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An Omaha woman will serve at least 25 years in prison for her part in a “night of horror” that included the savage torture and rape of a woman over payment for a laptop computer. Douglas County District Judge J Russell Derr sentenced Shavontae Green, 26, to 51 to 65 years in prison — a […]

Since 2010, 22 people have been convicted for felony crystal methamphetamine trafficking, distribution or possession in the Wood River Valley. In addition, a handful of Blaine County jail inmates and Wood River Valley residents are currently awaiting court appearances for various methamphetamine charges.     “Unfortunately, it still is a very accessible drug in the valley,” […]

OKEENE, Okla. — It likely took thieves a bag of feed, a cattle trailer and 15 minutes to steal 20 cows from rancher Doug Barnes. It took about three months for him to find out. “I could tell someone had been here, but I had a neighbor who had some cows out and I thought […]

Investigators said they found a meth lab and meth-making ingredients in a van at a gas station in Bettendorf, Iowa. A tip led Scott County authorities to begin their investigation in Long Grove on Monday, November 23, 2015.  Their focus narrowed to a blue van, which they found traveling in Davenport at about 8 a.m. […]

KANEOHE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Lani Higaki admits he’s in pretty bad shape. “In June, I went to the hospital. I got pneumonia. I couldn’t breathe,” said Higaki, a 54-year-old methamphetamine addict. Over the past year, Higaki has had two heart surgeries. Now he’s in a nursing home so he can concentrate on his recovery. “Right […]

AKRON, Ohio — A mother and daughter are among five people charged after police said they found two children inside a suspected meth lab. Michelle Lynch, 43, is the mother of the children. She is charged with first-degree felony count of manufacturing meth, two second-degree felony counts of child endangering and fourth-degree charges of possessing […]

SCIOTO COUNTY, OH – Two Scioto County residents were arrested Nov. 20 for making meth while law enforcement officials were looking for a man in violation of his parole. Scioto County Probation officers went to a mobile home on the 1300 block of Main Street West in Portsmouth, Oh, while searching for Michael Locher, 37, […]

AUTRYVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – The Sampson County Sheriff’s Office and the Sampson County Fire Marshal are investigating a possible meth lab explosion that left two people severely burned Monday morning in Autryville. The fire was reported at approximately 5:20 a.m. at 1920 Leroy Autry Road. Before the structure fire call came in, Sampson County EMS […]

A 22-year-old Midland man faces an agreed sentence of 23 years in federal prison after pleading guilty Thursday to his role in a woman’s methamphetamine intoxication death, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas.  Sandy Brooke Franklin died July 29 at Midland Memorial Hospital after exhibiting […]

PELHAM, Mass. (WWLP) – A state police helicopter was used in the search for a driver and passenger who ran away after their rented pickup truck overturned Friday, but the search was unsuccessful. According to Pelham police, more than one ounce of suspected methamphetamine was found inside the U-Haul pickup truck, which rolled over on […]

Two Carbondale women were arrested Sunday on methamphetamine charges. Kiristien Joyner, 26, and Leeanna Treece, 24, both of Carbondale were charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of hypodermic syringes. About 6:45 a.m. Sunday, Energy Police stopped a 1995 Oldsmobile for a traffic violation and discovered the drugs and syringes in the vehicle. Joyner and […]

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A California man was arrested at a Rochester hotel after receiving a package in the mail containing three pounds of methamphetamine. According to KTTC-TV, officers were called to the FedEx terminal at Rochester International Airport on Friday to investigate a suspicious package. After a K-9 indicated the package contained something suspicious, police […]

The Philippines’ one-time largest Muslim rebel group has declared a war against drugs in southern provinces where it is seeking autonomy in talks with the government, while communist insurgents have launched a similar campaign in their nearby strongholds. The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has ordered its field commanders to engage in a campaign against […]

Living a roller-coaster life of being on and off drugs since age 9, being in and out of recovery homes and having one of her five children in prison, Chastity Hollis is done with the chaos. Hollis, 41, of Linda, has been clean and sober for more than two years and is grateful for the […]

Rayda Tegen had a husband, five children and a $40,000 a year job in Tooele, Utah, for the nearly 20 years she was clean. It’s a stark change from where she sits now, wearing a yellow prisoner outfit and shackled in handcuffs inside a no-contact visiting room at Lemon Creek Correctional Center in Juneau. “It […]

HARTFORD, MI – Police arrested two fugitives Sunday night in Hartford and also took another man into custody who they say was in possession of stolen women’s underwear. The arrests were made after deputies from the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the Hartford and Pokagon Tribal police departments received a tip that […]

EUGENE, Ore. – A Washington state woman pulled over for speeding on Interstate 5 in the Eugene area Friday night was found by a drug-sniffing police dog to be carrying more than 24 pounds of crystal methamphetamine hidden in her SUV, Oregon State Police said. An OSP trooper stopped a 2003 Honda Pilot around 10 […]

A 48-year-old Mesa woman was arrested Nov. 13 in the 800 block of East Southern Avenue on suspicion of shoplifting and dangerous drug possession and use, according to a police report. The woman had stolen numerous bras, panties and makeup from Walmart that totaled $160.43, police reported. Store workers saw the woman walk past the […]

Jessica Hardy said her methamphetamine habit caused her to lose it all – her employment, home, automobile and daughter. Her life is back on track thanks to a program at the Modesto Gospel Mission called New Life. “I was out in the world doing drugs and had nowhere else to turn,” said Hardy, who stays […]

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – Police say the man, still unidentified, died of his injuries at a regional burn unit. A man was taken to the hospital in critical condition after police say he accidentally set himself on fire while trying to make a methamphetamine-type substance underneath a bridge in Palm Springs. Police Lieutenant Mike Kovaleff […]

AKRON, Ohio — A postal service worker went to deliver a nine-pound package of crystal meth as part of a drug-dealing scheme, according to court records. Jalila Stoudemire, 26, was employed with the U.S. Postal Service when she tried to deliver the package Nov. 13 to a home in the 600 block of West Exchange […]

ENID, Oklahoma – A man is behind bars after police say he tried to sell meth to a 12-year-old using Facebook. The boy’s mother spoke with News 9 and has a word of warning for all parents. “I was going to have his Facebook deactivated for punishment,” she said. “When I was going to deactivate […]

A detective with the Bakersfield, California, Police Department (BPD) was arrested Friday and charged with abusing his position as a police officer to traffic illegal drugs, among other charges, according to a Justice Department press release. Damacio Diaz, 43, was indicted on 16 different counts, including charges of conspiring with a narcotics dealer to distribute […]

MOSS BLUFF, LA (KPLC) – The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Combined Anti-Drug Task (C.A.T.) Force arrested a man and woman following a complaint of a possible methamphetamine lab inside a Moss Bluff home. Kim Myers, spokeswoman for the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, said 39-year-old Jason K. Smith and his girlfriend, 34-year-old Amanda G. Chapman were […]

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Impact Team members were conducting directed patrols in the 3400 block of Parkmoor Village Drive when they contact two people in a vehicle which displayed license plates that did not belong on it. According to police, a third subject had been standing outside of the vehicle and walked away from it […]