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FESSENDEN, N.D. — A former North Dakota  sheriff was officially charged with conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine and bribery Tuesday, May 30, in Southeast District Court in Fessenden. Johnny Zip Lawson, 41, Harvey, was charged with conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance, methamphetamine, a Class A felony, and bribery-unlawful influence of public servants, a Class C […]

In the words of Mr. Mackey on “South Park,” “Drugs are bad, mmmkay,” but when it comes to some of the most popular recreational drugs, it turns out some are worse than others. Whether or not there’s a safe way to use drugs is up for debate, but the 2017 Global Drug Survey can tell […]

PIERRE – The chief of police for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe sees methamphetamine problem every day on the reservation. The same is true for an FBI special agent who’s worked meth cases in South Dakota for 16 years. But how to best deal with the situation? They didn’t see eye to eye in their testimony […]

WHITE SETTLEMENT – Zaveri Deponte’s short life ended nine weeks after it began, the cause of death revealing little about the helpless 12-pound infant’s final hours. Zaveri died from sudden unexplained infant death with co-sleeping, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner. A line on the autopsy report noted that Zaveri’s manner of death was […]

A 23-year-old Freemansburg woman was selling methamphetamine when she was arrested Friday during a drug investigation in Allentown, according to court records. Gabrielle S. Tripp, of the 200 block of Clearfield Street, allegedly agreed to sell meth to a confidential informant late Thursday night. She met the informant at a motel in the 1000 block […]

COLDWATER, Mich. – A few suspicious purchases in Coldwater lead to a large meth lab bust at a hotel. An entire floor at the Red Roof Inn remains shut down over safety concerns after an Alabama man has been arrested and is being held in branch county jail. Branch County police have arrested a 52-year-old man […]

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – Thirteen sex buyers were arrested in an operation targeting the sex trafficking industry in San Diego County. The San Diego Human Trafficking Task Force and National City Police Department targeted San Diego County sex buyers in the region on Friday. “Operation Big Bad John” was described as a “large-scale undercover operation” conducted […]

Authorities in the Philippines have seized a stunning amount of methamphetamine headed into the country from China. Police say there was more than half a ton of the drug, smuggled into warehouses in metropolitan Manila—making it the latest multi-million dollar methamphetamine bust in Asia. Federal officials in the Philippines say they have seized more than […]

MONDAY, May 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Methamphetamine users who quit the drug may get a break: New research suggests it’s possible to reverse heart damage with proper medical treatment. Research has previously linked meth use to heart problems that can contribute to death. But it hadn’t been clear if stopping the drug use resulted […]

BUTLER (KDKA) – An apparent explosion started a fire that damaged at least three homes in the City of Butler. Emergency crews were called to the scene near the corner of Center Avenue and South Street around 1 a.m. Monday. They found a home fully involved with flames. No one was inside at the time, […]

A 34-year-old motorist who was stopped by Temple Station sheriff’s deputies and then arrested for outstanding warrants and alleged possession of illegal narcotics died while in custody at a hospital, after telling deputies he had ingested methamphetamine, the department announced Monday. Sean West was driving with 34-year-old Juliana Romo on Thursday around 6:45 p.m. when […]

Ricky Hema jailed for seven years over violent ice-fuelled rampage  The 35-year-old attacked four people in two hours across Sydney Disturbing footage shows a victim being punched in the head and kicked The attacker then leaps in the air and stamps on victim’s motionless body A man who bashed four people in a two-hour ice-fuelled […]

MEXICO CITY –  Following the detention of the entire municipal police force in the Mexican city of Zihuatanejo, a pleasant U.S. expat hotspot on the Pacific coast, 20 alleged drug traffickers were found to have been masquerading as cops.   Last Tuesday’s bust was conducted by state and federal police, along with the Marine Corps. […]

CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) — A woman was arrested in a meth bust after she was caught in a vehicle that was traveling over 90 miles per hour on Interstate 64. Melody Sue Legg, 42, is charged with possession with intent to deliver. It happened near mile marker 29 on I-64 around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. […]

Philippine authorities said they seized 605 kilograms of methamphetamine shipped from China following a tip from the Chinese government. National Bureau of Investigation officials said Monday that the drugs, with a street value of 6.05 billion pesos ($121.4 million), were seized over the weekend from a brokerage warehouse in metropolitan Manila, while a portion was […]

