.m. when […]

Comments Off on Horrifying images that show why we must defeat the Methamphetamine epidemic

Ricky Hema jailed for seven years over violent ice-fuelled rampage  The 35-year-old attacked four people in two hours across Sydney Disturbing footage shows a victim being punched in the head and kicked The attacker then leaps in the air and stamps on victim’s motionless body A man who bashed four people in a two-hour ice-fuelled […]

Comments Off on Mexican Forces Raid Police Precinct in Zihuatanejo find 20 Officers had Drug Trafficking ties

MEXICO CITY –  Following the detention of the entire municipal police force in the Mexican city of Zihuatanejo, a pleasant U.S. expat hotspot on the Pacific coast, 20 alleged drug traffickers were found to have been masquerading as cops.   Last Tuesday’s bust was conducted by state and federal police, along with the Marine Corps. […]

Comments Off on Melody Sue Legg, 42, arrested in Methamphetamine bust after caught in vehicle traveling over 90 miles per hour on Interstate 64 in Cabell County

CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) — A woman was arrested in a meth bust after she was caught in a vehicle that was traveling over 90 miles per hour on Interstate 64. Melody Sue Legg, 42, is charged with possession with intent to deliver. It happened near mile marker 29 on I-64 around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. […]

Comments Off on Philippine authorities seize Methamphetamine shipment worth US$121 million after China tip-off

Philippine authorities said they seized 605 kilograms of methamphetamine shipped from China following a tip from the Chinese government. National Bureau of Investigation officials said Monday that the drugs, with a street value of 6.05 billion pesos ($121.4 million), were seized over the weekend from a brokerage warehouse in metropolitan Manila, while a portion was […]

Comments Off on Loretta Simpson, 41 of Belton, Charged with Methamphetamine Possession at Gregory Campground

DRAKESBORO, Ky. (5/26/17) — Two people were charged with drug possession at Gregory Lake Campground today. Officers including those from the Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force made a search at Lot 24 around noon at Gregory Lake along with a Probation and Parole officer. Authorities located a baggie of what appeared to be methamphetamine and a […]

Comments Off on Drugs, despair and waning hope: A girl’s struggle with addiction

The call woke Kevin Schultz at 6:15 a.m. on May 6. It was a sheriff’s deputy. He’d picked up Schultz’s 17-year-old adopted daughter Vanessa during a traffic stop near Nine Mile Falls. She had been riding with an older man known to be a “heavy meth user.” Kevin and his wife, Rochelle, rushed to meet […]

Comments Off on Adria Regn, 27, of Mount Holly, and Christopher K. White, 19, of Eastampton, charged with pimping 17-year-old girl as sex slave, forcing her to use Methamphetamine

MOUNT HOLLY >> A Burlington County couple has been arrested on first-degree human trafficking charges accusing them of forcing a 17-year-old girl to engage in prostitution at area motels. Christopher K. White, 19, of Eastampton, and Adria Regn, 27, of Mount Holly, could be locked up for 20 years to life in state prison if […]

Comments Off on Nathan Lehman, 38, charged with stabbing his own parents to death in their Eden Prairie home with screwdriver while high, again, on Methamphetamine

Nathan Lehman had a long history of domestic assaults against his parents, yet he was ordered to live with them after he was recently released from a civil commitment for mental illness. That requirement may have cost Robert and Debra Lehman their lives this week, as their son stabbed each of them more than 20 […]

Comments Off on Shantel Flores, 40, of Morgan City, arrested with Methamphetamine

Morgan City Police arrested a local woman and booked her with drug charges. Shantel Flores, 40, was booked with possession with intent to distribute meth, possession with intent to distribute Clonazepam, illegal carrying of a weapon in the presence of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of drugs in a drug-free zone, no turn signal […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine lab uncovered at Bad Axe day care center

BAD AXE — The homeowner of a house police report is the scene of meth lab says it is not a day care facility. And the address, 316 Whitelam St., is not registered as a licensed day care facility. However, neighbors told police the home — which sits behind a slew of children’s play equipment […]

Comments Off on Elizabeth Colliver, 43, of Tina, arrested on Methamphetamine and drug charges during traffic stop

The highway patrol reports numerous charges are pending against a woman from the Tina community after she was arrested during a traffic stop in Carroll County Thursday night. An online arrest report indicates 43-year-old Elizabeth Colliver was taken to the Ray County Detention Center pending the formal filing of charges. The highway patrol has accused […]

Comments Off on 24 women and men indicted in major Methamphetamine distribution ring targeting Salt Lake County

SALT LAKE CITY — Two separate drug investigations that eventually became one have culminated in the federal indictments of 24 people and the seizure of 41 pounds of meth. The U.S. Attorney’s Office joined other local, state and federal agencies on Friday — including several police chiefs from across Salt Lake County — to announce […]

Comments Off on Zulema Rodriquez-Torres and Jesus Bojorquez-Mendez accused of transporting 19 pounds of Methamphetamine in their truck in Franklin County

COLUMBUS (WSYX/WTTE) — A couple has been indicted on multiple drug charges Friday and accused of transporting 19 pounds of methamphetamine in their truck. Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said the couple had the drugs and $72,000 on them. Jesus Bojorquez-Mendez and Zulema Rodriquez-Torres are being charged with aggravated drug trafficking and aggravated possession of drugs. […]

Comments Off on Morristown ‘Chicken Head Mafia’ member, Joel “Jose” Hosea Beasley, 37, gets 25 years in Methamphetamine ring

MORRISTOWN (WATE) – Another member of the “Chicken Head Mafia” is heading to prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Joel “Jose” Hosea Beasley, 37, was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for methamphetamine conspiracy and firearm charges. The United States Department of Justice said Joel Beasley sold methamphetamine to a person cooperating with law enforcement five times […]

Comments Off on Fred Russell Urey Sr, lures and traps an Alberta Canadian woman, forces her into multiple sex acts over several days in Pickens County

A woman from Alberta, Canada was lured to Pickens County, held hostage and forced to commit sex acts, according to the sheriff’s office. Deputies say the woman was held hostage for several days. Sheriff Rick Clark it involved a “deceptive internet scheme, multiple sex acts by force and the courageous actions taken by the victim […]

Comments Off on Lauren M. Story, 30, of Cape Girardeau, arrested after Methamphetamine found hidden in her pants

A Cape Girardeau woman faces drug trafficking charges after officers stopped her for littering and found she was delivering a large amount of methamphetamine Wednesday, police said. The Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged Lauren M. Story, 30, with second-degree drug trafficking. Police stopped a vehicle going east in the 3200 block of Missouri […]

ST. CHARLES COUNTY (KMOV.com) – A mother is being charged after allegedly making methamphetamine inside her home with her 8-year-old daughter in the house. Shelby Boschert, 34, is being charged with Manufacturing a Controlled Substance, as well as Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Boschert remains in custody. Her bail has been set at $35,000. Police […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine “Mansion’ burns to ground in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) — A fire at the so-called Meth Mansion destroyed outbuildings in a Vancouver neighborhood Thursday morning across the street from a middle school. The house in the 6100 block of NE 112th, known by neighbors as Meth Mansion, is directly across from Covington Middle School. Fire crews arrived around 3:15 a.m. and […]