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Comments Off on Investigators find 41 ‘one-pot’ Methamphetamine labs in Geauga County apartment – Richard A. Veres, 49, of Middlefield Village, arrested

MIDDLEFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio– Investigators in Geauga County found 41 “one-pot” methamphetamine labs at an apartment in Middlefield Village on Wednesday. The Geauga County Sheriff’s Office with the help of the Middlefield Police Department and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation searched a home on Grove Street. It was part of a two-month investigation into meth […]

Comments Off on Bossier Parish area Methamphetamine and burglary crime spree lands six women and men, including three brothers, in jail

BOSSIER PARISH, LA (KSLA) – Six people, including three brothers, are accused of burglarizing homes and vehicles and stealing cars and people’s identities. The crimes occurred in Bossier Parish and surrounding areas all the way to Texarkana, the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office reports. An investigation Bossier sheriff’s detectives began in March led them to think Shreveport […]

Comments Off on Pennington County 2016 crime report shows large increase in Methamphetamine arrests

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office released their annual crime statistics report on Wednesday. The report highlights developments within the department over the past year, and breaks down county crime numbers for 2016. While some statistics remained relatively stagnant, the report does highlight a 35 percent increase in methamphetamine-related arrests. The number rose from […]

Comments Off on Students at Frazer Schools come together to fight Methamphetamine on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation

FRAZER – Students at Frazer Schools say that not enough is being done to fight the meth epidemic in their community, so they’ll have to take it into their own hands. They began the effort Thursday with an anti-meth walk throughout the community of about 500 on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, with nearly 100 […]

Comments Off on 15-year-old girl testifies about running away to Methamphetamine and sex – Raymond L. Ross, 55, and Gene R. Engberg, 70, held for trial

A 15-year-old girl testified Wednesday that after running away during a trip to the Salina library, she stayed awake on methamphetamine for three nights and had sex with multiple men in exchange for drugs before she was found by police. After hearing testimony from the girl and others, Saline County District Judge Rene Young determined […]

Comments Off on 17-year-old Salem girl, missing for two years, found with sex offender, Ernie Lipps, 48, in Scappoose

SCAPPOOSE, Ore. — A 17-year-old Salem girl who has been missing for two years was found with a sex offender during a traffic stop last weekend. Police responded to a suspicious vehicle call just before 7 p.m. last Saturday off the Scappoose Vernonia Highway. There, they found a male driver and a teenager inside the car. […]

Comments Off on Waverly Little Learners Daycare director, Kelly Hampton, arrested on Methamphetamine charges

WAVERLY (KWWL) – The director of a Waverly daycare has been arrested on a number of drug charges. Waverly Police say they went to 401 24th Street NW last week to investigate the smell of marijuana coming from an apartment. Police searched an apartment and arrested Kelly Hampton for possession of meth, marijuana, prescription drugs and drug […]

Comments Off on Ritha Gay Arredondo, 46, of Livingston, exposed her 2 grandchildren to Methamphetamine

POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) – Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a 46-year-old woman on felony child endangerment charges after the two young grandchildren that live with her tested positive for meth. Ritha Gay Arredondo, of Livingston, was booked into the Polk County Jail on two state-jail felony endangering a child charges. […]

Comments Off on Beating Methamphetamine Addiction: Captain Jason Gearman of the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Department Speaks Out

Calling it a “meth epidemic,” law enforcement officials say it’s time to connect users of the drug with treatment. Captain Jason Gearman of the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Department agrees. “That’s the final solution – get them off the streets, off meth and into some treatment and get them some help. By letting them go out there […]

Comments Off on Sinaloa: Two bodies thrown from plane in El Dorado

In the stillness of the moments right before daybreak, in Sinaloa, before the golden dawn, as the overwhelming sun casts across the ranchos of El Dorado, they heard the soft whirring of a small plane overhead.  Such planes, such sounds are not uncommon in the area, they aren’t discussed in open conversation, the small single […]

Comments Off on Crystal Methamphetamine and marijuana found in vagina of Gina Eileen Taylor after arrest in Bonneau

BONNEAU, S.C. (WCIV) — The smell of burnt meth led to the arrest of a man and woman by Bonneau police officers. What officials say was found inside the woman led to additional charges. Bonneau Police Department Chief of Police Franco Fuda said a 2000 BMW was stopped on North Highway 52 early Monday morning and […]

Comments Off on Salina Green, 36, had Methamphetamine, cosmetics, bobby-pins and more hidden in her vagina at Santa Fe County jail booking

A woman came to the Santa Fe County jail to turn herself in on a warrant for a traffic violation and was found to be carrying illegal drugs, medications, tobacco and cosmetic and personal items that she’d hidden inside her body as she was being booked in about 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Salina Green, 36, was […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine-addicted python among hundreds of animals in Australian prison rehab

A jungle python addicted to methamphetamine is one of hundreds of animals being rehabilitated at an Australian prison by staff and inmates. The reptile, which the New South Wales Justice department did not name “due to legal reasons”, was discovered during a police raid of a methamphetamine lab and required six weeks of detoxification while housed […]

