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Brown County, WI — Multiple Brown County agencies arrested 15 people in a nationwide child sex trafficking operation. The nationwide operation took place during the week of October 10. Multiple Brown County Agencies took part in the operation to identify individuals involved in sex trafficking adults and minors. The agencies involved include the Brown County […]

THE COLONY – Two men and a woman are in jail after police in Denton County found more than 50 pounds of liquid methamphetamine at a home in The Colony on Saturday. Police also found smaller amounts of crystal meth, heroin and marijuana and a stolen vehicle at the home in the 4900 block of […]

CROW AGENCY – A man and a woman who allegedly received and distributed several pounds of methamphetamine while living in Crow Agency were appointed federal public defenders on Monday. Kevin Torres-Ochoa, 27, and Mary Elizabeth Rock Big Man, 36, both face felony drug charges in U.S. District Court in Billings. When questioned by detectives, Torres-Ochoa […]

The Indian Health Service has almost doubled the number of grants for meth and suicide prevention among youth in American Indian communities with the announcement of 42 new awards to support President Obama’s Generation Indigenous Initiative. The 2016 Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) funding, worth more than $7 million, will go to tribes, tribal […]

For the first time, methamphetamine outpaced marijuana as the most common drug found in addition to alcohol in DUI samples sent to the state crime lab last year. Meth has also been detected more often in other cases that the crime lab’s toxicology division handles, according to a summary report from the Montana Department of […]

Dubai: Prosecutors are seeking a death sentence against two men, who were accused of possessing 0.07 gm of methamphetamine for trafficking purposes following a drug bust near a hotel in Dubai. Drug enforcement officers apprehended the Filipino men, 38-year-old R.R. and 34-year-old E.S., following an informant’s tip off that they possessed 0.07 gm of methamphetamine […]

Police say she had about $15,000 worth of meth in her car. That’s how much cash Douazhong Vu will need to get out of the La Crosse County jail. Vu is facing new drug charges, after a traffic stop Thursday in West Salem, Wis. An officer found the meth and more than $1,000 in cash […]

A woman is wanted on a $40,000 arrest warrant for two felony counts of criminal distribution of dangerous drugs after allegedly selling methamphetamine. Deana Dimler-Wise, 37, was charged Wednesday in Flathead District Court. According to court documents, Dimler-Wise was observed selling .7 grams of methamphetamine to someone at the Best Value Inn on April 12. […]

CHEYENNE – Three Gillette residents have been charged here with multiple drug crimes after a traffic stop on Interstate 25 last month revealed they were allegedly traveling with more than 300 grams of methamphetamine. According to the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, methamphetamine currently has an average street value in Wyoming of about $100 per […]

CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) – Cullman police have arrested three people after finding an active methamphetamine lab. reports police and sheriff’s deputies executed a search warrant at a home on Highway 91 in Bremen on Friday. There, they found methamphetamine, the lab it was being produced in, and drug paraphernalia. Police say the owner of the […]

ROCK HILL – Making methamphetamine may be a small-scale operation today, thanks to newer, more compact methods. However, the response by law enforcement and health officials to remove those labs – like the one busted this week across from Winthrop University – is much larger and more expensive. Older, more obsolete forms of making meth […]

Scott Young has a jumbo-sized problem. He owns the home where police discovered a suspected meth lab on Sept. 24 in Kresgeville. And he can’t do anything with it. State police found what it believes to be a one-pot meth lab in an apartment occupied by William Knibbs on Lower Middle Creek Road. They found […]

Two soldiers stationed along the border in Ratanakkiri province were arrested on Saturday morning after crossing into Vietnam with 1 kilogram of crystal methamphetamine, an official said on Sunday. Provincial anti-drug police chief Leang Im said the pair of soldiers were arrested by Vietnamese border officials in Gia Lai province and were being held at […]

CAMP VERDE – Clark Jeffrey Reber accepted a plea deal and admitted guilt to charges stemming from the recreation center trolling-for-sex case in front of Judge Michael Bluff at Yavapai Superior Court in Camp Verde. Reber is required to register as a sex offender and pay for sex offender assessment. He is charged with attempting […]

A recent drug bust in Alpharetta uncovered $4 million in crystal methamphetamine and a suspect wanted by federal immigration agencies.  Alpharetta police announced Friday that the arrest of Moises Isidro-Jaimes, 34, came after a joint operation between their department’s special units and the Drug Enforcement Agency’s Atlanta division. Recent search warrants served to an apartment […]

HANCOCK COUNTY — County officials decided to invest nearly $120,000 in a body scanner for the county jail after an inmate sneaked drugs into the facility and passed them out to fellow inmates. Hancock County Jail officials will purchase a full-body scanner in coming weeks to provide an extra level of security at the local […]

The northwest Mexican state of Sinaloa — where cartel boss Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán was born and lived — has become a focal point of the country’s growing production of synthetic drugs like methamphetamine. Parts of Sinaloa state, along with areas of Chihuahua and Durango states, make up Mexico’s “Golden Triangle,” an area so-named for […]

PANAMA CITY — A mother of a child found unresponsive in a car outside the Bay County Courthouse has been sentenced to 20 years in prison while her boyfriend and alleged accomplice in the case proceeds toward trial. Hallee Ann McLeod, 28, recently was sentenced in Elmore County, Alabama, to the maximum penalty of 20 […]

A woman arrested last week after a high-speed chase in Columbia Township was under the influence of meth and alcohol, police said Friday. Kimberly Overstreet, 26, was arrested Oct. 4 after a chase that led police from Madeira to Ridge Road in Columbia Township, where she crashed a reportedly stolen car, officials said. Her passenger, Kenneth […]

AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. – Corrections officers at the Airway Heights Corrections Center said a woman tried to smuggle drugs into the jail in her vagina. Court documents said Yolanda Moreno had been in the prison multiple times and corrections officers had recorded conversations of her talking about introducing meth into the facility. Officers had detained […]

A man accused of beating a woman to death at a downtown San Diego hotel, then dumping her body in a shower was convicted Friday of first-degree murder. Jason Bradwell Lewis, 41, was charged in the death of Jhordann Rust, 26, a Wisconsin woman who had arrived in San Diego shortly before she was killed. Her body was […]

A months-long operation dubbed Operation 8 Ball culminated this week in nearly 50 arrest warrants on drug-related charges in Arkansas, according to the Hot Springs Police Department. In a news release, the 18th Judicial District Drug Task Force said the six-month investigation targeted mid-level drug traffickers in Garland County, including Hot Springs. Lt. James “Corky” […]

MADISON – Two Minnesota men accused of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine in Central Wisconsin face life in prison. Seventeen other people also have been charged with conspiring to sell meth in central Wisconsin from June 2013 through May 2016, police said.   David Vance-Bryan, 29, of Moose Lake, Minn. and Michael Kjonaas, 41, of Oakdale Minn. are the two men […]

WARSAW, Ind. (WNDU) On Thursday afternoon, the Warsaw Police Narcotics Unit served 14 drug warrants in and around the Warsaw area. An additional arrest was made where officers had obtained a search warrant and the homeowner resisted law enforcement. The following suspects were transported and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail, unless noted, on the […]

Border Patrol agents found heroin and methamphetamine hidden in an SUV at a checkpoint on Highway 111 Friday morning, authorities said. At about 10:20 a.m., a 33-year-old man driving a white 2008 Ford Expedition stopped at the checkpoint. After a drug-sniffing dog alerted to the car, agents conducted a secondary inspection of the car. During the inspection, […]