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CADILLAC, MI – An indigent man collecting returnable bottles happened upon components of a methamphetamine lab in a dumpster, the Traverse Narcotics Team said Tuesday, Oct. 28. The clerk at a Cadillac party store noticed the man returning pop bottles that contained “odd substances” and had tubing attached. Detectives determined that six of the bottles […]

CADILLAC, MI – Police say a suspicious bottle found on the ground Tuesday, Nov. 4, had been used to produce methamphetamine. Police called in the Traverse Narcotics Team, or TNT, to investigate and remove the bottle, found near Sixth Street and First Avenue. Authorities confirmed that the item included components and chemicals to produce the […]

A 46-year old Kuwaiti woman was arrested in Mangaf area in possession of 30 grams of methamphetamine, a piece of hashish and 70 narcotic pills, reports Al-Rai daily. According to security sources, when securitymen received information about the suspect selling drugs to youths, they investigated and arrested her in the act in Mangaf area. They […]

BRIDGEPORT — One of the country’s largest synthetic drug distribution centers was operating out of a brick warehouse in the city’s Innovation Center. Millions of dollars of synthetic marijuana, methamphetamine, bath salts and Ecstasy were coming into the city in bulk from other countries and being repackaged with the help of local gangs and then […]

Amanda C. Riley, 34, Springfield, was charged in Dallas County Circuit Court with two counts of possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine and hydrocodone, on Oct. 29. A warrant for her arrest was issued Oct. 30, and bond has been set at $100,000. In his probable cause statement, Officer Jeremy Gann of the Buffalo Police […]

Redding, Calif. – Police officers toting military-style assault rifles swarmed over a Redding neighborhood this morning after receiving reports that a man wielding a machete was attacking residents. Officers, who arrested a man identified as Brandon Scott Grant, 33, of Vacaville on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and robbery, said he got into […]

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Drummer Phil Rudd of Australian rock band AC/DC whose hits include “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap” was accused Thursday of trying to arrange two killings as well as possession of drugs. He appeared briefly at the Tauranga District Court in his adopted home of New Zealand and was charged with […]

A man has been charged following the seizure of 65kg of methamphetamine, also known as ice, worth an estimated street value of $43 million. The drugs were allegedly concealed within flat-pack timber and was discovered after an operation involving the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS). AFP officers said […]

Sylvia Mashiah, 33, pulled her car into a secondary inspection area despite being waived through by Customs agents Investigators discovered 17 packages of meth hidden in the rear quarter panels of her 2006 Ford Focus Mashiah faces a mandatory minimum five year sentence if convicted of the felony drug importation charge Contrary to what television […]

WEST PLAINS, Mo. — The South Central Drug Task Force (SCDTF) has released their quarterly statistics. From July through September, the SCDTF reports that almost 97 grams of methamphetamine were seized, as well as over 3200 grams of marijuana. Other drugs collected include heroin (.4 grams), cocaine (.05 grams), and prescription drugs, all of which […]

DECATUR, Alabama — Decatur police say their investigation of a repeat methamphetamine suspect led to a new arrest on Monday. Officer say he did not go quietly though. Investigators with the Decatur Police Department’s organized crime unit say they developed James Daniel Sapp Jr., 37, as a suspected meth distributor during an investigation over the […]

A 37-year-old Port Huron man was arrested Tuesday night after a meth lab was found in his basement. Port Huron police Cpl. Jason Barna said police were called to the 100 block of 17th St. about 8:25 p.m. for a possible unlawful imprisonment and sexual assault. When police arrived on scene, they found a 35-year-old […]

A Noble County man was arrested on a federal drug charge last week, accused of dealing crystal methamphetamine. Cory Castetter was picked up by members of the Noble County Sheriff’s Department and task force officers with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration. According to a criminal complaint unsealed Monday, investigators received information from an officer in […]

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – A man was sentenced in Spokane to 14 years in prison for strangling his girlfriend and trying to dispose of her body in a tub of acid at their Nine Mile Falls home. Twenty-eight-year-old Jason M. Hart’s pleaded guilty in September to second-degree murder for killing Regan Jolley. The Spokesman-Review reports […]

Customs and Border Protection officers seized about $565,000 in drugs and arrested six in separate smuggling incidents across Arizona’s ports of entry this weekend, authorities said. In Nogales, CBP officers seized five pounds of cocaine and 78 pounds of methamphetamine in three separate incidents between Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. On Friday, officers working at […]

Addicts struggling to kick a meth habit could be helped by gene therapy according to the team behind a US National Institutes of Health funded project. University of Arkansas scientists injected adenoviruses filled with genes encoding anti-methamphetamine antibodies into rats and mice which, when given a dose of meth 50 days later, had higher concentrations […]

A recently fired electrician high on methamphetamine was believed to be set on harming people during a bizarre attack that started in Henderson, Nevada, and stretched into neighboring Boulder City. According to the man’s wife, when he was unable to purchase a firearm, he simply chose another, more easily accessible weapon – a hammer. Victoria […]

HERCULES (CBS SF) — A parent in Hercules made a startling discovery Monday when he found a small bag of methamphetamine among his daughter’s Halloween candy, a police sergeant said. Police said the father reported finding the drugs this morning while going through the bag of candy collected by his 8-year-old daughter while trick-or-treating on […]

ATHENS, Alabama — A man originally facing traffic violations now has felony drug charges to contend with. Athens police say two officers made contact with the suspect at the Bomar Inn on U.S. 31 as they were conducting a welfare check late Saturday. Police learned the man, 35-year-old Jay Michael Pepper of Toney, had two […]

A Colton man involved in a fatal Oct. 15 crash on Oregon 211 is facing drug-related charges. However, the man has not been charged in connection with the crash. Lt. Gregg Hastings, Oregon State Police spokesman, said Clackamas County sheriff’s deputies arrested Sean Michael Buschke, 33, Saturday after stopping him for a traffic violation. After […]

A SWAT team served a search warrant at 704 Fourth Ave. S.E. Saturday shortly after 5 p.m., seizing drugs and stolen property from a house that neighbors say has been an eyesore for years. A baby also was taken into protective custody during the incident, and a suspect was arrested on methamphetamine dealing charges on […]

LA JOLLA, CA – Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found that even brief workouts can reduce the risk of relapse in rats withdrawing from methamphetamine. In addition, the team found that exercise affected the neurons in a brain region that had never before been associated with meth withdrawal, suggesting a new direction […]

ANCHORAGE – Federal authorities have seized nearly 100 pounds of illicit drugs and arrested eight people in four states, in raids on a drug ring which allegedly sent drugs to Alaska and laundered their profits in Mexico. U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler’s office said Monday that the seizures included about 50 pounds of heroin, 38 pounds […]

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – A raid at an East Lake home turned up nearly $20,000 in methamphetamine that was hidden under a toddler’s bed. A man and a woman were taken into custody. Their 2-year-old son was placed into the custody of the Department of Human Resources. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office on Oct. 30 carried […]

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI)   Five people were arrested after Lafayette police find drugs, including heroin and meth, scattered across a motel room that also had four children under the age of 8 inside.    Around 7:15 Sunday evening, an anonymous call came in about a group of people using drugs in the presence of young children […]