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SANTA ANA – A registered sex offender took advantage of a woman while she was in diabetic shock and repeatedly raped her and brutalized her body until she died in a Stanton motel room, a prosecutor said. An Orange County Superior Court jury began deliberations Monday in the trial of Charles Patrick Drew, who is […]

Narcotics detectives with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested four men and one woman accused of making methamphetamine inside of a Metairie home just steps from Bonnabel High School. Inside the quaint, two-story brick home, detectives found “huge amounts of hazardous waste,” the by-product of three years of cooking meth, arrests reports said. And that […]

CHILLICOTHE, MO (KCTV) – Authorities say the parents of four children allowed them to live in filthy, nasty conditions and one child was nearly hit by a car while the parents were using drugs. Daniel Schliessman III, 45, and his wife, Michelle M. Schliessman, 36, were charged with child endangerment involving drugs, a felony. The […]

FABIUS TOWNSHIP, MI — Two residents were arrested and children at a home near Three Rivers were removed after police officers found several methamphetamine labs there. Narcotics investigators from the St. Joseph Area Narcotics, a division of the sheriff’s department, executed a search warrant at a home in Fabius Township, after parole agents found a […]

Federal agents staffing an East County freeway checkpoint over the weekend say they caught a motorist with about 45 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in her car. The 28-year-old Mexican national arrived at the Pine Valley-area Interstate 8 inspection station in a 2006 Ford Fusion at about 8:45 p.m. Saturday, according to the U.S. Border Patrol. […]

Police have seized a stash of cash from a property in Auckland after more than $1 million of methamphetamine was found in a car leaving the Picton ferry terminal. Three people have been arrested as part of the coordinated police operation, which included a raid on the Christchurch headquarters of the Rebels Motorcycle Club. The […]

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A dispatcher with the Pope County Sheriff’s Office is accused of selling 10 grams of methamphetamine. Faline Yackel, 31, of Glenwood, was charged Monday with first-degree sale and possession of methamphetamine. The West Central Minnesota Drug and Violent Crime Task Force said she was a probationary employee who had worked in the […]

Officers arrested a Mexican woman Thursday after finding about seven pounds of meth concealed within her body at the Hidalgo International Bridge. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers encountered the 25-year-old woman when she attempted to cross into the United States, according to an agency news release. Officers referred the woman, who was driving a […]

DODGEVILLE, Wis. (AP) — A duffel bag sitting along a southern Wisconsin highway led a passing driver to a startling discovery — a portable meth lab. The Iowa County Sheriff’s office said the bag was discovered Friday afternoon along State Highway 191 east of Dodgeville. WISC-TV reports the driver passing by stopped to look at […]

SHELBY COUNTY, TN (WMC) – Agents arrested two men Sunday after stopping their 18-wheeler and finding it filled with crystal meth. Pablo Lopez, 39, and Luis Alberto Lopez, 25, were the two men agents with West Tennessee Violent Crime & Drug Task Force said drove the 18-wheeler into Shelby County. Agents initially pulled the truck […]

CHILDREN as young as 13 are presenting at community outreach centers in Caboolture with methamphet­amine addictions. Community workers say the problem is so bad locally, the drug is destroying generations of the same family, while community groups struggle with the sheer number of people seeking help. Kim Reid, director of Kids Youth Community, a youth […]

ST. LOUIS — The manufacture of methamphetamine is sharply down in certain Midwestern states that have had the most trouble with the drug over the years, but it remains as popular as ever with users due to an influx of cheap Mexican imports, according to experts. Laws restricting the sale of an ingredient found in […]

NEW CASTLE — A Henry County woman faces 11 criminal charges — six of them felonies — over allegations she engaged in a conspiracy to smuggle drugs, cellphones and other items into the county jail. Jennifer E. Davis, 36, of the 300 block of West Main Street in Lewisville, is charged with eight counts of […]

A Greenwood woman pleaded guilty Friday morning to manslaughter in the July 2014 death of her 10-month-old son in the Ouachita Mountains. Brooke Sueann Floyd, 22, entered her plea during a pretrial hearing in Paris. She was sentenced to 10 years of probation and fined $1,000. Authorities have said they believe methamphetamine-induced hallucinations led Floyd […]

BAYBORO | Three Pamlico County residents have been arrested on drug trafficking charges as a result of sheriff’s investigations of six drug overdoses in the past two weeks that have left three people dead. According to Lt. Scott Houston of the Pamlico Sheriff’s Department, the first of the overdoses involved a man who was found […]

A man and woman were arrested Saturday afternoon after police found a potential methamphetamine lab in a Lone Tree hotel. Lone Tree police responded to the Extended Stay America hotel at 8752 Yosemite Street at 10:40 a.m. on a report of a “possible” meth lab, according to a City of Lone Tree news release. The […]

Rodrigo Vallejo Mora, son of a former governor of the western Mexican state of Michoacan, has been convicted of covering for a drug gang and sentenced to 11 months and seven days in prison, the top administrative body of Mexico’s judiciary said in a statement. A federal court in this capital handed down the sentence […]

FARGO – An expectant West Fargo mother faces felony drug possession charges after deputies bringing her into the Cass County Jail found her with methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia wrapped in a baby’s sock. Charging documents filed Thursday in the Cass County District Court case against Amber Jay Sandhu state that Sandhu was picked up by […]

A former Horry County Teacher of the Year is free on $5,000 bail following an arrest on a drug charge that stemmed from a package sent to him through the mail that contained methamphetamine, according to authorities. Robert Dean Johnson, 51, of Galivants Ferry was charged Tuesday with first-offense manufacturing, distribution or possession with intent […]

A traffic stop led to the arrest of a Stockton man who was driving a vehicle with about 26 pounds of methamphetamine stashed in a hidden compartment, the California Highway Patrol reported. Jose J. Piedra, 26, was booked into the John Latorraca Correctional Facility on Thursday on suspicion of possession of more than 25 pounds […]

WEINER, Ark. (AP) – Two members of Weiner’s city council have been arrested in separate incidents this week. An incident report says Poinsett County sheriff’s deputies responded to a domestic dispute at a home Tuesday. The report says 34-year-old council member Reagan Bodeker was arrested after her husband called police and said he was holding […]

A man carrying $13,600 worth of the stimulant methamphetamine who fought with a police officer was jailed for two years in Sarnia court. Morgan Gear, 26, of Sarnia previously pleaded guilty to the Jan. 18 possession of methamphetamine for trafficking, assaulting a police officer and violating a court-ordered drug ban, but sentencing was delayed until […]

While the news about the effectiveness of Hawaii drug treatment programs has been positive, there has been one disturbing trend: the percentage of adults 50 years and older that reported methamphetamine as their primary substance has nearly doubled in the past five years. This is according to the state Dept. of Health’s newly published 2015 […]

Young people addicted to crystal meth are more aggressive and impulsive, creating extra challenges for the Guelph outreach workers who are trying to help them, according to one agency in the city. Debbie Bentley-Lauzon is the executive director of Wyndham House, a short-term shelter and outreach centre that works with with youth, and she says […]

ANGOLA, Ind. (21Alive) — A Wednesday morning traffic stop in Angola led to the arrests of three people after a K-9 found a meth lab in the vehicle. Police arrested Robert Phibbs and Casey Shuffstall on manufacturing in methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia, possession of syringes, and maintaining a common nuisance. Mindy Combs was arrested on […]