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Comments Off on Courtney Nicole Williams, 28, of Winona, faces charges for Methamphetamine in the presence of two children

WINONA — A woman made her first appearance in Winona County District Court Monday for charges that include the alleged possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia in the presence of child. Courtney Nicole Williams, 28, was charged with storage of methamphetamine paraphernalia in the presence of a child and fifth-degree controlled substance possession, both felony charges and […]

Comments Off on Toxicology results reveal David Donald, 33, of Graham, found in clothing box, died due to Methamphetamine intoxication

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled that David Donald, 33, of Graham, who was recently found dead in a church clothing donation box, died of methamphetamine intoxication according to a press release from Graham Police Chief Tony Widner. The Graham Police Department was waiting on the toxicology reports, which showed that elevated levels of […]

Comments Off on Autopsy: Missing man, David Aycock, 37, of Franklin, died from Methamphetamine intoxication

FRANKLIN, Ky. (AP) – An autopsy of a Franklin man who went missing shows that he died of acute methamphetamine intoxication. Warren County Deputy Coroner David Goens tells The Daily News that 37-year-old David Aycock’s death is the first methamphetamine overdose death recorded in Warren County this year. The Kentucky State Police said in a […]

Comments Off on Emergency crews investigating possible Methamphetamine lab at Plantation Apartments complex in Socastee

Emergency crews are on the scene of a possible meth lab at an apartment complex in Horry County. Fire crews were originally called to a structure fire around 5:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Plantation Apartments in Socastee on Rittenhouse Road. Police on scene said they believe they are investigating a possible meth lab after something […]

Comments Off on Overcrowding, Methamphetamine and mold big problems on reservations, tribal officials tell U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro

BISMARCK — Overcrowding, meth and black mold were among the issues pushed forward as U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro met with tribal leaders in Bismarck Tuesday to discuss housing challenges on reservations in the state. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., invited Castro to the Northern Plains Housing Summit at the Ramada Inn […]

Comments Off on U.S. Marshals intercept 22-pound west side Methamphetamine deal with ties to California, Mexico, in Indianapolis – Jose Zazueta, John Carmichael, and Angel Roman, arrested

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Three men are in the custody of U.S. Marshals, each being accused of attempted possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Federal court documents indicate the scheme has connections to California and Mexico. And, it’s highlighting the growing problem, that more and more meth is making its way into Indiana from across the […]

Comments Off on Whanganui District Health Board health promotion officer Chester Penaflor issues warning about the dangers of Methamphetamine

Concerned by the notable increase (around 25 percent) in the number of Whanganui district residents diagnosed with amphetamine-related disorders, Whanganui District Health Board health promotion officer Chester Penaflor is warning the community about how dangerous methamphetamine use can be. “Because we’re seeing increasing numbers of people seeking help with their ‘meth’ addiction, I’m setting out […]

Comments Off on Affidavit from 10-year-old girl details rape charge against Michael Terry Todd, 56, of Peel – also found with Methamphetamine

An affidavit filed in the Michael Terry Todd rape case details allegations made by the 10-year-old victim in the case. The girl told authorities the 56-year-old Peel man sexually assaulted her multiple times and photographed her in a sexualized manner on multiple occasions, threatening to kill her family if she told anyone. According to an […]

Comments Off on Tammy McFarland Blair, 49, of Iredell, charged after Methamphetamine lab uncovered

A compliance check by probation officers led to the discovery of a methamphetamine lab Friday and one person is now facing charges. Tammy McFarland Blair, 49, of Deep Water Road, was charged with manufacture of methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine precursors. Bond was set at $30,000. This was first of two meth labs found Friday, […]

Comments Off on Oroville police find 300 grams of Methamphetamine in traffic stop – Kelly Johnson, 52, of Oroville, arrested

Oroville police found more than half a pound of methamphetamine during a traffic stop Sunday near Highway 70, officers said. The driver of the 1991 Mercury sedan, 52-year-old Kelly Johnson of Oroville, was subsequently arrested on suspicion of possession of meth for sales, transportation of meth for sales and an outstanding warrant for allegedly driving […]

Comments Off on Lisa Brady, 39, of Shinnston, Lands Jail Time after Her Alleged Methamphetamine Making Catches Fairmont Country Club Motor Lodge Room on Fire

A Shinnston woman was arrested Thursday after she allegedly caught a Country Club Motor Lodge room on fire while making methamphetamine.  Lisa Brady, 39, was staying at the lodge on Locust Avenue in Fairmont when it caught fire, according to the Fairmont Police Department. When crews arrived on scene, they found the fire to be […]

Comments Off on Randi Monsour, 29, booked into Oklahoma County Jail after detention officer finds Methamphetamine hidden in her vagina during strip search

OKLAHOMA CITY —A 29-year-old woman was booked into the Oklahoma County Jail last week on drug charges after a detention officer found meth during a strip search. Police were called around 5:40 p.m. Wednesday to the 7100 block of Northwest Expressway about a woman on a bike possibly stealing a computer. Officers found the woman, […]

Comments Off on Parents, Jean Mangus and Scottie Briner, charged after 3-year-old daughter tests positive for Methamphetamine and drugs in Joseph

