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Two Greene County women were arrested Monday after methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were found in their hotel room. Warrants filed at the Greene County Sheriff’s Department charge Amber Marie Dawn Powers, 23, of Round Knob Road, and Ashley Brook Wilhoit, 30, of Whitesands Road, with possession of schedule II drugs with intent to resell and […]

A Vernon Parish woman is behind bars for possession with the intent to distribute CDS (controlled dangerous substance) II-methamphetamine and improper lane usage. Troopers from Troop E say they conducted a traffic stop on LA Hwy 117 in Vernon Parish for a traffic violation (improper lane usage). During the course of the traffic stop, Troopers […]

An Alabama man charged with killing three people and sexually assaulting a witness said it was all “a big mistake” that began after he hit a deer. William Miller, of Millry, sparked an 18-hour manhunt after allegedly killing three friends and hiding in the woods in Mississippi. The 27-year-old hit the deer with his van […]

PLYMOUTH — Nine people were arrested in Plymouth following a week-long methamphetamine investigation that culminated when troopers and the SWAT team from the Indiana State Police raided three rooms at two different motels. Officers with the Bremen Post of the Indiana State Police served three search warrants simultaneously for the Red Rock Inn, 2550 N. Michigan […]

A third of vacant state houses in Marlborough are lying empty because of methamphetamine contamination. Figures released by Housing New Zealand show five of Marlborough’s 15 unoccupied state homes are vacant because of meth contamination. Housing New Zealand tenancy services area manager Dale Bradley said decontaminating a meth house could cost more than $20,000 per […]

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas – Deputies in Fayette County arrested two people Dec. 4 and seized approximately 40 kilograms of liquid methamphetamine that was hidden inside a truck’s gas tank. According to Sheriff Keith Korenek, the Fayette County Narcotics Canine Unit stopped a Dodge 2500 4×4 pickup along Interstate 10 around 1 p.m. Dec. 4 for […]

A veteran air traffic controller responsible for two highly-publicized mishaps — one involving a plane carrying first lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, the other a plane with a Wisconsin congressman on board — has been arrested in New York after police said they found him with a gun in his car and methamphetamine in […]

Austin police recently discovered a large load of liquid methamphetamine concealed inside a pickup truck just south of the state capital. The discovery was made Dec. 7 during a routine traffic stop. A gray 2001 Dodge Ram pickup with Iowa plates was pulled over and after a brief investigation written consent to search the vehicle […]

GUEST OPINION: Methamphetamine and our society

Posted: 11th December 2015 by Doc in Uncategorized

By TED OLIVER First, we need to understand what methamphetamine is. It is a highly psychological and addictive stimulant that increases the heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, rate of breathing and dilation of the pupils. Meth use causes permanent damage to the user with first use.Second, how much of a problem is meth […]

The U.S.-Canada border is the likely path for terrorists to invade the country, according to top national security experts and Congress’ most comprehensive review of America’s 19,000 miles of coasts and land borders. “The nexus between known or suspected terrorists in eastern Canada and the northern parts of the U.S. represent [sic] a significant national […]

As law enforcement agencies desperately try to track down terrorists and prevent future attacks, current U.S. laws are making it easy for dangerous criminals to create anonymous companies and hide funds right here in America. From white collar fraudsters to arms dealers, bad actors often use fake businesses to mask the true nature of their […]

PELHAM — Twenty-four-year-old Jacquelyn Mahoney, originally from the Plymouth County town of Hanover, is wanted by Pelham police on drug-trafficking charges after she allegedly fled the scene of a rollover crash last month. Police said they found drugs inside the vehicle and have since filed methamphetamine trafficking charges against the Boston-area woman, who was last […]

LORIDA — A Lorida woman was arrested after deputies found methamphetamine, drug equipment and a weapon at her residence, according to an arrest released Friday. Cathy Ann Murphy, 57, 1849 U.S. 98, Lorida, was arrested Thursday by the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office and charged with committing a felony with a weapon, possession of methamphetamine within […]

Murphy, NC (WTVC) — An attorney and his wife in Murphy, North Carolina have both been charged with illegal possession of methamphetamine. Sheriff Derrick Palmer says officers arrested 39-year-old Eric Winston Stiles and 34-year-old Jillian Ashley Sloan Stiles on Thursday. Palmer says investigators with the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office found the Stiles couple in their […]

HOMER, Mich. (WOOD) — Two children and an infant were taken to the hospital after authorities discovered a meth lab in Calhoun County. It happened around 6:00 p.m. on Friday. Calhoun County Sheriff deputies say they were called to the home and discovered components that could be used to make meth. While investigating, authorities were […]

A 31-year-old Rifle man sentenced to community corrections earlier this year was booted from the program after he doused himself in gasoline and threatened to light himself on fire Nov. 17, according to his case file. He was originally arrested on charges of felony aggravated motor vehicle theft, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug […]

During an execution of a search and arrest warrant on Dec. 2, 2015 off of Farm Road 2940, the Brownwood Sheriff’s Office uncovered major assault weapons, a meth lab and two children surrounded by such living conditions, said Vance Hill, chief deputy of the Brownwood County Sheriff’s Office. Hill, who was recently promoted from Captain […]

STATESVILLE, N.C. — The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office has arrested seven people in connection to a large metthamphetamine bust. The investigation kicked off several months ago after narcotics officers were tipped off that Eric Germaine Summers, of North Oakland Avenue in Statesville, was selling crystal meth. Throughout their investigation, undercover officers were able to purchase […]

44-year-old Tracy Jecker of Munfordville was arrested Wednesday on Old Main Street in the city limits of Munfordville. Tracy Jecker was operating a 1998 Dodge Durango on Old Main Street in Munfordville when KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Senior Officer Nick Pruitt observed the vehicle to have an expired temporary registration plate. During the investigation Pruitt […]

Muncie – A woman will spend no more than four years in prison under a plea agreement in which she admits giving her chronically ill mother a fatal injection of a painkiller. Thirty-one-year-old Amanda Kay Pratt has pleaded guilty to reckless homicide under the agreement that Delaware Circuit Judge Marianne Vorhees has taken under advisement. […]

Three men and one woman are in custody after police found what appeared to be a working meth lab in the trunk of a parked car Thursday night in Centerville. Centerville Police Department Chief Ed Buchholz said police initially were called to the house in the 100 block of South Morton Avenue to assist Child […]

LENOX, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say several people are being questioned after undercover investigators keeping an eye on drug suspects saw two small explosions at a central New York home. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports that the Madison County Sheriff’s Office says the investigators had been conducting surveillance at a home in the rural town […]

ABILENE, TEXAS – It’s one of the largest drug crimes that the Abilene Police Department deals with. The use of methamphetamine continues to increase. Brandy Mauldin has been clean from Methamphetamine going on 10 years. “It was either stop or die,” says Mauldin, “I was on the verge of losing my family and I was […]

WASHINGTON TERRACE — A woman allegedly responsible for her 8-year-old granddaughter taking a meth pipe to school was booked into jail Monday, Nov. 30. Linda Wiese, 59, was charged with three third-degree felony counts of endangerment of a child or vulnerable adult and one count of misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. On Oct. 21, a […]

A couple was arrested Tuesday for allegedly selling methamphetamine out of a Buckhannon hotel. West Virginia State. Police received a tip that Christina Thompson, 34, and Christopher Thompson, 36, had been selling methamphetamine out of the Hampton Inn for several days. After watching the Thompsons exit the hotel Tuesday night, police initiated a traffic stop […]