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Comments Off on Mexican Drug Cartels replace local labs as cheap Methamphetamine floods Montana

BUTTE – Montana’s methamphetamine problem, once thought to be on the wane, has bounced back with a vengeance as Mexican cartels flood the state with the highly addictive, destructive drug. And at least one top drug cop says Southwest Montana is the hottest meth trouble spot in the state. “Super labs” can produce more than […]

Comments Off on Governor Dennis Daugaard’s group charts course to fight growing Methamphetamine use in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. – The fight against growing methamphetamine use and mounting drug arrests in South Dakota should include a new interstate drug trafficking task force, law changes to allow authorities to wiretap cellphones and a range of other efforts, a state workgroup recommended Thursday. The group formed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard also recommended boosting incentives […]

Comments Off on Number of Australians who could face execution for Methamphetamine and drug smuggling in Asian countries is expanding

DEATH by firing squad, hanging or lethal injection are the possible fates of an expanding number of Australians who could face execution for drug smuggling in Asian countries. Last year, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) said that the number of Australians on death row around the world was 17, with more than […]

Comments Off on Johnson County Teen, Shelby R. Eicks, 19, Arrested After Accidentally Texting Officer Offering To Sell Methamphetamine

(JOHNSON CO.) – A Johnson County woman was arrested after she accidentally sent a text message to a New Whiteland police officer, offering to sell him meth. The police department contacted the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, which began an undercover drug instigation. Undercover detectives continued texting with the woman, identified as 19-year-old Shelby R. Eicks […]

Comments Off on Bertin Ocampo, of Haines City, Accused Of Sexual Battery and False Imprisonment For Keeping Woman Locked In Room, Methamphetamine Possession

A Haines City Man was arrested by the Polk County Sheriffs Office after a female victim alleges she was sexually battered and held against her will in a padlocked room for over a month. On December 3rd, the Polk County Sheriffs Office was contacted by the victim, who had escaped during the night from the […]

Comments Off on Amanda S. Ackerman, 30, and Ryan J. Childers, 34, of Carthage, accused of manufacturing Methamphetamine

CARTHAGE — State police charged two Carthage residents after allegedly finding methamphetamine in their home. Troopers said they conducted a search at the home of Ryan J. Childers, 34, and Amanda S. Ackerman, 30, both of 24509 First St., and found 20 ounces of methamphetamine oil and paraphernalia. The pair were each charged with second-degree […]

Comments Off on Shantel Renea Alexander, 21, of Electra, allegedly admits to using Methamphetamine while pregnant

An Electra woman allegedly admitted to using methamphetamine for six to seven months while pregnant and allowed her 2-year-old son to stay with a relative she knew also used meth. Shantel Renea Alexander, 21, was arrested Tuesday and charged with abandoning or endangering a child. She remained in Wichita County Jail Wednesday afternoon in lieu […]

Comments Off on Mary Olivia Foy, 24, caught with Methamphetamine, Adderall in Wayne County Detention Center jail following sentencing in Wayne County court

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — A Mount Olive woman has been arrested and charged after detention officers found methamphetamine and Adderall on her after she was transported to jail following a sentencing hearing in Wayne County court, authorities said. Mary Olivia Foy, 24, had been in Wayne County court for sentencing in a separate case and […]

Comments Off on In a Methamphetamine-fuelled rage, Andrew Zapanta, 27, allegedly kills his mother, Rose Zapanta, in her Seaside Highlands house

Rose Zapanta kept a Bible on the nightstand in her Seaside Highlands house. When her sister began to go through Zapanta’s belongings and opened the Bible this week, dozens of cards and papers for drug rehab programs fell out. Zapanta was killed in her living room on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 11, allegedly attacked by her […]

Comments Off on Alice M. Shepherd, 45, of Sedalia, arrested for Methamphetamine drug distribution

A Sedalia woman was arrested Wednesday morning after it was discovered she was storing multiple types of drugs in a storage unit near her home. According to a Sedalia Police Department STING Unit news release, at 6:46 a.m., detectives with the Drug Enforcement Unit, Criminal Investigations Bureau and patrol officers responded to a residence in […]

Comments Off on Longmont families pursuing lawsuit after living in Methamphetamine-contaminated apartments at the Cloverbasin Village apartments

LONGMONT, Colo. — Several tenants of a Longmont apartment complex say they were needlessly exposed to methamphetamine for months, prompting a FOX31 Problem Solvers investigation. It happened at the Cloverbasin Village apartments (630 S. Peck Drive). Police were called to unit 101 in January where they discovered a methamphetamine lab. An eviction notice was posted […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine lab discovery highlights prevalence of Southwest Florida homeless camps – Elizabeth Adeline Justice, 33, arrested for Methamphetamine lab

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. — The arrest of a woman accused of operating a meth lab at a homeless camp is shining a light on what authorities believe could be hundreds of makeshift communities tucked away in Southwest Florida. Elizabeth Adeline Justice, 33, was jailed Monday after Lee County Sheriff’s deputies said they discovered her […]

