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As Derrick Dearman was led by corrections officers to the Mobile County Metro Jail this week, he turned to the TV cameras and told the public “don’t do drugs”and admitted to being high on methamphetamine when he murdered five adults near Citronelle. Dearman’s admission has shined a new light on a drug that, in the […]

COPS have linked a 500 per cent increase in arrests linked to crystal meth with TV show Breaking Bad. Police fear the deadly, and highly addictive drug is sweeping the UK after it was made famous by the show starring Brian Cranston as science teacher turned meth dealer Walter White. Last year 100 people were […]

In a heart wrenching moment in court, a woman who was sexually assaulted by a San Diego dental assistant told her attacker he has “ruined” her for life. “Something like this doesn’t just go away. It lingers and it eats at you every single day, everywhere you go,” the victim, who will not be identified, […]

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Los Indios International Bridge intercepted a load of methamphetamine. CBP officers discovered the narcotics, valued at about $1,815,709, hidden within a gold 2001 Toyota Sequoia. The seizure took place on Thursday, August 25th at Los Indios International Bridge when a 23-year-old male United States citizen who resides […]

Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), tells Breitbart News Daily on SiriusXM that countries that are known to support radical Islamic terrorism are “cutting deals” with Mexican cartels for access to human smuggling routes into the United States. Citing photos from the U.S. Border Patrol component of […]

People often question as to why I am so interested in needle meth use, especially by women. That’s a legitimate question. I have been studying drug addiction, primarily cocaine and more recently meth, for about 35 years. Much of my work has been in a research laboratory, but a few years ago I started going […]

Meth in the News – August 26, 2016

Posted: 26th August 2016 by Doc in Uncategorized

Meth in the News Professor Nicholas E Goeders Regular readers of this Meth in the News column know that from time to time I have what I can only describe as epiphanies – moments of clarity when something becomes apparent to me for what is often the first time. I recently had two! Regular readers […]

OKEECHOBEE — On Aug. 21, at 12:18 a.m., Maria Rodriguez made a call to the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office that a bald, white man with no shirt was chasing another white male, Christopher Kyle Baker, with a knife. As Deputy Mark Margerum of the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office arrived on the scene at the 3900 […]

ASHLEY — First, she was charged with stealing drugs. Now, she’s charged with manufacturing drugs. The nurse arrested Wednesday on accusations she stole a dying cancer patient’s pain medication was arraigned Thursday morning in connection with a methamphetamine lab investigators say they uncovered at her Ashley home. Andrea Gosiewski, 39, was charged with conspiracy to […]

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Drug and Major Crimes Unit, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and Crossville Police Department arrested a woman at a local daycare after finding methamphetamine and paraphernalia inside the center. Officers spoke with 40-year-old Leslie Bright of Crossville, owner of Bright Beginnings Daycare, who cooperated with agents. Bright allowed police […]

(CNN) — You shouldn’t put illegal drugs in your body, and you shouldn’t let neighborhood bodies of water ingest them, either. A new study suggests that aquatic life in Baltimore is being exposed to drugs, and it’s having an impact. And these aren’t soft drugs; they include methamphetamine and amphetamine. They’re messing with the growth […]

Authorities have seized more than 35 tons of a chemical at the Port of Charleston used to make methamphetamine and are working to uncover whether it is tied to a criminal enterprise. Federal agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Homeland Security Investigations and Customs and Border Protection seized 35.6 tons of benzaldehyde Aug. 17 on […]

A 10-year-old Albuquerque girl was brutally slain in her family’s Northwest Albuquerque apartment early Wednesday, hours before she was to celebrate her birthday at a party complete with manicures and cake. Late Wednesday night, Albuquerque police released horrific details of the crime allegedly perpetrated by the girl’s mother, her boyfriend and another woman. APD spokesman […]

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. —A man is behind bars in southern Kentucky after police said he exposed a child and two dogs to meth. Benjamin Burdette is facing wanton endangerment and animal cruelty charges. Officials were called to his home earlier this week in regarding a complaint. When they arrived, police discovered Burdette had been using […]

Condemned murderer Michael Jones was acting strangely and profusely sweating when guards escorted him in chains to the San Quentin medical unit that doubles as the psych ward on death row. “Doggone, I don’t think you’re ever going to see me again,” he told a fellow inmate, Clifton Perry. Hours later, Jones was dead. Toxicology […]

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — An inmate now faces additional charges after he allegedly was caught smuggling narcotics into the Bay County Jail via methamphetamine-drizzled drawings of the sun, according to arrest records. Two other people also have been arrested in connection with the scheme. Bay County inmate Robert Daniel Eanes, 27, on Monday was the […]

Troopers from the Utah Highway Patrol found about 28 pounds of what they believe is methamphetamine Monday after pulling a vehicle over for speeding in Washington County. About 1:30 p.m. Monday, a trooper stopped the vehicle near St. George, a news release said. During the stop, the trooper became suspicious of criminal activity and requested […]

MONROE COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) — Meth is a problem in East Tennessee but now law enforcement is saying the problem keeps getting worse. The drug seeps into walls, clothing and furniture. It’s made from common household increments. But if mixed incorrectly, huge fires can start. “It’s just a never ending war,” said Dennis Graham, a […]

BURLINGTON, Vt. – Police say it’s a disturbing symptom of the drug crisis– women who are so desperate for drugs that they sell their bodies for sex. It’s what police say allowed a former Burlington man to prey on young women. Police say there are at least six victims whose drug dependencies led them down […]

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WVIR) – Two Waynesboro women are facing drug-related charges after police say they found methamphetamine in a home on 13th Street. Officers arrested 32-year-old Amanda Dawn Branch and 18-year-old Sierra Nicole Baber on Friday, August 19.   Police say the arrests came after a joint investigation by the Skyline Task Force and Virginia […]

A Gustine man hallucinating under the influence of methamphetamine landed in jail Monday after calling 911 saying several people were trying to kill him, the Merced County Sheriff’s Office reported. Authorities believe the would-be killers probably were imaginary. The guns and drugs deputies found in the man’s home, however, were real, Undersheriff Jason Goins said. […]

Family arrested after SWAT team executes narcotics warrant LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Four adults and two teenagers are facing drug charges, after an early morning bust in South Louisville.  SWAT members and other officers with the Louisville Metro Police Department served a narcotics warrant to the family’s home in the 1300 block of Vim Drive around 12:30 […]

CITRONELLE, Ala. — Under arrest and shackled following the slaying of five friends in a rural home, a Mississippi man professed his love for the estranged girlfriend whose family and friends were massacred and blamed the killings on drugs. Speaking with reporters as he was escorted to jail by deputies in Mobile, Alabama, Derrick Dearman […]

PANAMA CITY — A woman who admitted she was on meth drove into the Panama City Police Department parking lot seeking protection from “dead bodies” under her truck. According to a report from the PCPD, about 11 p.m. Thursday an officer on 15th Street pulled over a Toyota truck that was “driving with its flashers […]

Former USC and Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich was arrested after he was found naked with methamphetamine in a stranger’s backyard by Irvine police investigating a call about a nude man wandering a nearby hiking trail, according to authorities. Marinovich, who once bore the nickname “Robo quarterback,” was booked on suspicion of trespassing; possession of a […]