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The Aroostook County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents of meth dump sites found across the county. MDEA confirms more than 20 such discoveries throughout Aroostook County since mid-April. Deputies say a fair number of these appear to have been discarded months ago and have surfaced since the snow started to melt. Most bottles remain safe […]

FAYETTE — The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office narcotics unit is looking into the discovery of a methamphetamine lab “dump site” in a wooded area off Zwick Road. Undersheriff John Cleere said an alert Fayette town highway department worker discovered a plastic bottle with two hoses coming out of it Tuesday. He reported it to the […]

CALGARY, Alberta, May 6 (UPI) — A joint investigation between Canadian law enforcement and a local prison found that methamphetamine-laced Christmas cards were being sent to inmates. Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team released a statement saying that two people were suspected of mailing the cards, which contained traces of liquid methamphetamine, to inmates at Medicine […]

The Franklin County Drug Enforcement Unit recently arrested 10 people related to drug trafficking, Jeff Richards, Franklin County sheriff, said. Detectives seized more than 30 grams of methamphetamine, quantities of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and firearms after serving search warrants at residences located on Texas Road in Franklin County as well as Ottawa’s South Locust and […]

Meth in the News – May 6, 2016

Posted: 6th May 2016 by Doc in Uncategorized

Meth in the News Professor Nicholas E Goeders Last week in this Meth in the News column, I tried an experiment where I highlighted several methamphetamine-related news items that were reported during the preceding week or two without delving into them in any great detail. A close friend and regular reader of this column wrote […]

FENTON, LA (KPLC) – Three people were arrested after police recovered meth during a routine traffic stop in Jeff Davis Parish, authorities said. Fenton Police Department arrested Juan D. Ramirez, 33, of Roma, Texas; Katelyn A. Tate, 28, of Pineville and Felisha A. Oglesby, 29, of Marksville. At approximately 7:45 p.m., Wednesday, May 4, an […]

Kentucky State Police Troopers say a man was arrested for endangering the welfare of minors after he was found driving a tractor trailer while under the influence of Methamphetamine with two juveniles in the tractor trailer. They say that KSP-Vehicle Enforcement officers stopped the 2001 Freightliner on I-75 at the Northbound Weight Station in Laurel […]

A Florida criminal defense lawyer has been stripped of her license to practice law after it was discovered that she had reportedly been having sex with her clients and abusing cocaine, crack, ecstasy, methamphetamine and other drugs, state bar officials announced on April 29. Former assistant public defender Linda Dawn Hadad, 43, allegedly carried on […]

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 41-year-old St. Cloud man was sentenced to 27 years in prison on Thursday for sex trafficking two women in Stearns County. Israel Davis was convicted on Jan. 20 of 10 counts of sex trafficking. In October of 2015, Waite Park police say investigators from several metro area agencies working with the […]

Haskell County, Okla. — Multiple people were recently taken into custody in Haskell County, after an extensive investigation. We’re told the investigation lasted three months and involved the FBI and the District 18 Drugs and Violent Crimes Task Force. Law enforcement say they recovered meth, meth materials, and hundreds of dollars in fake bills, within […]

Four men face nearly a dozen felony charges combined including drug trafficking after police seized a pound of crystal meth in an undercover operation. Wilson police began an investigation into a large crystal meth distribution ring on April 25, officials said. Two days later, investigators conducted an undercover operation where 7 ounces of crystal meth […]

Meth investigation leads to 18 arrests Local county officials arrested 18 individuals in the West Texas area recently for the offense of engaging in organized crime. Cases were in relation to the distribution and sale of methamphetamine in Lamb County and the surrounding area, according to a media advisory provided by the Lamb County District […]

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Thursday its officers found a significant amount of alleged crystal methamphetamine with a value of over $1 million. “This was an excellent interception effected by our CBP officers,” said Alberto Flores, director of the Laredo Port of Entry. “This seizure demonstrates how the officer’s training and attention to detail […]

Jakarta. A court in Tangerang, Banten, has handed down a death sentence to a 22-year-old Chinese man for smuggling nearly 90 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine. The panel of judges at the Tangerang District Court on Wednesday (04/05) found the man, Ng Ka Fung, guilty of violating the 2009 narcotics law. “The defendant is sentenced to […]

May Is Methamphetamine Awareness Month

Posted: 6th May 2016 by Doc in Uncategorized

Methamphetamine is a dangerous and highly addictive illegal drug that has devastated hundreds of thousands of lives around the nation, and it continues to show an increase in Michigan and more specifically in Clare County. Methamphetamine is a white, odorless bitter tasting crystalline powder that easily dissolves in water or alcohol and can be taken […]

MASON CITY | A Mason City woman has been arrested on prostitution and methamphetamine delivery charges. Allyson Donnelly, 36, was arrested Tuesday at the Country Inn & Suites, 4082 Fourth St. S.W., during a prostitution sting conducted by Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office deputies, according to Sheriff Kevin Pals. She was charged with prostitution, an […]

By Vanessa Pineda, My mom began using drugs when I was about six or seven years old. At first, I didn’t really know what was going on. By the time I was in fourth grade, I was living with my grandma since my mother could no longer take care of us. We lived in an […]

A 30-year-old Duluth woman was charged Monday with two felony counts of drug possession following a surveillance operation that resulted in her arrest in late April. Jamie Lynn Nyquist was charged with second-degree possession of a controlled substance and third-degree possession of methamphetamine, according to a police news release issued Wednesday. She was arrested April […]

VANCOUVER, Wash.. – A Vancouver homeowner was arrested Wednesday after police discovered that he was dealing methamphetamine and running a makeshift, garbage-filled homeless camp. Neighbors have complained about the situation at 6114 NE 112th Avenue for the past two years, according to Sgt. Duncan Hoss of the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. After police obtained a […]

ODESSA, TX (KWES) – Authorities made a big discovery on Tuesday evening in Ector County. The traffic stop was made around 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of 42nd Street and JBS Parkway. According to the report, a Ford F-150 was stopped on a traffic violation. That when, deputies said, a consensual search was requested and […]

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Attorney’s office says a federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment, charging a California man with trafficking methamphetamine. Carole S. Rendon, acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, said George Schepp, 53, brought in more than one kilogram of methamphetamine for distribution in the Cleveland area in April. Based […]

A 36-year-old man is behind bars after a multiple agency investigation led to an arrest Sunday. The Tift County Sheriff’s Office says that the arrest was connected to an investigation involving the shipment of large amounts of methamphetamine into south Georgia. On May 1, investigators say they were able to intercept an 11 pound meth […]

Nearly every day for eight years, a former chemist in Massachusetts was high on drugs — drugs stolen from the lab where she worked. An investigation by the state attorney general found that from 2005 to 2013, Sonja Farak, 37, heavily abused various drugs including cocaine, LSD and methamphetamines and even manufactured her own crack […]

AUBURN — Two cousins from Lewiston were indicted Tuesday on charges of operating methamphetamine labs in their apartments. Samuel Johnson, 29, of 18 Turgeon St. was charged in an indictment by an Androscoggin County grand jury with unlawful operation of a methamphetamine lab, a Class B felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison. […]

Police are investigating an active meth lab that was discovered in Beaver Dams. State police Lt. David Forsyth told Star-Gazette news partner WENY-TV that troopers responded to a report of a suspected meth lab and confirmed the presence of the lab when they arrived on the scene. State police and other agencies responded Wednesday to […]