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BANGKOK, Dec 18 — Two Malaysian drug couriers thought they could safely transport their “goods” from Bangkok to Hatyai undetected if they conducted their business in the wee hours recently. The two men, aged 44 and 46, had assumed that conducting their illegal trade in the early morning of that day (December 11) was safest […]

Chinese officials have destroyed 1.04 tons of narcotics worth over  $57.5 million in the country’s east Zhejiang province, state media reported Friday. The narcotics, seized in various operations over the past four years, consisted of 102 kilograms of heroin, 665 kilograms of methamphetamine, 129 kilograms of ketamine and 146 kilograms of other drugs. Given that […]

Jailers recovered methamphetamine, a pipe and other items Wednesday after a woman admitted to police she had the items “stuffed up inside” her. Tahlequah Officer Austin Yates arrived near Muskogee and Downing streets and found Jamalin Lively asleep behind the wheel of a Volkswagen Jetta parked in the road. When she awoke, Lively appeared disoriented […]

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia released the arrest warrants for the North Augusta man charged with molesting a 15-year-old Evans, Georgia, girl. Jason Arlis Johnson, 37, was extradited to the Columbia County Detention Center on Tuesday from Sevierville, Tennessee, where he was arrested by the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday. He is […]

An Albany County woman who allegedly kept methamphetamine in a home with young children denied a felony child endangerment charge Wednesday in District Court. Tara Lee Gilbert, 27, pleaded not guilty to the charge, which carries a maximum punishment of five years in prison and a $5,000 fine upon conviction A trial was set for […]

Two Watseka residents were arrested on drug charges after police executed a search warrant at their home. Police were acting on a tip, according to a news release from the Watseka Enforcement Team. Arrested were Ryan L. Inman, 38, and Latasha M. Inman, 35, both of Watseka. It happened at 12:14 p.m. today in the […]

Bollinger County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Marble Hill, Missouri, woman Wednesday suspected of selling pounds of methamphetamine since July, deputies said. The Bollinger County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged Ronnee Dianna Danner, 40, with first-degree trafficking and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. Deputies set up a drug buy for seven grams of methamphetamine using a confidential […]

An investigation begun by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the West Sound Narcotics Enforcement Team in February 2014 resulted today in the arrest of 19 people with ties to a methamphetamine distribution ring, announced U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes.  Law enforcement served 24 search warrants on locations in Washington and Arizona in connection with the […]

The Plaza Racquet Club in Palm Springs is being demolished, ending any chances of reviving the tennis club. In a move to ward off vandals and criminal activity, the Palm Springs Unified School District – which owns the property – has moved forward with demolishing the club’s administration building, after recently discovering a make-shift meth […]

ALBANY — Homemade meth labs are sprouting like mushrooms across the state — in rural farmhouses, ramshackle trailers, even a drainage pipe outside a Buffalo-area Wal-Mart — with a surging popularity of the drug. Police across upstate New York say they’re encountering a growing number of clandestine methamphetamine operations, an ominous sign of the drug’s […]

ARAYAT, Philippines – It was around 10 a.m. on September 22 when the raid on the pig farm began. Accompanied by fire and sanitation officials, a police team entered the compound at the foot of the extinct volcano Mount Arayat, north of Manila, on the pretext they were conducting a safety inspection. They didn’t find […]

A Rome woman remained in jail Thursday without bond after being accused of selling methamphetamine. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Sandra Lynn Wade, 42, of 1105 Martha Berry Boulevard, was arrested Wednesday on warrants stating she sold methamphetamine at her residence in July and August. Wade also is accused of selling the meth in […]

Mesquite Police Department announced the conclusion of a “lengthy drug dealing investigation which had been ongoing for many months,” according to a recent press release. On Dec. 13, MPD detectives executed a search warrant on the home of Roberta Franco, 45, of Mesquite, who had been allegedly selling methamphetamine from the residence. Franco was arrested […]

Three out-of-towners landed in the Catoosa County jail on drug charges after Ringgold police officers found methamphetamine and cash in their possession while they were traveling to Kentucky from Atlanta along I-75. According to the Ringgold Police Department: April Nicole Sizemore, 29, of Kentucky, Melody Jacqueline Lemar, 36, of Kentucky, and Jessica Kathryn Flannery, 25, […]

Police say a Vermont woman was caught with crystal meth in Washington County. They stopped 48-year-old Terri Thomas of Poultney on State Route 22A in Hampton for a traffic infraction Sunday. Police say Thomas’ driving privileges were suspended in New York and that as they went to arrest her, they found 1.4 grams of crystal […]

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 […]