Stories tagged: methamphetamine
MONDAY, 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.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 8:10 A.M.
Police find a pound of meth in Butte woman’s car
Police reported finding a pound of methamphetamine along with marijuana in a car belonging to a Butte woman who was in Helena with a convicted drug dealer who is now …
FRIDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, 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
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 5:29 P.M.
Spokane woman arrested for meth trafficking in Post Falls
A Spokane woman was arrested in Post Falls early Saturday morning after she was allegedly found in possession of a large amount of methamphetamine.
SUNDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 6 P.M.
Coeur d’Alene doctor knew nothing of Las Vegas stripper wife’s drug empire
Dr. Stanley Toelle’s money flowed freely to support the lifestyle of his Las Vegas wife, Loren. In a court statement, she says he had no idea she was involved in …
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 5:46 P.M.
No, that Krispy Kreme doughnut glaze wasn’t crystal meth
A man who was arrested after police mistook Krispy Kreme doughnut glaze for crystal methamphetamine is suing the city and the drug-testing kit manufacturer.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, SEPT. 22, 2016, 3:24 P.M.
Mother of dead 2-year-old charged with drug distribution
Lovina Rainey, the mother of a 2-year-old girl killed last week, has been booked into the Spokane County Jail.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2016, 12:54 P.M.
Feds get first guilty plea in Idaho drug trafficking ring
Federal prosecutors have their first guilty plea in a multi-state drug trafficking ring involving at least 20 people, including a Coeur d’Alene gastroenterologist, his wife and her children.
FRIDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016, 11 A.M.
Sandwich chain worker accused of drugging police officer’s drink
A Utah sandwich shop employee has been arrested on accusations he put methamphetamine and THC into the drink of a uniformed police officer.
FRIDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016, 3:08 P.M.
Post Falls man sent to prison on drug, murder-for-hire charges
A Post Falls man was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison on drug charges and in a murder-for-hire plot.
TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016, 3:56 P.M.
Man carrying meth leads deputy on foot chase, police say
A bicyclist carrying a container of methamphetamine ditched his bike and led a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy on a foot chase Saturday night in Spokane Valley.
THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016, 5:15 P.M.
Ferry County man who dealt meth and heroin at mountain compound will serve 20 years in prison
Jason C. Youker, 47, was arrested in September 2014 on charges tied to the sale of drugs on his property. Investigators said he was planning on constructing a compound in …
FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016, 7:34 P.M.
N. Idaho woman imprisoned for breastfeeding while on meth
A northern Idaho woman will spend up to a year in prison for exposing her child to methamphetamine while breastfeeding.
MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016, 8:45 A.M.
Nigeria arrests Mexicans at meth super-lab
Nigerian drug agents say they have arrested four Mexicans helping Nigerian criminals build a “super-lab” capable of producing billions of dollars’ worth of methamphetamine.
FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016, 11:52 A.M.
Man accused of desecrating Sikh temple says he recently used meth
The man accused of desecrating a Sikh temple in Spokane Valley on Thursday said he had one drink the night before and injected meth three days prior.
MONDAY, JAN. 11, 2016, 5:11 P.M.
Police, Spokane County Jail staff won’t be charged in May death
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office will not file criminal charges against the police and jail staff who handled Lorenzo Hayes, 37, on the day he died in May.
FRIDAY, DEC. 4, 2015, 1:35 P.M.
Teen arrested for possession of a pound of meth
An 18-year-old was arrested in connection with a pound of methamphetamine found in his apartment in north Spokane Thursday.
FRIDAY, AUG. 7, 2015
Assault, other charges could bring life sentence for suspect, 35
A man accused of threatening and pointing a gun at a woman faces a third strike and possible life imprisonment if convicted. The alleged threats occurred at an apartment complex …
SATURDAY, AUG. 1, 2015
Restrained arrestee choked on vomit, died in Spokane jail booking area
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the death of a man in May in the Spokane County Jail was a homicide. Lorenzo Hayes, 37, died when he choked …
THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2015
Three plead guilty in gun, drug, prostitution ring
Three men have pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges after investigators uncovered a drug, gun and prostitution ring running between Spokane and Missoula. Frederick G. Johnson on Tuesday joined Yusuf …
FRIDAY, JAN. 16, 2015
Thwarted burglary of WSP impound lot may have targeted drug-filled car
A thwarted break-in at the Washington State Patrol’s impound lot early Wednesday may have been targeting a car containing a pound of methamphetamine and other drugs. Investigators are seeking a …
SATURDAY, NOV. 29, 2014
Troubled property in Mead district to be cleaned up
Land near the Boys and Girls Club in north Spokane that’s become notorious for meth labs, criminal activity and garbage will be cleaned up, with costs shared by Spokane County …