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MUNCIE, Ind. – IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital police allege a Muncie woman brought methamphetamine and three syringes with her when she was being admitted to the hospital. Jessica Lorine Stump, 33, of the 5100 block of North Broadway, was arrested Feb. 15 on preliminarily charges of possession of meth and unlawful possession of a […]

A North Platte woman was arrested Thursday after police searched a local hotel room. On Thursday afternoon, North Platte police received information that an individual with active warrants was staying at the Fairfield Inn. Investigator John Deal said officers found the man in a vehicle in the parking lot, and he was taken into custody […]

A Wichita woman had one of the last, most intimate views of what life was like for Cedric Ford, the mass shooter that upended the lives of so many. She describes a man who told her he was depressed, who drank alcohol and snorted meth to the point that he sometimes had to stay in […]

A Tatum woman has been arrested after the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office and Tatum police said they found 34 grams of methamphetamine, guns, money and drug paraphernalia in her hotel room. Melissa Renee Wallace, 35, was held Friday in the Rusk County Jail on $100,000 bond, charged with manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance […]

A Bartlesville Woman is in the Washington County Jail for resisting an officer and being in possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Kristin Renee Ward had a warrant out for her arrest when she was spotted entering Wal-Mart. An officer approached her an began asking her what her name was, but ward refused to give […]

CONWAY — Lauralise Hodges said she understands the struggles women in The Harbor Home are going through, even though she no longer has a desire to use meth. Hodges, 45, is program director for the residential facility for women with substance-abuse problems. Classrooms have been converted to bedrooms for 10 women in The Harbor church […]

The pungent smell of imported dried fish in a storage shed at OR Tambo International Airport bothered airport staff so much it led to the discovery of 100 kg of crystal meth worth about R30-million hidden in the cargo unloading area. SARS spokesman Sandile Memela said staff members were overwhelmed by the unpleasant odor and […]

A Hodgenville man is facing charges after an investigation revealed he’d allegedly smoked crystal meth with two teenage girls on more than one occasion. A criminal complaint filed Wednesday in Nelson District Court indicates that, while conducting an investigation, officers were told by one of the teenage girls that she had been texting a man […]

Alleged gang member Welford Levi “Pork Chop” McCarty lost his freedom last week when he received a life sentence plus three years for the March 2013 shooting death and dismemberment of a man he thought was a snitch in Greene County. But McCarty could face an even stiffer prison sentence if he goes to trial […]

Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Monroe woman on several drug charges last week after stopping the suspect’s automobile for an expired license plate. The driver, who was identified as Sara M. Rogers, 30, of 308 80th St., Monroe, shoved an object into her pants, according to the Feb. 15 arrest report. When asked about […]

Prosecutors claimed he also split open her eye and tried to glue the wound shut while on a three-day crystal meth drugs binge. Details emerged as the 30-year-old accused, who cannot be named for legal reasons, mounted an application for bail. He denies four counts of rape and two charges of assault occasioning actual bodily […]

Two Pulaski Township residents were arrested Friday after police raided a suspected methamphetamine production in a mobile home park. Pulaski Township police have filed multiple drug-related and endangering-the-welfare-of children charges against Robert Petrofske, 38, and Melissa Shonsky, 38, both of 160 Redwood Circle, in connection with the alleged operation, which police say took place inside […]

Eleven people have been indicted on allegations they sold more than $4 million worth of heroin and methamphetamine from three Tulsa properties, including two car lots. Those charged in the indictment are Raymundo Cano-Flores, Victor Bautista, Jonathan Jaimes-Gutierrez, Rosty Israel Cano-Flores, Evelyn Cano, Sergio Yovani Lagarde, Uriel Torres, Pablo Padilla, Juan Sanchez, German Maldonado and […]

FINDLAY, OH (WTOL) – A mobile meth lab led authorities on a high-speed chase Thursday that ended in a crash in downtown Findlay. According to the US Marshals Service, William Millron Sr., 45, had several outstanding warrants. According to the Findlay Courier, the chase started in Wood County and traveled through Fostoria. The US Marshals said when the […]

A Monday traffic stop on Interstate 84 near Mosier yielded 13 pounds of methamphetamine, authorities say. Two men from Mexico were arrested after police found four large packages of methamphetamine in a cardboard box inside the car. The seized drugs carried a street value of about half a million dollars. The driver, 28-year-old Edgar Vidal […]

CHARLES CITY — Police in Charles City are searching for the owner of a backpack containing items used to make methamphetamine. A resident spotted the abandoned backpack and called police about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police Chief Hugh Anderson said it was off the Charley Western trail in a wooded area behind Charles Street. It contained […]

ABC 17 News is digging in to the drug problem in rural Mid-Missouri after 10 people are arrested in connection to drugs in Moniteau County. “Meth use has always been high, especially in rural counties…it’s spiked again and now it’s as high as it’s ever been,” Sheriff Tony Wheatley told ABC 17 News. In fact, […]

In a 2012 national survey on drug use and health about 1.2 million people reported using methamphetamine in the past year. “It doesn’t get any better it gets worse all the time.” We’re talking about the meth problem in North Platte. Over the past 15 years methamphetamine has taken a hold on our community. “Once […]

Methamphetamine abuse surging in Ohio

Posted: 25th February 2017 by Doc in Uncategorized

An increase in availability of methamphetamine has been linked to the nation’s heroin epidemic and local officials say the rise in accessibility to the stimulant is evident in more investigations and drug seizures. Methamphetamine and heroin provide two different kinds of inebriation. The former provides a flash “high” through stimulation while the latter provides a […]

SIREN—Methamphetamine abuse has been an issue on the back-burner for the last dozen years, but all of a sudden, it’s become a huge problem. “We saw a 40 percent increase in meth use in 2016 compared to 2015,” Burnett County Health and Human Services Director Kate Peterson said of the crisis. “Why?” is the big […]

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) — The West Virginia Legislature is considering a bill to increase the penalty of making meth in front of children. House Bill 2083 would increase the penalty for making meth with a minor present to two to 10 years in a state correctional facility with a potential fine of $10,000. If the […]

MORAVIA, N.Y. — Four people face charges of making methamphetamine after authorities raided a trailer in southern Cayuga County earlier this month and removed eight children. Police with the Finger Lakes Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on Feb. 16 at the trailer, located at 5623 Sayles Corners Road in the town of Moravia. […]

(Mountain Home) – The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office says two people have been arrested during a probation compliance check on Wednesday. 45-year-old Mikel Short and 28-year-old Cynthia Piatt were both arrested on felony charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, and exposure of […]

TOWN OF UNION (WBNG) — Two women were arrested after the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force executed a narcotics search warrant Wednesday night at a motel on East Main Street in the Town of Union. The SIU Task Force found Ashley Backus, 32, of Binghamton and Jonna Cassidy, 28, of Endwell, with three […]

MINGO COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) — Four people were arrested Thursday after deputies found a meth lab in a vehicle. John Newsome, 36, Andrew Messer, 35, Ashley Williams, 26 and Denise Meade, 25 were charged with operating a clandestine meth lab and conspiracy. Deputies say the went to where Newsome lives to serve a child support […]