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DUNCAN, SC (WSPA) – Deputies say a Duncan woman was making methamphetamine at home in the presence of children, last Wednesday. 35-year-old Courtney Leigh Bramlette was arrested and charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, two counts of Manufacturing Methamphetamine in the Presence of a Minor Child, and Disposal of Methamphetamine Waste. According to warrants, she also tried […]

MANISTEE, MI — A 30-year-old New Baltimore man was arrested and two children placed with family members after illicit methamphetamine labs were discovered in backpacks in the 200 Block of Arthur Street. A woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant as well. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Cadillac Post responded to a suspicious situation […]

(WBNG Binghamton) Ithaca police discovered a meth lab inside of a shed just past midnight on Sunday. According to the Ithaca Police Department just past midnight on May 1, officers were alerted of a possible meth lab inside a shed near a vacant commercial business lot in the 700 block of West Buffalo Street. Police […]

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An inmate at the South Dakota women’s prison has been sentenced on methamphetamine-related charges and seven others in the case have entered pleas. Authorities allege that one of the inmates smuggled in the drugs and distributed it to seven other prisoners. Attorney General Marty Jackley says 34-year-old Loretta Flute was recently […]

A man arrested Wednesday by troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol died Thursday at University Hospital after ingesting methamphetamine, patrol Sgt. Scott White said in a news release. Troopers on Wednesday afternoon stopped a vehicle on Route BB near Eugene in Cole County after they spotted known fugitive William S. Westfall, 21, of Eugene […]

A 34-year-old Salem woman faces multiple charges after her pickup ran off the Green Street Road and hit a parked pickup truck, a building, and a motorcycle inside the building. Christine Bender of South College Street was being held in the Marion County Jail for driving under the influence of drugs, driving on a suspended […]

NEWTON, Iowa — Just over a year ago, a Newton mom was in serious trouble. She was facing drug and child endangerment charges after her young son tested positive for meth. “I did not have my life together, I was making bad decisions,” Vanessa Trotter said. Those decisions just a year ago by the 23-year-old […]

LOS ALTOS (BCN) — Two people were arrested in Los Altos Thursday in connection with drugs and other crimes following a multi-agency operation investigating drug activity near the Mountain View and Los Altos border. Lawrence Ovadia, 44, was arrested on suspicion of possession of an assault rifle, being a felon in possession of a firearm, […]

In a joint operation, Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department officials and the BSF personnel today seized 15,000 Methamphetamine tablets in Lunglei town, a department spokesperson said. Three persons – Lalmuanpuia (38), Lalchhuanpuia (28) and Vanlalrengpuia (28) – were arrested in this connection and booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, […]

A convicted rapist from Claiborne Parish is accused of raping a 17-year-old female inmate inside the Union Parish Detention Center while he is awaiting sentencing on Tuesday. Union Parish sheriff’s deputies said Demarcus Shavez Peyton, 28, of Homer, has been charged with third-degree rape after being allowed inside an isolation cell with the teenager after […]

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Police arrested a Great Falls woman on suspicion of felony endangerment in the death of her 10-month-old daughter, who prosecutors say had been exposed to methamphetamine and whose body was found in a “freezing cold” room in January. Misty Marie Cutburth was arrested Thursday, the Great Falls Tribune reported. Court […]

HARTSELLE — A Morgan County woman is accused of taking her 8-year-old child into a hotel room where police seized methamphetamine, syringes, meth pipes and straws, authorities said. Crystal Hubbard Riddle, 33, 29 Fieldcrest Private Drive, is charged with drug endangerment of a child, and misdemeanors possession of drug paraphernalia and loitering in a drug […]

Two Garfield County men were arrested last week in connection with a motel party involving methamphetamine, cocaine and at least three underage girls. On the evening of April 20, a 26-year-old man contacted Glenwood Springs police concerned that his 17-year-old cousin had been missing all day. She had posted a photo of herself holding a […]

MIAMI COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Three Marion County women were arrested on methamphetamine charges in Miami County early Friday morning. According to Indiana State Police, a traffic stop around 12:05 a.m., led to the arrests of Marissa Clark, 22, Michael Davis, 45, and Birdena Davis, 24. Police said their vehicle was pulled over on State […]

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. – Two Michiana residents are facing federal drug charges after an Indiana State Police trooper found 6 kilograms of methamphetamine in their vehicle. The drugs had allegedly been buried at a home in Michigan. Lorenzo Eaton and Holly Nivens have been charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, Conspiracy […]

PAMELIA — Michael J. Desormeau, 27, who was residing in the Royal Inn, room 209, was charged with third-degree manufacturing methamphetamine on April 26. State Police were investigating Mr. Desormeau as part of a petit larceny complaint from a Walmart store on Feb. 5. Mr. Desormeau was charged with petit larceny that day. During the […]

Two men were arrested on manufacturing or delivery of a controlled substance charges after authorities executed a search warrant late Thursday night and recovered 443 grams of methamphetamine from a Waco motel, McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara said. Michael Dean Yepma, 58, and Robert Allen Guinn, 49, were arrested after officers with the McLennan County […]

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it arrested two women and seized more than a quarter of a million dollars worth of methamphetamine and marijuana during two bridge inspections. Officers say the first seizure took place Sunday at Gateway International Bridge when a canine unit indicated there might be narcotics in the 2002 black Saturn […]

Meth in the News – April 29, 2016

Posted: 29th April 2016 by Doc in Uncategorized

Meth in the News Professor Nicholas E Goeders For this Meth in the News column each week, I typically pick two or three news items from the past week or so and devote the entire column to those reports. I wondered recently, however, if some readers think that I have to search and search for […]

Double Springs, Ala. — According to State Troopers, Sidney Ray Stockman Jr, 46, was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, trafficking methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia on Monday. Stockman, of Double Springs, was arrested as a result of a traffic stop. State Troopers discovered over 50 grams of crystal methamphetamine, […]

NEW BERN, Craven County – The Craven County Sheriff’s Office said deputies and the Coastal Narcotics Enforcement Team have busted the third meth lab in the county this month. In a press release from the Craven County Sheriff’s Office, three people have been arrested in this latest meth bust for operating a lab on Victory […]

WALKER COUNTY, Ga. — The Walker County Sheriff’s Department says a routine traffic stop for speeding on Georgia Highway 2 near McFarland Road Wednesday afternoon by a Walker County Sheriff’s Office deputy led to the discovery of two pounds of methamphetamine ICE and $14,000 in cash. Sheriff Steve Wilson says Deputy Zach Simpson stopped 54-year-old […]

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) – Idaho Falls Police arrested two people for drugs and warrants after they were caught prowling in an Idaho Falls neighborhood early Thursday morning. 27-year-old Ashlee M. Talich of Middleton was arrested for three Bonneville County warrants, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. 19-year-old Fabian Almeida of Idaho Falls […]

St. Johns County sheriff’s deputies say they have seen a rise in meth labs as they shut down pill mills. One of the biggest meth labs they’ve seen in recent years was located at a manufactured home along Ravenswood Drive, just south of Crookshank Elementary School. Four people were arrested in March in connection with […]

Crystal meth use is on the rise in Regina, and police say the drug is linked to several other types of crime on city streets. Addictions counsellor Rand Teed says crystal meth has become increasingly available in Regina over the past three years. “Substance abuse is reaching epidemic proportions,” Teed said. “I’ve run into a […]