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10 `one-pot’ meth labs found along Ind. trail

Chicago Tribune News  [ View Original Article ] FORT WAYNE, Ind.— Northeastern Indiana police are investigating the discovery of 10 so-called "one-pot" methamphetamine labs along a Fort Wayne walking trail. A man biking Tuesday afternoon along the Towpath Trail found the 10 one-liter plastic bottles and noticed they were taut with pressure and sealed with electrical tape. [...]

Candy chase leads cop to ‘meth cook’

The Post and Courier  [ View Original Article ] A Walterboro police officer responding to reports of a couple stealing candy suckers from Walmart found something bigger cooking in their vehicle Monday: meth. According to an incident report from Walterboro Public Safety, a loss-prevention employee for Walmart accused 35-year-old Alvin Lee Walling of Buffalo Lane of [...]

Meth Found On Suspect In Donation Jar Thefts, Police Say

Ashland Current  [ View Original Article ] An Ashland Police Department investigation into the theft of donation jars in November from various city businesses indicated that the suspects, including some juveniles, wanted the money to buy marijuana and synthetic marijuana, according to law enforcement officials. Since those thefts occurred, a 20-year-old suspect in the case, Jacob [...]

Man Catches Fire in Wilson County Meth Lab Explosion

WCTI12.com  [ View Original Article ] ELM CITY -- A 25-year-old man caught fire Sunday in an explosion at his mobile home near Elm City. Authorities said they believe the explosion was related to the production of methamphetamine. Lucas Benjamin Barrett drove himself to Wilson Medical Center and his injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. [...]

Ex-judge gets meth sentence

JacksonSun.com  [ View Original Article ] A Crockett County attorney and former judge appeared in U.S. District Court in Jackson on Thursday for sentencing following his guilty plea last year on a methamphetamine charge. Shannon Jones testified at the sentencing hearing, saying once he started treatment for his drug addiction, it was a "relief" to have [...]

POLICE REPORTS: Man arrested after his kids test positive for meth

LukinDailyNews.com  [ View Original Article ] A Lufkin man was arrested Tuesday on charges his two young children tested positive for methamphetamine. Benjamin McCoy, 23, was taken into custody on two counts of endangering a child and a warrant for speeding. Last month, the Angelina County Sheriff's Office raided the home McCoy shares at 1501 Pershing [...]

Meth Lab Found in Van During Traffic Stop in Plainwell

WHTC  [ View Original Article ] PLAINWELL, MI (WHTC) - Charges are pending against an unnamed woman in her 30's arrested yesterday afternoon along US-131 near Plainwell. Authorities claim that a working meth lab was found in her maroon van after it was pulled over near the M-89 exit on a report of a "domestic situation" [...]

Woman dies after meth bag explodes-also kills fetus

Examiner.com  [ View Original Article ] By: Radell Smith On Sat., Jan. 21, 2012, the Dalton Daily Citizen reported that a 19-year-old girl who died in September, along with her fetus, did so due to an exploding meth bag according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigations. Balloons containing meth are sometimes ingested by individuals being used [...]

Police: Woman Was Smoking Meth While Child Was In Tub

CBS Minnesota.com  [ View Original Article ] MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Northfield, Minn. woman was arrested after she allegedly was smoking methamphetamine while her baby was sleeping in a bathtub, according to police. Police say they were contacted by a Rice County social worker about a child protection issue. The social worker said a woman called [...]