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Last May 20, federal agents began monitoring a small but well-known strip mall in South Beach after an informant told the Drug Enforcement Administration about an impending drug deal there. The action began when DEA agents, accompanied by Miami Beach police officers, saw a man carrying a blue bag arrive on foot at the 1447 […]

CHARLOTTE –  Two methamphetamine-related arrests Wednesday in Eaton County illustrate the growing rise of the use and manufacture of the drug, Eaton County sheriff’s deputies said Friday. The two incidents this week were the third and fourth in June, and bring the total number of meth-related incidents this year in the county to 24, officials […]

Revelations methamphetamine use has spiked inside the Alexander Maconochie Centre is the latest sign of a prison and rehabilitation sector requiring urgent attention. Figures obtained by The Canberra Times reveal the number of inmates testing positive to methamphetamine or amphetamines inside the jail has nearly doubled in the past year. But with many addicts unable […]

An early morning drug tip led to the arrests of three people this morning and a school-age child being taken to an emergency room after exposure to multiple inactive methamphetamine labs. The Bowling Green Police Department, Bowling Green-Warren County Drug Task Force and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 431 Woodford […]

REDDING, Calif. – On Thursday, the Redding couple accused of killing their 5-day-old baby in November 2014 appeared in a Shasta County courtroom to hear that the murder charges they are facing still stand. Heather Brown, 21, and Daylon Reed, 21, were arrested in May initially on drug charges, but were then charged for the […]

MARICOPA, AZ – A Maricopa woman was arrested after her 2-year-old son and 1-year-old daughter were exposed to methamphetamine while she slept in their home. Detectives say a family member of Jolene Miguel found Miguel’s son with a meth pipe in his mouth and traces of what appeared to be meth on his clothing at […]

TOCCOA, Ga. — Two Oconee County, South Carolina, women face drug charges after an incident at a Stephens County store. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said officers were called to the Toccoa Wal-Mart in the early morning hours Tuesday in reference to alleged shoplifting. Jarrell said police apprehended the two women accused: Hope Carter, 20, […]

MANSFIELD, Texas — A coroner says methamphetamine intoxication caused the death of an East Texas man while he was in custody on drug charges. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s office also determined the death of 44-year-old Wendale Webb of Emory was accidental. Fort Worth police arrested Webb on April 5 on suspicion of marijuana possession. […]

Prosecutors charged a convicted meth user with murder Thursday for allegedly beating his 74-year-old father to death inside the home they shared in Canyon Country, according to court documents. Sean Mathias Miller, 47, was arraigned Thursday on a single felony count of murder in San Fernando Superior Court, said Lt. Victor Lewandowski, a detective with […]

A battery-powered surfboard loaded with 20 pounds of crystal methamphetamine was spotted along a Tijuana beach on Tuesday night, Tijuana police said. The surfboard was spotted by beachgoers in the area of Playas de Tijuana at about 7:30 p.m. People noticed the surfboard had strange plastic wrapped around it and notified authorities. Responding investigators examined […]

Underage Auckland sex workers are taking methamphetamine and selling sex at night, then attending school during the day as ‘normal’ teens, a study has revealed. Interviews carried out with 10 sex workers aged between 12 and 16 uncovered some startling information about their unsafe and extreme lives. Auckland University student Natalie Thorburn carried out the […]

FORT SMITH, Ark. —Police arrested a man after they say they found 11 pounds of methamphetamine in his car on Wednesday. According to a report from Fort Smith police, officers pulled over a car after observing it speeding across the Garrison Bridge into Fort Smith. He vehicle was pulled over and Fort Smith resident Jose […]

RAPID CITY, S.D. –  It’s an epidemic with a risk that has continued to grow in KOTA Territory, meth and violence. Since 2011, law enforcement in Rapid City says they seen a sharp increase in the numbers of meth cases, many of them linked heavily to violence. Officers have been taking a number of dangerous […]

Monday, September 7, 2015 COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW) — Murder charges against Lexi Russell and her boyfriend, Jacob Harris, have been dropped, according to Columbia County Case Management. Both Russell and Harris still face multiple charges, according to Case Management. Russell is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, […]

LIBERTY — A 56-year-old Liberty man was arrested June 10 on charges he repeatedly sexually assaulted a minor at his home over a period of five months. Ronny Larkin Banks, of 624 Mauldin Lake Road in Liberty, was taken into custody and charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor and possession with the […]

SELMA, NC (WTVD) —  The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two parents after two of their three children allegedly tested positive for methamphetamine. Alison Louise Hill, 24, and Rufus Charles Futch, 50, both of Pine Level-Micro Road, Selma are charged with two counts each of misdemeanor child abuse. The girls, aged 8 months and […]

WORTHINGTON — Amy Dammer, 33, and Donna Dammer, 64, both of Rushmore, made appearances in Nobles County District Court Tuesday on drug-related charges stemming from a June 4 search of their home by the Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force (BRDTF). Court documents reveal the BRDTF found several baggies with a crystal-like substance in Donna’s bedroom. […]

The federal Drug Enforcement Administration recovered about four gallons of liquid methamphetamine Wednesday near Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. DEA spokesman John Murphy said the Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement Team unloaded 15 1-liter bottles of liquid methamphetamine from an unclaimed bag in a van on I-85 near the airport. Murphy said once methamphetamine is manufactured, it is often […]

Driving under the influence of methamphetamine is suspected in a fatal mid-day crash in the high desert city of Hesperia, say San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials. A 63-year-old Cadillac driver from Hesperia died at a hospital after the 11:35 a.m. wreck Tuesday, June 16, at Phelan Road and Bellflower Street, about a mile west of […]

Laurel County, Kentucky (WYMT) – A Laurel County woman faces charges after sheriff’s deputies say she called 911 saying she took meth and was seeing ghosts while hallucinating. Deputies arrested Tammy Gadd Monday morning. They say she admitted to smoking meth, taking muscle relaxers, and drinking alcohol. We are told Gadd told them she was […]

A 42 -year-old woman who passed a fake $20 bill to buy pizza  at last month was taken into custody and found with more than 39 counterfeit bills, according to police and prosecutors. A Multnomah County grand jury this month returned a 43-count indictment against Sandy Marie Surface, who also goes by Sandy Marie Bella. […]

Ashley Smith Robinson was desperately trying to stay clean and put the torn pieces of her life back together when her pain, bad decisions and struggles reached a terrifying climax back in 2005. It all came down to a key decision in the middle of the night on March 12 of that year — one […]

A fire Thursday at a motel off Lafayette Parkway was caused by an exploding methamphetamine lab, police alleged Tuesday. Detectives believe the fire started inside a second story room at the Super 8 Motel at 29 Patillo Road when Patrick M. Anderson, 29, of Coffee County, was allegedly mixing chemicals to make meth, according to […]

A New Zealander caught posting methamphetamine from Las Vegas to his mother’s house will spend a long time in prison for gambling with the law. Luke William Taylor also sent drugs to a PO Box and a friend’s house in Levin, often having them posted under fake names. The 31-year-old Waitarere Beach resident was sentenced […]

TUCSON, Ariz. — Border officers have seized more methamphetamine in Arizona this fiscal year than they did the entire previous year, continuing an upward trend for the drug that officials say is much easier and cheaper to manufacture in Mexico. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona ports of entry have seized more than […]