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FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A woman is being treated for injuries at an area hospital after an explosion inside a Fayetteville apartment complex early Monday morning (April 18), according to Sgt. Craig Stout with Fayetteville Police. Stout said the explosion happened at a complex located off of Oakland Avenue around 1:22 a.m. That specific apartment building […]

CENTRAL HEIGHTS — Following up on complaints from the community, members of the Lauderdale County Drug Task Force spearheaded a drug investigation that resulted in the arrest of nine people Friday morning. Gaylon Phillips, of the drug task force, said seven people were arrested inside a residence at 1505 Lauderdale 200, which is in the […]

A 66-year-old Reliance woman is facing meth trafficking charges following her arrest on Wednesday, according to Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell. Reliance is a small town located just outside of Rock Springs. Lowell identifies the suspect as Esther Marie Ballinger, who was arrested by sheriff’s deputies as well as Rock Springs Police officers and agents […]

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Six people were arrested on meth-related charges after police detectives busted a meth lab. The Fort Wayne Police Department Meth Suppression Team was investigating a tip at the Economy Inn, located at 3340 W. Coliseum Blvd. On Friday around 6 p.m., detectives entered a room at the business and found an […]

AUBURN, MI — Four people were arrested after a routine traffic stop led police to discover a methamphetamine lab rolling through Bay County. Late the afternoon of Friday, April 15, a Michigan State Police trooper initiated a traffic stop on eastbound U.S. 10 near the Garfield Road exit in Auburn. The stop was because the […]

“Some days, it seems like every car we stop has meth in it,” said Barry McElroy, commander of the Rome-Floyd County Metro Task Force. McElroy and his officers are trying to tackle the rampant problem of methamphetamine in Rome and Floyd County. The number of arrests for meth has grown in the past two years, […]

Jakarta (Antara News) – The Indonesian government has declared a war against drugs and the authorities have intensified security measures to thwart illicit drug smuggling into the country. In the latest success, the Indonesian army personnel safeguarding the country’s border with Malaysia managed to foil an attempt to smuggle two kilograms of crystal methamphetamine into […]

PHOENIX – A Valley woman has been arrested, accused of mailing meth-laced letters to four inmates at the 4th Avenue Jail in downtown Phoenix. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says it’s an ongoing battle to stop drug smuggling in all Maricopa County jails. “These inmates better worry too,” said Arpaio. “For using drugs in my […]

Meth in the News – April 15, 2016

Posted: 16th April 2016 by Doc in Uncategorized

Meth in the News Professor Nicholas E Goeders For this week’s Meth in the News, I am going to tell you about a horrific case that was spread all over the Internet after it was first reported on April 1, 2016. This case was truly horrifying. Vernal, the county seat and largest city in Uintah […]

MOORE TWP., Pa. – A Northampton County woman faces charges after authorities found a makeshift meth lab in the ramshackle hut in which she was living. Moore Township police received information from the mother of Heather Staub that her daughter was living with a man in the 1000 block of Elm Street. She told police […]

A “known drug felon” and his girlfriend are in the Effingham County jail today after undercover agents purchased a large quantity of methamphetamine “ice.” Jeffery Matthew Sanders and Jeanine Marie Cowart were arrested after the drug buy at a local convenience store Thursday, according to Sheriff’s Deputy Joe Heath. The Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit and […]

“I was in jail and needed to get my life back together,” said Roxie Landon, a former methamphetamine and heroin addict who now volunteers at the Oak House Women’s Residential Treatment Facility in Painesville and sponsors other addicts through 12-step programs. Landon was in jail in 2010 on charges of possession of chemicals to manufacture […]

SAN ANTONIO – Border protection officials say they are seeing more attempts to sneak meth across the U.S.-Mexico border, including some smuggling attempts using beer and liquor bottles, even in bottles of horse shampoo. Recently, ten pounds of liquid meth was found in aloe vera juice bottles. In that incident, officers at the Laredo Port […]

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Three people face murder charges after a man was found shot to death in the bathroom of a Northeast Albuquerque apartment last week. William York, 30, Michele Freer, 46, and Steven Swayne, 35, have been arrested in connection with the killing of Cory Coyner, 32, whose body was found at the Desert […]

EDWARDSVILLE – Multiple subjects were charged today in Madison County Circuit Court with felony offenses associated with a Madison County Sheriff’s Office Investigation that focused on the distribution of Methamphetamine from the salvage yard at 800 W. MacArthur Drive, Cottage Hills, Illinois. The business which is known by several different names including; Tinnon Motors, J&L […]

The Carson City Tri-Net narcotics team seized nearly a half a pound of methamphetamine following a month-long investigation. The unit set up a drug deal with the suspected supplier Wednesday afternoon at the North Carson Taco Bell, and when the undercover officer tried to buy the drugs from the suspected dealer, the suspected dealer was […]

ROSENBERG, Texas – A 40-year-old Harlingen man was arrested after deputies seized 17.7 pounds of crystal meth during a traffic stop in Rosenberg on Tuesday. According to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office, the Fort Bend County Narcotics Task Force, a Houston HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) initiative composed of local and federal agencies, […]

HUNTINGTON – A package containing more than half a kilogram of crystal meth, valued at approximately $90,000 by authorities, was seized from the mail Thursday in Huntington, according to a release from the Cabell County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Tom McComas said the active investigation is operating under “very fluid circumstances” and more information would be […]

FORSYTH COUNTY, GA. – When a Forsyth County deputy picked up a can of peaches during a search, it didn’t feel quite right. He opened it and found 1,000 doses of meth hiding inside. “You never know where you might find drugs,” Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Spokesman E. Rodriguez said. “We’ve found hiding places in […]

Officials with the U.S. Border Patrol seized what they called a “trifecta” of narcotics worth more than $700,000 after stopping a driver near a checkpoint in Temecula. Agents pulled over the 39-year-old man, who was driving a 2004 Nissan Maxima, near the government stop on Interstate 15 about 10 a.m. on Tuesday and conducted a […]

Two people were arrested Tuesday and charged with multiple felonies for allegedly manufacturing red phosphorous methamphetamine in their home. Jimmie Leon Nibarger, 51, and Donna Marie Heath, 52, both of Claremore, were charged with manufacturing controlled dangerous substances, manufacturing controlled dangerous substances within 2,000 feet of a school, conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine and maintaining a […]

A Monett man is being held in the Barry County jail after being arrested on drug charges following investigation into a rape accusation. Randall Miller, 54, of Monett, is charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver. According to Det. Don Massengill, with the Monett Police Department, police were dispatched to Cox Monett Hospital’s […]

BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. — The West Virginia State Police are now investigating an apparent meth lab explosion that happened Wednesday night just outside of Wellsburg. Officials say two people were injured, with one suffering serious injuries, at a home in the 1700 block of Northview Road. Investigators sorted through the evidence just after the loud […]

A Plano couple face criminal charges after two of their children tested positive for methamphetamine. One is 4 years old. The other is 13. Andrew Edebor, 34, and Linda Edebor, 37, each face two counts of endangering a child, which is a state jail felony. They were booked into the Collin County Detention Center last […]

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WLFA) – Clearwater police arrested two men late Wednesday night after discovering what appeared to be a small meth lab at a mobile home park. Emergency crews responded to Capri Mobile Home Park along U.S. Highway 19 around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday when they got information about possible drug activity. The residence, at lot […]