Archive for July, 2017

Comments Off on Violent suicide and heart disease, the hidden death toll of Methamphetamine

The death toll for methamphetamine has doubled in Australia between 2009 and 2015, according to new research revealing a staggering rate of deaths by heart disease and violent suicides among users. Overdose accounted for 43 per cent of methamphetamine-related deaths, found the analysis of 1649 deaths from the national Coronial Information System (NCIS). Methamphetamine deaths double in […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine and the Impact on Nebraska’s foster care system

32–year–old Tiffany Seager is the wife and mother of three. She loves her family dearly. Seager is recovering from a drug addiction. It’s something that almost cost her one of the things she adores the most–her kids. The state stepped in and took them away because of her drug use in 2014. “I was addicted […]

Comments Off on Surveillance video shows U.S. Customs and Border officials watching Cruz Marcelino Velazquez Acevedo, 16, of Tijuana, ingest liquid Methamphetamine moments before the chemical led to his death

Surveillance video shows U.S. Customs and Border officials watching a Tijuana teenager ingest liquid methamphetamine moments before the chemical led to the teen’s death. Cruz Marcelino Velazquez Acevedo, 16, of Tijuana was stopped by federal officials after he entered the U.S. from Mexico through the San Ysidro Port of Entry on November 18, 2013. NBC […]

Comments Off on Authorities allege 14 women and men arrested part of North Texas Methamphetamine drug ring

WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) — Authorities in North Texas say they have arrested 14 people who were part of a ring that sold drugs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The Parker County Sheriff’s Office said Friday investigators have seized four pounds of methamphetamine, more than 30 pounds of a date rape drug, $14,000 in cash and […]

Comments Off on Cost of Methamphetamine drops as supply outstrips demand in New Zealand

It’s official: meth is now easier to get than cannabis. That line comes from a top secret police document , which also shows the number of people selling methamphetamine is rapidly growing because there’s so much money to be made. In fact, the market is so flooded the price is falling, while the Government has […]

Comments Off on Danielle Payne, 25, of Louisiana, and Ricky Liebel, 36, of Arkansas, found having sexual intercourse in cemetery, arrested on Methamphetamine charges

HOPKINS COUNTY, TX (KLTV) – Two people who were found having intercourse in a cemetery are in jail on drug charges, according to the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office. On Thursday night the sheriff’s office received a call about a suspicious vehicle at Brashear Cemetery on Interstate 30, about 6 to 7 miles west of Sulphur Springs. […]

Comments Off on Kayla Burkhardt, 20, of Deming, high on Methamphetamine, crashes stolen Jeep Cherokee

LAS CRUCES, NM (KTSM) – Las Cruces Police say a woman who crashed a stolen car from Deming in Las Cruces yesterday afternoon admitted to smoking meth earlier in the day. Kayla Burkhardt, 20, of Deming, has been charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and concealing identity. Police were initially dispatched to the report […]

BLYTHE, Calif. – A 31-year-old woman was arrested after Blythe Station Border Patrol agents found nearly 90 pounds of meth in her vehicle on Highway 78 Wednesday afternoon. Agents referred the woman, a U.S. citizen who was traveling with two children, to a secondary inspection of her 2006 Honda Pilot. A narcotics-detection canine alerted the […]

Translated by Otis B Fly-Wheel for Borderland Beat from a Noreste article with additional information from Sinembargo Subject Matter: Slaughter of family members in Nuevo Laredo Recommendation: No prior subject matter knowledge required No less than 10 persons were killed and left in front of a house in Nuevo Laredo. On top of the bodies […]

PORTLAND, Ore. — A man accused of breaking into a 65-year-old woman‘s home, sexually assaulting her and stealing her car was arrested Monday night after allegedly assaulting another woman and running from police. Sergio Jose Martinez, 31, was caught after officers chased him through a neighborhood. According to court documents filed in March 2017, Martinez […]

Comments Off on Erica Brooke Gardner, 20, allegedly drops Methamphetamine from her pants during Conecuh County traffic stop

CONECUH CO., AL (WSFA) – An early morning traffic stop in the Conecuh County community of Lenox ended with a woman being arrested, but not before she gave officers an odd excuse for why crystal meth had fallen from her pants, according to a post on the Conecuh County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page. According to authorities, […]

Comments Off on Janelle Red Dog, 42, of Poplar, gets 20 years for murdering 13-month-old baby girl while high on Methamphetamine

A Poplar mother has not yet forgiven the woman who was high on meth when she killed the mother’s 13-month-old daughter in April 2016. “Do you know what you’ve done?” Eva Hernandez asked Janelle Red Dog, sitting in tears at the defendant’s table Wednesday in federal court. “You’ve ruined my life… I used to look […]

Comments Off on Horrific crimes of violence against children on Fort Peck Indian reservation draw prison sentences

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – Two defendants were given lengthy federal prison sentences Wednesday in separate, back-to-back horrific crimes of violence against children last year that rattled residents of a Montana American Indian reservation and prompted tribal leaders to blame rampant drug use. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris sentenced a woman from the Fort Peck Reservation to […]