Comments Off on San Diego County 2015: 212 Methamphetamine Fatalities, 110 Alcohol Deaths, 90 Heroin Deaths

The number of unintentional deaths due to drugs or alcohol rose last year in San Diego County, with methamphetamine as the leading cause, followed by alcohol then heroin, according to the Medical Examiner’s 2015 Annual Report. There were 212 meth fatalities, 110 alcohol deaths and 90 caused by heroin in the county, out of a […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine problem once again soars across Minnesota

RED LAKE FALLS, Minn. (Valley News Live) Just 5 years ago it seemed to be a problem that was diminishing. But today, the use of Meth and the number of arrests are once again soaring across Minnesota. Just this week, Red Lake County Deputies made a traffic stop here in Red Lake Falls and the suspect […]

Comments Off on Businessman, Loo See Lee, 49, sentenced to death for distributing Methamphetamine in Johor Baru

JOHOR BARU: A businessman was sentenced to death by the High Court here after he was found guilty of drug distribution. Loo See Lee, 49, whose business involved the sale of luxury cars, was charged with distributing 164.92g of Methamphetamine at a car workshop along Jalan Kenanga 2 in Taman Plentong Baru here on Aug […]

Comments Off on Here’s Why Drug Violence is on the Rise in Mexico

It’s been 10 years since the start of Mexico’s drug war when former Mexican President Felipe Calderon ordered 6,500 Mexican troops to the state of Michoacan to curb a surge in drug violence there. Drug gang violence has gotten worse; 150,000 people have died since the war’s beginning and 30,000 remain missing. The number of […]

Comments Off on Former Austin Elementary Teacher, Laura Nowling, 48, Arrested Again On Methamphetamine Charges

A rural Austin woman, charged in a late February for possession of methamphetamine on school property where she was a teacher, was arrested again Sunday, Dec. 4, for 2 counts of dealing in the illegal drug. Laura Nowling, 48, of Austin was booked into Scott County Jail late Sunday afternoon Dec. 4 on a variety […]

Comments Off on Toleka J. Juenger, 33, of Mason City, arrested on felony Methamphetamine charge

MASON CITY | A Mason City woman has been arrested on a felony methamphetamine dealing charge. Toleka J. Juenger, 33, was arrested in Mower County, Minnesota, Tuesday on a Cerro Gordo County warrant for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver. She was brought to the Cerro Gordo County Jail, where she is being held […]

Comments Off on Lara Pineda, 31, of Hampton, indicted on federal Methamphetamine charges

HAMPTON | A Hampton woman has been indicted in federal court on charges of methamphetamine dealing. Lara Pineda, 31, has an initial appearance pending in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa in Cedar Rapids on charges of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance with intent to […]

Comments Off on Neighbor Complaints Lead To Multiple Arrests of Women And Men For Methamphetamine in Clatsop County

On Saturday, December 10, 2016, after numerous neighborhood complaints, The Clatsop County Drug Task Force served multiple search warrants for the delivery of controlled substances at 35303 Lynstad Heights, Astoria. That resulted in several arrests. Timothy Dean Yaakola, age 45 was located in the garage of the house and was arrested for frequenting a place where drugs […]

Comments Off on Curtis Brashaw Sentenced To Prison For Sex Crimes Involving Unconscious Girl In Clare County – Investigated For Methamphetamine Crime

A man is headed to prison for more than a decade, convicted of filming himself performing sexual acts on an unconscious girl in Clare County. Curtis Brashaw was being investigated for a meth crime in Bay County when police found the videos on his phone. Brashaw pleaded no contest to first-degree criminal sexual conduct, capturing […]

Comments Off on 5-year-old boy found left alone with Methamphetamine, heroin, loaded gun in Stockton motel room – father, Donald Rucker, 41, wanted

A 5-year-old boy was found alone in a Stockton motel room with drugs, and officers are searching for the child’s father, police said. Stockton police found the boy in the motel just before 3:30 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of North Center Street. The child was found in the room with a large amount […]

Comments Off on 4-year-old girl removed from home in Vienna Township where a suspected Methamphetamine lab found – Matthew Henderson, 29, arrested

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WYTV) – Police in Vienna Township removed a young girl from a mobile home in Vienna Township where they suspect methamphetamine was being produced. Police received an anonymous 911 call to a home on Robert Street Monday night to check on the welfare of a child. While there, officers detected an smell […]

Comments Off on Two ‘Butte kids’ tell the stories of their long struggle with Methamphetamine addiction

At an evening barbecue with high school friends in March, Nicole Smith worried about how she looked. She drank a beer to boost her confidence and then chased it with four more. The 32-year-old Butte woman had received a deferred sentence two years before, after pleading guilty to selling methamphetamine and endangering the welfare of […]

Comments Off on Mexican authorities busted 2 more cross-border tunnels possibly built by the Sinaloa cartel

The Mexican military and federal police, working with other law-enforcement agencies, raided two cross-border tunnels traversing the border between Tijuana and San Diego on Monday. The Mexican attorney general’s office said the tunnels were thought to be the work of the powerful Sinaloa cartel, likely for transporting drugs into the US. Located in Garita de […]