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Methamphetamine abuse surging in Ohio

Posted: 25th February 2017 by Doc in Uncategorized
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An increase in availability of methamphetamine has been linked to the nation’s heroin epidemic and local officials say the rise in accessibility to the stimulant is evident in more investigations and drug seizures. Methamphetamine and heroin provide two different kinds of inebriation. The former provides a flash “high” through stimulation while the latter provides a […]

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SIREN—Methamphetamine abuse has been an issue on the back-burner for the last dozen years, but all of a sudden, it’s become a huge problem. “We saw a 40 percent increase in meth use in 2016 compared to 2015,” Burnett County Health and Human Services Director Kate Peterson said of the crisis. “Why?” is the big […]

Comments Off on West Virginia Legislature hears bill to increase Methamphetamine penalties

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) — The West Virginia Legislature is considering a bill to increase the penalty of making meth in front of children. House Bill 2083 would increase the penalty for making meth with a minor present to two to 10 years in a state correctional facility with a potential fine of $10,000. If the […]

Comments Off on Eight children removed from home after Moravia Methamphetamine drug raid, Elizabeth Crysler, Ashley Wood, Mark Crysler, and Jonathan Wood, charged

MORAVIA, N.Y. — Four people face charges of making methamphetamine after authorities raided a trailer in southern Cayuga County earlier this month and removed eight children. Police with the Finger Lakes Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on Feb. 16 at the trailer, located at 5623 Sayles Corners Road in the town of Moravia. […]

Comments Off on Cynthia Piatt, 28, and Mikel Short, 45, arrested for Methamphetamine during probation check near Midway

(Mountain Home) – The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office says two people have been arrested during a probation compliance check on Wednesday. 45-year-old Mikel Short and 28-year-old Cynthia Piatt were both arrested on felony charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, and exposure of […]

Comments Off on Ashley Backus, 32, of Binghamton, and Jonna Cassidy, 28, of Endwell, arrested for sale of Methamphetamine

TOWN OF UNION (WBNG) — Two women were arrested after the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force executed a narcotics search warrant Wednesday night at a motel on East Main Street in the Town of Union. The SIU Task Force found Ashley Backus, 32, of Binghamton and Jonna Cassidy, 28, of Endwell, with three […]

Comments Off on Ashley Williams, 26, Denise Meade, 25, John Newsome, 36, and Andrew Messer, 35, arrested after Methamphetamine lab found inside vehicle in Mingo County

MINGO COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) — Four people were arrested Thursday after deputies found a meth lab in a vehicle. John Newsome, 36, Andrew Messer, 35, Ashley Williams, 26 and Denise Meade, 25 were charged with operating a clandestine meth lab and conspiracy. Deputies say the went to where Newsome lives to serve a child support […]

Comments Off on Latisha Cheston, 35, of Trenton, Deals Methamphetamine To Informant

Falls Township officers conducted a narcotics investigation on Friday that led to the arrest of one Trenton woman. Latisha Cheston, 35, was arrested and charged with two felonies and two drug-related misdemeanors. Cheston was remanded to the Bucks County Correctional Facility on 10 percent of $70,000 bail. Her bail has since been reduced to 10 […]

Comments Off on Allakaket Chief PJ Simon banishes 4 people over Methamphetamine

FAIRBANKS — Allakaket Chief PJ Simon has a message for methamphetamine dealers: “You’re not welcome here. Meth is not welcome in Allakaket,” Simon said in a phone interview Thursday. “We can banish people. The tribal board can vote to disenroll a tribal member. We are willing to go that route.” Simon said four people suspected […]

Comments Off on “Known” Methamphetamine house burns in Missoula fire

MISSOULA – Firefighters had to use caution when fighting a trailer fire at what was called a “known meth house” by authorities on Wednesday morning. Missoula City Fire Department crews responded to the 1700 block of Cooley Street at around 8 a.m. and arrived on the scene to find smoke and flames coming from the building with […]

Comments Off on Ricardo Lujan, 44, San Ysidro, faces 20 years in federal prison for $2.1 million in Methamphetamine and cocaine

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A San Ysidro resident who was arrested during a routine traffic stop when an Oceanside police officer discovered millions of dollars’ worth of methamphetamine and cocaine hidden inside his vehicle pleaded guilty today to federal drug charges. Ricardo Lujan, 44, admitted that he drove his vehicle with controlled substances from Mexico […]

Comments Off on Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office makes its biggest Methamphetamine drug bust (90-100 pounds) ever; lfredo Narciso Pineda, 34, Alejandro Lopez Gonzales, 25, and Celso Marroquin Benitez, 39, arrested

TROUTDALE, Ore. (KOIN) — Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office made its biggest drug bust ever on Wednesday night, officials said during a press conference Thursday. The bust happened at 2 locations: on the 4000 block of SE 104th Avenue in Portland and the 1700 block of SE Orient Drive in Gresham, the sheriff’s office said. Deputies […]

Comments Off on ‘Tenants from hell’: Elderly homeowner left with $140,000 bill after Methamphetamine cooks contaminated his property with the drug and left disgusting rubbish strewn around the house

