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Comments Off on Rural China and the Asian Methamphetamine Trade: a Case Study of Lufeng

East Asia is in the midst of an intensifying struggle with methamphetamine trafficking that has led to dramatic political changes. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, elected on a populist agenda, has made the swift elimination of narcotics trafficking the central promise of his administration. While his methods have largely drawn criticism from the international community, China […]

Comments Off on Jolynn Ophelia Gardner, 22, of Bar Nunn, Accused of Selling Methamphetamine in Casper Area

A woman arrested Wednesday afternoon as the result of work by Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation agents is accused of selling methamphetamine in the Casper area. Jolynn Ophelia Gardner, 22, was charged with conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine Friday afternoon during her initial appearance in Natrona County Circuit Court. She could face up to 20 years […]

Comments Off on Oscar Cardinez Perez Jr., 28, of San Angelo, sentenced to 20 years in prison for aggravated sexual assault of a 5-year-old girl

A Tom Green County judge sentenced a 28-year-old San Angelo man to 20 years in prison for aggravated sexual assault of a 5-year-old girl. Oscar Cardinez Perez Jr. appeared before 51st District Judge Barbara Walther for a plea hearing Thursday afternoon. Perez pleaded guilty to a lesser included offense of aggravated sexual assault of child under 14 years of age, a first-degree felony punishable by […]

Comments Off on Bellevue sex trafficking may involve girls as young as 15 under the influence of Methamphetamine

BELLEVUE, Neb. (WOWT) — Police say they’ve arrested two buyers as part of an ongoing investigation into a human trafficking bust in Bellevue. The investigation came to light in September when three suspects were arrested on human trafficking charges that involved a girl as young as 15. Kylie Ray, Branden Felt and Jesse Blum were […]

Comments Off on Timothy Harper, 29, a gay porn star with Nazi tattoos, arrested in Methamphetamine raid that rattled Oak Lawn

A gay porn star was among four people taken into custody Thursday during a SWAT drug raid that set off a series of loud booms and rattled an Oak Lawn neighborhood. Timothy Harper, 29, was arrested on a charge of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance. Bail has been set at $100,000. The booms occurred just before 1 […]

Comments Off on Woman and two 2 parolees busted for Methamphetamine at Red Arrow Motel in Paw Paw

Two men are jailed and charges are being sought against a woman following a drug bust at a Van Buren County motel. Deputies were called to Red Arrow Motel in Paw Paw around 1 a.m. Friday for a loud party with possible drug use. All three in the room denied they were doing anything wrong, […]

Comments Off on ‘Meth is haunting… it torments you years after’

Jonathan Clark has opened up about his addition to meth and its impact He said the drug ‘takes something in the inner man’ and ‘bewitches your mindset’ Despite relapsing at times, he is clean thanks to help of Narcotics Anonymous Clark now wants to use his experience to educate others A former meth user has […]

Comments Off on U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers seize about 84 pounds of Methamphetamine at Brownsville-Matamoros bridge – Two women arrested

Officers intercepted about 84 pounds of meth at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge on Tuesday. The seizure happened when a 21-year-old Brownsville woman and a 22-year-old Yoakum woman approached the bridge in a gray 2009 Dodge Avenger, according to a news release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The vehicle was referred to secondary […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine lab contamination leaves home buyers homeless in Cherokee County

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. – A Cherokee County home sits empty right now because the family that bought it found out it was toxic. Tests show the home was previously a meth lab and Consumer Investigator Jim Strickland found out the law is of little help to the homebuyers, Hollis and Natalie Reece. “We bid $10,000 […]

Comments Off on El Chapo drug rival, Juan Francisco Sillas-Rocha, of the rival Arellano Felix cartel, is linked to East Grand Forks murder and wanted in North Dakota federal court

FARGO—Federal prosecutors in North Dakota are after a Mexican cartel leader connected to “Operation Speed Racer,” an investigation that resulted in dozens of convictions after the shooting death of an East Grand Forks resident more than 10 years ago. Documents that were unsealed Tuesday by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Fargo revealed a 2011 indictment […]

Keeping drug users out of jail and prison was supposed to save money and make the public safer. That was the promise of South Dakota’s 2013 criminal justice reform package: Spend money on treatment instead of incarceration, and crime would fall. The state poured millions of dollars into new drug treatment programs and offered shorter probation […]

Comments Off on Donald Jones, 40, of Crestview, charged with sexual battery on 4-year-old child, possession of Methamphetamine

CRESTVIEW — Okaloosa County sheriff’s investigators have arrested a man for the sexual battery of a 4-year-old child, possession of methamphetamine and heroin, and violating his felony probation. The investigation revealed Donald Jones, 40, of Crestview — a registered sex offender — sexually battered the child on Jan. 20 at a home in Crestview, according […]

Comments Off on Victor Samaniego, 81, of San Angelo, Arrested for Distributing Methamphetamine

SAN ANGELO, TX – Yesterday afternoon, San Angelo Police Detectives with the Street Crimes Division executed a search and arrest warrant issued by Justice of the Peace J.P. McGuire at a residence in the 2700 block of Jomar St. They arrested 81-year-old Victor Samaniego, who was in possession of methamphetamine. Public Information Officer Tracy Gonzalez said, “Samaniego […]

