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TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales arrested a 39-year-old Nogales, Arizona woman on Monday for an alleged attempt to smuggle more than 50 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States. When the woman attempted to enter the U.S. through the Dennis DeConcini crossing, a CBP officer directed […]

Translated by Otis B Fly-Wheel for Borderland Beat from a Noreste article Subject Matter: Sons of Mexican Capos Recommendation: No prior subject matter knowledge required The new generation of narcos are unpredictable and volatile The detention or assassination of the big Mexican capos has obligated the next generation. Now their sons are fighting for control […]

A Pennsylvania couple was sentenced to 10 to 21 years each for abusing their infant twin daughters in what the judge described as “one of the most horrific examples of child abuse that I’ve ever seen,” reports Fox43. Melissa Shales, 26, inflicted injuries that gave the girls multiple broken bones before they were two months old. […]

A Nixa teenager admitted Monday to shooting and killing a Mexican man in rural Webster County in connection with a local woman’s drug debt. Nathaniel Lee, 19, admitted to using a firearm to commit a drug trafficking crime resulting in murder and to conspiring to distribute at least 50 grams of methamphetamine, according to federal […]

COQUILLE, Ore. – A woman faces accusations she tried to smuggle a bag of meth into the Coos County Jail concealed inside a hollowed-out bar of soap, narcotics detectives said. That incident happened May 26, according to the South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team. Detectives stopped the suspect’s vehicle June 16 in Coquille. During the stop, […]

Tulsa police seized 44 pounds of methamphetamine after an officer stopped a man for an alleged traffic violation on U.S. 169. Kevin Jameson, 58, failed to signal a left turn onto the highway Sunday afternoon, according to Tulsa Police Officer Jeanne MacKenzie. After his vehicle was pulled over, a K-9 officer alerted other officers that […]

BANGKOK — The United Nations says it sees an escalation in the production and use of amphetamines and synthetic drugs as a new threat for communities in Asia. In northern Thailand’s Chiang Rai province, the weekend seizure of almost two million methamphetamine pills came as traffickers attempted to breach a police checkpoint. One trafficker was shot […]

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) – The Philippine military found methamphetamine worth between US$2 million and US$5 million (S$2.77 million and S$6.91 million) while clearing rebel positions in besieged Marawi City, officials said on Monday, boosting suspicions Islamist militants are being funded by the narcotics trade. The 11 bags of shabu, the local name for methamphetamine, […]

Three people are facing felony charges after Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies found three active one-pot meth labs inside a vehicle. Robert Gregory Wray, 40, and Elizabeth Mary Buchanan, 27, both of Gastonia, and Amanda Dawn Armstrong, 27, of Bessemer City, were arrested early Wednesday morning following a traffic stop on Salem Church Road in […]

MARSHALL CO, Ky – A woman faces multiple charges, including trafficking a controlled substance, after a traffic stop Friday afternoon. Kentucky State Police say 33-year-old Amber Howard of Briensburg was pulled over on Highway 68, near Holland Road. During the stop, the trooper located several baggies of suspected methamphetamine, numerous pills and drug paraphernalia. She was […]

A 40-year-old Lady Lake woman landed behind bars after refusing to check out of a local hotel. An employee of the Quality Inn of Leesburg contacted police after Megan Marie Ohara of 220 Forest Park Lane refused to check out of Room 111 on Thursday, according to an arrest report from the Leesburg Police Department. […]

A young woman is facing a drug possession charge after police seized crystal meth from a home in New Glasgow Friday afternoon. The Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit searched a home on Muir’s Lane at around 3 p.m. Police seized a quantity of crystal methamphetamine and arrested a 16-year-old young woman from New […]

FROSTPROOF (FOX 13) – Deputies in Polk County say a jail nurse has been fired and arrested for sneaking cigarettes and coffee to an inmate and secretly having sex with him on the job. According to her arrest affidavit, Andrea Sarvey worked as a nurse for Corizon Health, providing health care for inmates at the […]

A Wisconsin Rapids man was allegedly under the influence of methamphetamine when he caused an accident killing two New Lisbon women and severely injuring a third last October. Gregory A. Kopelke, 31, was charged June 7 with two counts of homicide by vehicle under the use of a controlled substance and one charge of injury […]

COLUMBUS, Ind. – Police arrested six people in connection with a meth investigation involving multiple law enforcement agencies in Columbus. The Columbus Police Department SWAT team confiscated methamphetamine and two firearms during the operation, which also involved Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team detectives, Greensburg police and Indiana State Police. Officers served a search warrant at a […]

On my most recent telephone town hall with 28,000 Montanans, nearly 95 percent agreed that meth is a problem in Montana. Certainly, Barbara from Billings knows this to be true – she shared with me that her son is currently recovering from meth. One third of the record 3,400 children in Montana’s foster care system […]

In what authorities describe as the largest drug bust in Coweta history, investigators said an estimated $2.8 million worth of methamphetamine was seized from a home in north Coweta County Thursday. In a joint operation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency in Atlanta, members of the Coweta County Sheriff’s office entered the residence of 210 […]

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. – Three people were taken to hospitals early Sunday morning after a suspected meth lab explosion in Fayette County, officials said. The explosion happened shortly before 3 a.m. at a duplex on South Carnegie Avenue in Connellsville. The blast blew out a window to a second floor bedroom where a man a woman […]

LOS ANGELES – Federal agents have arrested a man in Los Angeles for allegedly trying to smuggle nearly four pounds of crystal methamphetamine in his underwear. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says the drugs were seized Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport. Authorities say the man, a French citizen, was trying to return to his home […]

A mother in Kentucky is facing charges after police say her 8-month-old child swallowed meth and overdosed, police said. Summer Stark, 28, was arrested after the child was admitted to Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville on Friday after she ingested the drug at a residence in Carrollton, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. The 8-month-old boy and […]

A 31-year-old Mountain Home man faces multiple felonies after he allegedly stalked an underage girl in the Internet, went to her eastern Newton County home, snuck in and had sex with the girl, according to a news release from Newton County Sheriff Keith Slape. Christopher Collins was arrested on felony charges of sexual assault, residential […]

Police investigating a reported burglary have seized almost $1 million worth of methamphetamine-laced lollipops. Six hundred pounds of the homemade candy-drug mixture melted into various shapes — including Batman and “Star Wars” figures — were discovered in a Houston home. Police said the drugs had a street value of almost $1 million. A concerned neighbor […]

Methamphetamine has returned to Minnesota. No corner of the state is untouched. The data regarding methamphetamine (meth) show increases that surpass the topmost levels reached in 2005 at the height of the last meth epidemic. To better understand this resurgence, let’s flash back to 2005 when methamphetamine abuse was at its peak. By 2005, Minnesota had endured […]

While heroin and other opioids continue to draw headlines and the attention of political figures, methamphetamine has made a comeback in Madison County. Mexican drug cartels are sending a flood of methamphetamine into the United States, Madison County Drug Task Force Commander Robert Mott told the fiscal court Tuesday. The large volume and high quality […]

LOS ANGELES (CN) – The RV tearing through the Arizona desert in the opening to “Breaking Bad” introduced us to television anti-hero Walter White, a cancer-ridden school teacher transformed by the end of the series into a mostly heartless meth cook and criminal kingpin. The image of actor Bryan Cranston’s character touting a pistol and […]