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Meth in the News – July 1, 2016

Posted: 1st July 2016 by Doc in Uncategorized

Meth in the News Professor Nicholas E Goeders Methamphetamine is a drug used by people all around the world. And while men are two to three times more likely to use most other drugs, women are as likely to use meth as men are. The reasons for this are not really clear. Some claim that […]

A Sioux City woman is facing multiple drug charges after police found meth and marijuana she tried hiding in her vagina during a traffic stop. Police pulled over Tony Smith, a known drug dealer in Sioux City, for driving with a broken windshield on Wednesday, June 29th, around 5 p.m. During the stop, which happened […]

A Council Bluffs couple has been charged with child neglect after authorities said their three children tested positive for methamphetamine. The couple were arrested on Wednesday and charged Thursday with three counts of abandonment of a dependent person. The children’s mother was also charged with third-degree burglary, as well as one misdemeanor count of possession […]

GOUVERNEUR – Two Gouverneur men were jailed Thursday for manufacturing methamphetamine at 513 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Apt. D, according to Gouverneur police. Following an investigation police said they arrested the tenant, Mark W. Tripp, 30, and David B. Morrison, 36, of 41 William St. A search by members of the Gouverneur Police Department, St. Lawrence […]

Waco police raided a South Waco home Wednesday morning and found more than 108 grams of methamphetamine and two handguns, leading to the arrest of a Waco man, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said. Waco drug officers and SWAT team members executed a search warrant at 1001 Church St. at about 6 a.m., Swanton […]

Neighbor complaints about a possible east Medford drug house led to a mid-morning raid today where more than 33 grams of methamphetamine were seized and the house’s resident jailed on drug charges. Taken into custody during the 10:30 a.m. warrant service on the 1400 block of Crown Avenue was Scott Hosea Hunter, 45. Hunter was […]

(MTN News-MISSOULA) The number of children entering the foster care system due to parental methamphetamine use continues to spike to numbers that have never been seen before, but there is hope. MTN News spoke with a young mother who is working through an on-going dependent neglect case through the family treatment court in Missoula. She […]

THIBODAUX, LA. – – Thibodaux Police arrested two people for possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a welfare checkup turned into a five hour stand-off. A concerned person called police early Wednesday morning, saying Melissa Rodrigue was possibly being held against her will by her ex-boyfriend Jordan Landry. When officers arrived at Rodrigue’s […]

DALTON, Ga. — A post on the Facebook page of Precious Possessions Preschool & Daycare in Dalton says a former employee has been arrested and charged with trying to sell methamphetamine to an undercover officer in the daycare’s parking lot. Whitfield County authorities later confirmed the arrest. The daycare is located at 2511 Cleveland Highway […]

A Sydney student who doubled as a drug dealing sex worker has been warned by a judge that her fate rests on an assessment report that will determine whether or not she goes to jail. As a biochemistry student at Western Sydney University, Madeline Christine Sawyer’s days were largely spent with her head buried in […]

Two people were arrested on drug-related charges following a chase Monday that reached speeds of 100 mph, according to a news release from the Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit. William Pruitt, 25, Gadsden, and Carrie Mitchell, 18, Rainbow City, are charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug […]

ROGERSVILLE — Two Hawkins County men who provided meth to three juveniles ages 17, 14 and 14 last year at a vacant house near Surgoinsville were sentenced to eight years each last week on multiple charges. On Friday, Kyle Thomas Dishner, 21, 140 Beechwood Hills, Lot 19, Surgoinsville, was sentenced to eight years by Judge […]

ROANOKE, Va. – A 26-year-old, Vinton, Virginia, resident, was sentenced Monday to 156 months in federal prison for sex trafficking a minor and persuading a minor to engage in prostitution. This case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the FBI, the Roanoke City Police Department and the Pittsylvania […]

ASHEVILLE – Buncombe County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Leicester man Wednesday after they say a toddler consumed meth while the 2-year-old was in his custody. Ramiro Lopez-Gamen, 35, of Green Acres Drive, was charged with one felony count of negligent child abuse while causing serious bodily injury, according to arrest warrants. On Tuesday, the defendant […]

A one-year-old child found in a mobile home in Prairie du Chien was taken to safety early Monday morning as police arrested five adults on drug charges. The child was placed in temporary custody with the Crawford County Department of Human Services, the Sheriff’s Office said. The adults were arrested during the investigation at the […]

A Mexican citizen was indicted Wednesday after police found 34 pounds of methamphetamine in his car in Shawnee County, the U.S. Attorney for Kansas’ Office said. Luis Manuel Mojarro-Lopez, 33, was driving a 2007 Ford Mustang on June 18 when the Kansas Highway Patrol stopped him after he ran a stop sign at the S.W. […]

A Montreal doctor is calling on the province to help curb what he says is a spike in the use of methamphetamine, or crystal meth – a highly addictive and neurotoxic street drug. Dr. Réjean Thomas runs Clinique médicale l’Actuel, a clinic in Montreal’s gay village that specializes in caring for people with HIV and […]

The February death of Aaron Wimmer, a gay San Francisco man who was well-known as a performer on Bay Area and New York stages, was from an accidental methamphetamine overdose, according to a report released this week. Wimmer, 37, who’d joined the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus not long before his death, was known by […]

The map paints a clear picture of the most common drug leading to a conviction in the United States: methamphetamine. Meth topped the list in 27 states, including all of the West, most of the Midwest, and parts of the South. Results from the 2015 National Drug Threat Survey (NDTS), which is conducted by the […]

By: Alejandro Páez Varela | Translated by Valor for Borderland Beat   On December 11, 2006, with the country turning the other way— the opponents of the president in a yell— a war was launched without ever having been consulted with by anyone. It’s been a decade, recalls the author of this text, and “on […]

Accused of rape, a 20-year-old Iron Range man was decapitated with a machete by the woman’s boyfriend, according to authorities. David A. Haiman, of Hibbing, was killed last week in an ambush attack along a northern Minnesota road, his body left in one spot in the woods and his head dumped in another location, according […]

A Monett man charged with possession of a nine-gram meth rock in April has now been charged with rape following a more-than-two-month investigation into claims made by the victim in the case. Randall Miller, 54, of Monett, is charged with first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy and second-degree domestic assault. In the earlier case in April, he […]

Former playboy businessman and now convicted sex and drug offender Mark Lyon will remain behind bars after his appeal to overturn his convictions failed. Sixty-year-old Lyon has been in prison since December 2014 after being found guilty of a range of sexual and drug-related offences including the supply of methamphetamine to underage girls in exchange […]

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Louisville Metro Police say they’ve arrested a man after he committed a sex act in front of several children while at the water feature at Waterfront Park. It happened Monday, just after 4 p.m., in the 200 block of E. Witherspoon Street, near N. Brook Street, at the park. Police say […]

DALLAS CO., AL (WSFA) – Fed up residents helped authorities take down active meth labs in Dallas County. The sheriff’s department says complaints from the community led to recent busts and continue to fuel efforts to combat the county’s meth problem. The agency discovered two labs in two days, leading to four arrests. “Over the […]