Comments Off on April Gilliland, 42, of Gadsden, arrested, Methamphetamine, cocaine, pills, cash seized

A woman has been charged with trafficking in opiates in Etowah County. Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit Commander Randall Johnson said April Gilliland, 42, of Gadsden, is being held without bond at the Etowah County Detention Center. She was arrested Feb. 2. Deputy Commander Phil Sims said a deputy stopped a vehicle for a moving […]

Comments Off on White County Circuit Court Judge Robert Edwards lowers bond for pregnant inmate, Mary M. Sanders, 25, of Searcy, who was jailed on Methamphetamine charges

A $50,000 bond issued after a woman failed to appear in White County Circuit Court was lowered even more than she asked Wednesday by Judge Robert Edwards so that the woman could afford to be released from jail and have her baby before facing felony drug charges. Mary M. Sanders, 25, of Searcy said she […]

Comments Off on Robert Tennent, 63, a probationer from Rancho Cucamonga, accused of running Methamphetamine and drug operation out of home

RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> A 63-year-old Rancho Cucamonga probationer allegedly found with methamphetamine, cocaine and about 5 pounds of marijuana in his home pleaded not guilty in court Thursday. Robert Tennent appeared via video in West Valley Superior Court in Rancho Cucamonga to answer to drug charges and for a probation revocation hearing, according to jail […]

Comments Off on Julianna Radford, 45, Of Owensboro, And 30-Year-Old Eric Denson, 30, Of Maceo, Charged After Methamphetamine Allegedly Found In Toilet At A Residence In Maceo

On Thursday, the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office reportedly found drugs at a residence in Maceo, Kentucky. Deputies say while they were inside the residence in the 7700 block of Highway 2830 in Maceo, they found a small baggie of methamphetamine floating in the toilet. Following further investigation, deputies reported that more meth, synthetic marijuana, drug paraphernalia, […]

Comments Off on Danielle Della Simpson, 27, of Brigham City, high on Methamphetamine, found with her two young daughters in the back seat

SPANISH FORK — A Brigham City woman was arrested for allegedly driving while high on drugs with her two young children in the back seat, thanks to an alert Utah County sheriff’s deputy. Danielle Della Simpson, 27, was booked into the Utah County Jail for investigation of two counts of child endangerment, DUI, drug possession […]

Comments Off on Theron Greer, 38, and Douglas Williams, 40, arrested after mobile Methamphetamine lab found inside an RV in Daytona Beach

A mobile meth lab — inside an RV — was found in Daytona Beach, like a scene straight from the popular TV series Breaking Bad. Theron Greer, 38, and Douglas Williams, 40, were taken into custody after police received an anonymous tip about this “dangerously real” case. Volusia County sheriff deputies helped search the RV in […]

Comments Off on Naomi Kaufman, 41, arrested in Provo on report of selling Methamphetamine, prescription drugs

A woman was arrested Tuesday by the Utah County Major Crimes Task Force on a report of selling methamphetamine and prescription drugs. Police reports state Naomi Kaufman was selling drugs and was located at a Provo motel. Detectives reportedly observed Kaufman, 41, drive away from the motel and violate several traffic laws while driving north […]

Comments Off on Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel warns Methamphetamine threat on par with opioids

MADISON, Wis. — The Latest on Attorney General Brad Schimel’s presentation to lawmakers on methamphetamine (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Attorney General Brad Schimel is warning legislators that methamphetamine use has quietly surged in Wisconsin and now presents as serious a threat as opioids. Schimel made the remarks during a presentation Thursday to the Legislature’s […]

Comments Off on Hearing details brutal torture and death of Scottie Goodpaster Jr. by four people in Sedgwick County District Court

The case against four people charged in the brutal torture and death of Scottie Goodpaster Jr. unfolded in Sedgwick County District Court last week. For some witnesses, the details were difficult to recount. The preliminary hearing, which is being held to determine whether the case will move forward, went on for two days and will […]

Comments Off on Driver in deadly Daviess County crash, Kelly Brey, 35, had “very high concentrations” of Methamphetamine in her system

 DAVIESS CO., KY (WFIE) – Authorities in Daviess County say toxicology results show the driver in a deadly crash had a high concentration of meth and prescription drugs in her system. It happened on December 20. The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office says 35-year-old Kelly Brey crested a hill on Pleasant Valley Road, lost control of her […]

Comments Off on Madison grandmother, Shannon Westcott, 49, accused of selling Methamphetamine from her home where her two grandchildren live

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Nashville grandmother was arrested after police say she admitted to selling methamphetamine from her home, where her two grandchildren live. According to an arrest affidavit, 49-year-old Shannon Westcott’s Connare Drive home was searched on Tuesday by Madison Precinct police detectives. Ten grams of meth were reportedly found in Westcott’s bedroom. […]

Comments Off on Shelly Ann Bosley, 38, of Thornton, in Tygart Valley Regional Jail on Methamphetamine drug charges

NEWBURG — A Thornton woman was arraigned in Preston County Magistrate Court on Tuesday, Feb. 7, on charges of possession with intent to manufacture controlled substances. According to the criminal complaint, on Dec. 20, 2016, Preston County Sheriff T.E. Mitter was monitoring traffic on W.Va. Route 26 at Raccoon Valley Road when he observed a […]