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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A man from Springfield, who got out of prison in May, has been charged with several felonies after a shot was fired at officers on North Glenstone Monday morning. Greene County prosecutors say Brandon Cover is 25. Court papers say he admitted to officers he took the gun from a vehicle at […]

GILES COUNTY, Tenn. – Drug agents say they have arrested a woman accused of having several pounds of meth, marijuana and hundreds of pills. They say they also recovered more than $14,000 in cash. Investigators from the Giles County and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and 22nd Drug Task Force searched a […]

COLOMA, MI — The suspect who police say shot and killed two bailiffs and wounded a sheriff’s deputy and a civilian in the Berrien County courthouse faced numerous criminal charges, including sexual assaults on a teenager. Larry Gordon, 44, of Coloma, faced at least 20 criminal charges, Coloma Township Police Chief Jason Roe said Tuesday […]

HILLSBORO, Ore. (KOIN) – A man was sentenced to just over 3 years in prison on Tuesday for blowing methamphetamine-laced smoke into the mouth of a minor. Jonathon David Smoot was indicted in March 2016 for one count of delivery of meth to a minor, applying a controlled substance to the body of a minor […]

AUGUSTA, Maine —The next time you spot a bottle lying alongside the road, be careful before you pick it up. The Maine Department of Public Safety says so far this year agents with the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency have responded to 44 calls where bottles used to make methamphetamine have been dumped along a road […]

MANCHESTER, N.H. —A local bar owner was arrested after what officials called the largest seizure of methamphetamine ever in New Hampshire — and one of the largest seizures in New England. The Drug Enforcement Administration began an undercover investigation about a month ago, which led them to El Patron Sports Bar and Grill on Wilson […]

Eight people have been charged in a 25-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury relating to allegations of large-scale methamphetamine distribution in Middle Tennessee. Those charged with conspiring to distribute and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine between February 2015 and July 2016 according to the U.S. Attorney Middle District of Tennessee are: Brian […]

SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Shelby County narcotics investigators say a recent methamphetamine bust highlights a disturbing increase in the volume of meth coming from Mexico. Lt. Clay Hammac, Commander of the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force, sees a concerning increase in the prevalence of methamphetamine coming from Mexico into local communities. According to […]

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — An El Paso man is in custody after authorities in Fayette County say he was transporting 16 kilograms of methamphetamine along Interstate 10 Monday. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says just before 5 p.m., Sgt. Randy Thumann and his K9 partner “Lobos” pulled over a 1999 Ford F-250 for a […]

Women increasingly appear to be taking part in the illicit drug trade in Laos, as drug lords find they make good smugglers because they blend into their surroundings, RFA’s Laos Service has learned. Exact numbers are difficult to come by, but a local police official tells RFA that Lao authorities have noticed a sharp increase […]

THE number of people arrested for using or dealing in methamphetamines has spiked by more than 400 per cent in Tasmania in just one year following a police blitz. The findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System report found that the number of people arrested for either using or selling the drug increased from 72 […]

Local and federal authorities conducted a major meth bust in Jay, with a Century connection, Friday morning. Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics and SWAT units, along with the DEA and the Monroe County (AL) Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 3501 Highway 4 in Jay, a small rental home on the corner of […]

A Granite Falls man identified to law enforcement as “the main source of methamphetamine” in western Minnesota and eastern South Dakota has been arrested and charged with first-degree felonies for drug sale and possession in Chippewa County District Court. According to the criminal complaint, 24-year-old Alejandro Mendez was stopped for a routine traffic stop and […]

A Rapides Parish duo is facing drug charges after officers were dispatched to their hotel room regarding a property damage complaint. The complainant told officers he saw a handgun in the rear pocket of a suspect, Richard Owens, 34, 4725 Pardue Road, Ball. Officers reported making contact with the suspect, who said he did not have […]

HAMLET — Three people have been arrested on multiple drug charges within the past two week, including possession of methamphetamine. Richmond County sheriff’s deputies assisted N.C. Adult Community Corrections June 30 in the arrests of 22-year-old Megan Victoria CAgle and 35-year-old Richard Joseph Bailey, both of Wiregrass Road, Hamlet, after investigating complaints of drug activity […]

DEAR meth, You are an insidious, noxious waste of time and energy. You are not wanted, nor were you ever invited. You are not welcome here. You creep into homes and wreak havoc on families. You weave a tangled thread of violence and transgression through the fabric of our society. You are the knot in […]

Canandaigua, N.Y. (WHAM) – A man and woman from Canandaigua were charged in connection with a two-month investigation into methamphetamines. On April 19, 2016, police in Canandaigua arrested Shawn Furman, 33, and charged him with unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, criminal possession of precursors of methamphetamine, possession of a hypodermic instrument, third-degree aggravated operation of a […]

A pet Chihuahua tested positive for methamphetamine after his owner took him to a clinic because he was acting erratically, Fontana police said. Jack Sparrow, a tan-coated Chihuahua, had been exhibiting “erratic behavior,” so his owner, Isaiah Nathaniel Sais, took him to the Inland Valley Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Center in Upland on July 5, […]

STATESBORO, Ga. – 14 south Georgia residents are facing federal charges for conspiring to traffic methamphetamine, heroin, oxycodone and other drugs. It’s all part of a joint federal state investigation by the DEA, GBI, and several local law enforcement departments.  The majority of the defendants were in Federal Court last week for an initial appearance.  The […]

Two Taranaki siblings addicted to methamphetamine have been jailed for dealing the drug, crimes they managed to keep hidden from their parents before they were arrested last year. On Monday at the District Court in New Plymouth, Ben Allan Howe and Sarah Louise Howe were sentenced on four charges each of offering to supply the class A drug. While jail […]

BAY CITY — Three people face felony drug charges after a raid last month on a 63-year-old man’s Bay City home. Members of the St. Croix Valley Drug Task Force executed a search warrant June 17 on the home at N2001 690th St., where resident Kim C. Wessman and two others — Jaimie N. Tri […]

A Rome man and woman facing drug charges were released from jail on bonds Monday. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Thomas Dewayne Hash, 52, and Carrie Leigh Hash, 34, both of 4660 Old Dalton Road, were arrested late Sunday at the intersection of Old Bells Ferry Road and Davis Loop Road after police stopped […]

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – There is one illegal drug that’s ruining more lives and communities in the Ozarks than any other. It’s meth. It’s no secret that meth is an epidemic here in the Ozarks. Some even use our area code ‘417’ as slang for the drug. Numerous efforts by community groups and law enforcement are battling […]

HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. (KOIN) — A 40-year-old man was arrested Monday after he allegedly climbed into a Happy Valley resident’s treehouse while high on meth. The homeowner called 911 around 4:25 p.m. to report a trespasser on her property on the 9900 block of SE Eastview Drive, Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies arrived on […]

POMONA, Calif. – Pomona police say officers responding to a report of shots fired at an apartment building found a weapon and 20 pounds crystal methamphetamine. Corporal Richard Martinez says a resident was arrested after police searched an apartment unit late Sunday. Officers uncovered a .22-caliber pistol and the huge stash of crystal meth. City […]