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A MAN and a woman arrested at Casino last night are due to face Lismore Local Court today for multiple alleged fraud and drug offences. Police were informed of numerous fraud offences that occurred on Wednesday at Casino and enquiries led officers to a hotel where it was believed the alleged offenders were staying. At […]

GREELEY – A jury has convicted a 31-year-old gang member known as the “Joker” in a May 2013 crime spree that began with a drive-by shooting on 10th Street and 23rd Avenue and ended with a high speed chase on Fourth Street in Greeley, where police discovered him with a stolen Dodge Durango full of […]

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Two people have been arrested in an alleged “meth-by-mail” operation. Metropolitan Nashville Police Narcotics detectives intercepted a package from California that contained 5.6 pounds of methamphetamine. The package was addressed to the FedEx store on West End. Detectives then dropped the package, containing less than a pound of the meth, off at […]

A woman was arrested and walked into jail Friday after Coweta County sheriff’s investigators found she had methamphetamine in her possession while waiting in the Coweta Jail parking lot. “That was an easy case,” said Lt. Col. Jimmy Yarbrough with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office. According to Yarbrough, Raven Russell, 29, was sitting in a […]

After being jailed on methamphetamine charges during a search at their home, two Mount Airy residents were released on bond only to be caught the next day with more than 2 pounds of marijuana, city police say. The first arrest of William Bowman, 25, and Victoria Lineback, 35, both of 525 Lovill St., occurred Monday […]

An elderly Melbourne man has been arrested at Hong Kong International Airport after customs officers uncovered more than 2.3 kilograms of suspected methamphetamine in a suitcase. The 78-year-old man has been charged with one count of trafficking and faces life imprisonment and fines of up to $5 million under Hong Kong’s strict drug laws. A […]

4 ways to spot a Methamphetamine house

Posted: 16th July 2014 by Doc in Uncategorized

SALT LAKE CITY — Recently a family member got married and decided to buy a home. He was shopping for something a newly married student could afford, and found out what I have known for some time: There are a lot of meth-contaminated properties out there. We looked at one home located along the Wasatch […]

(WBIR) A Seattle couple returned to their condo last week to find their home completely trashed. Clothes were scattered throughout the house, door handles were smeared with lotion, the inner soles of their shoes were missing, all their mail had been opened, and an upside-down can of paint was placed on top of their toilet. […]

BEN HILL CO., GA (WALB) – A 911 call about a medical emergency ended with four people jailed on meth charges. Law enforcement often investigates meth operations for months before making arrests, but in Tuesday’s case, the suspects led officers right to themselves and were caught in the act. The Ocmulgee River, a longtime destination […]

The execution of a man who killed three people out of fear they would tell police about his methamphetamine dealing has been delayed. John Middleton was scheduled to die at one minute after midnight for the deaths in rural northern Missouri in 1995. With less than two hours to go until the execution, US District […]

HASTINGS, MI — A 23-year-old Hastings man is in custody after police say they found methamphetamine components in a backpack he carried while riding on a stolen bicycle. The man was arrested shortly after 5 p.m. July 10 after Hastings police were called to State and Railroad streets on a report of a man riding […]

VIRGINIA BEACH — Epidemic. That’s the word Joseph Mazzuca of Meth Lab Cleanup Company uses to describe mobile meth labs. “They are the latest trend, that is ninety-eight percent of what our company sees east of the Rocky Mountains,” Mazzuca told 13News Now. “The trend right now that we’re seeing is off the charts. I […]

HELENA — While prescription drug crimes have dropped significantly in Lewis & Clark County over the past three years, for meth it’s a different story. The Montana Board of Crime Control, which funds the Missouri River Drug Task Force, reported a drop in drug-related arrests between 2009 and 2013. There were 277 arrests in 2011 […]

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old Washington woman has been charged with manslaughter after her toddler died of a meth overdose. Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist said Tuesday the 2-year-old boy had ingested enough methamphetamine to kill an adult when his mother noticed he wasn’t breathing in December 2012. Paramedics arrived at the Spanaway home […]

A Spartanburg woman is facing numerous drug charges after deputies found items used for the production of methamphetamine in her home. Deborah McBrayer Jones, 48, of 19 County Road, is charged with four counts of drugs/attempt and conspiracy, possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of drugs near a school and disposing methamphetamine waste. […]

KNOXVILLE — A 27-year-old Dandridge, Tenn., woman was sentenced today to 151 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. Lacey Weld must serve 151 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release, according to a news release. Weld used and manufactured meth while in her ninth month of […]

The number of suicides logged by the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office was the highest on record last year, with 441 people killing themselves, according to a report released Tuesday. Suicides made up about 15 percent of the nearly 3,000 deaths investigated by the county Medical Examiner’s Office in 2013. Accidental methamphetamine overdoses were […]

Prosecutors say a man charged with punching his wife and threatening her with an AR-15 rifle last August also exposed the couple’s young children to methamphetamine. On Tuesday, prosecutors added a felony endangering the welfare of children charge to the felony assault with a weapon and misdemeanor partner or family member assault charges against 43-year-old […]

KUANTAN: Police have crippled a methamphetamine (pil kuda) trafficking syndicate with the arrest of eight men and two women including a secondary school student in Pekan in three separate raids, here yesterday. Pahang deputy police chief Datuk Jamaluddin Abd Majid said in a special narcotics Ops Cantas, police seized 7,971 methamphetamine pills valued at RM278,985. […]

The Pearl Police Department confiscated 16 pounds of “ice” after a traffic stop Monday night at on I-20 near Highway 49. A release by PPD spokesman Jake Windham said a traffic stop on a stolen blue Dodge Ram driven by John Woods III turned up the substance in a non-factory compartment when officers conducted a […]

Two suspects were taken into custody after law enforcement agents searched a Marion home. Detective Curtis Stuteville of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged James Lionel Ferguson, 39, of Old Highway 10 East in Marion, with felony possession of methamphetamine, felony possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, felony maintaining a dwelling to keep […]

 MACHIAS, Maine — A Danforth couple who were arrested on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine after a fire at their mobile home earlier this year have been indicted by a Washington County grand jury.       Allen Richardson, 39, and Tabbatha Osnoe, 31, were each indicted on a single count of unlawful trafficking of a […]

A newborn girl found dead in a North Portland apartment in April died of methamphetamine intoxication and neonatal pneumonia, an autopsy showed. The methamphatamine likely passed through the mother’s placenta to the girl,  state medical examiner Dr. Karen Gunson said Monday. Sarah Mangus, 29, and Jamie Mangus, 34, were arrested last Friday in the April 12 […]

A Mount Pleasant man was arrested early Sunday morning for assault after allegedly attacking both his girlfriend and several friends who attempted to intervene with a piece of lumber – and also with forcing a child to swallow methamphetamines. Titus County deputies responded to an assault call at approximately 4 a.m. Sunday in the 1400 […]

NEW CASTLE – Police say Peter Russell was producing meth under the nose of his wife and children while maintaining his day job – but the similarities to Breaking Bad’s notorious kingpin Walter White pretty much end there. Russell, an accountant by profession, was charged Saturday with third-degree unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine, a felony, after […]