Stories tagged: meth
Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
Florida officials say a man who was found partially eaten by an alligator in June actually died of a meth overdose.
Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
Daniel F. Humphrey, 43, was given 140 months in federal prison and five years of supervised release after pleading guilty in September to distribution of 50 grams or more of …
Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
A Spokane man was sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison on Friday on drug trafficking charges. Robert Dvorak, 29, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin and methamphetamine in …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
“I guess my first reaction was, ‘Oh no, they’re going to get a lot of attention and, maybe, not all of it helpful attention,’ ” said a Spokane advertising executive …
Mon., Nov. 18, 2019
South Dakota sparked online guffaws Monday by rolling out an anti-drug campaign featuring people saying, “Meth, I’m on it,” and the governor said the backlash proves the effort to raise …
Sat., Oct. 12, 2019
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office investigators and a SWAT team arrested 20-time convicted felon Joseph A. Gariepy, 49, Friday morning in the Bemiss neighborhood with a large amount of methamphetamine.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019
A man was found dead in his Browne’s Addition apartment last weekend and covered in blankets with the heat running on high, leading detectives to initially believe there could be …
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019
Prosecutors say a Spokane drug and alcohol counselor was distributing and possessing meth and heroin in December and January.
Wed., Dec. 26, 2018
In 2017, more than four times the number of people were treated at Spokane hospitals as a result of amphetamine-related conditions compared with 2008, according to the Spokane Regional Health …
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018
Authorities in Washington seized nearly 24 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop on Interstate 5.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018
Drug overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year, with an estimated 200 people dying per day, according to a report by the U.S. …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018
He’s accused of sexually assaulting an animal in Columbia Park. It’s one of 2 meth-related holiday busts.
Three people were arrested by Kennewick police on Labor Day for having methamphetamine, including a man allegedly caught in a compromising position with an injured beaver.
Thu., July 26, 2018
Demi Lovato is awake and responsive, but the reason for the “Sober” singer’s Tuesday morning collapse, which brought emergency responders to her Los Angeles home, remains a mystery.
Thu., July 12, 2018
A man convicted of trafficking nearly a pound of methamphetamine won an appeal and was resentenced to be released on parole at the discretion of the parole board.
Sun., July 8, 2018
A Post Falls drug dealer serving 35 years in prison for forcing a man to eat a large quantity of meth, which killed him, must serve out his prison term.
UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018
About 126 pounds of methamphetamine and other drugs were seized from a semitruck hauling Starbucks products that was headed to Spokane on Thursday, according to the Centralia Police Department.
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018
After chasing a man with a baseball bat, Spokane Valley deputies seized his swords and throwing stars, sheriff’s office says
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that deputies seized a rifle, ammunition, methamphetamine and a large collection of swords, knives and throwing stars from a Spokane Valley apartment belonging …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says deputies used a Taser to stop a suspect who led them on a car chase while in possession of more than half a pound …
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018
A former chemist at Montana’s state crime lab in Missoula is charged with taking meth left over after testing for suspected drugs in criminal cases.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018
From the moment Emily Blumenauer met her court-appointed public defender, she knew something was off. There was the arm scratching, the forgetfulness, the shiny glaze on her eyes that suggested …
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017
An eastern Idaho woman authorities say gave birth prematurely to a boy who tested positive for methamphetamine has been charged with felony injury to a child.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017
A 62-year-old Oregon man has been sentenced to life in prison for allegations that he opened fire on his former wife and her friend while drunk and high on methamphetamine, …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017
A 32-year-old Yakima man was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison for trying to hire someone to kill his ex-girlfriend and planning to pay for the deed with a …
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017
Two people who deputies believe provided fatal doses of heroin and methamphetamine to a Washington woman have been arrested.
Wed., July 19, 2017
The FBI is asking for help in finding a felon wanted for his alleged involvement in trafficking meth in Montana.
Wed., June 28, 2017
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
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
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
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
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.