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Comments Off on Wandoo Reintegration Facility in Murdoch to be turned into Women’s Methamphetamine prison

A jail that has been hailed a success in preparing male inmates for release into the community will be turned into the State Government’s first drug rehabilitation prison, as promised before the March election. But the decision appears to counter the view of the Inspector of Custodial Services Neil Morgan, who in January praised Wandoo […]

Comments Off on New US Travel Warning Includes 15 Municipalities in Sinaloa

Translated by Yaqui for Borderland Beat from Riodoce Additional Material: Whnt Aug 24, 2017 The United States Department of State has recommended not to travel to 15 of Sinaloa’s 18 municipalities, because of the risk of “activities of criminal organizations in those areas. The shootings between rival criminal organizations or with Mexican authorities have taken place in streets […]

Comments Off on Acapulco: Mexico’s Murder Capital as Democracy Dies in Darkness

Posted by Yaqui for Borderland Beat from Wapo Aug 24, 2017 Republished in Proceso Coroners remove a body from ColoniaBarranca de la Laja The decapitated and dismembered corpse was buried beneath a floor Acapulco, Gro, Mexico: From the crescent bay and swaying palms, the taxi drivers of Acapulco need just 10 minutes to reach this other, plundered […]

Comments Off on Two mothers, Tiffany Height, 23, and Raquel Nicolosi, 24, accused in Jones County of using Methamphetamine while pregnant

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) – Two Jones County women charged in separate child abuses cases appeared in court Friday morning.  According to the Jones County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page, 23-year-old Tiffany Height and 24-year-old Raquel Nicolosi are accused of using methamphetamine while pregnant. Both were taken into custody on August 23 and both admitted to using methamphetamine […]

Comments Off on Jeremy W. Thomas, 32, of Gillette, pleads guilty to giving Methamphetamine to teen in Wyoming

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) – A 32-year-old Wyoming man has pleaded no contest to a charge that he provided methamphetamine to a 16-year-old and then watched him smoke it. Jeremy W. Thomas of Gillette entered the plea this past week to a charge of distributing a narcotic to a person under 18. The Gillette News Record […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine pulls children out of homes, dents Burnett County’s wallet

GOVERNMENT CENTER— Parents with drug issues are the primary force sending children out of the home and into the care of others.  The Health and Human Services committee is asking for a $200,000 budget increase. “It’s because of out-of-home placement for children because of drug issues,” said Siren Police Chief Chris Sybers.  In July alone, […]

Comments Off on Michael Phillips, 53, a truck driver who was high on Methamphetamine, faces up to 20 years in prison for a crash that killed Kathleen O’Callaghan, 34, and Jennifer Jenkins, 35, in Florida

WAUCHULA, Fla. (AP) — A truck driver who was on meth faces up to 20 years in prison for a crash that killed two women in Florida. The Naples Daily News reports that 52-year-old Michael Phillips was found guilty Friday on two counts of DUI manslaughter and other charges. His sentencing is set for Oct. 13. […]

Comments Off on Pakistani man arrested for massive international Methamphetamine and drug-trafficking operation that spanned Kenya, Mozambique, London and New York

A Pakistani man has been arrested for a massive international drug-trafficking operation that spanned Kenya, Mozambique, London and New York, US prosecutors announced on Friday. Muhammad Asif Hafeez had allegedly been moving heroin, methamphetamine, and other drugs by the ton since 2013. The Pakistani-born London man even tried to set up a crystal meth lab […]

Tijuana’s Deadliest Year

Posted: 27th August 2017 by Doc in Uncategorized
Comments Off on Tijuana’s Deadliest Year

By the time the Red Cross ambulance pulled into a crowded apartment complex known as Torres del Lago, the man lying face down on a dirt lot was already dead. Neighbors leaned out their windows on this warm Friday evening, taking in the activity below: flashing lights of patrol cars, forensic specialists dressed in white, members of […]

Comments Off on Thailand authorities confiscate 2 million Methamphetamine tablets in the North

Authorities have confiscated more than 2 million methamphetamine tablets and 10 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine from six drug suspects in the North between last Monday and Thursday. Provincial Police Region 5 commissioner Pol Lt-General Poonsap Prasertsak, Chiang Mai Governor Pawin Chamniprasart and Kittichai Loungkumjon, who heads the Office of Narcotics Control Board’s (ONCB) Region 5, […]

Comments Off on Amy Lamb, 41, of Tulsa, High On Methamphetamine While Driving With Her Two Children

SAND SPRINGS, Oklahoma – Sand Springs police arrested a woman Thursday evening they say was driving under the influence of meth with her kids in the car and displaying other odd behavior. Amy Lamb was booked into jail complaints including two counts of child endangerment and driving under the influence – third or more offense.  An […]

Comments Off on South Strabane police charge Jody R. Bogol, 41, and Eva S. Kovach, 38, for having a Methamphetamine lab in car in Walmart lot

Two women were arraigned Tuesday on drug charges filed by South Strabane Township police after they allegedly had a methamphetamine lab inside a vehicle parked in the lot at Walmart, Trinity Point, last October. Jody R. Bogol, 41, who is in the Washington County jail, and Eva S. Kovach, 38, of 703 Woodlawn Ave., West […]

Comments Off on 40-plus pounds of Methamphetamine seized during traffic stop near Palm Springs – 62-year-old Sergio Peregrina of Bell Gardens, arrested

