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Police arrested a man Saturday after receiving a 911 call from his girlfriend, who told them he had been holding her against her will and threatening to kill her for two days. James Overton, 28, was arrested Saturday while hiding inside a bowling alley after a struggle with police, during which he bit an officer in a QuikTrip […]

Houston County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four people Friday and charged them with trafficking nearly 4 ounces of meth at or near a local motel. Court records show deputies arrested Jason Edward Campbell, 44, of Eufaula, 33-year-old Michael Lane Price, 35-year-old April Lashea Watson and 17-year-old Austin Wayne Sanford all of Midland City. Records show deputies […]

A woman was arrested and accused of trying to tow a disabled vehicle from in front of her home while the owner of the vehicle waited for a tow truck, according to Louisville Metro Police. Sheila Schepers, 52, of Louisville, is facing a charge of theft by unlawful taking of an automobile, a felony, according […]

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY – A property manager at Carson Park in Paducah is accused of supplying an inmate laborer with methamphetamine, according to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies say McCracken County deputy jailers conducted a spot check at Carson Park on inmate 28-year-old Harold Fletcher Friday afternoon, and they found him in a locked office building […]

MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — According to a press release, the Street Enforcement Narcotics Team, MCSENT, arrested two brothers Friday for the trafficking of crystal methamphetamine into the Mobile area. During the drug investigation conducted on July 21-22, officers executed search warrants at three locations and apprehended Lorenzo Hickman and Dangelo Hickman. The brothers were transporting […]

Waveland – The man accused of fatally shooting Jeremy Fountain in Waveland remains in custody in Jefferson Parish, where he faces drug and firearm charges. Drew Daniel “Creep” Bourgeois, 28, of Bay St. Louis, faces a first-degree murder charge in the slaying of Fountain, found dead July 11 in the woods in Shoreline Park. Bourgeois […]

The father of a murder defendant faces at least five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to manufacturing methamphetamine, according to court documents filed in U.S. District Court in Greeneville. Marcas Smith Jr. was one of two charged in the federal case to enter guilty pleas so far. He pleaded guilty June 23 in […]

Police stop man using his mobile phone, find three kilos of meth on Friday Saturday a man was caught moving 10 kilos in a suitcase in St John’s Park Hours later they recovered $1.4 million in cash in a house on Canberra St Afterwards, a raid on a house in Marrickville uncovered 76.7 kg of […]

Tonya Monroe, 45, was arrested on Thursday in suburban Atlanta in the March 11 overdose death of her grandson, Kobe Shaw She is charged with murder, possession of methamphetamine and first-degree cruelty to children In March, officers were called to an apartment in Dunwoody about an unresponsive baby and said they found Kobe dead Medical […]

SHERMAN, Texas — Michael Garnet McGraw, 53, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of injury to a child and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. McGraw was also sentenced to 10 years in prison for a separate charge of possession of a controlled substance — Methamphetamine. The sentences will be served concurrently. The injury […]

A 44-year-old Helena man is accused of raping a woman. Charles Edward Joiner Sr. faces a felony charge of sexual intercourse without consent. He also is jailed on a felony charge of methamphetamine possession. Joiner is being held in lieu of $40,000 bond. Court documents state the alleged sexual assault occurred at Joiner’s residence on […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – A family charged with making methamphetamine in May has been indicted by a Mahoning County grand jury. Chetara, James and Deann Bevins are charged with illegal manufacture of drugs, illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, endangering children, aggravated possession of drugs and possessing criminal tools. Police […]

MOODY, Ala. —Moody police arrest four people Tuesday on suspicion of manufacturing crystal methamphetamine. Moody police officers had discovered signs of the possible production of crystal methamphetamine at a house on U.S. Highway 411 during a night patrol. Authorities obtained a search warrant for the house and found weapons, crystal meth and chemicals used in […]

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. — The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office says 35-year-old George Denty is accused of dragging his two children through the woods while being high on meth.  The arrest report states Denty admitted to being high on meth and leaving his home late at night dragging his two children with him through the woods in a […]

A Michigan inmate who was killed last week after he grabbed an officer’s gun in a courthouse and shot dead two bailiffs had earlier written a letter to his ex-wife vowing to escape or to die trying, the sheriff’s department said on Friday. Larry Gordon, 44, killed the two bailiffs and shot and injured two […]

A traffic stop in Dowagiac resulted in one woman going to jail on multiple felony drug and gun charges early Thursday morning. Police say 20-year-old Cheyenne Kiggins of Dowagiac was arrested on charges related to methamphetamine, two counts of carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a dangerous weapon, felony firearms and driving while license suspended. […]

Two women were arrested by the Boise Area Narcotics and Drug Interdiction Team on Tuesday night for trafficking methamphetamine. Nampa resident Debra Faye Payton, 58, and 32-year-old Maira Alejandra Alvarado of Porterville, California, were arrested and booked into the Canyon County jail after police served a search warrant at a Nampa home, according to a […]

VIRGINIA — Four friends, a drug-induced rage, a brutal murder and four young lives forever changed by the circumstances of a night gone horribly wrong. At one point the friends, who all shared an apartment in the heart of downtown Hibbing, functioned cohesively until methamphetamine use supposedly tore at the fabric of their relationship. On […]

Two people fishing at a pond along Park Hill Road were jailed early Tuesday morning when deputies found them in possession of methamphetamine and other items. Deputy Richard Berry said he came across Donald Horney and Crystal Sampson around 4:30 a.m. at the pond south of Cherokee Springs Golf Course. According to Berry, he pulled […]

OWATONNA — Methamphetamine abuse often brings devastating consequences for the user. The black market that transports, distributes and profits off of methamphetamine can have ugly consequences of its own. Meth is the most common “hard” drug seen by police in Steele County (the most common narcotic overall is marijuana) can sell for $100 per gram […]

Meth in the News – July 22, 2016

Posted: 23rd July 2016 by Doc in Uncategorized

Meth in the News Professor Nicholas E Goeders I sat down on Sunday, July 17, 2016 to start this week’s Meth in the News column, but I just could not come up with the words. My heart went out to the families of the three brave law enforcement officers who were senselessly murdered in Baton […]

GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) – A man is behind bars in Graves County after allegedly endangering his 6-year-old daughter on July 21. According to the Graves County Sheriff’s Department, Adam Jones, 37, called for help because people were reportedly trying to kill him. He also told the dispatchers he had smoked methamphetamine earlier. When deputies […]

HELENA – The mother of two children who were severely burned by cleaning chemicals in January pleaded guilty to a felony charge in Helena on Wednesday. Erin Morris was arrested after her two 18-month-old children suffered burns to their chests and legs. Charging documents state at least one of the children had methamphetamine in their system. In court on Wednesday, […]

LOCKPORT – Niagara County Judge Sara Sheldon had a decision to make Thursday in the case of a pregnant woman who violated the terms of her felony probation for making methamphetamine. “Which is better, to deliver the baby in state prison or Niagara County Jail?” Sheldon mused. She decided on the County Jail, and sent […]

MCDOWELL COUNTY, N.C. — A Marion couple has been charged after their two young sons test positive for drugs. Twenty-nine-year-old Jesse Jayne Riddle and 32-year-old Barry Lee Sanders each face two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile. Detectives in McDowell County say the couple’s two sons, ages 4 and 6, tested positive […]