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BARBERTON, Ohio — A Barberton man is accused of selling methamphetamine from his home. Donald Eagle, 43, is charged with drug trafficking, a second-degree felony, and drug possession. His bond was set at $50,000 during his initial appearance in Barberton Municipal Court. A SWAT team raided Eagle’s home on Diamond Avenue about 7:20 a.m. Friday. […]

FORT WORTH – Hope DeHart should have hit rock bottom a year ago. It should have come that day her methamphetamine use landed her in a motel room with sketchy strangers. When she was shot in the head, then dumped like trash at the end of a dead-end road. When she was taken by helicopter to […]

PRYOR — A former Craig County interim police chief and his wife charged with drug and weapon violations told law officers they had been making methamphetamine for their own use. Brian Lee Mossier, 41, and Jamie Marie Mossier, 38, both of Chelsea, are charged in Mayes County District Court in Pryor. They are free on […]

WHITEWATER, Wis. – The Walworth County Drug Enforcement Unit has taken three people into custody in the last two days in connection to three separate methamphetamine cook sites across the county, according to a news release. Police said the three sites were located in Whitewater, the Town of Geneva and the Town of Richmond. Police have […]

Gibsonton – Federal and local law enforcement arrested a man in Gibsonton with 70 pounds of narcotics. According to arrest reports, 18-year-old Jesus Barrera Guerrero had 48 pounds of meth and 22 pounds of cocaine. The DEA isn’t talking about the investigation, but according to arrest documents, agents arrested Barrera Guerro at the Circle K […]

YANKTON SIOUX TRIBE RESERVATION — Almost three years after forming its own, independent police force, law enforcement on the Yankton Sioux Tribe has identified one issue that stands out from the rest. That’s the prevalence of methamphetamine. “There is a huge problem here,” said Yankton Sioux Tribal Police Chief Christopher Saunsoci. “Our families are close […]

Meth in the News – August 5, 2016

Posted: 5th August 2016 by Doc in Uncategorized

Meth in the News Professor Nicholas E Goeders Time and time again I have provided evidence in this Meth in the News column that methamphetamine is a major problem of epidemic proportions, not only in the United States, but around the world. In July of this year, Congress passed a new bill to fight opioid […]

FAIRFAX, Va. (WBFF) – Fairfax County Police have arrested the Mayor of Fairfax City and two others for distribution of methamphetamine in exchange for sexual encounters. The arrest was made at a hotel in Tyson’s Corner Thursday.Undercover narcotics officers began investigating meth distribution in the area and identified a suspect who was allegedly distributing the […]

CONCORD, N.H. —A man and a woman are facing drug charges after police were called to a Concord residence on a report of an unresponsive baby who later died at a local hospital. Police were called Monday to an address on Penacook Street, where they found the 2-month-old baby boy unconscious and not breathing inside […]

(ABC 6 News) — A Rochester woman is facing several charges after, police say, she was selling meth out of her home and then brought the drug into the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center. After an ongoing drug investigation, the Rochester Police Department did a search warrant at a home on the 500 block of […]

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 24-year-old Kansas woman is accused of hiding a drug pipe in her private area while being a passenger in a stolen vehicle in Inver Grove Heights back in January, according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court. Katie Anne Bray was charged with fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance and […]

HOLLAND, MICH. (WZZM) – A Holland man has been charged with running a drug conspiracy involving crystal methamphetamine mailed to Ottawa County from Arizona – part of a growing trend in which mail is used for interstate deliveries. Keith Allen Thorpe, 43, was indicted this week on the federal methamphetamine conspiracy charge, which is punishable […]

A Seguin man was arrested on federal drug charges after authorities seized nearly 70 pounds of meth — worth more than $1 million — from his home on Tuesday. Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Narcotics Lt. Eddie Flores said the arrest came after a year-long investigation into 49-year-old Marco Antonio Rendon for allegedly running drugs through the […]

Black Hills area law enforcement are seeing an alarming rise in the abuse of heroin and other opioids this year, even as they continue to battle methamphetamine use. As evidence, law enforcement points to an increase in overdose deaths, drug arrests and seizures. While there has been one meth overdose death reported so far in […]

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Elizabethtown Police say they’ve arrested four people after two toddlers were found at a home where drug trafficking was taking place. According to arrest reports, police visited a home in the 4000 block of Church of God Road in Dyer, Kentucky, Tuesday evening, after they received a complaint that drug trafficking was taking […]

RALEIGH – A man and woman were arrested with what police said was a large quantity of methamphetamine at a Wal-Mart shopping center on Glenwood Avenue early Thursday. In arrest warrants, police said that Dora Irma Marcias-Flores, 45, and Marco Antonio Sanchez-Oceguera, 27, said that the two had more than 400 grams of meth. Both […]

One of three men charged in the murder of a transient this past spring in Alton Baker Park also is accused of a number of other crimes, including the rape of a 15-year-old girl. John Marque Javelet claims the girl is his girlfriend and is pregnant with his child, according to a probable cause affidavit […]

HALL COUNTY — Authorities say they found 2.5 pounds of methamphetamine packaged for sale at a home on Old Cornelia Highway. The meth was found Tuesday in 42 1-ounce bags during a search of the home in the 2000 block, according to Sgt. Don Scalia with the Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad. Scalia said the street value […]

A sex offender suspected of being under the influence of methamphetamine led police on a foot pursuit before he was found hiding under a bridge in a ditch in southwest Longmont. Christopher Michael Wright, 39, of Denver, was arrested early Tuesday on suspicion of failure to register as a sex offender, obstruction of police/fire personnel, […]

COLDWATER — Like boyfriend Ryan Kenley, Shelby Ramsey will serve probation after a meth lab exploded in their PT Cruiser a year ago just off Coldwater Lake. Ramsey, 24, said the couple had taken their 5-year-old daughter to Jo Jo Lane that night to his grandmother’s. Both had been smoking meth, “but I didn’t know […]

A woman was arrested in Farmersville on Wednesday morning after police served a search warrant at a home in the 600 block of South Shasta Avenue, finding a quarter-pound of meth, packaging materials, scales and cash, the Visalia Police Department said. Claudia Rosales, 37, was booked into the Tulare County Jail on suspicion of possession […]

More than 40 people were arrested over the past week as part of a large multi-agency methamphetamine investigation in St. Johns County, officials said Wednesday. At an afternoon news conference, Sheriff David Shoar said more than 67 warrants had been issued for 54 people as part of the investigation dubbed “Operation Ancient City Brewers II.” […]

An Albany woman has only one mission: to educate about what she calls the ‘ice epidemic’. Coach and author Christina Stroud has written two new books Band Aids Don’t Fix Bullet Holes and Ice Storm on methamphetamine addiction.  The books aim to educate and share users’ stories. One contains exercises to facilitate recovery. Stroud says teenagers are particularly vulnerable to using.  “It’s their job to start […]

Methamphetamine manufacturers often seek to “cook” meth in hotel and motel rooms because it provides them an enclosed, private environment that they can abandon on a moment’s notice. Meth manufacturing in hotels is a significant concern, as it creates danger for every person on property, can be costly to remediate, and can harm the reputation […]

The first time Ethan Smith used methamphetamine was a few months before his ninth birthday. A close family member was a drug dealer, and one night in 1997 the 8-year-old boy saw her using meth. Like any curious child, he asked what it was and why she was smoking it. “Here, let me show you,” […]