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While cocaine and ecstasy are popular on weekends, Auckland meth users appear to indulge every day of the week. Using samples from the city’s wastewater treatment plants, researchers found “high levels of methamphetamine, codeine, morphine and methadone”, while cocaine and MDMA – the active ingredient in ecstasy – were “relatively rare”. While meth consumption was […]

Ntokozo’s memories of how she became a victim of human trafficking‚ was weaned onto crystal meth and forced to sell her body in one of Rosettenville’s brothels sounds like something one would see in a movie. She was just 15 years old when her life was turned upside down after she ran away from home […]

A Buchanan County, Va. man on probation for child sex crimes has been sentenced to 14 years in prison on meth and gun charges. Charles Wayne Sexton, 25, was sentenced to 67 years in prison with 53 years of that suspended for three counts of conspiracy to manufacture meth, two counts of being a violent […]

SHEBOYGAN — A 27-year-old pregnant Sheboygan woman has been charged with possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia after police received a phone call last week that she may have overdosed. Crystal Federer was arrested on Friday, March 3 after detectives arrived at the Sheboygan home where she stayed periodically and found her with what they […]

OLYMPIA — The Burlington motel was so contaminated by methamphetamine that lab technicians that tested samples from the rooms thought their instruments weren’t correctly calibrated, says Burlington Mayor Steve Sexton. Traces of meth were found on the carpet, walls, window sills, air-conditioning units and even light switches. Forty of the motel’s 42 rooms were significantly […]

Two people arrested Monday in a drug investigation in Crawford County were arrested at home, their four children also at home at the time of the arrest. Kayla Odegard, 28, and Samuel Clark, 33, were taken into custody on tentative charges of illegal possession and sale of methamphetamine, marijuana and prescription drugs, the Sheriff’s Office […]

A report of a kidnapping led officials to a meth lab in the bathroom of a Midland hotel room earlier this week, and three people were arrested on drug charges. Alyssa Adelle Romero, 19, and Raymond Arthur Colvin, 30, both of Midland, face one count each of operating or maintaining a methamphetamine lab and delivery […]

DEER LODGE — A man who spent 370 days in jail for crimes committed while under the influence of methamphetamine was sentenced in Deer Lodge district court this week. Colter Charles Reistad, 24, of Deer Lodge could not pay the $25,000 bond and told Judge Ray Dayton a year is a long time to be […]

SAN ANTONIO — A man is facing charges after he allegedly pulled up next to a police officer’s car with methamphetamine. According to an arrest affidavit, officers were sitting in an unmarked car in a mechanic shop parking lot, when 43-year-old Gilbert Ramirez and one other person pulled up and parked next to them. The officers […]

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a woman suspected of smuggling methamphetamine at the Highway 86 checkpoint Friday morning. Agents said the 26-year-old woman was stopped at the checkpoint at about 10 a.m. A canine alerted agents to her car. Agents discovered five packages wrapped in plastic inside the back […]

The results of a three-year investigation by local, state, and federal law enforcement into the large scale trafficking of methamphetamine in central Wisconsin have been released . U.S, Attorney John Vaudreuil, says 19 people have pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Madison to conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. Of these 19 defendants, 14 have been […]

SYDNEY, March 10 (Xinhua) — Up to 150,000 emergency visits to Australian hospitals in the last year were attributed to users of the dangerous drug methamphetamine, a study has found. As the abuse of the drug, commonly known as ice, in the state of Victoria continues to spiral out of control, research has revealed telling […]

Maarametua Williams stood in an Auckland bank, pointed a semi-automatic gun at the customers and told them they would die if they moved. She was wasted – high on methamphetamine – and prepared to kill for her addiction. While her boyfriend took cash from the tellers, the 26-year-old held the elevator – the pair’s only escape route – and made sure nobody got […]

A 36-year-old Cheyenne woman is facing felony drug charges for allegedly smuggling methamphetamine into the Laramie County Jail. According to court documents, Cheyenne police pulled Lynn Martinez over shortly before midnight on February 25 after they observed her driving a stolen pickup out of Kimball County, Nebraska. Police found meth and a pipe inside Martinez’s […]

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A woman in labor demanded a friend inject her with heroin and methamphetamine before firefighters arrived at their home and she gave birth while entering an ambulance, New Hampshire police said Wednesday. Police in Concord arrested Felicia Farruggia, 29, of Concord, this week, about six months after her son was born. […]

A Duluth man will spend three years on probation and 165 days in jail for failing to step in when he saw his child using meth. Charles Orville O’Mary Jr., 36, pleaded no contest Feb. 27 in Douglas County Circuit Court to child neglect resulting in bodily harm and felony theft. In addition to the […]

A former Gatlinburg police officer has been indicted on charges of distributing methamphetamine while on duty, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. His girlfriend also was indicted. A Sevier County grand jury returned indictments last week charging David Goins, 36, with one count of official misconduct, one count of criminal conspiracy and one count of sale and delivery […]

A chemical odor led Cortland County Sheriff’s deputies to uncover a meth lab inside a motel room early Tuesday. Five people were taken into custody. Deputies were called to the Cortland Motel on Route 11 in Cortlandville around 12:30 a.m., after a person reported suspicious activity and a chemical smell from one of the rooms, according […]

ANDERSON, Ind. – Six people were arrested Tuesday morning in what Madison County authorities are calling one of their largest methamphetamine investigations. Police say they served a search warrant and found around $3,000 worth of meth, two handguns and nearly 100 syringes scattered around a home in the 1200 block of Norwood Place around 5:30 […]

PHOENIX – The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office says two men have been arrested, and 90 kilos of meth have been seized, after a multi-agency investigation that lasted several months. MCSO said the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Border Patrol, the Office of Air and Marine, […]

One man has been hospitalized due to chemical burns he suffered in a methamphetamine lab explosion, according to police. A warrant was also obtained for Timothy Atherton’s arrest, state police at Lewistown said in a release. Atherton, 48, of Mt. Union, told police Tuesday he was involved in an explosion when he poured paint thinner […]

METHAMPHETAMINE with a street value of $324 million has been seized in Sydney’s west. Seven men and one woman have been charged in relation to the drug bust, the result of a joint operation between federal police and border control. All eight of the accused, each charged with attempting to possess a commercial quantity of […]

(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – Two children – ages eight years and 10 months – were present in a Lawrenceburg apartment from which methamphetamine was being sold, police say. Three adults are facing charges for the discovery at an apartment on the 300 block of Short Street in downtown Lawrenceburg. They are Jason Fleming, 42, of Lawrenceburg; […]

MUNCIE, Ind. – On Feb. 23, members of an Indiana State Police meth suppression unit found 37 “one-pot” meth labs inside a home in the 2300 block of West Charles Street. An occupant of the house, Matthew L. Green, 40, was arrested that day on unrelated warrants. On Saturday, city police said, Green was at […]

MARTIN COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) — Two people are behind bars after deputies say they were making meth in a motel room. Officers with the Martin County Sheriff’s Office say they got a tip that meth was being made or used in a room at the Inez Motel on Monday night. Deputies say they were granted […]