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The case was one of the most extreme instances aggravated child abuse in Bay County in recent history, and it led to reforms in Alabama’s child abuse punishment parameters. PANAMA CITY — An Alabama man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for the role he played in repeatedly beating and torturing the 4-year-old […]

Onslow County – A husband and wife team who were wanted by the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office on drug charges has been arrested in Virginia. Tyler Davis and Brittany Davis were both arrested in Cana, Virginia by the Twin County Drug Task Force on Thursday. The arrests are a result of an investigation by the […]

MELBOURNE, Fla. — A man and a woman are facing drug trafficking charges after police found them asleep inside a parked car Friday afternoon. Melbourne police said Dakota McBryar, 28, of Indialantic and Hillary Wegman, 27, of Palm Bay, were sleeping in a car outside the Legacy at Hibiscus Apartments when officers spotted them. Officers […]

The first thing that was visible from the outside of the house about 1 a.m. Friday morning was the undecorated Christmas tree. The first thing that was visible from the inside of the house was the man sprawled on his back in the kitchen, not moving, and the two men standing over him performing CPR. […]

Cops and courts contend with a growth in meth-related crimes Despite a high-profile seizure of 18 pounds of crystal methamphetamine (or “ice”) by federal authorities last month, Guam Police Department Chief Joseph Cruz said in a Nov. 23 media briefing that the island’s overall drug issue would land at about a 4 or 5 on […]

Patrick Strudwick – When Stephen Port was convicted last week of the rape, drugging, and murder of four young men, police began to look again at dozens more cases involving date-rape drugs. But an investigation by BuzzFeed News into the hidden world of “chemsex” reveals, through unprecedented first person testimony, that this is just the […]

The 22-year-old had had been to a party the night before the drowning and police said she was drinking and used a ‘multitude of drugs’ A BABYSITTER has been accused of smoking meth and marijuana as the five-year-old girl she was supposed to be looking after drowned in a pool. Jacqueline Chiara Bjorndal was arrested […]

MISSOULA – A Missoula woman admitted to deputies she was high on methamphetamine while leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase on I-90 Thursday. 25-year-old Amy Johnson faces several charges including felony theft, criminal endangerment and possession of dangerous drugs. In court documents, the arresting officers said a syringe was found in Johnson’s arm when they […]

SAN ANGELO, TX – This afternoon, San Angelo Police Department’s Street Crimes Division (SCD) detectives developed information about the location of 43-year-old Guadalupe Silva Reyes, who was wanted on an outstanding warrant for Parole Violation. Public Information Officer Tracy Gonzalez said SCD conducted surveillance on the Super 8 Motel, located at 410 W. Avenue L. […]

Multiple individuals were arrested after two drug busts in two Cullman County meth labs, the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office said. Jack Albert Brown, 39, of Crane Hill, Wendy Gail Brown, 34, of Crane Hill, Douglas John Kuhn, 63, of Vinemont and Gregory Eugene Turner, 50, of Addison are facing multiple drugs charges after narcotic agents […]

$100 TO THE HOMEOWNER FOR “COSTS INCURRED FOR CHEMICALS AND CLEANING OF THE HOT TUB.” KELOWNA – A Kelowna woman caught on video having sex in a stranger’s hot tub says the teenager she was with told her he knew the homeowner. Sahra Clementi, 42, pleaded guilty to loitering, mischief and possession of crystal meth […]

A half-million dollars worth of meth was confiscated in a bust in Oak Grove, Kentucky, this week that also resulted in the arrest of a Clarksville woman. After an investigation and search Thursday at 618 Avondale Road, four people were found to be in possession of about 12 pounds of crystal methamphetamine with a street […]

Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales arrested two tractor-trailer rig drivers attempting to smuggle nearly a ton of drugs through the crossing last week, the agency said. On Nov. 23, officers at the Mariposa commercial crossing discovered more than 350 pounds of methamphetamine in a shipment of Chinese vegetables. The drugs […]

MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma – A stunning number of babies born at one Muskogee hospital are addicted to meth, according to a claim made on Facebook by a board member of the East Star Health System. The board member said he shared the statistic after hospital CEO Tony Young used the figure during a speaking engagement. Brad Smythe […]

SAN CARLOS — Monica Halloran remembers in painful detail the day she hit rock bottom. “I was on my knees crying for help,” the recovering methamphetamine addict of 15 years said in a recent interview. “My daughter was asleep. We were living in a motel, and I was done. But it’s really, really difficult to […]

An Owatonna woman sold more than 24 grams of methamphetamine to undercover agents over five separate meetings within the span of 18 days in Faribault, according to charges filed Thursday in Rice County. Deshaundra Booker, 29, of Owatonna, is charged with a single felony count of first-degree sale of 17 or more grams of methamphetamine […]

“Sinksen stated he was under the influence (of) methamphetamine at the time of the crimes,” fire marshals wrote. “He stated a person named ‘Griz’ was telling him through a mobile phone with a special app on it what to do in reference to the crimes.” PANAMA CITY — A family of three has been left […]

DOBSON — The white, crystalline mountains of methamphetamine seized in a recent drug bust may appear as though chipped out of a Christmas movie but in reality have a much darker connotation. “I have never in my time here seen anything that compares to that,” said Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson. “Those crystals are huge.” […]

The owner of a cafe in Hillsboro was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for unlawful delivery of methamphetamine, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said. Jimmy A. Milanos, the 48-year-old owner of Greaziez, was taken into custody at his restaurant at 439 Main St. in Hillsboro at 7:30 p.m. Greaziez was formerly Milano’s Café. During the […]

ROCKFORD — Law enforcement authorities announced today what is believed to be the largest drug seizure in city history. Bricks of packaged cocaine and methamphetamine worth an estimated $8.6 million were stacked on a table alongside $116,000 in cash and two firearms during a news conference at the Public Safety Building. Rockford Police Chief Dan […]

HOLBROOK — The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office seized a large shipment of methamphetamine traveling eastbound Nov. 29 along Interstate 40. A vehicle driven by two suspects, identified as Edgar Benitez Ruiz, 34, and Agustin Medel Macario, 46, was stopped for equipment violations on Interstate 40 Milepost 284, near Holbrook.   A drug detection canine alerted to […]

The Fort Smith Police Department narcotics unit, K9 officers and SWAT officers arrested 18 people Wednesday on various controlled substances delivery warrants, according to an email from Sgt. Daniel Grubbs, public information officer. “This was the culmination of several months investigation by Fort Smith Police Department narcotics investigators,” according to the email. “Investigators still have […]

TERRY GROSS, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. I’m Terry Gross. We’re going to talk about new ways of understanding and treating addiction. My guest, Maia Szalavitz, is the author of a book that examines scientific, behavioral and medical research about addiction. She says the methods of treatment and punishment haven’t caught up with the research. […]

Updated by Ed Kressy Dec 1, 2016, 8:00 am EST       I spent 11 years addicted to methamphetamine and have now been clean for nine. Today, I am a self-defense instructor, a budding entrepreneur, a volunteer first responder, a friend and family member. Yet at my core I consider myself a garden-variety recovered drug addict. So […]

A Geraldton woman deliberately starved her baby daughter to death and then put her body in a shed, where it was not found until two months later, WA’s Supreme Court has been told. Key Points: Baby Destiny last seen alive in 2015 Body found in shed two months later Cause of death could not be […]