Stories tagged: meth
Sun., May 21, 2017
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
A federal judge has sentenced an Oregon drug trafficker to 17 years in federal prison.
Sat., May 6, 2017
A new state law will take effect July 23 that will allow local governments to evict residents from contaminated buildings.
Sat., April 29, 2017
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
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
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
An Idaho County woman has been charged receiving methamphetamine through the mail.
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
Lewiston police arrested three people following a narcotics trafficking investigation.
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016
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
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
A Spokane drug dealer who is serving life in prison had his sentence commuted.
Sun., Aug. 14, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Wed., July 6, 2016
The grandson of a former Post Falls mayor died last August after investigators say he was forced at gunpoint to eat a fatal dose of methamphetamine.
Sun., July 3, 2016
Two North Dakota residents were arrested on drug charges and injury to a child Saturday night in Post Falls.
Tue., June 7, 2016
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.
Fri., May 20, 2016
A northern Idaho woman will spend up to a year in prison for exposing her child to methamphetamine while breastfeeding.
Fri., March 4, 2016
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.
Wed., March 2, 2016
A 3-year-old boy watched as his father bludgeoned his mother with a hammer and stabbed her with a screwdriver in a gruesome killing along Interstate 90 west of Ritzville on …
Wed., June 24, 2015
A Spokane Valley woman and her mother allegedly recruited four men to help beat up the woman’s husband and steal belongings from his home. The man and his mother-in-law both …