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Four people from Georgia have been arrested in Gadsden in a drug trafficking investigation. “These arrests stem from an ongoing investigation of the trafficking and importation of methamphetamine in the Etowah County area,” said Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit Commander Randall Johnson. Earlier today, Johnson said, agents with the unit received information about drugs being […]

This afternoon at 1:16, Indiana State Police Troopers from the Putnamville District Meth Suppression Team, along with a Vigo County Sheriff’s Office K-9 handler, discovered a large methamphetamine production site in a wooded area near North Fruitridge Avenue and Beech Street in Terre Haute. The area was near a popular public walking area known as […]

STORM LAKE, Iowa | A Storm Lake man who threatened to kill a woman and burn her house down faces charges of harassment and felony drug possession. Joshua Thompson, 38, was charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, first-degree harassment and second-degree domestic assault, both aggravated misdemeanors and several misdemeanors in relation to a disturbance at […]

MOVILLE, Iowa | The Drug Enforcement Administration served a warrant Monday on a man accused of dealing meth. Resident Agent Stephen Thomas with the DEA said Andrew Eugene Tucker-Moreno, of Moville, was arrested during a traffic stop in Moville after he admitted to investigators there was meth in his truck. Authorities found more than a […]

ROCK CREEK — The Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a Monday evening barn fire they suspect was caused by a methamphetamine lab explosion. Detective Bryan Rose, one of the department’s certified clandestine lab officers, said the fire started about 6 p.m. Monday in a horse barn in the 4600 block of Windsor-Mechanicsville Road. Hartsgrove […]

ROANOKE, Va. – As heroin and opiate addiction continues to kill in southwest Virginia, another illegal drug has re-surged. Federal methamphetamine cases are rising dramatically and in many places it’s crystal meth, the more pure kind trafficked in from out of state by Mexican drug cartels. “It is a pure substance of methamphetamine,” says Assistant […]

LINCOLN COUNTY • Two men and a woman face felony charges in Lincoln County after police there say they injected a 16-year-old girl with methamphetamine and forced her to engage in sex acts with them. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, the victim was from Florida and staying with a family acquaintance for a weekend. […]

A Texas mother has been jailed after she allegedly got high on methamphetamine and put her 2-year-old daughter in a hot oven. Tasha Hatcher, 35, showed up completely naked at her neighbor’s house last week, carrying her daughter who had fresh burn marks all over her body, The New York Daily News reported. The neighbor […]

Joel Hostetter was arrested after his wife became suspicious that he was having sex with an under-age girl and went to the police A 37-year-old Palmyra man pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges that he had sex with a 13-year-old girl and gave her drugs over a period of more than a year and a half. […]

MADISON, Wis. – Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies have arrested 38 people in connection with a methamphetamine investigation in northeast Wisconsin. According to a news release sent Tuesday, the seven-month investigation has focused on methamphetamine distribution spanning several counties and has involved the Brown County Drug Task Force, the state Division of Criminal […]

Officers arrested a 42-year-old McAllen man at the Anzalduas International Bridge on Sunday after discovering nearly 100 pounds of meth hidden his truck. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers encountered the man Sunday when he attempted to enter into the country, according to an agency news release. During a secondary inspection, officers discovered 41 packages […]

Law enforcement agents knocked on the door of a hotel room belonging to the “kingpin” of one of the largest methamphetamine trafficking operations in local history, and the suspect let them in. He didn’t even look surprised, according to one of the agents. The group found 5 pounds of meth in the room and arrested […]

A brother and sister have been charged in a felony drug case after sheriff’s officers seized about 26 grams of methamphetamine and other illegal drugs. Brenda Lee Short, 40, and Kory Short, 38, appeared this week before Ravalli County Justice Jennifer Ray on felony criminal possession of dangerous drug charges. According to an affidavit, the […]

LEXINGTON, Mo. – A Lexington, Missouri, mother is behind bars after a picture of her allegedly smoking methamphetamine next to her infant was posted to Facebook. Richmond police arrested Ashley Lewis and charged her with first-degree endangering the welfare of a child. The picture shows Lewis, who police identified, holding a glass pipe with a […]

A former teacher at Jose Rios Middle School was indicted on drug and other criminal charges in the District Court of Guam. Vincent John Quitugua, a former English as a Second Language and math teacher at Jose Rios, was indicted March 16 on several charges including manufacturing marijuana, possession of controlled substances including marijuana and […]

BREA – A 19-year-old was found burglarizing a car early Monday morning with a large amount of methamphetamine that police suspect she intended to sell, officials said. A Brea patrol officer found Melissa Lagunas-Fitz, of La Habra, around 3:30 a.m. inside a stranger’s car parked in the 600 block North Desert Canyon Road. “The patrol […]

COOKEVILLE — A welfare check on two people who appeared to be passed out in a vehicle in front of a Cookeville gas station on Sunday resulted in their arrest on drug charges. Jason Christopher Threet, 30, and Crystal Renee Long, 31, both of Algood, were charged with possession of methamphetamine for sale and delivery […]

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – Officers with the Lufkin Police Department arrested a 30-year-old man on a felony criminal mischief charge Sunday after he allegedly went on a drug-induced rampage and trashed his hotel room, doing an estimated $5,000 worth of damage. Jonathan Brian Winicki, of Huntington, is still being held in the Angelina County Jail […]

The recent increase in methamphetamine cases in Tazewell County is reason for concern. While the drug has been in the county for some time now, the use and manufacturing of meth is escalating, according to Commonwealth Attorney Mike Dennis. During the March term of the county’s grand jury, eight people were indicted on methamphetamine-related charges […]

Authorities say they found $12,800 worth of methamphetamine when they stopped a car Friday morning near Johnson High School, and two women were arrested in connection with the incident.           “This arrest comes after numerous complaints of drug sales taking place in the area of Atlanta Highway and Bolding Road,” the […]

Sioux City, Iowa – Two Sioux City teens are in custody after a search warrant turned up evidence of drug distribution and stolen firearms. Kelley Kuester and Dalton Keeler, both 18 and from Sioux City, are facing multiple felony charges. According to court documents, authorities were investigating a burglary that occurred on March 14th in […]

A Glouster woman has pleaded guilty to a third-degree felony charge of illegal conveyance after being found with methamphetamine “in her person” after being booked into the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail. A press release from the Athens County Prosecutor’s Office last week did not specify where in her person the drugs were found. Kyla A. […]

Police arrested Linsey Weems around 2 Sunday morning. Weems is accused of attempting to sell methamphetamine, among other things. Police said she tried to hide methamphetamine in her underwear when she was taken to jail. A stop for an expired tag turned into a bust involving drugs, scales and a stolen gun, according to Tulsa […]

SIDNEY – Fremont County sheriff’s deputies arrested an Iowa couple Saturday after a traffic stop that yielded 67 grams of methamphetamine. A deputy stopped a Ford Explorer on Interstate 29 and discovered the driver, Jessika Leach, 29, of Braddyville had a suspended license. During a search of the Explorer that included the county’s K9 unit, […]

LETCHER COUNTY, Ky (WYMT) – Two people were arrested in Whitesburg, Ky Saturday evening after reportedly making methamphetamine in the Food City parking lot. Anna Sizemore was arrested for public intoxication by a controlled substance and manufacturing methamphetamine charges. Dana Howard was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs […]