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URBANA — A Kentucky woman found inside an apparent rolling methamphetamine lab is due back in court in November. Lisa M. Amedick, 43, of Columbia, Ken., was charged Tuesday in Champaign County with unlawful possession of methamphetamine materials in connection with her arrest Monday night in Urbana. A Champaign County sheriff’s deputy’s report said a […]

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) – Two women were arrested after authorities found a “one-pot” meth lab at a local motel, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Kim Myers said in a news release. Drug paraphernalia and marijuana were also found in the motel room where Ashley N. Spearing, 29, and Dawn L. Robinson, 31, were staying, […]

An Iron Range woman has admitted that she brought in a hitman to kill her boyfriend in 2014, and told authorities she’s coming forward now because she can’t live with the guilt. Second-degree murder charges were filed Tuesday against Janessa Lynn Peters, 21, of Eveleth in the death of Harley Joseph Jacka in April 2014. […]

A Methamphetamine lab was raided at 407 1/2 Main Street in Delavan by Walworth County Drug Unit and Delavan Police Department. Inside the apartment, Deputies located signs of methamphetamine manufacturing. The Deputies vented the apartments, and removed themselves from the apartment and waited for DEA Clandestine Lab Team to respond along with the City of […]

A tip from a concerned citizen led to the arrest of two men and the shutdown of a methamphetamine lab being operated inside a home, according to Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell. Narcotics officers were able to stop the operation as a batch of the illegal and toxic drug was being made, Ravenell said. “It’s […]

Crystal meth is replacing crack cocaine as the cheap street drug of choice in Waterloo Region and Guelph, figures from both police forces show. Between 2012 and 2014, the amount of meth seized by Guelph police increased over 1500 per cent while the amount of cocaine and crack cocaine dropped over 90 per cent over […]

POLICE have seized 321 kg of crystal methamphetamine and $1.4 million in cash — the largest seizure of the drug ice in WA history. Four Hong Kong nationals — two aged just 18 and 19 — have been charged over the massive drug haul. The drug seizure has an estimated street value of $321 million. […]

An elderly man accused of importing up to $6 million worth of methamphetamine into Perth from Asia was a victim of online scammers, a court has heard. Jayakody Vengadaselam, 75, is on trial in the West Australian Supreme Court accused of importing 2.2kg of methamphetamine, which was hidden in the lining of a suitcase he […]

ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. —Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Simpsonville man who they say led them on a 100 mph chase on a stolen motorcycle in Anderson County. A deputy patrolling the Highway 20-Anderson Highway area just before 2 a.m. Tuesday saw a white Yamaha motorcycle headed toward Williamston. The deputy said the motorcyclist was driving recklessly. […]

Authorities said an anonymous tip led to a Selma woman’s arrest early Tuesday on meth-related charges. Amber Danielle Stellwag, 36, was taken into custody about 3:15 a.m. after Delaware County sheriff’s deputies went to an address in the 7400 block of East Piccadilly Lane. They allegedly found her outside, carrying a plastic bucket that in […]

Two Crouse residents were arrested on drug charges after Lincoln County sheriff’s deputies said they found a meth lab in a vehicle Sunday night. Patrol deputies responded to the 4500 block of Crouse Road, after a homeowner reported finding drug paraphernalia. In a burn pile behind the house, deputies found needles, tubing and other items […]

FERNLEY, Nev. ( & KRNV) — According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, a man and woman were arrested on suspicion of possessing and trafficking methamphetamine. Authorities released the information via social media on Tuesday. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said Tabitha Reid (pictured left) and Cody Moschetti (pictured right) were arrested in Fernley for […]

Two female bus passengers were arrested recently after they tried smuggling narcotics through a local international bridge, according to records filed in a Laredo federal court. Alma Delia Villarreal-Gomez and Cindy Lozano attempted to smuggle 41 pounds of liquid methamphetamine worth $820,000, states a criminal complaint. Each woman expected a payment of $4,500 for smuggling […]

The wars and conflicts of Tijuana have birthed a bleak, desperate generation of expendable men, and children, who fight for the street corners in the city. Rarely meeting their alleged ‘bosses’, middle management for higher profile leaders of the retail cells, they take orders from street level bosses, issuing commands through cell phone and radio […]

At least three distinct Mexican drug cartels have operations with ties in El Paso, according to a recent Drug Enforcement Administration report. The report “United States: Areas of Influence of Major Mexican Transnational Criminal Organizations” identifies the groups with dominance in El Paso on a map as the Carrillo-Fuentes (Juárez cartel), Guzman-Loera (Sinaloa cartel) and […]

Natalia Melnikova, MD, PhD; Maureen F. Orr, MS; Jennifer Wu, MS, Bryan Christensen, PhD Methamphetamine (meth), a highly addictive drug, can be illegally manufactured using easily acquired chemicals; meth production can cause fires, explosions, injuries, and environmental contamination (1). To analyze injury incidence and trends, data on 1,325 meth-related chemical incidents reported to the Agency […]

WACO — Waco Police discovered a large drug stash during a traffic stop and a fully loaded handgun hidden in the female suspect’s vagina. The incident occurred Monday night shortly before 11:00 p.m. Waco officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation and discovered a large quantity of Methamphetamine. During the arrest a male and […]

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – A man who claimed to be on a five-day methamphetamine binge climbed a power pole and threatened to stab officers with a knife if he came down, according to the Bakersfield Police Department. Officials say at 11:32 Monday morning, a police officer was flagged down by a witness saying a man […]

A woman who allegedly gave her daughter drugs to hide following a traffic stop Friday was charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, aggravated child abuse or neglect, and possession of drug paraphernalia, Trooper Vince Mullins, of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, said in a report. Charged with the offenses was Christina Lee Bradshaw, 36, of 915 […]

A Logan man ran afoul of the law Aug. 28 after he was allegedly found to be in possession of drugs and a stolen car. Trooper S.M. Thompson, with the West Virginia State Police (WVSP), reportedly observed a suspicious vehicle on the side of the road in the Justice Addition area of Logan County. The […]

LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Three people are facing charges after Lafayette Police say they were operating a meth lab from an apartment. Police were called to investigate a chemical odor coming from an apartment at 318 S. 5th St. Monday morning. A maintenance employee for the apartment complex had arrived there to perform work and notified […]

RATCHABURI — Authorities arrested an abbot and two monks for allegedly consuming methamphetamines at a Buddhist temple in Pak Tho district Monday. A team of police and officials from the Ratchaburi Provincial Office of Buddhism raided Wat E-sarn in Moo 6 village of tambon Don Sai in the afternoon. Police said the operation came after […]

BRISTOL, Va. — A raid on a Wood Howell Road residence resulted in the arrests of two people on meth-related charges and the removal of two children from the home last week. The Washington County Sheriff’ Office arrested Christopher Cody Lester, 22, and Melena Ann Blankenship, 25, while acting on a search warrant Thursday night […]

Eleven Iowans are facing charges for working together to sell meth. Starting in the spring of 2013, nine people from Marshalltown, Iowa and two from Waterloo, Iowa, conspired to distribute meth, according to an indictment. According to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office, four of the accused, 46-year-old Donita Urban and 48-year-old Brian Swartz […]

MOSES LAKE — A man was arrested in Moses Lake Wednesday night after allegedly assaulting a woman while she was holding a small child. About 6:40 p.m. the Moses Lake Police Department received a domestic violence report at a residence in the 800 block of South Winona Street, according to police records. Police learned that […]