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French customs on Friday announced the seizure of a record 51 kilos (112 pounds) of methamphetamine hidden in a shipment of breakfast cereal. “The merchandise is estimated to be worth 3.8 million euros ($4.3 million) on the illegal retail market,” according to a customs statement. Customs officers at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport checking cartons […]

Meth is again on the rise in Montana, and it’s threatening to overwhelm our criminal justice system. Investigators, police and prosecutors in Missoula and across the state are seeing more methamphetamine cases involving larger amounts of the stimulant than ever before. That’s the bad news. The good news is they are largely in agreement about […]

    In May 1940, Germans were bent on driving through the Ardennes Forest 60,000 Germans, 22,000 vehicles and 850 tanks crossed the River Meuse Fall of France had begun – and the Germans were fuelled by crystal meth Volksdroge, ‘the people’s drug’ was on sale in every chemist in Germany From 1937 tens of […]

FAIRFIELD — After sitting dormant for nearly two years, there was some movement Friday in the appeal of the lifetime prison sentence of a methamphetamine addict Fairfield mother who butchered her twin 3-year-old daughters in 2010. Monica McCarrick, 34, used a Samurai sword to fatally slash and repeatedly stab her daughters. A jury found her […]

KALAMAZOO, MICH. (WZZM) – An Ohio man arrested with more than five pounds of crystal methamphetamine in Kalamazoo County has been indicted on federal drug and weapons charges that could put him in prison for decades. Buddy Randal Parker, 36, was indicted this week for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and two weapons charges. […]

WOODLAND — Although she suspected her fiance was cheating on her, it wasn’t for revenge that she took her 19-day-old infant into the frigid waters of Ridge Cut Slough, Samantha Green told a detective shortly before he arrested her on suspicion of murder. Rather, Green said, Frank Rees had convinced her during a weekend-long methamphetamine […]

ATLANTA —  A Mississippi man accused of killing five people in a south Alabama home with an axe and gun told investigators he parked in the woods nearby and injected methamphetamine into his veins shortly before the killings, court records say. Search warrant affidavits say Laneta Lester was awakened by the sound of a gunshot, […]

A search warrant served by police in Vacaville late Wednesday required the closure of the No. 2 two lane of Alamo Drive and resulted in seven arrests as well as the seize of a large amount of methamphetamine and other narcotics, police said. Vacaville Police Department detectives served the search warrant, which was related to […]

MIAMI COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – 3 people are behind bars and 5 people are still at large after officials bust a large drug smuggling ring in Miami County. Large amounts of heroin and meth were recovered along with hundreds of thousands in cash. It’s an investigation that spanned more than 2 years and resulted in the indictments […]

“I follow these guys around,” she said of how she has started her own “Mama’s” crusade against drug dealers. “They know me as the woman who is following them around, yelling at them. That’s what we have to do, is publicly shame them. That’s traditional life.” She said Lakota people for a long time have […]

Houston County sheriff’s deputies arrested a convicted sex offender on Wednesday and charged him with trafficking synthetic marijuana and methamphetamine. Houston County Sheriff’s Investigator Philip Small said narcotics investigators recently arrested Ronnie Lee Cole, 41, of Ashford, and charged him with trafficking meth, trafficking synthetic marijuana, first-degree possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of a […]

A former Faulkner County jail officer was arrested and terminated Thursday on drug-related charges stemming from interactions with inmates, according to the sheriff’s office. That employee, Luke Wimberly, 21, of Conway, was booked around 7 a.m. at the jail and immediately fired, sheriff’s office spokesman Adam Bledsoe said in a statement. Wimberly had been an […]

People often question as to why I am so interested in needle meth use, especially by women. That’s a legitimate question. I have been studying drug addiction, primarily cocaine and more recently meth, for about 35 years. Much of my work has been in a research laboratory, but a few years ago I started going […]

