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(ABC 6 News) — A Rochester woman is facing several charges after, police say, she was selling meth out of her home and then brought the drug into the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center. After an ongoing drug investigation, the Rochester Police Department did a search warrant at a home on the 500 block of […]

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 24-year-old Kansas woman is accused of hiding a drug pipe in her private area while being a passenger in a stolen vehicle in Inver Grove Heights back in January, according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court. Katie Anne Bray was charged with fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance and […]

HOLLAND, MICH. (WZZM) – A Holland man has been charged with running a drug conspiracy involving crystal methamphetamine mailed to Ottawa County from Arizona – part of a growing trend in which mail is used for interstate deliveries. Keith Allen Thorpe, 43, was indicted this week on the federal methamphetamine conspiracy charge, which is punishable […]

A Seguin man was arrested on federal drug charges after authorities seized nearly 70 pounds of meth — worth more than $1 million — from his home on Tuesday. Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Narcotics Lt. Eddie Flores said the arrest came after a year-long investigation into 49-year-old Marco Antonio Rendon for allegedly running drugs through the […]

Black Hills area law enforcement are seeing an alarming rise in the abuse of heroin and other opioids this year, even as they continue to battle methamphetamine use. As evidence, law enforcement points to an increase in overdose deaths, drug arrests and seizures. While there has been one meth overdose death reported so far in […]

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Elizabethtown Police say they’ve arrested four people after two toddlers were found at a home where drug trafficking was taking place. According to arrest reports, police visited a home in the 4000 block of Church of God Road in Dyer, Kentucky, Tuesday evening, after they received a complaint that drug trafficking was taking […]

RALEIGH – A man and woman were arrested with what police said was a large quantity of methamphetamine at a Wal-Mart shopping center on Glenwood Avenue early Thursday. In arrest warrants, police said that Dora Irma Marcias-Flores, 45, and Marco Antonio Sanchez-Oceguera, 27, said that the two had more than 400 grams of meth. Both […]

One of three men charged in the murder of a transient this past spring in Alton Baker Park also is accused of a number of other crimes, including the rape of a 15-year-old girl. John Marque Javelet claims the girl is his girlfriend and is pregnant with his child, according to a probable cause affidavit […]

HALL COUNTY — Authorities say they found 2.5 pounds of methamphetamine packaged for sale at a home on Old Cornelia Highway. The meth was found Tuesday in 42 1-ounce bags during a search of the home in the 2000 block, according to Sgt. Don Scalia with the Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad. Scalia said the street value […]

A sex offender suspected of being under the influence of methamphetamine led police on a foot pursuit before he was found hiding under a bridge in a ditch in southwest Longmont. Christopher Michael Wright, 39, of Denver, was arrested early Tuesday on suspicion of failure to register as a sex offender, obstruction of police/fire personnel, […]

COLDWATER — Like boyfriend Ryan Kenley, Shelby Ramsey will serve probation after a meth lab exploded in their PT Cruiser a year ago just off Coldwater Lake. Ramsey, 24, said the couple had taken their 5-year-old daughter to Jo Jo Lane that night to his grandmother’s. Both had been smoking meth, “but I didn’t know […]

A woman was arrested in Farmersville on Wednesday morning after police served a search warrant at a home in the 600 block of South Shasta Avenue, finding a quarter-pound of meth, packaging materials, scales and cash, the Visalia Police Department said. Claudia Rosales, 37, was booked into the Tulare County Jail on suspicion of possession […]

More than 40 people were arrested over the past week as part of a large multi-agency methamphetamine investigation in St. Johns County, officials said Wednesday. At an afternoon news conference, Sheriff David Shoar said more than 67 warrants had been issued for 54 people as part of the investigation dubbed “Operation Ancient City Brewers II.” […]

An Albany woman has only one mission: to educate about what she calls the ‘ice epidemic’. Coach and author Christina Stroud has written two new books Band Aids Don’t Fix Bullet Holes and Ice Storm on methamphetamine addiction.  The books aim to educate and share users’ stories. One contains exercises to facilitate recovery. Stroud says teenagers are particularly vulnerable to using.  “It’s their job to start […]

Methamphetamine manufacturers often seek to “cook” meth in hotel and motel rooms because it provides them an enclosed, private environment that they can abandon on a moment’s notice. Meth manufacturing in hotels is a significant concern, as it creates danger for every person on property, can be costly to remediate, and can harm the reputation […]

The first time Ethan Smith used methamphetamine was a few months before his ninth birthday. A close family member was a drug dealer, and one night in 1997 the 8-year-old boy saw her using meth. Like any curious child, he asked what it was and why she was smoking it. “Here, let me show you,” […]

Two people have been arrested after an estimated $115 million worth of methamphetamine was allegedly found hidden inside timber logs in a sea cargo container that arrived in Australia from Africa. Australian Border Force (ABF) officers detected 154 kilograms of the drug in 14 of the logs when the consignment arrived in Sydney in June, […]

A blurry fog of war surrounds the fighting in Tijuana, bodies are dropped, and left with smoldering gunshots wounds, blood seeping from black trash bags with discarded limbs, arrests are made, stories are written, and changes happen, but not quickly.  A sort of Greek chorus of flow charts and exposes the operatives who work and run the city…. […]

PHOENIX, AZ (WCMH) – An Arizona mom is accused of killing her 22-month-old daughter by giving her methamphetamine to counteract the methadone the child accidentally swallowed. The Arizona Republic reported that on April 14, Adalynn Russell died with toxic levels of methamphetamine and methadone in her system. Last week, the child’s mother, 30-year-old Natalie Russell […]

A 32-YEAR-OLD woman who was found with more than $10,000 worth of drugs in her Andergrove home while she was on probation will spend the next four months in jail. Alana Jane Lamberth pleaded guilty to supplying drugs, possessing drugs, possessing drugs utensils, possessing a mobile phone used in the commission of a crime and […]

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Distribution of a Controlled Substance. Duciana Eagle Chasing, a/k/a Duciana Ranay Comes Flying, age 40, was indicted on July 19, 2016.  She appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on August […]

Marion County deputies have arrested two women on meth charges. Deputies said they were assisting U.S. Marshals in finding Andrew Debolt in the Metz area. When they arrived at a home, they said Debolt ran away. Deputies said Amanda Powell admitted to holding meth for Debolt. Deputies said they found meth on Powell, along with items […]

Two Lower Yakima Valley substance abuse counselors have lost their state credentials (fired) for substance abuse. According to the weekly report from the Department of Health, two providers were stripped of credentials for meth use and diverting controlled substances. Tammy J. Sexton, who was part of the Yakima County Chemical Dependency program, surrendered her credentials […]

GAFFNEY, S.C.  – A Cherokee County Detention Officer has been arrested, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office. 28-year-old Joshua Lee Hardin has been charged with Distribution of Methamphetamine 1st Offense, Solicitation of Prostitution and Criminal Conspiracy. According to a press release, Hardin met with a woman who provided him meth, and paid the woman […]

WINONA — A woman made her first appearance in Winona County District Court Monday for charges that include the alleged possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia in the presence of child. Courtney Nicole Williams, 28, was charged with storage of methamphetamine paraphernalia in the presence of a child and fifth-degree controlled substance possession, both felony charges and […]