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On Wednesday (December 14) the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit charged six people with drug related offenses. The charges come as a result of several undercover investigations into methamphetamine sales. As of this afternoon (Thursday, December 15) four of the suspects had been arrested and two were still wanted. Detectives used undercover and surveillance […]

FAYETTEVILLE — Two methamphetamine dealers were sentenced to more than 22 years in federal prison Wednesday. Allen Dwight Gailliot, 62, and Leslie Erin Curtis, 45, both of Fayetteville, were sentenced on one count each of conspiracy to distribute meth. Gailliot was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Tim Brooks to 12 years and six months in […]

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A couple has been arrested after police found six containers of methamphetamine in the remains of a recreational vehicle that burned up Wednesday morning in an RV park along Philips Highway, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. Jaclyn Jirout, 24, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of arson in the hours after […]

Three women among 14 people indicted Dec. 8 on drug charges have previous felony convictions that prompted a grand jury to also indict them as persistent felony offenders. They can draw longer prison terms if convicted on the persistent offender charges. Elizabeth J. Grimes, 48, of Boggs Lane, Richmond , was indicted on charges of […]

Methamphetamine abuse turned a loving boyfriend to violence — including an attack on a woman while she held their baby. James Allan White, 32, of Sarnia pleaded guilty Wednesday in Sarnia court to assaulting his girlfriend three times, to threatening her once, and to refusing to let her leave the house. The offences occurred during […]

WACO, TX (KXXV) – Several people from Central Texas are accused of being involved in a meth ring since January of this year. A news release from the Department of Justice said local, state and federal authorities said they arrested 15 people Thursday, including the alleged ring leaders Corey Jefferson, 39, of Temple, and Talmage […]

A U.S. Border Patrol agent in San Diego was charged Thursday with bribery for allegedly accepting $10,000 to deliver backpacks of what he believed to be smuggled methamphetamine and cocaine that were dropped along the border fence with Mexico. Noe Lopez, 36, allegedly collected $3,000 from a confidential government source last week for picking up […]

BUTTE – Montana’s methamphetamine problem, once thought to be on the wane, has bounced back with a vengeance as Mexican cartels flood the state with the highly addictive, destructive drug. And at least one top drug cop says Southwest Montana is the hottest meth trouble spot in the state. “Super labs” can produce more than […]

PIERRE, S.D. – The fight against growing methamphetamine use and mounting drug arrests in South Dakota should include a new interstate drug trafficking task force, law changes to allow authorities to wiretap cellphones and a range of other efforts, a state workgroup recommended Thursday. The group formed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard also recommended boosting incentives […]

DEATH by firing squad, hanging or lethal injection are the possible fates of an expanding number of Australians who could face execution for drug smuggling in Asian countries. Last year, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) said that the number of Australians on death row around the world was 17, with more than […]

(JOHNSON CO.) – A Johnson County woman was arrested after she accidentally sent a text message to a New Whiteland police officer, offering to sell him meth. The police department contacted the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, which began an undercover drug instigation. Undercover detectives continued texting with the woman, identified as 19-year-old Shelby R. Eicks […]

A Haines City Man was arrested by the Polk County Sheriffs Office after a female victim alleges she was sexually battered and held against her will in a padlocked room for over a month. On December 3rd, the Polk County Sheriffs Office was contacted by the victim, who had escaped during the night from the […]

CARTHAGE — State police charged two Carthage residents after allegedly finding methamphetamine in their home. Troopers said they conducted a search at the home of Ryan J. Childers, 34, and Amanda S. Ackerman, 30, both of 24509 First St., and found 20 ounces of methamphetamine oil and paraphernalia. The pair were each charged with second-degree […]

An Electra woman allegedly admitted to using methamphetamine for six to seven months while pregnant and allowed her 2-year-old son to stay with a relative she knew also used meth. Shantel Renea Alexander, 21, was arrested Tuesday and charged with abandoning or endangering a child. She remained in Wichita County Jail Wednesday afternoon in lieu […]

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — A Mount Olive woman has been arrested and charged after detention officers found methamphetamine and Adderall on her after she was transported to jail following a sentencing hearing in Wayne County court, authorities said. Mary Olivia Foy, 24, had been in Wayne County court for sentencing in a separate case and […]

Rose Zapanta kept a Bible on the nightstand in her Seaside Highlands house. When her sister began to go through Zapanta’s belongings and opened the Bible this week, dozens of cards and papers for drug rehab programs fell out. Zapanta was killed in her living room on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 11, allegedly attacked by her […]

A Sedalia woman was arrested Wednesday morning after it was discovered she was storing multiple types of drugs in a storage unit near her home. According to a Sedalia Police Department STING Unit news release, at 6:46 a.m., detectives with the Drug Enforcement Unit, Criminal Investigations Bureau and patrol officers responded to a residence in […]

LONGMONT, Colo. — Several tenants of a Longmont apartment complex say they were needlessly exposed to methamphetamine for months, prompting a FOX31 Problem Solvers investigation. It happened at the Cloverbasin Village apartments (630 S. Peck Drive). Police were called to unit 101 in January where they discovered a methamphetamine lab. An eviction notice was posted […]

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. — The arrest of a woman accused of operating a meth lab at a homeless camp is shining a light on what authorities believe could be hundreds of makeshift communities tucked away in Southwest Florida. Elizabeth Adeline Justice, 33, was jailed Monday after Lee County Sheriff’s deputies said they discovered her […]

The number of unintentional deaths due to drugs or alcohol rose last year in San Diego County, with methamphetamine as the leading cause, followed by alcohol then heroin, according to the Medical Examiner’s 2015 Annual Report. There were 212 meth fatalities, 110 alcohol deaths and 90 caused by heroin in the county, out of a […]

RED LAKE FALLS, Minn. (Valley News Live) Just 5 years ago it seemed to be a problem that was diminishing. But today, the use of Meth and the number of arrests are once again soaring across Minnesota. Just this week, Red Lake County Deputies made a traffic stop here in Red Lake Falls and the suspect […]

JOHOR BARU: A businessman was sentenced to death by the High Court here after he was found guilty of drug distribution. Loo See Lee, 49, whose business involved the sale of luxury cars, was charged with distributing 164.92g of Methamphetamine at a car workshop along Jalan Kenanga 2 in Taman Plentong Baru here on Aug […]

It’s been 10 years since the start of Mexico’s drug war when former Mexican President Felipe Calderon ordered 6,500 Mexican troops to the state of Michoacan to curb a surge in drug violence there. Drug gang violence has gotten worse; 150,000 people have died since the war’s beginning and 30,000 remain missing. The number of […]

A rural Austin woman, charged in a late February for possession of methamphetamine on school property where she was a teacher, was arrested again Sunday, Dec. 4, for 2 counts of dealing in the illegal drug. Laura Nowling, 48, of Austin was booked into Scott County Jail late Sunday afternoon Dec. 4 on a variety […]

MASON CITY | A Mason City woman has been arrested on a felony methamphetamine dealing charge. Toleka J. Juenger, 33, was arrested in Mower County, Minnesota, Tuesday on a Cerro Gordo County warrant for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver. She was brought to the Cerro Gordo County Jail, where she is being held […]