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At the depths of his addiction, Brandon George knew he could save money by ditching heroin and getting high on methamphetamine instead. The Indianapolis man could spend $150 to $200 a day on heroin, or he could slash the costs by using meth, spending about $50 each day. “It’s stupid cheap,” said George, 35. While […]

Two women have been arrested for attempting to smuggle multiple packages of methamphetamine or ‘P’ with a potential street value of up to $7 million. Between February and July, Customs officers seized 11 packages sent from five countries to different names and addresses in Hamilton, Huntly and Invercargill. Each package contained a very different type […]

By: Noé Zavaleta | Translated by Valor for Borderland Beat Xalapa, Veracruz— The bodies of six people were found this morning in the ranch Los Limones, located in the village of Tenenexpan, in the municipality of Manlio Fabio Altamirano, near the rural area of the port of Veracruz. The report from the naval police and […]

HILLSBORO, Ore. (KOIN) — An accused murderer is now linked to having sex with a minor, according to court documents. Roger Emir Gastelum-Medina was previously charged with murder, being a felon in possession of a firearm and 2 counts of unlawful use of a weapon. The grand jury added one count of delivering methamphetamine and 5 counts each of third-degree rape […]

MARIETTA, Okla (KXII) – The FBI says it wasn’t just Love County Sheriff Joe Russell’s patrol vehicle tangled up in his son’s meth dealing. A federal court transcript shows a number of crimes committed in the sheriff’s own home. The FBI says Sheriff Joe Russell and his son Willie lived in a home where methamphetamine […]

Anderson police officers Wednesday morning arrested a 29-year-old Bella Vista woman who arranged to sell them methamphetamine, according to the department. Police just before 5 a.m. met with Brittni Sue Brundage after she began messaging officers to arrange the sale. Brundage didn’t know she was messaging police but still arranged the sale, officers said. Brundage […]

BEDFORD, Ind. – Three people were arrested Tuesday after the Lawrence County Drug Task Force found more than 40 meth labs inside a Bedford home. The task force served a search warrant at the home after receiving information about possible drug activity. Along with the multiple meth labs, officials also found items used to manufacture […]

MARCELLUS TOWNSHIP, MI — Five meth labs and assorted components and wastes were dicovered Wednesday, July 20 in a home in the 10000 Block of Wolfe Street. Cass County Drug Enforcement Team members served a search warrant at that address on suspicion that the manufacture of methamphetamine was going on there,  according to a news release from […]

Five people have been indicted in a methamphetamine ring in the Ozarks. The U.S. Attorney is charging Brooke Beckley, Nathiel Lee and Jourdan McGinnis, all of Nixa, Anthony Donovan of Springfield, and Yovanny Aroldo Mendivil-Balderrama, a citizen of Mexico. They’re charged in the case that resulted in the death of another man from Mexico, Oscar Adan Martinez-Gaxiola. […]

Erik Bringswhite is a former Rapid City gang member who now works to stop meth use in .  Bringswhite uses Lakota culture and spirituality to reach out to those who are struggling with addiction. Bringswhite is a meth prevention coordinator with the Oglala Sioux Tribe.   He stopped by the Rapid City studio for an interview […]

The testing for methamphetamine in Manawatu homes has doubled for at least one agency in the past two years. NZ House Surveys has seen requests for inspections spike amid growing awareness and concern for illnesses related the manufacture of the drug. Founder Jeff Twigge said more than 100 houses had been tested in Manawatu so […]

Border patrol agents seized 57 pounds of methamphetamine stashed in the roof of a woman’s car Saturday after she tried to cross the Del Rio International Bridge. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the meth has an estimated street value of $800,000. The 29-year-old woman, from Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, had stashed 41 packages of meth in the roof […]

TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested five women in separate weekend drug-smuggling attempts involving marijuana and methamphetamine at Arizona border crossings, authorities said. Officers at the Port of San Luis first arrested a 30-year-old Yuma woman Friday after a CBP narcotics-detection canine alerted to the back flooring area of a Mazda sedan […]

BELPRE, Ohio (WTAP) Washington County deputies were told about a car that had been parked on the side of the road for several hours in Belpre. Brandie Lamp and Ted Nutter, who initially provided a false name to deputies, were occupants of the car. After questioning, Lamp agreed to a voluntary search of the car […]

A Fort Smith couple faces a total of nine felonies in a methamphetamine case, according to the Fort Smith Police Department. Miranda L. Black, 36, of Fort Smith was arrested on felony parole violation and suspicion of two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. Jason A. Falconer, 40, also of Fort Smith was arrested on […]

MONTGOMERY Co., Va. (WSET) – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office have arrested and charged three people on manufacturing meth charges after a traffic stop. Police say its Street Crimes Unit was conducting a methamphetamine related investigation on Sunday around 5:55 p.m. During the course of the investigation, police say deputies and officers from the Christiansburg […]

A Cheyenne woman is behind bars after her and her newborn tested positive for methamphetamine. Cheyenne Police arrested 24-year-old Tralia Rose-Ann Evans at her apartment on E. 12th Street on Monday. “The mom was actually charged with child endangerment,” said Officer Dan Long. “We took the kid into protective custody.” Evans was also arrested on […]

The woman who reported two men broke into her Lafayette house last month — triggering a four-hour SWAT standoff — has been cited after investigators say she admitted to using methamphetamine before making the report, which is now believed to be unfounded. Trisha Chavez, 36, was cited on suspicion of one count of child abuse, […]

LLANO COUNTY, TEXAS –  A woman is facing felony drug charges after she was pulled over for allegedly carrying over 70 grams of methamphetamine Tuesday morning. The Llano Police Department said they stopped Tanya Lynn Slaughter, 35, in the 600 block of Sheffield Ave. at approximately 4:00 a.m. While police searched the vehicle, they said […]

Two men and two women face preliminary hearings next month after they were arrested Tuesday by Pennsylvania State Police in connection with an alleged methamphetamine making operation in West Mead Township. All four were arraigned Tuesday evening before Magisterial District Judge Samuel Pendolino on multiple drug-related charges filed by Pennsylvania State Police for an alleged […]

MADISON, W.Va. (AP) – A motorist who was high on methamphetamine when his truck crashed and killed four people has been sentenced to life in prison. Media outlets report 41-year-old Frank Thompson of Danville was sentenced Tuesday in Boone County Circuit Court to life with mercy, meaning he would be eligible for parole after serving […]

Making it After Methamphetamine

Posted: 20th July 2016 by Doc in Uncategorized

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – It’s one of the most addictive drugs in the world, crystal meth. It’s one of the most common and deadly drugs here in Northwest Florida. It destroys the lives of those who try it, who say after a few hits they’re hooked. “Everyone was doing it and it was cheaper […]

China has become a major source of methamphetamine transported into the United States from Mexico, according to a congressional commission. “While Mexican cartels produce the majority [around 90 percent] of meth used in the United States, around 80 percent of precursor chemicals used in Mexican meth come from China,” said a report issued Monday by […]

Reporter: Juan Alberto Cedillo The Mexican narco trafficker Marciano Millan Vazquez was declared guilty of the 10 charges that he faced in the United States, among them various homicides and drug trafficking. The ex member of Los Zetas will be sentenced this coming October, and he is looking at a life sentence. Millan Vazquez is […]

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A 32-year-old man is behind bars after allegedly breaking into a stranger’s car, taking his pants off and masturbating in the front seat. Corvallis Police responded to Carmike Cinemas on NE Circle Boulevard when a couple watching a movie came back out to their car to find a naked man sitting in […]