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WYNNE, AR (KAIT) – A traffic stop for a cracked windshield ended with a Wynne woman locked up in the Cross County Detention Center. Early on the morning of Sept. 12, Deputy Allen Clanton stopped Jessica Earls, 36, on County Road 625, according to a news release from the sheriff’s department. After learning she was […]

A 34-year-old man faces criminal charges after Clearwater Police say he tampered with evidence related to a Tuesday night apartment fire. Bryan Dean McDowell was booked into the Pinellas County Jail on one count of tampering with physical evidence after a fire ripped through a home in the Turnbury apartments, The blaze broke out at […]

DECATUR – Smoking garbage bags helped Decatur police home in on a man they accuse of operating a lab for manufacturing methamphetamine. Cameron L. Maxey, 30, was arrested Monday evening and booked on a charge of aggravated unlawful participation in meth manufacturing. He denied running a meth lab but allegedly told police he was a […]

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC — Following a tip from neighbors, drug agents raided an apartment at 250 Springtree Drive, in northeast Richland County, Tuesday and discovered methamphetamine being manufactured in the presence of twin 12-year-olds, Sheriff Leon Lott said in a news release. “The children were immediately removed from the apartment and decontaminated,” and placed in […]

MANTORVILLE — Two suspects appeared Friday in Dodge County District Court, two days after an investigation that took 19 pounds of methamphetamine off the streets. Heriberto Hurquides Salazar, 21, and Alejandra Jasmin Ochoa, 22, have been charged with one count each of first-degree drug sale, a felony, and child endangerment, a gross misdemeanor. Salazar’s unconditional […]

AUSTIN — The Texas Highway Patrol said an alleged drug deal led to a car chase that ended with the driver being arrested for allegedly having two and a half kilograms of methamphetamine in his car. The incident started Friday when the Highway patrol was contacted by DPS to assist after they saw what was […]

Instagram is taking down accounts that it believes has links to Mexican drug cartels, according to the San Antonio Express-News. The suspended accounts glamorized cartels and the ill-gotten luxury items of those who engage in the drug trade. There were photos of jewels, exotic animals, Lamborghinis, and piles of money, to name just a few. […]

A 39-year-old man living in Busan was arrested Monday after allegedly injecting methamphetamine into one of his ex-girlfriend’s buttocks. The man, identified only by the surname Lee, allegedly sneaked into the house of his former girlfriend, 42, identified only as “A,” and is said to have injected the drug while she was asleep at 5:20 […]

Bowie County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Chris Allison arrested a woman with $30,000 worth of methamphetamine early Saturday morning. According to Bowie County Chief Deputy Jeff Neal Sergeant Allison was patrolling W. 7th Street near Kings Highway when he observed a 2013 white Chevrolet pickup commit a traffic violation. “Sergeant Allison conducted a traffic stop on […]

HOLTON, Kan. – A husband and wife were arrested Saturday night by a Jackson County, Kan. Sheriff’s deputy after drugs, cash and identification and financial cards were discovered during a traffic stop. Carrie Roberts, 36, and Gregory Wright, 48, were taken into custody during the stop. They were arrested Saturday at 9:30 p.m. just off […]

While attempting to flee from authorities, a 36-year-old female who authorities say appeared to be high on methamphetamine got her vehicle wedged between railroad tracks in Parkville. On Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 2 a.m., Parkville police made contact with the driver of a grey Ford Focus parked inside Platte Landing Park. The driver, Angelia K. […]

A Kingston woman was released from the Floyd County Jail on $5,700 bond Monday after her arrest on a felony drug charge. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Kimberly Denise Pelfrey, 46, of 169 Barnsley Church Road, was stopped by police at 12:05 a.m. Monday at the intersection of East Hermitage Road and Irene Way […]

GREENSBURG – A local woman is facing a felony drug dealing charge after sheriff’s deputies allegedly discovered crystal methamphetamine during a routine traffic stop. Jamie M. Bottorff, 25, of the 2900 block of N. CR 425 W. was arrested on a warrant Friday following a traffic stop and a subsequent investigation that occurred late last […]

A 21-year-old East Helena woman was arrested Sunday on suspicion of carrying meth. Tasia Teree Pogatchnik was charged with one count of felony possession of dangerous drugs and four misdemeanor violations. An officer responded to a call of vehicle theft and found Pogatchnik in the driveway of the victim’s home. She told the officer she […]

MASON CITY | A Mason City woman accused of hiding methamphetamine while being jailed faces criminal charges. Ashley Aird, 33, was charged with felony counts of possession of a controlled substance — third offense and possession of contraband. Her next court hearing is Friday in Mason City. She was arrested on Sept. 18 Officers found […]

A Faribault woman is being charged with a felony count of fifth-degree controlled substance after allegedly getting caught attempting to steal a $3.99 bag of chocolate from Fareway. Charlene Ann Stuart, 43, of Faribault, also faces two misdemeanors, theft and possession of hypodermic syringes or needles. The charges follow a botched attempt to steal a […]

UINTAH COUNTY, Utah — Two people were booked into jail for numerous charges including several relating to drug possession Friday after the pair attempted to flee from police during a high-speed chase. Things began Saturday when sheriff’s deputies observed a car speeding on SR-45 southeast of Vernal, and the officer recognized the vehicle as one […]

A multi-agency drug bust led to the arrest of three men and one woman on Friday, who together, in a residence and a vehicle, were found to have over 400 grams of methamphetamine, drug cutting and distribution tools and an elaborate closed-circuit television system monitoring a house located at 421 E. 24th St. According to […]

PELLA, Iowa —Eight people were arrested on methamphetamine-related charges Monday in Pella, police said. “In any community, you’re going to find an element that is committed to criminal misconduct, and in this case and in this town, we have identified that element and those are the eight people who were taken into custody,” said Chief […]

HENDERSON, KY – The road back from meth addiction is a rough one, and Nate Boyett would be the first to tell you he’s “been through the wringer in sobriety.” He’s coming up on 10 years clean, which is one of the reasons he was chosen as guest speaker at a community-wide “recovery service” at […]

A variety of illegal drugs are being used in Freeborn County, according to Sheriff Kurt Freitag. Local law enforcement and other professionals are working toward making that reality an issue of the past. Methamphetamine remains the drug of choice, according to Freitag, because of its availability and cost. Freitag said that methamphetamine poses special challenges […]

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) — A 67-year-old grandmother who got into the methamphetamine business to bolster her retirement account will be spending her golden years in prison. Sandra Lee Resterhouse, a mother of four grown children, was sentenced Friday to 10 years in federal prison and ordered to pay a $1,500 fine. “I realize how […]

MOUNT VERNON, Ind. — The girlfriend and co-defendant of Ricky House Jr. said Thursday that an Evansville woman they are accused of confining in their trailer home repeatedly asked to go home. The testimony came during House’s trial in Posey Circuit Court on multiple charges of rape, confinement and kidnapping. Kendra Tooley, 45, described herself […]

SALT LAKE CITY — Prosecutors don’t know why Komasquin Lopez put a gun to his wife’s head as they were driving and having a heated argument, then pulled the trigger and killed her. But Salt Lake County deputy district attorney Langdon Fisher told jurors shortly before they began deliberating the case that the reason doesn’t […]

CONYERS – Four people have been arrested for selling a large amount of methamphetamine while using a hotel room in Rockdale County as their base of operations. Monica Eggers, 47, Amber Eggers, 30, Ronald Lee Haney, 30, and Harvey Lee Couch, 48, were arrested Friday, Sept. 11, around 11:30 p.m. following a two month investigation […]