On August 27th, Alabama State Trooper Oliver did a routine stop on a vehicle driven by Diana Cortez, 27 of Albertville and was found to have felony warrants from Marshall County. <img class=”wp-image-9827 size-medium” src=”https://www.dekalbcountydispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Diana-Cortez-1-240×300.jpg” alt=”Diana Cortez” width=”240″ height=”300″ srcset=”https://www.dekalbcountydispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Diana-Cortez-1-240×300.jpg 240w, https://www.dekalbcountydispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Diana-Cortez-1-336×420.jpg 336w, https://www.dekalbcountydispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Diana-Cortez-1.jpg 384w” sizes=”(max-width: 240px) 100vw, 240px” /> As Cortez was arrested she […]

A 34-year-old Fort Pierce woman was arrested Wednesday after deputies serving a search warrant interrupted her cooking methamphetamine, the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office said. Members of the sheriff’s special investigations unit and the DEA’s Clandestine Lab Enforcement Team were conducting a search warrant at a suspected meth lab in the 400 block of North […]

An Eagle Springs woman is facing multiple felony drug charges after being arrested by Moore County sheriff’s deputies on Saturday. Rosie Ann Copeland, 55, is charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, felony possession of marijuana and felony maintaining a dwelling to keep controlled substances. She is also charged with possession with the intent to sell […]

A suspicious person call led to the arrest of a Shreveport man on drug charges. Glenn Clay Rowe, 47, of the 500 block of Wyandotte Street in Shreveport, was arrested by Minden Police Sunday on the charge of possession of schedule II controlled dangerous substance (methamphetamine) and cited for no insurance, switched tags and failure […]

CINCINNATI — Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil announced the largest seizure of crystal methamphetamine ever in Ohio Wednesday. Agents with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Regional Narcotics Unit arrested three people and took more than 16.5 pounds of crystal meth as a result of a lengthy investigation, Neil said. Authorities arrested three people from the Atlanta […]

Chico >> A former Fair View High School yard duty has been charged in a case where she allegedly had sex with a student and gave birth to their baby, prosecutors said. Jessica Jolene Hays, 40, of Chico was charged Monday in Butte County Superior Court with felony counts of unlawful sex with a minor, […]

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Michelle Martens kept her new relationship with a man convicted of child endangerment a secret from friends and family for weeks – as she helped plan her daughter’s 10th birthday party, sent the girl off daily to the school bus and held down her job at a local grocery store. Now relatives […]

Seven people were arrested Friday outside a Cracker Barrel in Bullitt County after police said they discovered more than 10 pounds of crystal methamphetamine during a traffic stop. According to court records, the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office was investigating 48-year-old Carl Curtsinger, of Louisville, after a vehicle belonging to him was involved with transporting and distributing narcotics. […]

Jakarta, Aug. 30 (CNA) An Indonesian court has sentenced four Taiwanese nationals to death for possession of 26 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine. The four were among five suspects who were given the death sentence on Aug. 24 by a district court north of Jakarta. Although they have the right to appeal the sentence, there is […]

LUFKIN, Texas (KETK) – A Lufkin woman was arrested on Monday after she allegedly broke into a person’s vehicle and began smoking meth. According to police reports, at around 1:16 a.m., a man reported a woman who was acting strange had made her way into his truck on Denman Avenue. Police said Diana Haddox, 48, reportedly broke […]

A 27-year-old San Angelo man has been indicted by a Tom Green County grand jury on a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child. Oscar Cardinez Perez, Jr. is accused of sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl in February. According to court documents, the child told a forensic interviewer at the Heart of Texas Children’s […]

WAYNE COUNTY, MS (WDAM) – A disabled Jones County grandmother is arrested for possession of methamphetamine, according to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department. Sandra Dearmon, 52, was arrested early Monday morning on Highway 84 West near the Jones County, Wayne County line. Officials said she was pulled over for improper equipment on her vehicle. Upon […]