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Sinaloa: Famous for Beauty Queens

Posted: 24th July 2017 by Doc in Uncategorized

Translated by Yaqui for Borderland Beat from Debate July 7, 2017 Exposed for their beauty or excited by the thought of a life of luxuries and eccentricities, the participants in beauty contests are seen by the world of drug trafficking as easy prey, and are often seen by criminals as trophies who then among themselves […]

Translated by Otis B Fly-Wheel for Borderland Beat from a Proceso article Subject Matter: Los Zetas Old School, Cartel del Golfo, Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion Recommendation: No prior subject matter knowledge required   Reporter: Noe Zavaleta The violence occasioned by cells of organized criminals worsened in these last hours in the south of the state, […]

MIDDLEBURG — A woman with drug charges or convictions in four counties including Dauphin has been accused of smuggling drugs into the Snyder County Prison and distributing them to other inmates. Brittany N. Tovey, 29, was arraigned Tuesday on charges of possession of contraband and recommitted to the prison in lieu of $25,000 additional bail. […]

A DeKalb County Jail nurse is now behind bars after a months-long investigation determined she was trying to drugs and other prohibited items into the facility, the sheriff announced. Morgan McCurdy, 23, has worked on the jail’s medical team as a licensed practical nurse for about a year. She previously was employed by the Jackson […]

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — Deputies arrested a woman during a traffic stop they say had 41 pounds of meth hidden inside batteries made for boats or jet skis. Williamson County deputies pulled over Jessica Verdiguel, 36, on Interstate 35 in Jarrell, near County Road 305, on Tuesday at 2:38 p.m. Verdiguel told them she […]

TULSA, Oklahoma – A Tulsa Department of Corrections employee faces rape charges after he reportedly told investigators he had sex with an inmate at a halfway house he works at. Lorenzo Jones, 28, was charged with two counts of first-degree rape and one count of sexual battery on July 14, Tulsa County District Court records show. Jones reportedly admitted […]

A two-year-long investigation culminated in authorities seizing 66 pounds of methamphetamine, a Mercedes Benz and a yellow Corvette at a property on Weed Court in Red Bluff earlier this year, federal court records show. The case, most of which remains sealed, revolves around a ring of drug dealers and traffickers, according to an affidavit filed […]

EMS says overdose calls also up In 2016, the majority of overdose deaths in Madison County were heroin or fentanyl related. Through the first six months in 2017, that trend has continued; however, methamphetamine isn’t far behind. According to Madison County Coroner Jimmy Cornelison, there have been 24 confirmed drug-related deaths — four more are pending toxicology […]

Methamphetamine remains a problem in Northwest Arkansas despite fewer homemade labs and the spotlight on opioid abuse. Pure grade meth rolls in from Mexico with central Arkansas a trafficking crossroads, said Tim Jones, resident agent in charge of the Fayetteville office of the Drug Enforcement Agency. “We’re seizing about 100 pounds per year,” Jones said […]

On the night 14-year-old Barbara Rowan was killed, Robert Sanders was sitting in George Shaw’s living room, waiting to shoot meth. Then Shaw came out of his bedroom, in which he had shut himself with the teenager, who was babysitting his toddler, Sanders testified in Bucks County Court on Thursday, the third day of Shaw’s […]

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — A woman from Springdale is charged with several drug felonies, including drug possession, after she was arrested during a traffic stop on Tuesday (July 18). Nemrak Borrero-Santana, 22, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia following that stop, when officers found a syringe that tested positive for methamphetamine in her purse, according […]

SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) — A 36-year-old San Jose man has pleaded guilty to a variety of pimping and sex trafficking offenses in Orange County that landed him a 31-year sentence, officials said. Ariel Cuellar Guizar, 36, of San Jose, pimped underage teen girls and women, and raped a 15-year-old in addition to providing her […]

A Tyler woman was arrested Monday after police said she pulled a small plastic bag of methamphetamine from her bra. Michelle Nicole Coward, 30, was held Tuesday in the Gregg County Jail on bonds totaling $11,000, charged with possession of a controlled substance measuring less than 1 gram, possession of a dangerous drug and tampering […]

A Laredo woman faces federal charges after Austin police say they found $2 million worth of liquid methamphetamine in her car as she was traveling to Dallas with her 4-year-old daughter last week. Officers made the discovery after pulling over the driver, identified by police as 22-year-old Seline Ayala. Police said she was driving her […]