Comments Off on Loretta Simpson, 41 of Belton, Charged with Methamphetamine Possession at Gregory Campground

DRAKESBORO, Ky. (5/26/17) — Two people were charged with drug possession at Gregory Lake Campground today. Officers including those from the Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force made a search at Lot 24 around noon at Gregory Lake along with a Probation and Parole officer. Authorities located a baggie of what appeared to be methamphetamine and a […]

Comments Off on Drugs, despair and waning hope: A girl’s struggle with addiction

The call woke Kevin Schultz at 6:15 a.m. on May 6. It was a sheriff’s deputy. He’d picked up Schultz’s 17-year-old adopted daughter Vanessa during a traffic stop near Nine Mile Falls. She had been riding with an older man known to be a “heavy meth user.” Kevin and his wife, Rochelle, rushed to meet […]

Comments Off on Adria Regn, 27, of Mount Holly, and Christopher K. White, 19, of Eastampton, charged with pimping 17-year-old girl as sex slave, forcing her to use Methamphetamine

MOUNT HOLLY >> A Burlington County couple has been arrested on first-degree human trafficking charges accusing them of forcing a 17-year-old girl to engage in prostitution at area motels. Christopher K. White, 19, of Eastampton, and Adria Regn, 27, of Mount Holly, could be locked up for 20 years to life in state prison if […]

Comments Off on Nathan Lehman, 38, charged with stabbing his own parents to death in their Eden Prairie home with screwdriver while high, again, on Methamphetamine

Nathan Lehman had a long history of domestic assaults against his parents, yet he was ordered to live with them after he was recently released from a civil commitment for mental illness. That requirement may have cost Robert and Debra Lehman their lives this week, as their son stabbed each of them more than 20 […]

Comments Off on Shantel Flores, 40, of Morgan City, arrested with Methamphetamine

Morgan City Police arrested a local woman and booked her with drug charges. Shantel Flores, 40, was booked with possession with intent to distribute meth, possession with intent to distribute Clonazepam, illegal carrying of a weapon in the presence of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of drugs in a drug-free zone, no turn signal […]

Comments Off on Methamphetamine lab uncovered at Bad Axe day care center

BAD AXE — The homeowner of a house police report is the scene of meth lab says it is not a day care facility. And the address, 316 Whitelam St., is not registered as a licensed day care facility. However, neighbors told police the home — which sits behind a slew of children’s play equipment […]

Comments Off on Elizabeth Colliver, 43, of Tina, arrested on Methamphetamine and drug charges during traffic stop

The highway patrol reports numerous charges are pending against a woman from the Tina community after she was arrested during a traffic stop in Carroll County Thursday night. An online arrest report indicates 43-year-old Elizabeth Colliver was taken to the Ray County Detention Center pending the formal filing of charges. The highway patrol has accused […]

Comments Off on 24 women and men indicted in major Methamphetamine distribution ring targeting Salt Lake County

SALT LAKE CITY — Two separate drug investigations that eventually became one have culminated in the federal indictments of 24 people and the seizure of 41 pounds of meth. The U.S. Attorney’s Office joined other local, state and federal agencies on Friday — including several police chiefs from across Salt Lake County — to announce […]

Comments Off on Zulema Rodriquez-Torres and Jesus Bojorquez-Mendez accused of transporting 19 pounds of Methamphetamine in their truck in Franklin County

COLUMBUS (WSYX/WTTE) — A couple has been indicted on multiple drug charges Friday and accused of transporting 19 pounds of methamphetamine in their truck. Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said the couple had the drugs and $72,000 on them. Jesus Bojorquez-Mendez and Zulema Rodriquez-Torres are being charged with aggravated drug trafficking and aggravated possession of drugs. […]

Comments Off on Morristown ‘Chicken Head Mafia’ member, Joel “Jose” Hosea Beasley, 37, gets 25 years in Methamphetamine ring

MORRISTOWN (WATE) – Another member of the “Chicken Head Mafia” is heading to prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Joel “Jose” Hosea Beasley, 37, was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for methamphetamine conspiracy and firearm charges. The United States Department of Justice said Joel Beasley sold methamphetamine to a person cooperating with law enforcement five times […]