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CITRONELLE, Ala. — Under arrest and shackled following the slaying of five friends in a rural home, a Mississippi man professed his love for the estranged girlfriend whose family and friends were massacred and blamed the killings on drugs. Speaking with reporters as he was escorted to jail by deputies in Mobile, Alabama, Derrick Dearman […]

PANAMA CITY — A woman who admitted she was on meth drove into the Panama City Police Department parking lot seeking protection from “dead bodies” under her truck. According to a report from the PCPD, about 11 p.m. Thursday an officer on 15th Street pulled over a Toyota truck that was “driving with its flashers […]

Former USC and Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich was arrested after he was found naked with methamphetamine in a stranger’s backyard by Irvine police investigating a call about a nude man wandering a nearby hiking trail, according to authorities. Marinovich, who once bore the nickname “Robo quarterback,” was booked on suspicion of trespassing; possession of a […]

KINGMAN — A Needles woman faces numerous drug charges after reporting a stolen car to a police officer. A Mohave County grand jury indicted Deanna Marie Tucker, 49, Thursday on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of narcotic drugs for sale, transportation of dangerous drugs for sale, transportation of narcotic drugs […]

OMAHA, Neb. —Omaha police are searching for a suspected drug dealer who is accused of dealing methamphetamine.  Michael Cooley, 48, was caught four separate times last year with meth and cut-up, or imitation meth, according to court records. Jan. 16 Jan. 28 April 16 Aug. 3 He was able to post bond, and has since […]

NOGALES, AZ – On the evening of Oct. 14, 2015, a customs officer was working at an inbound traffic lane at the Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry when she heard a scuffle approximately 15 feet away, court records show. The officer then heard a man shout that someone had punched him and stolen his bicycle. […]

A Dallas man was sentenced last week to almost 20 years in prison after he tried to sell over 4 pounds of methamphetamine to an undercover officer and then drove his car into a lake while fleeing police. Iran Zavala, 28, pleaded guilty in April to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, according to the U.S. attorney’s […]

Police identified the suspect early Monday morning as 36-year-old Ricky Anderson of South Portland. Anderson, who is being held without bail at Cumberland County Jail, has been charged with six counts — Class D domestic violence criminal threatening, Class D criminal mischief, Class D obstructing the report of a crime, Class D domestic violence assault, […]

TWO Asian men connected to the biggest methamphetamine haul seized by police in West Australian history have been jailed. Jian Tat Ng, 22, and Chin Yeung Ng, 27, were among four men charged in September last year after raids on a Canning Vale home and at an apartment and hotel room in Perth’s CBD uncovered […]

MANILA — Killings by the police and vigilantes in the Philippines’ war on drugs have soared to nearly 1,800 in the seven weeks since President Rodrigo Duterte was sworn into office, the nation’s top police official told a Senate hearing on Monday. Under Mr. Duterte, who campaigned on a pledge to rid the country of […]

An Eau Claire woman faces a criminal charge after police say she exposed her 7-year-old daughter to methamphetamine. Melissa A. Stewart, 39, 5221 Glenbrooke Drive, is charged in Eau Claire County Court with a misdemeanor count of child neglect. Stewart is free on $2,000 signature bond and returns to court Sept. 22. As a condition […]

Tuscaloosa defense attorney John Fisher Jr. was arrested Friday and charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, police say. Tuscaloosa police say Fisher, 48, and Christopher Shane Rushing, 42, of Northport, were found in possession of two active “one-pot” meth labs on Friday. Agents with the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force seized 369 grams of meth oil […]

CIRCLEVILLE – Three people were arrested Friday after employees at a local motel discovered the remnants of a possible methamphetamine cook. Tabitha Munson, 37, and Jesse James Day, 21, both of Circleville, are charged with illegal assembly of chemicals, a third-degree felony. Dustin Reed, 32, also was arrested in connection with the incident and was […]

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — Thirty-three pounds of cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana seized Thursday from inside a Jamestown home is, according to police, the largest drug bust in Chautauqua County history. Juan Pacheco, 34, of Main Street in Jamestown could face between 8 and 20 years behind bars if convicted, according to the Jamestown Police Department. “If […]

While the number of heroin-related arrests in San Juan County has grown in the past three years, meth is still more prevalent in northwest New Mexico FARMINGTON — Local public health officials are fighting a growing opiate epidemic as lawmakers in Congress debate how to fund the Comprehensive Addiction Recovery Act, a bipartisan bill passed in July that […]

A Bryan woman police say had methamphetamine hidden in her “vaginal area” and a Bryan man are facing drug charges after they were arrested Thursday. According to the Brazos County Constable’s Office, a deputy was patrolling the 2600 block of Barnes Road on the suspicion drug sales were being conducted out of a home. He […]

(CNN) – It was a scary scene in Binghamton early Friday morning. Police arrested 32-year-old William Haight for what started off as a warrant, but quickly realized his backpack contained hazardous materials. They were then forced to shut down the street when they determined he was operating a mobile meth lab, which they feared could […]

Officers also found documents listing inmates’ names and addresses, how many grams of meth were on each card and a chart listing street and prison values for the drug, a probable-cause affidavit said. YAKIMA — A 37-year-old Grandview man is accused of mailing postcards and letters soaked in methamphetamine to the Washington State Penitentiary in […]

A Jefferson man was sentenced Friday to seven years and three months in prison for starting a fire that set a duplex ablaze and killed his 81-year-old father. John Anthony Duran’s sentencing came one week after he pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter, reckless burning and three counts of reckless endangerment for his role in the early morning fire that killed […]

AMHERST, N.Y. — An 18-year-old is accused of creating a meth lab in a culvert that runs under the Walmart parking lot on Sheridan Drive. Peter Miller, who police said used to live in Amherst, is charged with unlawful manufacturing of meth. Police discovered the operation Aug. 8. Bail was set at $5,000. He’s due […]

ODESSA, TX (KWES) – Odessa police assisted other agencies in an investigation that resulted in four arrests on drug and firearms charges. On Thursday morning, Odessa police were called out to the 1900 block of North Hancock Ave. to assist the U.S. Marshals Service and Ector County Sheriff’s Office in an attempt to locate a wanted fugitive. As […]

CALHOUN COUNTY, FL (WTXL) – The Calhoun-Liberty Task Force said they have shut down a meth trafficking organization that was distributing pounds of crystal meth into Calhoun, Liberty and Jackson Counties. The organization was being run by Altha resident, John Stephen Fleck. They said that Fleck was distributing out of a home on Evans Street in […]

MADISON COUNTY, Ala.– “Unprecedented” and “historic”. Those were the words the Madison and Morgan County drug task force used to describe their most recent drug bust. The STAC unit said this methamphetamine bust is a big victory in the fight against a continuing problem for the community. The Madison-Morgan County drug task force is aggressively getting more drugs […]

LANCASTER – Fewer area meth labs sounds good, but not if locals are being ousted by cartels. Major Crimes Unit Commander Dennis Lowe said an issue that’s been a year in the making is resulting in fewer methamphetamine labs in Fairfield and Hocking counties. Meth labs put people at risk of exposure to dangerous chemicals […]

Meth in the News – August 19, 2016

Posted: 19th August 2016 by Doc in Uncategorized

Meth in the News Professor Nicholas E Goeders The topics for this week’s Meth in the News column are quite varied, and as is often the case, also have an international flare. First of all, the North Koreans are at it again. I have several posts on my website, and I may have also mentioned […]