Three men have been arrested in Victoria and New South Wales over the seizure of more than 200 kilograms of illegal crystal methamphetamine and have been charged with drug importation and money laundering offences on Thursday. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) confirmed in a statement that a joint investigation with the United States Drug Enforcement […]

Comments Off on Bail set at $250,000 for Joshua M. Shelton, 25, of Belgrade, accused of raping, choking woman

Saying he was “gravely concerned” for the alleged victim, a Gallatin County judge set bail at $250,000 Tuesday for a Belgrade man accused of severely abusing and raping a woman. Joshua M. Shelton, 25, was arrested Monday and charged with felony counts of sexual intercourse without consent, strangulation of a partner or family member, assault […]

Comments Off on 4 children, ages 2, 4, 8 and 11, exposed to Methamphetamine in Sheraton Hotel room, admitted to the Phoenix Children’s Hospital; mother, Kathleen Smuter, arrested

GLENDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – Four kids were admitted to the hospital after being exposed to meth by their mother on Saturday. The children visited their mother in a hotel room when they were exposed to meth, allegedly after their mother had been using it. The mother, identified as Kathleen Smuter, was staying at the […]

Comments Off on Michael Dickson, 37, accused of raping homeless women in Tulsa after promising them Methamphetamine

TULSA — A 37-year-old man was arrested by Tulsa police officers on Tuesday on two counts of first-degree rape. According to a police report, two women have recently told police that they had been raped by Michael Dickson, and another said he had punched her face earlier this month. One woman told police that she […]

Comments Off on Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics search turned up 11 pounds of Methamphetamine – arrest of Marcus Ladell “Spud” Moody, 43

A search of a McClain man’s home turned up 11 pounds of meth in its purest form and more, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director John Dowdy said. Marcus Ladell “Spud” Moody, 43, also had several weapons in his home and more than $2,200 in cash, Dowdy said. Dowdy said the meth has an estimated street […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine-related Child Protective Services cases clogging Taylor County courts

TAYLOR COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Methamphetamine has caused Child Protective Services removal cases to nearly triple in Taylor County over the past four years, and the increase is straining the court system and has begun to drain the County’s finances.  During budget hearings that took place in Taylor County Commissioner’s court last week, Judge Paul […]

Comments Off on Great Falls motorist, Earlla Rohlf Nelson, 59, spits out bag of Methamphetamine along with her dentures during traffic stop

A Great Falls motorist initially arrested for outstanding warrants faces additional charges after she spit out a baggie of methamphetamine – along with her dentures – during a traffic stop early Monday morning. According to the arresting officer’s probable cause affidavit, Earlla Rohlf Nelson, 59, was pulled over in a routine traffic stop shortly before 4 a.m. for a […]

Comments Off on La Crosse police arrest Kevin Reffruschinni, 48, who called them to report bad Methamphetamine

A La Crosse man was arrested for possessing methamphetamine after he called police to report buying a bad batch of meth. Police responded to a call Thursday afternoon and found Kevin Reffruschinni in the parking lot of the Fiesta Mexicana restaurant on Mormon Coulee road. According to police reports, Reffruschinni, 48, said he was high […]

Comments Off on William E. Chapman, 47, of Calhoun, accused of punching pregnant woman over alleged Methamphetamine theft

A Calhoun man is facing battery charges after being accused of punching a pregnant woman Monday morning. According to an arrest affidavit for William E. Chapman, 47, Louisiana 151, deputies responded to a battery complaint at a local trailer park.  The victim in the complaint, who is six months pregnant, told officers she fell asleep […]

Comments Off on 12-month old child hospitalized after eating Methamphetamine; mother, Brandy Mosko, 36, of East Bernstadt, arrested

The crimes against the children of Laurel County continue to rise, most recently with the arrest of a woman after her young child reportedly ate methamphetamine. The incident occurred on Tuesday, when 36-year-old Brandy Mosko of 6430 North U.S. 25 in East Bernstadt, took her 12-month old child to Saint Joseph London’s emergency room around […]

Comments Off on The Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team arrests Nichole Ann Buus, 33, and Jessica Kelly Roderick, 21, both of Kingman, Gabriella Murphy, 28, and Sunny Cho, 28, both of Los Angeles, in Kingman during continued Methamphetamine and drug sweeps

According to Kingman Police Deputy Chief Rusty Cooper, the Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested Nichole Ann Buus, 33, of Kingman on felony charges of possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana drug paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia; Jessica Kelly Roderick, 21, of Kingman on a felony charge of possession of methamphetamine drug paraphernalia […]