Comments Off on Marcos Raul Aviles Contreras, 53, from Mexico, allegedly caught transporting 54 pounds of Methamphetamine into Riverside County

MURRIETA – A Mexican national allegedly caught smuggling 60 pounds of methamphetamine and heroin as he headed into Riverside County via Interstate 215 was being held today in lieu of $500,000 bail. Marcos Raul Aviles Contreras, 53, was arrested on suspicion of possession of drugs for sale, transportation of heroin for sale and transportation of […]

Comments Off on Mexican soccer player, Daniel Andres Gomez, 21, caught smuggling 47.75 pounds of Methamphetamine into San Diego

A Mexican soccer player from the Xolos of Tijuana club is being held in San Diego after he attempted to smuggle 47.75 pounds of methamphetamine into the U.S., Goal.com is reporting. Daniel Andres Gomez, 21, had missed practice since Wednesday and friends and family were frantically looking for him. Citing a complaint filed Monday to […]

Comments Off on City of Sartell Seeing Jump In Methamphetamine From Mexican Drug Cartels

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – The City of Sartell is seeing a big spike in the supply and use of methamphetamine. A look at Sartell police documents shows incidents involving drugs have jumped from 60 in 2014, to 137 in 2016. Police Chief Jim Hughes says the meth his department is finding takes a long […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine Epidemic Overwhelming Wisconsin Counties

 Op Ed – State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout – Apr 11th, 2017 02:44 pm “We are up to our gills in meth,” the county worker told me. “Four years ago one quarter of our child-protection cases were related to meth. Now, 92% of these cases are related to meth.” “Our system just isn’t equipped to deal […]

Comments Off on 9-Month-old baby girl, Mia, of Lamesa, found with Methamphetamine that had been injected into her system – Destiny Lozano, Ricky Lozano and Ricardo Hernandez, arrested

A nine-month-old baby in Texas appears to have been injected with methamphetamine. According to an arrest affidavit obtained from the Lamesa, Texas, police department, an infant girl brought to the hospital last Thursday with methamphetamine in her system was injected with the drug by a needle.  At around 10 p.m., when Destiny Lozano picked up her baby […]

Comments Off on Ahmed Hadir Ahmed, 20, accused of raping 13-year-old runaway girl, giving her Methamphetamine, in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Police say a 20-year-old man is facing rape and sodomy charges after sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl. The girl called police Wednesday morning to report a homicide at SE Powell Boulevard and 26th Avenue. When officers arrived, they found no evidence of the homicide, but found out the girl who called them […]

Comments Off on Carol Elaine Davidson, 35, of Siloam Springs, died from Methamphetamine intoxication; her 22-month-old daughter, Rosemarry, likely died from starvation and hypothermia

BENTONVILLE — Officials with the Benton County sheriff’s office do not believe foul play was involved in deaths of a Siloam Springs woman and her 22-month-old daughter. Sgt. Shannon Jenkins, the spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office said at Friday news conference that there was no evidence of any crime in the two deaths. Jenkins said […]

Comments Off on 22-Month-old girl hospitalized after consuming Methamphetamine in her Wayne Township home

PINE GROVE, Pa. — Police say a toddler girl has been hospitalized after consuming methamphetamine in her Pennsylvania home, and her parents are facing child endangerment charges. Police say the 22-month-old girl got into a bag of the drug and consumed some Sunday morning at her home in Wayne Township in Schuylkill County. She was […]

Comments Off on Raelynn Bires, 34, of Mauston, arrested on Methamphetamine charges – again

After being arrested last week for allegedly maintaining a drug house, a Mauston woman is in trouble again after another drug-related arrest. On April 5, Raelynn Bires, 34, was tentatively charged with obstruction, bail jumping, possession of methamphetamine, possession of meth paraphernalia and harboring a felon, according to the Mauston Police Department. Based on a […]

Comments Off on Danielle Swift and Christopher Weber, 34, of Modesto, arrested in Jamestown for Methamphetamine

Two Modesto residents were arrested Wednesday morning in Jamestown after a search of their vehicle, clothes and belongings revealed narcotics and drug paraphernalia. At around 2 a.m., Tuolumne County Sheriff’s deputies stopped a 2001 white Saturn for suspended registration on the 18000 block of Highway 108. A records check was conducted on the four occupants […]

Comments Off on Christopher L. Douglas, 36, of Logansport, pleads guilty to selling Methamphetamine, kidnapping conspiracy

Acting U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that a Logansport man pleaded guilty on April 6 to distributing methamphetamine in Many, Louisiana, and kidnapping a victim in east Texas, according to a statement from the United States Attorney’s Office in the Western District of Louisiana. Christopher L. Douglas, 36, of Logansport, Louisiana, pleaded guilty […]

Comments Off on Drug Dilemma: Fighting Back Against Methamphetamine in Rural Communities Like Woodville, Florida

WOODVILLE, Fla. (WTXL) – The small, 3,000 person town of Woodville, Florida is known for being pretty quiet, but lately, it’s known even more for an increasing problem: meth. “You see what it does to people. It’s a horrible drug, very addictive. Destroys people,” said Woodville resident Steve Lousberg. Although he couldn’t give us any hard […]