Stories tagged: meth
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 10:09 a.m.
Deputies arrest two for providing fatal doses of heroin, meth
Two people who deputies believe provided fatal doses of heroin and methamphetamine to a Washington woman have been arrested.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
Former Spokane resident wanted by the FBI for alleged meth distribution
The FBI is asking for help in finding a felon wanted for his alleged involvement in trafficking meth in Montana.
Wed., June 28, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Whitman County traffic stop results in discovery of alleged mobile meth lab, arrest of Spokane residents
A routine traffic stop just outside of Garfield on Sunday morning resulted in the arrests of a man and a woman after the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office allegedly discovered the …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 12:31 p.m.
Border officers find more than 53 pounds of meth in vehicle
Authorities say U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers discovered seven packages of methamphetamine weighing more than 53 pounds at the border in Blaine, Washington.
Mon., June 12, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
Thai police seize 1.2 million methamphetamine tablets
Thai police said Monday they have seized more than 1 million methamphetamine tablets this month, as trade in the illicit drug shows little sign of abating.
Sun., May 28, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Drugs, despair and waning hope: A girl’s struggle with addiction leaves a family wondering what’s next
The call woke Kevin Schultz at 6:15 a.m. on May 6. It was a sheriff’s deputy. He’d picked up Schultz’s 17-year-old adopted daughter Vanessa during a traffic stop near Nine …
Sun., May 21, 2017, 5:51 p.m.
Bond increased for man charged in lethal meth case
A judge has increased the bond for a Spokane man charged with forcing the grandson of a former Post Falls mayor to ingest a lethal dose of methamphetamine.
Sun., May 21, 2017, 10:21 a.m.
A new meth surge gathers momentum
The opioid epidemic has killed tens of thousands over the last two years and driven major reforms in state and local law enforcement and public health policies for people with …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
Oregon man sentenced to 17 years for trafficking meth
A federal judge has sentenced an Oregon drug trafficker to 17 years in federal prison.
Sat., May 6, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
Burlington motel’s meth contamination sparks new law
A new state law will take effect July 23 that will allow local governments to evict residents from contaminated buildings.
Sat., April 29, 2017, 4 p.m.
LA jail adapts amid meth-fueled rise in mentally ill inmates
Perhaps the largest group of mentally ill inmates in the U.S. resides in Los Angeles in one of the world’s largest jail complexes. Over the past seven years, the jail’s …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 10:48 a.m.
Man gets 10 years in Central Oregon shooting death
A Central Oregon man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the shooting death of a man who sold him fake methamphetamine.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
Man gets 25 years in prison for selling 40 pounds of meth
A man who admitted bringing 40 pounds of methamphetamine into Butte in 2015 has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison.
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 8:23 a.m.
Woman arrested on charges of receiving meth in the mail
An Idaho County woman has been charged receiving methamphetamine through the mail.
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Montana officials say surge in meth use deeply troubling
Methamphetamines continue to make an alarming surge in Montana, as law enforcement, health officials and communities struggle to address the problem.
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Chicago man gets 30 years for killing girlfriend on I-90
A Chicago man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend on Interstate 90 in Eastern Washington in front of their 3-year-old son.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 1:19 p.m.
Three men charged with smuggling meth in semi-trailer’s gas tank
Three men from Mexico are charged with smuggling more than 1,000 pounds of liquid methamphetamine into northeast Kansas in the gas tank of a semi-trailer truck
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 7:03 p.m.
Idaho mother sentenced to 12 years in baby’s meth death
An Idaho woman who prosecutors say caused her baby daughter to overdose on methamphetamine has been sentenced to a dozen years in prison.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
19 arrests, 44 pounds of methamphetamine seized in drug ring
Authorities say 19 people have been arrested and 44 pounds of methamphetamine was seized in connection with a drug distribution ring south of Seattle.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 4:40 p.m.
Man arrested on suspicion of trying to set an apartment building on fire near North Central High School
A man was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of trying to set an apartment building on fire near North Central High School.
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016, 1:15 p.m.
Police arrest 3 in drug trafficking investigation
Lewiston police arrested three people following a narcotics trafficking investigation.
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 4:05 p.m.
Montana man pleads guilty in Miles City, Missoula killings
A 38-year-old Montana man pleaded guilty to two counts of deliberate homicide for killing his former landlord and a Missoula motel worker in what authorities said was a meth-fueled, cross-state …
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 1:28 p.m.
Louisiana boy finds bag of meth in video game package
It was Grand Theft Auto come to life: When an 11-year-old bought a video game Wednesday in Lake Charles, Louisiana, he opened the plastic case to find a bag of …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 4:51 p.m.
Obama shortens Spokane meth dealer’s life sentence
A Spokane drug dealer who is serving life in prison had his sentence commuted.
Sun., Aug. 14, 2016, 3:17 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene woman asleep at crime scene arrested on drug charges
A Coeur d’Alene woman was arrested on drug charges Saturday after a sheriff’s deputy found her asleep in a Jeep as the scene of gasoline theft from a public vehicle.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 1:57 p.m.
Idaho man pleads guilty distributing meth resulting in death
A 40-year-old Idaho man has pleaded guilty to distributing methamphetamine resulting in the overdose death of a Montana man last year.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 3:24 p.m.
Bear spray used in weekend assault near Post Falls
Bear spray was used in a assault near Post Falls early Saturday morning that left multiple people lying in the street, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
Virginia mayor faces drug charges after meth-for-sex sting
A three-term northern Virginia mayor was arrested on drug charges after he tried to trade two grams of methamphetamine for sex acts in what turned out to be an undercover …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 2:24 p.m.
Baby died after mom fed her meth to offset methadone, police say
Authorities say a Phoenix woman has been arrested in her daughter’s death after giving the toddler methamphetamine in an effort to counteract the methadone she had consumed from an open …
Mon., July 11, 2016, 1:49 p.m.
Man arraigned on murder charge in Post Falls meth overdose
Shaun Patrick Kelly was arraigned on a murder charge Monday for allegedly forcing a Post Falls man to eat a lethal dose of methamphetamine at gunpoint.