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A London man under house arrest was taken into custody early Sunday when police discovered a half-pound of crystal meth and more than $100,000 in the same room where the man’s 8-year-old son was asleep. Dustin Higginbotham, 32, of Chippewa Lane was charged with first-degree drug trafficking and wanton endangerment. He already was under house […]

RYEGATE, Vt. – There was an increased police presence in Ryegate Sunday after a camper fire sent a man to the hospital. Ryegate’s Assistant Fire Chief tells Local22 / Local44 News crews responded to a camper fire on South Bayley Hazen Road Saturday afternoon. The Vermont Hazmat Team, the Vermont Clandestine Labs and the Drug […]

DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WVEC) — Dare County Narcotics agents discovered a methamphetamine lab on Hatteras Island last week resulting in two arrests. Joshua Eugene Moreland, 33, and Messina Denise Moreland, 35, face a number of charges after investigators found a recent one pot methamphetamine production lab on the Hatteras Island campgrounds. Both Joshua and Messina […]

When Brandon Main was released from the state prison last October, he went back to Fort Belknap. In all, he’d be away from the reservation about 15 years. Many of the people he grew up with were dead from drug use, and he didn’t recognize some of the ones who are still alive. Most of […]

A Northland property manager has called for a public register naming tenants who contaminate rental properties with methamphetamine. Judy Morgan, managing director of Property Management and Rentals in Northland, said there should be tighter controls around testing standards for P in properties to stop the “poisoning” of homes. Ms. Morgan said the drug had become […]

Note:  BB readers will recall those people displaced, shot at and homes destroyed by helicopter fire during the hunt for Chapo…these are those people.  BB has long reported about Sinaloa forcing these people into organized crime activities. In 2014 BB reported a story of 5 killed for refusing to work for Sinaloa. Read that story at this link […]

SANDPOINT, Idaho – A northern Idaho woman will spend up to a year in prison for exposing her child to methamphetamine while breastfeeding. Other news outlets report that 25-year-old Samantha Lee Caroline Morikawa was charged with attempted injury to a child for using the drug while breastfeeding from August 2015 to January. Separately, Morikawa was […]

MOORHEAD — A Minnesota State Patrol trooper who came upon a car stopped in a driving lane of Interstate 94 in Clay County confiscated drugs, needles and a set of brass knuckles. The driver, Jeff L. Nygaard, 46, of Fargo, was found Monday sitting behind the wheel of the idling car appeared to have passed […]

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — A three month old infant was found Monday during a meth investigation directly across from St. Joseph High School. Katlynn Dee-Ann Williams, 19, was pulled over in her vehicle and taken into custody because of a probation violation. Upon a resulting search of Williams’ residence on Lakeshore Dr. in St. Joseph, […]

FARMERVILLE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Department of Corrections has removed six female inmates from the Union Parish Detention Center amid a rape investigation. Sheriff Dusty Gates tells The News-Star that the transfers occurred Monday, less than a month after a 28-year-old male inmate allegedly raped a 17-year-old female inmate in a holding cell while she […]

MUNCIE — City police say a Muncie man sold methamphetamine at his eastside home in the presence of his wife and their 7-year-old daughter. Chad Phillip Arnold, 38, of the 500 block of South Butterfield Road, was arrested Thursday evening, not long after he allegedly sold meth — for the second time in recent days […]

ANGOLA – Deputies in West Feliciana Parish say five people have been arrested in connection with a double murder on Tunica Trace Saturday morning. Saturday night, deputies arrested 23-year-old Kylie Jackson, 21-year-old Raven Majoria, and 26-year-old Lindsey Dooley. Sunday morning, Lafayette Police Department two men, 22-year-old Paul Bourque Jr. and 19-year-old Kristofer L. Cockerham. Both […]

(Woodland, CA) – May 20, 2016 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on May 19, 2016, a Yolo County Jury convicted 28-year-old Woodland resident Adrian Duran of a felony count of Possessing Methamphetamine and found four prior prison term enhancements to be true. On February 28, 2016, Woodland Police stopped Duran while he […]

AUGUSTA — The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says methamphetamine labs discovered inside a home in Bangor and a vehicle in Lincoln bring to 73 the number of methamphetamine responses by the drug agency this year. There were 56 for all of 2015. Bangor Police took 49-year-old Jeffrey Miller into custody at a home at 67 […]

There’s a sense of helplessness surrounding the rise in child abuse and neglect cases in Missoula and across the state. Watson Children’s Shelter built a second shelter in July 2010. It’s full, and there’s a waiting list. The shelter is not the first resort, said director Mike Boehm. Most who walk through the doors have […]

SINGAPORE: The man known to be Singapore’s fastest wheelchair sprinter was found guilty of trafficking the controlled drug methamphetamine and given the minimum jail sentence of five years. Muhammad Firdaus Nordin, 28, a former Asean Para Games gold medalist, also pleaded guilty to a charge of taking the drug on Jan 31 last year, saying […]

PHUKET: Despite the recent effort to ‘restart’ Thailand as a more civil and corruption-free society, continued reports of drug-related arrests indicate that our nation still has a long way to go in curbing the chronic problems of illicit drugs. The reflections of two female inmates serving lengthy sentences at the dangerously overcrowded Phuket Provincial Prison […]

A VIETNAMESE woman has been arrested at Ho Chi Minh’s international airport bound for Australia allegedly with one kilogram of methamphetamines. Vietnamese officials said the arrest of the 76-year-old woman, late on Friday, came as she prepared to board a Vietnam Airlines flight to Sydney. Vietnamese media said security officers made the arrest after allegedly […]

Meth in the News – May 20, 2016

Posted: 20th May 2016 by Doc in Uncategorized

Meth in the News Professor Nicholas E Goeders When most people think about where clandestine methamphetamine labs are typically found, they envision run-down homes or cheap motels. That gives many people a false sense of security, and they often think that there is no way that a meth lab could be located next door –especially […]

PITTSBORO — A tip to a member of the Hamilton/Boone County Drug Task Force in fall 2015 led to the confiscation of a significant amount of methamphetamine and two guns, resulting in the arrest of a Pittsboro couple. Nicholas McIntyre, 30, 5100 block of East County Road 551 North, Pittsboro, went to the Boone County […]

A Palmer couple face charges for bringing drugs to Alaska from Washington and for hosting drug-fueled parties at their home, federal prosecutors said. During one such party, a teen died after overdosing on methamphetamine, prompting the investigation that led to their arrests, the prosecutors said. According to a Thursday statement from U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler’s […]

WEAR — A fire sparked at the America’s Best Inn and Suites in Pensacola Thursday morning, May 19th. Officials said the fire was caused by a meth lab in one of the rooms at the motel. It happened around 12 a.m. Thursday morning. “There’s no bang, no boom just a woman next door hollering for […]

A woman who is accused of keeping her children alone at home allegedly told police she left them in the care of her boyfriend while she went to get high on meth. Management of the Meadows Apartments near 31st Street and Garnett Road contacted police about 9:20 a.m. Thursday after finding children alone in an […]

Sheriff’s deputies used spike strips to bring to an end a high-speed chase and arrested the driver with about half a pound of methamphetamine in his possession. Tuesday evening, sheriff’s deputies attempted to stop a red Mustang for a traffic violation, failing to maintain a single lane, left of center and no headlights in the […]

ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — A 20-year-old Gadsden woman was arrested and admitted to smoking methamphetamine while pregnant, the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office says. “Kathy Breeann Whitmore, 20, of Gadsden, was arrested and is charged with chemical endangerment of exposing a child to an environment in which controlled substances are ingested, produced or distributed, which […]