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Methamphetamine, growing drug in Rapid City

Posted: 11th February 2016 by Doc in Uncategorized

In 2015, drug arrests reached an all-time high in Rapid City, where 1,349 people were arrested for drugs, up from 676 in 2009, leaving law enforcement officials to believe there is a correlation between drug use and violent crimes. Now, there’s a rising drug in Rapid City, methamphetamine. Sgt. Harrison says, “Years ago, when I […]

NEW YORK (Christian Examiner) – Four members of Hezbollah, the radical Shiite terror group operating in Lebanon and Syria with funding from Iran were arrested in France Feb. 1. The members of the cell weren’t connected with the Paris terror attacks in November 2015, but were charged with terrorist activities nonetheless, according to the Middle […]

A registered nurse faces three felony charges after Longmont police allege she stole $140,000 from an elderly man she was caretaker for and used enough methamphetamine inside his home that it was later condemned. Shela Wagner was arrested Friday on suspicion of theft from an at-risk person and criminal exploitation, both Class 3 felonies. She […]

SAN ANTONIO — A woman was found with multiple drugs stashed between her thighs after police noticed she was walking “stiff” as investigators searched a vehicle she was riding in, according to an affidavit. Janice Salas, 28, was arrested early Tuesday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance between 4-200 grams. She was […]

Osceola deputies say they arrested a 37-year-old Tennessee man on Sunday after finding him in a hotel with a missing 16-year-old girl from Iowa. Eric Sinks told deputies he met the teen on a dating website and they’ve been living in the Kissimmee-area hotel since late December, when they drove to Florida from Tennessee, according […]

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) — A father and son are facing felony meth charges after being arrested in Barren County. The Barren River Drug Task Force seized 44 grams of crystal methamphetamine on Wednesday February 3, 2016 at 1827 Coral Hill Halfway Road in Barren County. Police arrested Travis Dwayne Smiley, 32, on charges of […]

CORALVILLE — A syringe containing meth was among drug paraphernalia found by police in a van on Monday. According to Coralville police criminal complaints, an officer spotted 48-year-old Steven P. Wright pull into the Western Hills Mobile Home Court, 3701 Second St., around 11:10 a.m. Monday. Wright was known to have a revoked license and […]

A man is in jail for allegedly following a woman jogger on the Bear Creek Greenway and groping her multiple times. The alleged assault was reported to Medford police at 2 p.m. Monday, a department news release said. Officers and detectives were dispatched to Crater Lake Mazda, where they met a 25-year-old woman who reported […]

April 2012 wasn’t very good to Todd Phelan. After two decades of middling criminality – drug dealing, theft and some light property destruction – he’d gone big. Phelan had been caught after picking up a pair of barefoot girls wearing youth shelter uniforms and bringing them back to his West Seattle apartment. Then he was […]

A Gipsy, Missouri, man told police sex with a woman was traded for methamphetamine — a deal unknown to the woman. He said he was high and did not remember whether the victim told him “no.” Collin M. James, 27, was arrested by Bollinger County sheriff’s deputies Monday and charged with felony rape or attempted […]

A woman is in jail after a K9 officer sniffed out meth during a traffic stop. Amory Police Department officers stopped a purple PT Cruiser on Sunday for a traffic violation on 8th Ave. North in Amory. While on the stop, officers were alert as to the behavior and requested a K9 officer. The Monroe […]

WOODRUFF, S.C. —A Woodruff soup kitchen volunteer was arrested after police say he sold methamphetamine to the needy, Chief Alan Bledsoe, of the Police Department, said. Thomas Richard Cannon, 57, is charged with distributing methamphetamine and distributing methamphetamine within a half mile of a church or school. Bledsoe said an undercover officer was able to […]

(Stillwater, Okla.) – A visitor at the Cimarron Correctional Facility in Cushing has been jailed on $10,000 bail on a charge of trafficking methamphetamine, court records showed today. Johnny Lee Barnard Jr., 52, of Sand Springs, was arraigned Friday from the Payne County Jail in the case investigated by Cushing Police Officer Bill McCarty. The […]

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) – A Jones County woman is behind bars for felonious child abuse, according to the Jones County Sheriff’s Department. On Jan. 19, the Department of Human Services received a call from a local hospital that a newborn had tested positive for methamphetamines. DHS sent JCSD a referral packet, and the mother […]

Federal authorities have arrested a Chattanooga couple after finding them with 373.4 grams of Ice meth at an apartment in East Brainerd. Charged with conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance are Sergio Lizaola and Amy Lee Ramos-Collazo. Lizaola is also charged on a firearm count. Agents said two small children were present along with the […]

NOGALES, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection says they seized the largest load of methamphetamine in Arizona port history on Friday, finding more than 387 pounds in a tractor-trailer at the Port of Nogales. CBP says Juan Rodolfo Lugo-Urias, 35, was sent to a secondary inspection after a canine alerted on his tractor-trailer loaded […]

ANDERSON TOWNSHIP — A traffic stop led to two arrests late Sunday night after a Hamilton County Sheriff’s deputy observed a plastic bottle being thrown from the car as it pulled to a stop. It turns out the bottle contained materials used for a “single-pot” meth lab, as determined by a Hazmat team that secured […]

Reading, PA – Authorities seized about 8½ pounds of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $600,000 from a northeast Reading row house and arrested three men they said were involved in making and distributing the stimulant narcotic. Members of the state police clandestine laboratory response team seized the meth along with chemicals and supplies […]

A Cedar City woman was arrested for allegedly stealing items from storage units and selling them on the Cedar City Blog Shop website. Jennifer Lee Schultz, 39, was booked into Iron County Jail last week on one count of burglary, one count of receiving stolen property and one count of possession of paraphernalia She is […]

JEFFERSON — The woman authorities say kidnapped her 1-year-old son in December, and potentially intended to flee the state with the boy and his uncle, has been indicted by the county grand jury. Chasity Cass, 23, of 208 W. Main Road, Conneaut, faces one second-degree felony count of kidnapping, single fourth-degree felony counts of interference […]

The big labs might have vanished, but the manufacturing of methamphetamine continues in the Erie region. State and local law enforcement have stumbled upon numerous small, portable meth labs, known as “one-pot” labs, in recent months, through targeted drug investigations and during simple traffic stops. Suspected meth labs, items used in making meth or quantities […]

DALLAS TWP. — Jonathan and Amy Kuiken were eating crab soup for lunch last week when an army of state and federal agents arrived on their front lawn to swarm a neighbor’s home across the street. Before the police raid, the couple was about to deliver some soup to the neighbor, Jay Carr. The college […]

An open letter to the residents of Mercer County As the Sheriff of Mercer County I have a sworn duty to protect the citizens of Mercer County. In order to do that I maintain a hardworking staff, from the tele-communicators that take your 911 calls to the Deputies that respond to the call and investigate […]

Felony drug possession charges are way up in Yellowstone County, making up at least a third of the more than 1,600 criminal cases filed last year. Most of those drug cases involved meth. That hasn’t gone unnoticed by the Billings Police Department. Last fall, as homicides in Billings rose toward record levels, Chief Rich St. […]

Despite shutdowns, crackdowns, and sanctions, Pyongyang’s methamphetamine is still flooding northeastern China. HONG KONG—China has a major meth problem. The drug can be a pick-up, a pass-time, or something that builds trust — or addiction. It mostly comes from North Korea and it’s been flooding northeastern provinces for years. Domestic distribution networks then move the […]