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PAULDING COUNTY, Ga. – Police have arrested four people in connection with drug trafficking and stealing guns from a sporting goods store. Randall Casey Thomas, 41, Erick Douglas Thomas, 38, Mariah Lynn Barham, 24, and Emily Catherine Hardin, 22, have been changed with methamphetamine trafficking, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, and multiple firearms charges. […]

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio — The abuse of heroin and other opioid painkillers has claimed a staggering number of lives in Ohio over the last several years, receiving the apt label of “epidemic” from health and safety officials alike. And while opioid abuse presents many perils to those in its grips, law enforcement agencies say a surge […]

PORTLAND, Tenn. (WZTV) — A Sumner County family is preparing to move out of its home, saying toxins left behind by a previous tenant are making them sick. They unknowingly moved into a former meth house and say now their toddler is paying the price. Emily Williams, says she, her fiance and baby experienced many […]

Methamphetamine use growing in Winnipeg

Posted: 16th September 2016 by Doc in Uncategorized

The city’s youth are fuelling a surge in methamphetamine use because it’s a cheaper way to get a long-lasting high. In fact, “because of its affordability, addictive nature and accessibility, the methamphetamine user base in Winnipeg has increased significantly over a few short years, allowing traffickers to prosper,” the Winnipeg Police Service said in a […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Ryan Zinke addressed Congress on the growing use of Methamphetamine and how it’s effecting children and Native Americans here in Montana. The Department of Family Services reported that 851 children were in foster care in 2010, 6 years later there are over 1,600. In Cascade County 59% of these cases have a tie […]

MARION – While heroin, pills and cocaine are the primary drugs afflicting Marion County, local officials are continuing aggressive efforts to ensure methamphetamine does not gain a foothold. On Tuesday morning, the MARMET Drug Task Force served a search warrant in Morral, arresting Larry Borders Jr. and shutting down what they said was a meth manufacturing […]

Last year Ana Hernandez, a San Diego teenager, was found shot and beaten to death in off Maket Street in Grant Hill, she had been wrapped in a blanket, and dropped in front of her mother’s house. The case bore similarities to organized crime killings in Tijuana, known as encojibado’s, wrapped. Ana’s killers, were local […]

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The mother of Victoria Martens, the 10-year-old girl who was brutally killed last month in New Mexico, had allegedly arranged for other men to sexually assault her daughter in the past, according to search warrants obtained by an Albuquerque television station. Michelle Martens told police she made arrangements with at least two […]

PITTSBURG COUNTY, Okla. – A mad meth buyer gave police a bizarre tip in southeast Oklahoma. Split down the middle by Highway 69, Savanna is a haven for truck drivers. But the local Knights Inn has been a haven for crime for years. “Probably three calls a week down there, sometimes three calls a day,” said David […]

BEDFORD – Police have found a number of meth lab dump sites in Bedford County. Most recently, State Police found one Monday on the 700 block of Pitt Street. Emergency Management director David Cubbison has some cautions for Bedford County residents who may come across similar sites. “Generally what people need to look for are […]

Lagos – The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested a man with parcels of methamphetamine (an addictive stimulant) valued at N31 million at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. In a statement on Wednesday, the agency said the suspect was arrested during outward screening of passengers on a South African […]

Posted by DD from Yahoo News Borderland Beat Archives  and ANG Clara Elena Laborin, 52, wife of of Hector Beltran Leyva, (alias “H”) was detained on Monday in Hermosillo, northwestern Sonora state, along with another cartel operator, Alan Contreras, according to the federal police. Borderland Beat reported in November of 2015 that  Laborin, nicknamed “La […]

MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP — Police arrested three people on various drug manufacturing, possession and distribution charges and brought a van they identified as a “rolling meth lab” to a halt Monday. Demetrius Kiprakis, 30, of Goose Creek, South Carolina; Bryan Sahlin, 29, of Manchester Township and Roseanna Fox, 57, of Toms River were all arrested ater a suspicious […]

GULFPORT, Miss. – A south Mississippi man previously convicted on a state methamphetamine charge has now pleaded guilty to a federal charge of meth distribution. 43-year-old Michael Allen Webb of Stone County pleaded guilty Monday to possession with intent to distribute. He will be sentenced Dec. 19 and faces up to 20 years in prison. […]

DECATUR – Police broke up an alleged methamphetamine lab housed in a Decatur apartment Sunday night and arrested five people, and they bagged a burglar the next day. Before they were finished cleaning up early Monday morning, police arrested another man they say had grabbed the opportunity to sneak into the apartment and empty its […]

Six years ago, Wes Hannon, 30, went to his doctor’s office with general complaints. Then a clerk at a Family Dollar store in Harrisburg, Pa., he told his doctor he was shy, unmotivated and found it hard to focus. He walked out of the office with a prescription for Adderall, an amphetamine typically prescribed for […]

Abuse of ADHD drugs following path of opioids

Posted: 14th September 2016 by Doc in Uncategorized

Abuse of ADHD drugs by adults is an under-the-radar problem that is following the path of opioid addictions. Complications from the drugs, including overdose deaths, have grown dramatically in recent years. Adult ADHD has gone from a seldom-diagnosed disorder to a part of mainstream medicine. Public health officials have focused on the national plague of […]

A 45-year-old man faces a sexual assault charge after Lubbock police in April said they found a woman held captive in his home. Thomas Cavazos was indicted Tuesday on a second-degree felony count of sexual assault of an adult, which carries a punishment of two to 20 years in prison. Police investigators suspect Cavazos held […]

LEESBURG — A homeless woman was tased Monday night after she reportedly broke into a Leesburg shed to cook meth and became aggressive with deputies. According to an arrest affidavit and investigative report, Lake County sheriff’s deputies went to 34138 Lee Ave. in Leesburg at 11:25 p.m. to reports of a burglary and a woman […]

A Richmond couple was arrested Saturday evening for stealing music equipment from a local church. According to a citation, Richmond Police officers responded to the Temple of Deliverance located at 640 Big Hill Avenue Wednesday evening in regards to three amplifiers that had been taken form the church earlier in the day. While investigating the […]

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – More than $740,000 worth of methamphetamine are off the streets. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agents stopped them at the Gateway International Bridge. The alleged narcotics were found hidden within a 2004 white Chevy Tahoe driven by a 31 year old Mexican citizen from Matamoros. The vehicle was referred to secondary inspection […]

PRESCOTT, Ariz. – Prescott Valley police say they received a call about a man kicking a dog in a parking lot. When police got to the parking lot at 6520 2nd Street in Prescott Valley they spotted Chris Long with a dog. Long told police he was trying to teach the dog how to walk […]

When a tenant at the Knights Inn Motel in Savanna felt cheated in a methamphetamine deal with the hotel’s manager, the tenant called the police to report it, authorities said. The Oklahoma District 18 Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force received information Saturday from a tenant at the Knights Inn Motel that the tenant had […]

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) – As Kentucky continues to worry about and focus on heroin, much of the drug is staying out of the south central part of the state. “Heroin seems to be concentrated in Louisville, Lexington, and Northern Kentucky,” said Bowling Green/Warren County Drug Task Force Director Tommy Loving. Instead, it’s another substance […]

Border Patrol agents seized more than $7 million worth of methamphetamine at the Falfurrias checkpoint, according to a news release from the agency. During an immigration inspection Saturday, agents noticed a driver acting suspiciously and referred him to further questioning. When agents searched the vehicle, they found 220 pounds of liquid meth in the gas […]