New Zealand landlord Ron Goodwin has been left a with $140,000 damage bill Methamphetamine cooks contaminated his property with drug and trashed it Photos of the house show broken fixtures, floors covered in food and rubbish Windows also appear to have been smashed as they are boarded up A landlord has been left a with […]

Comments Off on Jack County Sheriff Tom Spurlock ‘blown away’ by school Methamphetamine drug problem

Following a special presentation, Sheriff Tom Spurlock spoke Monday at a town hall meeting of about 20 attendees hosted by the Jacksboro Police Department along with STOMP at the Jacksboro Middle School. He reported what local law enforcement is doing to combat illegal drug use in the county. He said beginning January 1, a special […]

Comments Off on Baby’s death leads to arrests of Woodville parents, Amanda Haughton, 27, and Gregory Haughton, 34, for Methamphetamine exposure

TYLER COUNTY, TX (KTRE) – The Tyler County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Woodville father and mother after one child tested positive for meth on the heels of an investigation into a baby’s death. Amanda Haughton, 27, and Gregory Haughton, 34, are each charged with state-jail felony endangering a child. According to an arrest affidavit, […]

Comments Off on Dominique Stanford, 43, of Cheyenne, Facing Methamphetamine Charges

A 43-year-old Cheyenne woman is facing up to 27 years in prison after a Laramie County Sheriff’s Department deputy executing arrest warrants found methamphetamine and over $2,700 cash in her purse. According to court documents, Dominique Stanford was arrested in the 400 block of Murray Road on February 9. When the deputy searched Stanford’s vehicle, […]

Comments Off on Angela Naomi Howell, 49, of Marion, arrested and charged after search finds Methamphetamine

Marion, N.C. (WLOS) — A Marion woman has been charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine and maintaining a dwelling to keep a controlled substance. McDowell County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted federal probation officers with a search of the home belonging to Angela Naomi Howell, 49, of Marion. Howell is […]

Comments Off on Deborah Daniel, 49, caught smuggling Methamphetamine hidden in her vagina into the Johnson County Jail

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — Two people in custody will face additional charges after authorities say they attempted to bring drugs into jail with them. Deborah Daniel, 49, faces preliminary misdemeanor charges that include driving while suspended, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia, as well as a felony charge of possession of methamphetamine. James Beatty, […]

Comments Off on Kala Barger and Samuel Barger, of Tuscaloosa, arrested for manufacturing Methamphetamine, child endangerment

TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. — Two people were arrested Sunday on drug charges after authorities responded to a house fire in the 14000 block of Clements Road in Coaling. While clearing the trailer, police said they found components of a methamphetamine lab in the portion of the trailer that was not damaged. Police also said they […]

Comments Off on Mother, Alicia Hibbler, 38, of Lehighton, caught with Methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana and her 14-year-old daughter smoking a cigarette

MAHONING TWP., Pa. – A Carbon County woman is facing several charges after police say they caught her with several drugs and saw her child smoking. On January 10, police were called to the Carbon Plaza Mall for a report of an intoxicated person. According to police, they arrived and found a 14-year-old smoking a […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine Lab Discovered at Northwood Park Apartments in Lebanon

LEBANON, Tenn. (WZTV) —- — Three people are arrested after police found a meth lab in Lebanon on Wednesday. PJ Hardy with Lebanon police says the meth lab was found around 4 p.m. at the Northwood Park Apartments on Western Avenue. Hardy says the meth lab was not active, but officers also found methamphetamine and cocaine […]

Comments Off on Amanda Marx, 38, of Norfolk, arrested on Methamphetamine drug charges

NORFOLK — A Norfolk woman known to have a suspended license was arrested on drug charges after a police officer spotted her vehicle being driven early Wednesday morning. Capt. Mike Bauer with the Norfolk Police Division said the officer observed Amanda Marx’s car near Second Street and Grove Avenue at 1:46 a.m. The vehicle parked […]

Comments Off on Rising Injection Use of Methamphetamine in Seattle May Spread HIV Among Heterosexuals

The last decade has seen rising rates of methamphetamine injection among injection drug users (IDUs) in King County, Washington, which includes Seattle. While currently women and heterosexual men IDUs in the county have a low HIV rate, their sharing of injection equipment with men who have sex with men (MSM) could provide an opportunity for […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine is back, with a vengeance in Athens County

In 2014, heroin and prescription painkiller abuse was growing as a drug problem in Athens County. After some significant arrests impacted the supply of those drugs, and users grew wary of possible overdose, law-enforcement officials say methamphetamine is now on the rise instead. Athens-Hocking-Fairfield Major Crimes Unit Commander Dennis Lowe said Tuesday that this is […]

Comments Off on Rheanna Yurch, 21, of St. Francis, Admits To Smoking Methamphetamine While Six Months Pregnant

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 21-year-old woman faces drug charges after admitting to authorities that she smoked methamphetamine while six months pregnant. Rheanna Yurch, of St. Francis, is charged with one count of fifth-degree controlled substance possession, court documents filed last week in Anoka County show. According to a criminal complaint, police officers in Coon Rapids […]