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DENVER – A former narcotics sergeant with the Denver Police Department faces several felony drug charges related to an illegal marijuana operation. Hubert “Marty” Vanover, 53, faces marijuana or concentrate possession with intent to distribute, methamphetamine possession and both felony and misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana or concentrate. Neighbors complained to Denver police over […]

BRIDGEPORT — A large drug bust at a Bridgeport hotel Friday resulted in the seizure of a half kilo of ice methamphetamine, a kilo of heroin and a half kilo of crack. In addition to the narcotics, police found about $35,000 in U.S. currency and a handgun, Bridgeport Police Chief John Walker said. “This is […]

Alberta Health Services says frontline workers are noticing an “alarming” increase in use of intravenous drugs and methamphetamine among youth. “When I talk to our frontline staff, we are seeing an alarming increase in meth and in IV drug use amongst kids,” said Mark Snaterse, AHS executive director of addiction and mental health for the Edmonton […]

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Washington State Patrol arrested Jason Borseth, 36, who detectives said showed up at a Spokane 7 Eleven in July planning to meet a mother soliciting sex with her children. Detectives received an email from someone called “Jason B” to an undercover email account. It was in response to a Craigslist ad […]

A total of 16 men and women were charged on Wednesday as part of a massive state and federal methamphetamine bust in Lewis County. The 16 were all involved in cooking and selling meth throughout Lewis County for the past several years, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Three of the people were taken into custody […]

An ongoing narcotics investigation led to the arrests of eight people at two West Longview residences Wednesday, according to the Longview Police Street Crimes Unit. Agents also seized drug paraphernalia, heroin, methamphetamine, illegally possessed prescription narcotics and firearms at 4707 Ohio St., where they arrested: 34-year-old Raymond E. Chance, on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine […]

Four people were charged Thursday after police arrested them Monday in Minneapolis for possessing and selling methamphetamine. According to a criminal complaint, 42-year-old Jose Consepcion Anayo-Ramirez of Phoenix, Arizona; 41-year-old Jaime Suarez Escobar of Phoenix, Arizona; 21-year-old Leoncio Mendoza-Vargas of Phoenix, Arizona; and 61-year-old Macario Millan-Murillo, of Minneapolis, were charged. Officers with the Northwest Hennepin […]

More Than 10% of People Entering Drug Treatment in 2015 in All Five Western Sites Reported Methamphetamine as Their Primary Substance of Abuse Methamphetamine ranks in the top four primary substances reported by treatment admissions in all five NDEWS sites west of the Mississippi River; 10% or more of drug treatment admissions in each of […]

GEORGE — Grant County sheriff’s deputies said they discovered a large cache of methamphetamine in a SUV Tuesday, more than a week after the vehicle was stopped and impounded. The 2011 Chevy Avalanche yielded an estimated 6 pounds, 7 ounces of meth when searched under warrant, Sheriff Tom Jones said in a press release. The […]

The Health Impacts of Methamphetamine

Posted: 30th September 2016 by Doc in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Don’t even try it once. That’s what health officials in Sioux Falls are begging of the public. They say the drug is highly addictive in nature and effects pretty much every aspect of the body. Carroll Institute Licensed Addiction Counselor Sheri Nelson said, “They have to take a higher dose in […]

Heather Cain has been clean for four years, but she still feels sick to her stomach whenever she is reminded of the years she lost to meth. “I wanted to stop so bad, and I couldn’t,” Cain said. “It took over my life completely. … I chose it over every single person and thing in my life.” Having […]

Oroville >> A former Fair View High School yard duty supervisor accused of having sex with a student appeared in court Wednesday and waived her right to a preliminary hearing, prosecutors said. The former supervisor, Jessica Jolene Hays, 40, of Chico, has been charged in Butte County Superior Court with felony counts of unlawful sex […]