Comments Off on Quarter ton of crystal Methamphetamine bound for Australia seized from Santa Rosa storage locker

Three Australians arrested in connection with the seizure of hundreds of pounds of crystal methamphetamine from a Santa Rosa storage locker planned to smuggle the drugs to the land down under in a small airplane, authorities said Wednesday. Investigators seized more than 560 pounds of crystal meth in a joint investigation led by the Australian […]

Comments Off on 30 pounds of Methamphetamine found in trailer axle after traffic stop on I-85 – Ruben Alexander Jimenez-Gamez, 40, of Mexico, arrested

About 30 pounds of methamphetamine was found in the axle of a utility trailer during a traffic stop on I-85 in Coweta County, officials said. A truck driven by Ruben Alexander Jimenez-Gamez, 40, of Morelos, Mexico, was pulling the trailer, GBI agent Joe Chesnut said in a news release. After a police dog smelled drugs in […]

Comments Off on Burned, decapitated bodies found in Juárez Methamphetamine lab

The burned and decapitated bodies of two men were found in a methamphetamine lab Thursday morning in Juárez, authorities said. Two severed heads later were found in an ice chest at 5:10 a.m. near the Camino Real mountain road in west Juárez, the Chihuahua attorney general’s office said. The charred bodies were discovered at a home equipped with security cameras […]

Comments Off on Kevin Wilson, 30, of Omaha, charged with sexual assault on a child and sex trafficking a victim under 16 – sold 15-year-old girl for Methamphetamine, money

OMAHA, Neb. — Kevin Wilson, 30, is charged with sexual assault on a child and sex trafficking a victim under 16. Officers said the girl, who was 15 at the time, ran away from her father’s home. “It’s horrific. These are very serious charges. The sexual assault (charge) carries from 20 years to life in […]

Comments Off on Benjamin Thomas Skelton, 25, of Wichita Falls, accused of drugging with Methamphetamine and raping 15-year-old Oklahoma girl in 2014

A man was arrested Thursday on warrants for reportedly picking up a 15-year-old Oklahoma teen in 2014 and drugging her before sexually assaulting her. Benjamin Thomas Skelton, now-25, is accused of delivery of a controlled substance – methamphetamine – to a child and sexual assault of a child under the age of 17. Skelton remained in the […]

Comments Off on 43 Women and Men Charged in West Memphis Methamphetamine Drug Trafficking, Gun Violence Investigation

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. —  25 federal indictments were unsealed Tuesday, charging 43 defendants as part of a major operation aimed at curbing drug trafficking and gun violence in West Memphis and Crittenden County. The indictments were returned by a federal grand jury on July 6, 2017 and July 11, 2017, and were unsealed on June […]

Comments Off on Adrienne Lee Redfox, 31, of Helena, accused of exposing children to Methamphetamine

A 31-year-old Helena woman is charged with felony criminal endangerment based on accusations that methamphetamine was used while children were in her home. Adrienne Lee Redfox was jailed after a 4-year-old in the home allegedly tested positive for exposure to meth, and two other children in the home reported knowledge of drug use, according to […]

Comments Off on Medical Examiner’s report reveals newborn baby boy found dead in Enid dumpster died from Methamphetamine toxicity

ENID, Okla. –  Police have now opened a homicide investigation. The newborn boy’s body was found in a trash bin April 9 wrapped in a blanket and plastic bag inside a wooden box in Enid. An autopsy report on the cause of death was released Tuesday from the Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s Office. The infant is […]

Comments Off on Six Woman And Men Arrested In Hotel Methamphetamine Operation In Mount Sterling

MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (LEX 18)– Six people were arrested early Tuesday morning after police responded to a complaint at a local hotel. Police say, upon the officers arrival they witnessed criminal activity. After investigating, a large amount of crystal methamphetamine was seized. All suspects were charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, and two suspects were […]

Comments Off on 7-year-old girl runs for help as her 14-year-old sister is being raped in Russellville; Tony Nathan Grissom, 30, jailed on rape charge

The courage of a 7-year-old girl led to the capture of a man accused of raping her 14-year-old sister. Tony Nathan Grissom, 30, of Russellville, is jailed on a rape charged in connection with the sexual assault of the 14-year-old girl. Grissom was taken into custody by Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies after the 7-year-old ran […]

Comments Off on Bengamin Ray Yellow Owl, 25, of Browning, pleads guilty to sexual abuse, giving Methamphetamine to 12-year-old girl

A 25-year-old Browning man reversed his plea Monday to guilty in a case that began after police pulled over his vehicle, which was driven by a 12-year-old girl who was high on meth. Bengamin Ray Yellow Owl pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to sexual abuse of a minor and distribution of meth to a person […]

Comments Off on Destinee Dawn Crocker, 25, of Rome, Charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine

Destinee Dawn Crocker, 25 of Rome, was jailed over the weekend after she was found to be in possession of a large amount of drugs at a location at Cedar Avenue and East 20th Street. Police stated that while speaking with Crocker several bags of drugs fell out on the ground in front of them. […]