JOSEPH, MO (WCMH) — Two Missouri parents are facing charges after their daughter ingested drugs for a second time. Jean Mangus and Scottie Briner called medics after their daughter began ‘acting funny,’ according to court documents. The girl was taken by helicopter to a children’s hospital where she tested positive for methamphetamine and oxycodone. The […]

Comments Off on Emily Booher, 26, of Glenpool, arrested on complaints of possession of Methamphetamine, petty larceny in Sand Springs

A Glenpool woman allegedly hid $47.53 worth of Sand Springs Walmart merchandise in her purse and had a bag of methamphetamine in her wallet when police searched her this week. Emily Booher, 26, selected several items before she hid some in her purse in the toys section, according to an incident report. Booher purchased $9.95 […]

Comments Off on Colquitt County Jail inmate, James Edward Kastelic, 45, charged with Methamphetamine possession

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County sheriff’s deputies charged a Colquitt County Jail inmate Saturday in connection with suspected methamphetamine that jailers found during a security check. James Edward Kastelic, 45, 1265 Doc Darbyshire Road, was charged Saturday with items prohibited for possession by inmates and possession of methamphetamine. The charges were in connection with a […]

Comments Off on Complaints about lewd conduct by naked 55-year-old man in Evergreen-Rotary Park in Bremerton leads to Methamphetamine charge

PORT ORCHARD — A 55-year-old man found Saturday by police naked in Evergreen-Rotary Park in Bremerton, lying on a trail and masturbating, was charged Monday in Kitsap County District Court with possession of meth. Police were called to the park at about 5 p.m. after a man walking his dog near the Kitsap 9/11 Memorial […]

Comments Off on Yellowstone County attorney Scott Twito proposes new drug intervention program to reduce Methamphetamine relapse charges

Scott Anthony Roll, a union pipe fitter and father of two charged with meth possession, says he needs the drug treatment option offered by Yellowstone County District Court. The 44-year-old Roll was one of more than 500 people arrested in 2015 on meth charges in Yellowstone County. Felony possession charges in Yellowstone County more than […]

Comments Off on Commentary: America has a new Methamphetamine problem

Jane Maxwell A decade ago, methamphetamine was a major problem across the nation because of the availability of ephedrine and other cold medicines to make the drug. After these medicines were regulated in 2005-2006, there was a decrease in meth production and indicators of use and misuse dropped. But now, a new methamphetamine epidemic is […]

Comments Off on 23-year-old Hong Kong man arrested after New Zealand customs seize $20M Methamphetamine haul hidden in spatula sets

Customs officers have seized $20 million of methamphetamine hidden in spatula sets imported into New Zealand. A 23-year-old Hong Kong national has been arrested over the seizure and appeared in Auckland District Court on Tuesday. Customs said the arrested followed the interception in July of an air cargo pallet of spatula sets from Hong Kong […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine Dealership Based at Main Street Motel in Fortuna Busted Up – Brook Roll, 43, and Silverio Sanchez, 22, of Fortuna, arrested

On July 31, 2016 at approximately 0230 hours, Officers with the Fortuna Police Department conducted a probation search on a motel room located in the 800 Block of Main Street. During the search of the motel room, officer located 10.5 grams of methamphetamine packaged in small quantities for sale as well as other items related […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine lab found in Bakersfield home – Juveniles found inside

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – The Kern County Sheriff’s department said a methamphetamine lab was found inside a home in the 4200 block of Rosewall Street after reports of a domestic dispute call inside the residence. Officials arrived on scene shortly after 9 a.m when they discovered an unidentified subject threatening a victim with a handgun.   Officials then surrounded […]

Comments Off on Gangs, Sex Trafficking and Methamphetamine Interconnected in Indian Country

Organized criminal gangs are targeting casinos in tribal jurisdictions to facilitate drug sales and sex trafficking, and drugs are being trafficked by large non-Native organizations with international ties, according to a new study examining methamphetamine use and implications in tribal communities. Methamphetamine continues to be a substantial problem for tribal communities, though abuse of prescription […]

Methamphetamine use on the rise in Maine

Posted: 1st August 2016 by Doc in Uncategorized
Comments Off on Methamphetamine use on the rise in Maine

It’s typically the opiate crisis that dominates regional drug-related news. But stories about meth labs have been increasing in Maine due to the dramatic increase in labs and dump sites discovered over the past few years. Already this year, Maine law enforcement agencies have located 61 percent more labs and dump sites than in all […]

Comments Off on West Australian’s $2B-a-year Methamphetamine problem revealed by sewerage tests

West Australians are using about two tons of methamphetamine each year with a street value of $2 billion, wastewater tests have revealed. The State Government announced plans to test sewage for the drug last year, with raw samples from three Perth treatment facilities being sent to the University of South Australia for analysis. The initial […]

Comments Off on Montana to revisit incest law allowing charges against teens after Montana Supreme Court upholds conviction of man sentenced to life in prison for plying his 17-year-old daughter with Methamphetamine and having sex with her

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Lawmakers will review a loophole in Montana’s incest law that allows 16- and 17-year-olds to be held as complicit as their parents. The Montana Supreme Court suggested the examination in upholding the conviction of a man sentenced to life in prison for plying his 17-year-old daughter with methamphetamine and having sex […]