More than 40 pounds of methamphetamine was seized during a traffic stop on Interstate 10 near Palm Springs early Friday. At about 1 a.m., California Highway Patrol officers stopped a  2016 Toyota Camry traveling more than 100 mph eastbound on I-10, east of Indian Canyon Drive. Officers decided to impound the car when they found the driver, […]

Comments Off on 17 pounds of Methamphetamine found in Simi Valley traffic stop – Monte Osborn, 62, of Burbank, and Eddie Moreno, 31, of the San Fernando Valley, arrested

More than 17 pounds of methamphetamine was recovered when two Los Angeles County men were arrested in Simi Valley on Thursday, authorities said.  Monte Osborn, 62, of Burbank, and Eddie Moreno, 31, of the San Fernando Valley, were being investigated in connection with the distribution of methamphetamine in the Conejo Valley, according to the Ventura County […]

Comments Off on 14 pounds of Methamphetamine seized in Douglas County traffic stop – Uriel Bernardino-Cano, 27, Joseline Hernandez-Aguilar, 21, and Miriam Hernandez-Aguilar , 19, arrested

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — Three occupants in a Honda pulled over by Oregon State Police troopers in Douglas County were arrested after drugs were found in the car, police said. Around 7 p.m. Saturday, August 19, a trooper stopped a 2008 Honda passenger car for a traffic violation on Interstate 5 northbound near milepost 95 […]

Comments Off on Blue duffel bag leads agents to 26 kilos of Methamphetamine in Cobb County – Gustavo Bustos, 32, his nephew Luis Antonio Bustos, 22, and Rogelio Garcia Portillo, 25, sentenced to 30 years in prison

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Three men were sentenced to 30 years in prison after convicted of trafficking more than 26 kilos of meth in Cobb County. According to the the Cobb County District Attorney’s Office, Drug Enforcement Agency agents recieved information that a large-scale drug deal involving 10 kilos of meth was going to happen […]

Comments Off on Gerardo Maderos Loreto, 32, of Yakima, gets 30 years in murder-for-Methamphetamine plot of his ex-girlfriend

YAKIMA, Wash. — A 32-year-old Yakima man will serve 30 years in prison for trying to hire someone to kill his ex-girlfriend in exchange for a pound of methamphetamine. Gerardo Maderos Loreto plotted to kill his ex-girlfriend while serving a state prison sentence in March 2016 for violating a protective order she took out against […]

Comments Off on David Hall, 39, of Lincoln, accused of injecting Methamphetamine into woman and raping her

An Arkansas man was arrested Tuesday after a woman told police he injected drugs into her body before raping her, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. David Hall, 39, of Lincoln was charged with rape and introduction of a controlled substance into the body of another, the paper reported. The Washington County jail roster lists the same charges but […]

Comments Off on Number of Methamphetamine-related deaths in the San Diego region was up in 2016

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Homicides, pedestrian fatalities and methamphetamine– related deaths were more numerous in the San Diego area in 2016 than in other recent years, authorities reported Thursday. The findings are among the conclusions of a newly released annual report by the county Medical Examiner’s Office. “These statistics closely follow trends reported in 2015,” […]

Comments Off on Inmate cellphones link Department of Corrections officers to flow of Methamphetamine into the Mangilao prison in Guam

Cellphones used by two inmates linked what officials called a flow of methamphetamine into the prison to Department of Corrections officers and others, according to charging documents. The list of DOC officers linked to the prison drugs case grew by one Friday, with Officer Fermin Maratita among those charged. Maratita admitted to police he smuggled meth, and […]

Comments Off on Jeffrey Schuster, 53, of Lincoln, arrested for Methamphetamine possession, masturbating in Shopko parking lot

LINCOLN, Neb. – Lincoln Police arrested a 53-year-old man for meth possession and masturbating in a Shopko parking lot on Tuesday afternoon. The call came into authorities around 12:50 p.m. regarding a man sitting in the parking lot of the Shopko at 3400 N 27th. A probable cause affidavit from Lincoln Police said employees at the […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine raises the risk of strokes in young people

People who use methamphetamine are almost five times more likely to have a stroke caused by a bleed in the brain, many of which are fatal. “We can add stroke to the list of terrible and devastating things that methamphetamine does,” says Damian Zuloaga, of the University at Albany, New York. Beyond the signature tooth decay known as […]

Comments Off on Box with needles and suspected Methamphetamine found in bra of Brenda Gail Smith, 42, of Hot Springs

A Hot Springs woman is facing felony drug charges after officers found a box with needles and methamphetamine in her bra, authorities said. Brenda Gail Smith, 42, was arrested early Tuesday after an officer spotted her pushing a bicycle from behind a dumpster behind Oaklawn Baptist Church in Hot Springs, according to a probable cause […]

Comments Off on William Shane Vanderford, 40, charged after kidnapping girlfriend in Union County

BUFFALO, SC (WSPA) – Deputies have arrested a man after they say he assaulted his girlfriend and locked her inside a home, early Monday morning. 40-year-old William Shane Vanderford is charged with Kidnapping, first degree Domestic Violence, Possession of Methamphetamine, and two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance. The Sheriff’s Office says they were […]

Comments Off on 13-year-old driver caught with 25 pounds of Methamphetamine during traffic stop in Denver – 22-year-old German Michel-Arreola and 19-year-old Irene Michel-Arreola were also arrested

DENVER — A 13-year-old in Colorado faces multiple drug charges after investigators found over 25 pounds of meth during a traffic stop on Tuesday, according to KDVR. Investigators stopped the Dodge Avenger on Interstate 70 in Mesa County on Tuesday. Officials said they found a 13-year-old behind the wheel and 23 packages containing a crystalline substance inside […]