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BROOKVILLE — Indiana State Police Master Trooper Detective Chip Ayers told attendees of Stayin’ Alive Coalition’s open house about the effects meth has not only on the user, but also the community. “The average meth cook teaches 10 others to cook meth a year,” he pointed out. “Every pound of meth produced leaves behind 5 […]

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine police have seized about 180 kilograms (400 pounds) of high-grade methamphetamine worth 900 million pesos ($19.2 million), officials said Monday, in a major haul for the government of new President Rodrigo Duterte, who has promised to wipe out crime and corruption within six months. National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa said […]

A 25-year-old West Hancock Avenue resident was hospitalized early Wednesday after she was found unresponsive in the restroom of RaceTrac on Atlanta Highway, with a needle on the floor next to her arm and suspected methamphetamine in her purse, Athens-Clarke County police said. Anna Marie Carrollton was taken by ambulance to Athens Regional Medical Center. […]

BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, Ind. — Sunday around 8:30 p.m., Indiana State Police served a search warrant at a residence on Georgetown Road near Columbus resulting in the discovery of methamphetamine and the arrest of four occupants. The investigation by the State Police began when they responded to assist Bartholomew County probation officers with a home visit […]

GREENEVILLE — Twenty-seven East Tennessee residents involved in a major methamphetamine distribution ring have been charged in an 80-count indictment in federal court. The indictment came in U.S. District Court in Greeneville back in May. It charges the 27 defendants with conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute more than 50 grams […]

More and more houses for dairy farm workers are being used to manufacture meth. A meth-testing company, Federated Farmers and the police all say their isolation isn’t the only thing that makes them perfect for cooking up the drug. There’s also the easy access to chemicals on a dairy farm, plus the crazy hours that […]

Thirty “drug dealers” have been killed since Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as Philippine president on Thursday, police said, announcing the seizure of nearly $20 million worth of narcotics but sparking anger from a lawyers’ group. Duterte won the election in May on a platform of crushing crime, but his incendiary rhetoric and advocacy of […]

Australian police have found 275kg (600lb) of the drug methamphetamine in shipping containers in Melbourne, worth an estimated $206m (£155m). The drugs were found under the floorboards of containers from China following a tip-off, officials say. A Malaysian and seven Australians, were charged with drug offences by the Australian Federal Police (AFP). The bust came […]

ATOKA COUNTY, Oklahoma – Police arrested a Muskogee woman on drug complaints after finding her with meth and in a state of undress in her car. KXII, the CBS affiliate in Sherman, Texas says Melanie Davis, 34, was arrested an Atoka gas station after police got several complaints of a woman driving the wrong way […]

A Mountain Home woman was arrested at the North Central Unit prison in Calico Rock on Saturday after authorities allegedly found drugs and drug paraphernalia in her car. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said in a news release Brenda Lee Files was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession drug paraphernalia for the purpose […]

Five people ranging from late 20s to early 70s were arrested during a Fort Smith drug bust and face nearly 20 felonies total, police say. Tracy Anne Dressendorfer, 29, of Fort Smith was arrested on two felony warrants for failure to appear and on suspicion of felony possession of methamphetamine, according to an arrest report. […]

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WITN) – Three people are facing charges relating to a meth lab that was discovered inside a local motel. According to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, Goldsboro police officers responded to the Serena Inn on June 29 to investigate a complaint about a strong odor coming from one of the rooms. The officers […]

While investigating a shooting in Little Rock on Thursday, police found 8.67 pounds of methamphetamine and arrested a 29-year-old shooting victim, according to an arrest report. Police found the methamphetamine at 3124 Zion St. Thursday morning while investigating a shooting that left three injured, police said. Police also found digital scales and baggies, according to […]

Jason Mosher Sheriff’s Journal We recently served another search warrant at a home looking for drugs, and like many other times, we found there were children living in the home. This was one of the worst homes I had been inside because of the condition in which the occupants were living. When someone brings drugs […]

A documentary crew has spent a night with a Brisbane meth dealer, following the seedy life of a man who claims to make $2000 a night. Documentary maker Hayden McKee, 22, spent three months getting to know the dealer. He claimed it wasn’t the seediness of the drug world which surprised him, but the extravagant […]

East and Southeast Asia and North America together have annually accounted for the largest methamphetamine seizures globally since 2009, a recent UN report reveals. “Indonesia is a source, transit and destination country in the trafficking of meth,” the UN Office on Drugs and Crime’s (UNODC) Indonesia country manager, Collie F. Brown, said on Friday during […]

MUNCIE — Investigators say Richard Milton Franks ingested methamphetamine in the hours before he fatally shot his mother in their southside home. The 42-year-old Muncie man was formally arrested late Thursday afternoon, more than 13 hours after he had reported his mother’s slaying in a 4:28 a.m. call to 911 dispatchers. In that call, Franks […]

EUREKA – An inmate at the county jail was found allegedly trying to sneak drugs into the facility thanks in part to a new body scanner. On Friday, July 1 at about 6 a.m. 55-year-old Sheila Karen Sudbeck, aka Eacret, was being booked into the jail when a baggie fell out of what the Sheriff’s […]

PHOENIX – A Phoenix man admitted to using meth and using a propane torch to set several fires in and around his south Phoenix home, according to court paperwork. Neighbors called in the fires early Thursday morning after seeing them near the 24th Street and Broadway property. Police say Moreno refused to come out of […]

A Madison County man was arraigned Thursday in General Sessions Court after narcotics investigators reportedly found materials needed to make methamphetamine in and around his home. Investigators with Jackson-Madison County Metro Narcotics spoke with Jeffrey Brandon Taylor, 29, after an alleged meth lab exploded, court documents said. According to court documents, a meth lab malfunctioned […]

AUSTIN – After an eight-month investigation, 15 Austin gang members were arrested Friday for allegedly distributing methamphetamine in the area. With a focus on Texas Syndicate and Tango Blast, the investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety launched in October of last year. As the warrants were served, officers seized $1,200 in currency, one […]

ADRIAN — Officers from the Region of Irish Hills Narcotics Office responding to a tip today, July 1, found a two-liter soft drink bottle at Comstock Park in Adrian containing remnants of methamphetamine. The bottle found at the park, located between West Maumee and West Church streets in Adrian, was properly disposed of by investigators. Officers searched […]

Four persons were arrested Wednesday after law enforcement officers found 30 pounds of suspected methamphetamine at a home on Avenue 80 in Pixley. According to the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department, Alfonzo Rios Ayon, 42; Ezekiel Perez Martinez, 31; Daniel Rios, 32; and Marcos Arjoana Hernandez, 30, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine […]

ODESSA, TX (KWES) – The Texas Department of Public Safety announced the arrest of two people in Odessa and the seizure of stolen property and drugs totally up to nearly $120,000. The DPS executed a search warrant back on Wednesday at 11 Mesa Circle. Shaun Glaze, 36, was arrested and charged with possession with intent […]

LINCOLN, Maine — Nearly a dozen northern Maine Rite Aid pharmacies and several independent drug stores are halting nonprescription sales of certain nasal decongestants that contain pseudoephedrine in an effort to stop the illegal production of the street drug methamphetamine, according to pharmacy officials and the health advocacy group that requested the action. “In the […]