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A Fergus Falls woman who police say brought methamphetamine into the Faribault prison over the weekend has been charged with three felonies. Marlys Madalyn Hershner, 35, of Fergus Falls, is charged with second-degree sales, third-degree possession of a controlled substance and introducing contraband into a state prison. If she is convicted of the maximum, she […]

They were already criminals, convicted felons sentenced to one of Georgia’s prisons. But somehow, while behind bars at different prisons, three inmates were part of drug trafficking ring that included 14 others, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Wednesday. All 17, including three people still in prison, were charged federally for their roles in the underground […]

PITTSBURGH — The director of the FBI was in Pittsburgh Wednesday, warning of a new potential drug problem headed toward the region. FBI Director, James Comey, met with local law enforcement and said that the next potential drug problem to hit the Pittsburgh region could be methamphetamine, replacing heroin. “There is a wave of highly […]

A St. George man accused of taking a shipment of purified methamphetamine on an airline flight to Illinois for sale in his former home town is being held on $500,000 bail. Kent Eric Morgan, 51, was arrested last Thursday by officers of the Peoria, Illinois,-based Multi-County Narcotics Enforcement Group as he arrived at the Gen. […]

Drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman used a child as a “human shield” to evade capture in a raid following his clandestine October meeting with actor Sean Penn, a Mexican law enforcement official said.A Mexican marine had Guzman in his sights — but didn’t fire because he was shielding himself with the child, the daughter […]

A 34-year-old Athens man and his teenage passenger were arrested early Saturday after the man’s car was stopped for a traffic violation and drugs were found in the vehicle and also concealed inside the passenger’s body, Athens-Clarke County police said. Samantha Smith, 19, reportedly told police the driver, 34-year-old Brian Justin Tolbert, told her to […]

LAWTON, MI — Two Lawton women, ages 26 and 41, may be facing drug charges after a search of a home in the 200 block of Morrill Street turned up components used in making methamphetamine. At approximately 3:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant related […]

Two people were arrested in Lansford after a baby ingested methamphetamine from their illegal narcotics lab, police say. Lansford police Sgt. Jack Soberick said officers were given a tip on Dec. 31 that Joseph M. Navarre, 43 and Melissa D. O’Brien, 22, both of 102 Spring Garden St., were concocting the drug from inside their […]

CORTLANDVILLE, N.Y. — A Chevrolet Blazer allegedly filled with materials used to make methamphetamine resulted in the arrest of two Cortland County residents on Jan. 6, according to New York State Police. Police say 18-year-old Richard Stevens and 24-year-old Natalie Castor were stopped on Fisher Avenue last week in connection to a methamphetamine investigation by […]

PERU – A 17-year-old boy and his mother are in jail after police say they discovered the two were selling meth. Officers from the CLEAN Team said they observed the 17-year-old selling meth during a recent narcotics investigation. Further investigation led to officers obtaining a search warrant for a residence on the 400 block of […]

A former Harris County district judge who touted his experience as a recovering addict during his campaign has been arrested on drug charges, authorities said. Kevin Fine, now practicing law in the San Antonio suburb of Boerne, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, authorities confirmed Monday. Fine, 48, bought methamphetamine from an […]

A registered sex offender pleaded guilty Monday afternoon in Superior Court to having sex with an underage girl last year and supplying her with methamphetamine. Tyler P. Judd, 32, of 512 W. Second St., Waitsburg, entered the guilty pleas to the charges of third-degree rape of a child and distribution of a controlled substance to […]

Two days after busting a suspect for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine, police were back at the same residence in a local trailer park and allegedly found more meth being made. On Friday, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Happy Valley Trailer Park, Lot 59, on Baker Road, regarding a suspicious backpack located at the residence. […]

The sudden death of a child sent a Nelson mother’s life spiraling out of control as she turned to methamphetamine to numb her grief and became a drug dealer for the Head Hunters gang. Suman Eve Kumar, 31, had no criminal history before seeking “solace” in methamphetamine, also known as P, following the death of […]

A 69-year-old Villager reportedly found a bag of methamphetamine in a gutter this weekend on Bellavista Circle. The Villager turned in the bag Monday at the Marion County Sheriff’s District Office on Mulberry Lane. He had found a small red bag containing a smaller black plastic bag with white skulls printed on it. That bag […]

OKLAHOMA CITY — A large-scale, Mexican-sourced methamphetamine manufacturing operation in Oklahoma City has been shut down. Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics spokesman Mark Woodward says Homeland Security Investigations and bureau agents found 15.3 pounds of crystal meth during a traffic stop Jan 8. A search warrant was executed on a nearby home, where agents discovered a […]

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. – Van Buren County Deputies arrived at a residence in the 6000 block of M-40 Highway to arrest a person with an outstanding two felony warrant. The arrest happened Saturday night around 10:50 p.m. 31-year-old Natalie Mansfield was being arrested for allegedly operating a meth lab and resisting a police officer. […]

A Bartlesville woman is in custody for allegedly having meth and driving without a license. 38-year old Karianne Greenburg is charged with possession of methamphetamine and driving without a license.  An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper conducted a traffic stop in Washington County. According to a court affidavit, the trooper learned that Greenburg didn’t have a […]

Debra Sheridan, a former animal shelter operator, will have her probation tightened after she was found to have been using methamphetamine. Sheridan was found guilty in November of failing to get rabies vaccinations for 54 animals as well as a methamphetamine charge. Her sentence included five years of probation and on her first drug test, […]

BROWNWOOD, Texas – Police say a woman accused of stealing more than $100 of items from the Brownwood Walmart left behind her purse – and baggies of meth. According to the Brownwood Police Department, 23-year-old Destinee Hood was arrested Sunday afternoon after Walmart employees confronted her for allegedly taking items totaling $111.68. That’s when, police […]

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.– The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office on Monday said a man and woman from California were arrested after they were caught using and selling drugs out of two rooms at a hotel on Horizon Drive in Grand Junction. Police said Nicole Moraga, 33, and Hector Ramirez-Avila, 35, both of California, were charged with […]

On Friday, January 8, at approximately 1:53 a.m., La Porte emergency crews responded to a house fire on the 1400 block of Scott Street. The home was engulfed in flames when police arrived. The female resident told police she’d let a male acquaintance spend the night because he was homeless. During the night, she reportedly […]

PARDEEVILLE, Wis. – Two children were found living in a home where authorities found a meth lab last week, according to a release from the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said they used a search warrant to enter a Pardeeville home on Wednesday in connection with an investigation into the manufacturing of methamphetamine. An active […]

Authorities in Oklahoma say a teacher has been accused of buying methamphetamine from a student who apparently sold the drugs to him. Nathan Cato, 41, was charged Friday with possession of controlled substance in presence of a minor and misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia after authorities said he admitted to having methamphetamine on the […]

GRAND JUNCTION, MI — A deputy who stopped to help a motorist stranded by a flat tire on County Road 384 near County Road 388 Monday ended up arresting him when the car turned out to be carrying marijuana and the components of manufacturing methamphetamine. The incident led to four other arrests as well. The […]