HUDSON, Wis.—A far western Wisconsin couple have been charged in St. Croix County Circuit Court for allegedly sexually assaulting a child. William R. Wuorenma, 35, and Amanda Lynn Catlin, 34, of Clear Lake, made their first court appearances earlier this week. Wuorenma was charged with three counts of sexual assault of a child, one count […]

Authorities said Wednesday they arrested a Marion mother and daughter on drug and meth charges. Lt. Chris Taylor of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Cherish Elizabeth Gilliland, 22, of 14 Johnny Banks Drive in Marion, with possession of methamphetamine and possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine. Taylor also charged Rebecca Gilliland-Moore, 50, […]

CHEROKEE, Okla. — A 49-year-old Enid woman was charged in Alfalfa County earlier this month with trafficking and distribution of methamphetamine following an Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs sting. Mary Stephanie Sigle, also known as Stephanie Moyher, was charged Sept. 16 with felony counts of trafficking in illegal drugs, distribution of a controlled […]

CONWAY — Former state Sen. Gilbert Baker tested positive for methamphetamine after he was stopped for drunken driving in Conway last month, a toxicology report released Wednesday shows. Conway City Attorney Chuck Clawson released the report after the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette submitted a request under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. Clawson said his office received […]

A Summit County SWAT team responded to a stand-off situation in Cuyahoga Falls on Wednesday. The team arrived on scene around 5:20 p.m. after police received an anonymous tip saying that Hunter A. Edwards, 37, had an arrest warrant out and was at a residence on 3rd Street. The police tried to serve the arrest warrant at […]

Meth has contributed to the doubling of violent crime in South Dakota over the past five years, the Rapid City police chief said Wednesday. Chief Karl Jegeris and Sioux Falls Police Chief Matt Burns sounded off on the effects of meth on the state in a joint press conference on Wednesday. The Q&A opportunity is part of a […]

Translated by: Yaqui for BorderlandBeat From Riodoce by: Alejandro Monjardín, September 25, 2016 Sophisticated Drug Factories Culiacan is the clandestine methamphetamine factory of the country. Data provided by the Secretary of National Defense (Sedena) indicates that the state capital is the city where the largest number of drug laboratories are concentrated. From 2005 to May […]

HUDSON — Two rural Clear Lake people have each been charged in St. Croix County Court with five felonies for reportedly involving a teenage girl in a number of sex acts for about a year. Amanda L. Catlin, 34, and William R. Wuorenma, 35, who lived together, are each charged with causing a child to view […]

A former employee at a residential treatment center for children in Liberty Hill faces charges after marijuana and methamphetamine were found in her locker, according to an arrest affidavit. Kathleen Redlin, 30, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, a second-degree felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison. She has been fired […]

A drug raid early this morning has intercepted a large amount of methamphetamine pills and landed two women in jail. Charlottetown Police Services street crime unit used a search warrant at an address on Prince St., early this morning, resulting in the seizure of more than 1,000 methamphetamine pills, a quantity of Percocet, a quantity […]

Illicit drugs in Northeast Nebraska are plentiful, and use has been on an upward trend for years. Capt. Mike Bauer with the Norfolk Police Division said that a drug boom in the 1990s and early-2000s was countered by diminished availability in the mid-2000s. But that’s no longer the case. “We went into kind of at […]

CHEROKEE — An inmate at Alfalfa County Jail has been charged with another felony. Tina Ray Owens, 38, was charged with a felony count of possession of contraband and drugs by an inmate for possessing 2.5 gm of methamphetamine, according to an affidavit filed in her case. Charges were filed Sept. 21. The crime is […]

The two people who died last month at the Pottsville Motor Inn died of drug overdoses, Schuylkill County Deputy Corner Deb Detweiler said Tuesday. Charles G. Harig III, 31, of Tamaqua, and Brittany L. Guris, 26, of Saint Clair, were pronounced dead by Detweiler in Room 201 of the inn at 10:30 p.m. Aug. 26. […]