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A Texas sex sting has caught 25 men who thought they were meeting teenagers for an illegal rendezvous, but instead met uniformed police officers, The Washington Post is reporting. One of the men allegedly brought a toddler with him. Police in Harris County, Texas, used social media and online chat rooms and, pretending to be […]

WEAKLEY COUNTY, TN (KFVS) – Two people are facing drug charges after deputies say meth was found under a child’s car seat. Kayla Nicole Copeland, 28, of Martin, Tenn., and Dewond Mozat-Wheat Estes, 42, of Battle Creek, Mich., were charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to resale. According to the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department, on […]

MURRIETA, CA – A Murrieta parolee is facing drug possession charges after police say they found a large amount of methamphetamine hidden inside his toilet. According to Murrieta Police Lt. Tony Conrad, police and the sheriff’s Riverside Auto theft Interdiction Detail– or (R.A.I.D) — task force showed up at a condominium complex in the 29000 […]

HENDERSON CO., KY (WFIE) – Three people are facing charges after a drug investigation in Henderson. On Friday, officers went to a home in the 1300 block of Washington St. regarding active warrants on 29-year-old Jeremy Denton and 30-year-old Kristin Turner. When officers got to the home they say Turner answered the door and told them […]

A Lake Havasu City woman was arrested early Sunday morning at a bar after police recognized her in regards to an outstanding warrant. During the arrest police say Angela S. Mellinger, 41, resisted officers and was later found with dangerous drugs. Officers said they recognized Mellinger as they were conducting a business check of the […]

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – A Johnson County woman was arrested after she accidentally sent a text message to a New Whiteland police officer, offering to sell him meth. The police department contacted the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, which began an undercover drug instigation. Undercover detectives continued texting with the woman, identified as Shelby R. Eicks, 19, […]

A PREGNANT convicted drug trafficker will give birth to her baby in prison after being sentenced to 12 months behind bars. Bundaberg woman Jessica Anne Robertson, 24, faced the Bundaberg Supreme Court today where she pleaded guilty to selling methamphetamine to up to 20 customers during a three-month period. After losing her job as a […]

ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) – Some of the counts for an Asheville man who was sentenced to at least four years in prison after being charged with rape have been dismissed, according to the Buncombe County District Attorney. Justin Harley Goode, 19, was arrested in March of 2016 when he was charged with raping a 15-year-old […]

LIVE OAK — Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office charged Kenneth Ray Barnhart on Sept. 8 with possession of Methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and stalking. According to the police report, police were dispatched around 8:30 a.m. to investigate a suspicious green Honda parked across the street from the caller’s home. When the police arrived they found […]

Published from ZETA Translated by El Wachito Mexican police have found a ‘homemade cannon’ used to launch drugs across the border According to the CNS (Comisión Nacional de Seguridad), the federal police seized a vehicle modified with a cannon that was used to launch packages of drugs across the Mexican Border. The agency stated through a […]

Tunnels, catapults, drones, and manned semi-submersibles. Breast implants, fake carrots, and puppies. These are just a few examples of smuggling tactics used by Mexican and Central American organized crime groups to move illegal drugs and people across borders and past law enforcement. But they also exemplify the kinds of innovative behavior and problem-solving prowess that […]

MISSOULA — A 47-year-old Missoula man is facing a host of felony charges for allegedly drugging underage girls as young as 12 with meth, alcohol and ecstasy and violently raping them. Erik Lee Nugent appeared in Missoula County Justice Court on Thursday. He is charged with 12 felonies, including sexual abuse of children, sexual intercourse […]

A former Cape Girardeau pediatrician told a crowd of area law-enforcement officers Friday they may have a decision to make. They may have to determine whether to allow children to keep teddy bears coated in methamphetamine contaminants that could make them sick, or allow them to keep the stuffed animals because they served as a […]

A 45-year-old Bay of Plenty man who first tried P aged 26 says the Bay scene is “the worst its ever been”, with meth “easier to score in Tauranga than cannabis … you can get some pretty bloody quick, in half an hour.” Clean now for 8 years, he regrets his “soulless, immoral” years on […]

MUNCIE, Ind. — Police say a Muncie man and woman gave a teenager heroin and meth. The man is also accused of sexually assaulting the girl while she was under the influence of the drugs. William Edward Chalfant, 29, of the 2100 block of South Arlington Road, was arrested Thursday on preliminary charges of rape, neglect of […]

A Woodland woman has been found guilty of killing her 20-day-old son. Samantha Green was found guilty of second-degree murder Friday in a Yolo County court. She faces a sentence of 15 years to life in prison; sentencing is set for Nov. 1. The jury deliberated for three days and returned with a unanimous verdict. […]

A northeast Arkansas man is accused of making a runaway teenage girl his “sex slave,” repeatedly raping her while she lived with him and his family, officials say. The Sharp County sheriff’s office arrested Jacob M. Gibson, 22, of Cave City on Sept. 4 after his mother, Rossann Gibson, responded to a “frantic phone call” […]

HAMPTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. —A Pittsburgh Brashear High School teacher was arrested on child pornography and drug-related charges after a search warrant was executed at his home, the District Attorney’s Office said on Friday. Three images of infants in sexual acts or poses were found on a laptop belonging to 50-year-old Adam Deutsch, and three more […]

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 checkpoint in Salton City arrested a 21-year-old woman suspected of smuggling methamphetamine on Thursday. Agents said the woman pulled up to the checkpoint at about 4:45 p.m. in a Nissan Sentra. A canine alerted agents to her car for secondary inspection. […]

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 checkpoint in Salton City arrested a 21-year-old woman suspected of smuggling methamphetamine on Thursday. Agents said the woman pulled up to the checkpoint at about 4:45 p.m. in a Nissan Sentra. A canine alerted agents to her car for secondary inspection. […]

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – More than ten pounds of methamphetamine, a semi-automatic handgun and packaging materials were seized from a residence in Malin on September 15. Basin Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team (BINET) served a search warrant at 22102 Harpold Road. Although no one was home, and no arrests were made, the large amount of methamphetamine […]

NOGALES, AZ – A teen was arrested Thursday for trying to smuggle drugs inside a video game console. A release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection says officers referred a 16-year-old for further questioning when he tried to enter through the Morley pedestrian crossing, which separates the U.S. and Mexico sides of Nogales. A narcotics-detection […]

RICHLAND PARISH, La. – Lucille Wade taught at Start Elementary for seventeen years. She loved it there. “That was my home school. I loved everybody. I loved the kids. I loved the faculty,” Wade says. On August 31st of this year, she got a call to the principal’s office. “I was just told that after […]

GREAT FALLS – “Montana has the highest rate of suicide in the country.” says Eileen Zeller , The Lead Public Health Advisor for Suicide Prevention, with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration Services. In the past year Montana has been the state with the most death caused by suicide, but even national rates are at a […]

The three suspects arrested in connection to the vicious rape and murder of a New Mexico girl — including her own mother — have pleaded not guilty to all counts at their arraignments Friday. Michelle Martens, 35, her 31-year-old boyfriend Fabian Gonzales and his 31-year-old cousin Jessica Kelley all face first-degree murder charges along with a […]