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MCDOWELL COUNTY, N.C. — A McDowell County mother has been charged after her 3-year-old son tested positive for methamphetamine. Christina Irene Coursey, 22, of Nebo is charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Detective Shane Vance of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Christina Irene Coursey, 22, of 38 Moss Ridge in Nebo, […]

RALEIGH – Bail was raised Monday for a man and woman whom Wendell police arrested on charges of making methamphetamine at their home on North Main Street. Stephen Robert Tanner, 46, and Michelle Baker Snyder, 45, were arrested Friday at 430 N. Main St. Police also charged the two with possession of camp-stone fuel, which […]

ELLSWORTH — Waldo County deputies arrested a Stockton Springs woman on a charge of methamphetamine trafficking, which involved the U.S. Postal Service and a U.S. citizen living in Tijuana, Mexico. Tiffany Eastman, 27, has been charged with one count of felony drug trafficking. Police also charged Dustin Campbell, 38, of Tijuana with felony drug trafficking […]

Getting some help for victims of domestic violence is the goal of Barb Guthneck and Cookie Haidle. On Wednesday, the women asked the Lincoln County commissioners for $11,000 to fund a domestic violence outreach coordinator. The women volunteer with Lincoln County Crisis Solutions, but take on part-time and contract work to help make ends meet […]

ROANOKE, Va. – A Roanoke man was sentenced to 27 years in prison Tuesday on drug, gun and sex trafficking charges, according to U.S. Attorney John P. Fishwick said. Brandon Scott Thomas, 25, of Roanoke was sentenced to 27 years in federal prison. Thomas pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to possess with the intent […]

TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2016 /CNW/ – Today, the RCMP, Serious and Organized Crime Section arrested two Toronto residents for trafficking in both non-regulated and regulated chemicals from their family-owned business A&K Petrochem Industries in Vaughan, Ontario; each knowing that the end-use was to produce methamphetamine. The matter stems from an RCMP undercover operation (Project OHUB) […]

  US Treasury Dept Sanctions Individuals Supporting Powerful Mexico – Based Drug Cartels Action Targets Nine Individuals Tied to the Cartel de Jalisco Nueva Generacion (CJNG) and the Los Cuinis Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO) WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned nine Mexican individuals linked to the Cartel […]

KINGMAN – A man accused of torturing his girlfriend and her son all made Mohave County Superior Court appearances recently. Jerry Gilligan, facing a 26-count indictment, including kidnapping, sexual conduct with a minor under age 12, sexual assault, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and administering a dangerous drug (methamphetamine) to another, had a management […]

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (WCCO) A 35-year-old Alexandria woman is in jail after she allegedly stole a squad car and led police on a high-speed chase Sunday evening. Alexandria police say officers and fire crews were dispatched at 6:41 p.m. Sunday to a fire alarm with visible smoke at an apartment on the 500 block of Broadway […]

MIAMI – There were three and now there’s one. All charges were dropped against a second murder suspect, John Kevin Rather Jr., for the Jan. 17, 2016, shooting death of 23-year-old Caleb Friend of Miami. The victim’s sister and only remaining suspect, Kylie Friend, was bound over for trial after the preliminary hearing ended on […]

A 40-year-old Lincoln woman is in jail after police say they found more than 140 grams of meth, an assortment of prescription pills and about $9,000 in her car at a traffic stop Friday. Investigators said they received information Joy Bradford had been selling large quantities of meth in Lincoln and would be in the […]

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/7/16) — A Madisonville woman was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine after a Madisonville policeman made a traffic stop on the vehicle she was riding in last night. An MPD report indicated that Officer Justin Browning observed a 2005 Ford Explorer on McCoy Avenue at 11:54 p.m. without its license plate illuminated. During […]

(AP) – A Mississippi woman has admitted she was involved in transporting meth from Texas to Gulfport in a spare tire in her vehicle.  The Sun Herald reports 50-year-old Melissa Brewer faces up to five years in prison on a guilty plea to a charge of travel in aid of drug racketeering enterprises. She will […]

COLUMBIANA – A 33-year-old Alabaster woman is facing multiple felony charges after members of the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force said she allegedly attempted to bring methamphetamine into the Shelby County Jail. The Task Force arrested Wanda Gail Bright, who lists an address on Alabama 119 in Alabaster, on Nov. 2 and charged her […]

SHEBOYGAN – Three people were arrested after a 7-year-old notified police of drug use in his home. Robert Justinger, 38, Jamie Bradford, 38, and David Hesselink, 35, were charged with various drug-related crimes for allegedly using and selling drugs in a case that began when the 7-year-old told police that he saw people selling and using drugs […]

Vestiges of the dark days of cartel warfare in Mexico have emerged in different parts of the country in recent months, particularly in areas where drug trafficking is heavy. In Tijuana, one of the world’s busiest land-border crossings and ground zero for much of the drug smuggling in western North America, authorities have come across […]

Smugglers have long made use of the expansive US-Mexico border to avoid American authorities posted along the frontier. But official border crossings in places like El Paso and San Diego are still focal points for illegal narcotics transiting the border headed to points north. Traffickers have developed a variety of ways to obscure and conceal […]

SAN FRANCISCO — An elite law enforcement team is battling foreign drug cartels operating in Northern California. The cartels wreak havoc on the environment and produce pot tainted with toxic chemicals; they are not medical marijuana growers trying to do it right. No matter what happens with the vote to legalize marijuana, law enforcement sources […]

LEMOORE — A woman was arrested on numerous drug charges after she was kicked out of the Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino for trespassing, the Kings County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies were called to the casino, located in the 17200 block of Jersey Avenue, around 8:15 p.m. after Tinamarie Sanchez, 33, was detained for trespassing. […]

A small Taranaki town is waging its own war against P by reaching out to its youth. People in the Waitara community have described the use of hard drugs, including methamphetamine as “rife” but instead of taking the law into their own hands, they want to connect with teens and young people before they get a chance […]

Police in Fairfield arrested a 55-year-old man on Saturday night after he followed a woman home and lurked with a rusty machete, methamphetamine and a crank pipe in his car, officials said. The woman, who was not named, noticed a man following her car around 8 p.m. as she drove to her house in the […]

For about three years, the home was an issue for neighbors. On Oct. 3, Titusville Police entered 420 Chestnut St., responding to a report of possible trespassers in the home, finding nobody inside when they arrived. What police found inside raised concerns that someone had been making methamphetamine in the home. After members of the […]

A  family house in Dinsdale is one of 36 Hamilton state houses that are uninhabitable due to methamphetamine contamination. The problem is not unique to Hamilton with state landlord Housing New Zealand reporting similar cases of P contamination across the country as the nation’s love affair with methamphetamine continues unabated. Figures to September 30, 2016,  show that Housing […]

Philippine police shot and killed a town mayor in his jail cell on Saturday, the second politician to fall victim to President Rodrigo Duterte’s vicious war on the illegal drug trade in recent weeks. Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr., mayor of Albuera, a town in the Leyte province in central Philippines, was among 150 local government […]

A federal search warrant for Facebook accounts suspected to contain information needed in an investigation into underage prostitution and drug trafficking in Texarkana was unsealed this week. The warrant targeted the Facebook accounts of Jamie Yates, 44, and several young girls who Yates allegedly gave methamphetamine in exchange for sex. The search warrant affidavit alleges […]