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Two Tangipahoa Parish women accused of attempting to sell drugs from a vehicle at an intersection in western Washington Parish Wednesday (May 25) are behind bars and facing various narcotics charges. Michelle McCoy Winters, 43, of Hammond, and Sheila Ann Richardson, 31, of Tickfaw, are being held in the Washington Parish jail, according to a […]

A late-night execution of a search warrant by members of the Dyer County Sheriff’s Office led to the arrests of two local women. At the conclusion of the execution of the search warrant, items seized included crystal methamphetamine, over $1,000 in currency, paraphernalia, as was a 2012 Mitsubishi Gallant automobile. According to a report obtained […]

WILLOW SPRING — Wake County sheriff’s deputies Wednesday filed multiple charges related to methamphetamine and other drugs against a woman who was convicted in February of drug felonies and a man who was release from prison in April after being convicted in Johnston County of meth-related charges. Kevin Ryan Gralton, 26, and Felicia Dawn Sandy, […]

GRAFTON, N.D.—A Grafton woman is facing four drug delivery felonies for reportedly having “a large amount of methamphetamine” in her home, according to court documents. Norma Jean Czapiewski, 53, was charged Thursday in Walsh County District Court with four class A felonies: delivery of a controlled substance, two counts of delivery of methamphetamine, and possession […]

Russellville man was seriously injured after law enforcement officers said a meth lab blew up while he was in the process of making the illegal street drug. Russellville Police were called Wednesday to a convenience store on East 4th Street because of a man who appeared to need medical assistance, according to a release from […]

DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA (CBS46) – Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said community complaints led to a raid and 11 arrests at an auto repair shop there Thursday morning. Authorities served a search warrant at McDuffie’s Auto & Truck Repair in Litha Springs after they said they bought meth from the business on two separate occasions. Several […]

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Explosive revelations are out in the case of former Bakersfield police officer Damacio Diaz that could implicate more officers in the department of criminal activity dealing with drugs. Diaz accepted a plea deal with the U.S. Attorney’s office in which he agreed to plead guilty to bribery, possession and attempted possession […]

Crystal meth first came to Hawai‘i in the 1980s. Molly Solomon looks at how the drug first arrived in the islands. Judge Edward Kubo says the calls took a while to trickle in. It wasn’t until 2003 that he started hearing from people in Miami, Atlanta, even New York. They were all calling with the […]

Transnational gangs could “unwittingly” smuggle terrorists into the United States, a top official at the Department of Homeland Security told lawmakers on Thursday. “The question is: are there low-level individuals in these organizations who unwittingly may be smuggling an individual from one of these countries who is in fact a terrorist?” DHS deputy secretary Alejandro […]

SAFFORD — The woman who admitted to participating in sex acts with Paul Ray Simon Garcia against his juvenile daughter was sentenced May 2 to 14 years in prison. Kristina Lynn Schroeder, 25, accepted a plea agreement that amended two of her charges to attempted sexual conduct with a minor — Class-3 felonies — while […]

Things got a little strange on Anderson Road the evening of May 22. The peculiar incident started as soon as the first deputy arrived at Meter of America at 220 Anderson Road, responding to the building’s burglar alarm going off at 9:36 p.m. According to the incident report, the first deputy allegedly spotted a naked […]

A Monroe couple stand accused of multiple drug possession charges after a Tuesday traffic stop that lead deputies to search their home. According to an arrest affidavit, Ouachita Parish deputies pulled over a vehicle driven by Shana Sutton, 37, 5103 Blanks, after observing a traffic violation. Upon making contact with the driver, the officer reported […]

ASHEBORO — An Asheboro woman has been charged with drug violations, according to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office. The investigation is continuing and charges are pending for other possible individuals. Sheriff Robert A. Graves reported Wednesday that one individual was charged with drug violations as a result of a search of her residence by deputies, […]

In the two-and-a-half years since the New Year’s Day murder of St. Bernard Catholic Church pastor Eric Freed, one voice has been notably absent amid the court proceedings and the media coverage: that of Freed’s killer, Gary Lee Bullock. While jurors heard snippets of a few phone conversations Bullock made from jail, the public has […]

ROCHESTER — An Oakfield woman has been sentenced to three years of probation for her role in a conspiracy to possess and distribute methamphetamine. Donna Boon, 50, of Oakfield will also be subject to 12 months of home detention, according to the U.S. District Attorney William Hochul’s office. She was sentenced Wednesday in federal court. […]

HAMILTON, Ohio —Two people are in jail after Butler County Sheriff’s deputies found $30,000 of methamphetamine in their car Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Office said. Andrew Beach, 32, and Heather Evans, 29, are charged with trafficking in drugs and possession of drugs after police said they found nearly a pound of meth during a traffic stop. […]

A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted four men on charges of trafficking methamphetamine. Alfredo Lizarraga Alarcon, 43, of Cleveland, Ala.; Francisco Alvarez “Edgar Alarcon” Montes, 55, of Birmingham, and Daniel Mora “Moralejos” Gonzalez, 43, of Tarrant, are Mexican nationals. Guillermo Olea Perez, 44, of Phoenix, Ariz., is a Cuban national. In an indictment filed […]

NOGALES, Ariz. — A 23-year-old Arizona woman was arrested by border agents after she allegedly attempted to smuggle $3,000 worth of methamphetamine disguised as burritos, authorities said. Border Patrol agents referred the Nogales, Ariz. woman for further inspection when she crossed through the Morley Pedestrian Gate on May 20. A positive alert by a CBP […]

45 times a day. That’s how many patients Hawaii’s largest emergency room admits with an issue related to crystal methamphetamine—one of four patients it treats. Several decades ago, Hawai‘i was the first place in the United States that crystal meth landed — and today it’s a problem that stretches across three generations. Users are not […]

The arrest of 17 Southern Tier residents in early May during a two day raid of meth labs with ties to Schuyler, Steuben, and Chemung counties is a reminder; the fight against meth in the area hasn’t gone away, even though a lot of attention remains on the heroin and opioid epidemic. “I’ve been here […]

Southeast Texas — Law enforcement officers are warning of a well-known drug, methamphetamine. Federal drug agents and police tell KFDM News they are seeing a dramatic increase in the flow of the drug. The effects on the people using the drug, though, are at the heart of why it’s so critical to fight. “It destroyed […]

New documents obtained by the government watchdog Judicial Watch prove, again, that guns sold through the Obama Justice Department’s Fast and Furious Operation have been used by Mexican cartels for mass murder south of the border. “According to the new records, over the past three years, a total of 94 Fast and Furious firearms have […]

Less than a week after the arrest of rival cell leader in Ensenada, El Mass de Los Aquiles and El Tres Animales de CAF, a shipment worth millions was seized by Los PEP, the same agency that made these arrests, and similar arrests in Tijuana in recent weeks. A single 24 year old man was […]

A 73-year-old Electra man is in jail after he allegedly tried to deposit almost a gram of methamphetamine along with his money into a local bank. Louis Fueque Kent is charged with possession of a controlled substance and remains in Wichita County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail. According to an arrest warrant affidavit: Around […]

FENNIMORE, Wis. – A man and one child were injured after a motel room with a meth lab caught fire in Grant County Thursday, officials said. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a fire in one of the rooms at the Fenmore Hills Motel Thursday at 10:40 p.m. The Fennimore Fire […]