Stories tagged: methamphetamine
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019
Brianna McCabe, 24, spent the past year in a jail cell after an arrest on drug charges. Amid skyrocketing opioid use on the Palouse, she says her time behind bars …
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019
Spokane police say they found drugs, a stolen gun and counterfeit money inside a stolen truck after the owner reported he spotted the vehicle on Division Street.
Fri., Feb. 8, 2019
Australian police arrested six people after what authorities said Friday was the largest single seizure of methamphetamine in the United States and the biggest drug haul bound for Australia.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
A jury convicted a man of vehicular homicide and possession of methamphetamine stemming from a 2016 crash that killed a bicyclist in downtown Spokane.
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 …
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018
Idaho State Police find severely beaten woman and infant during traffic stop; driver arrested for possession of meth
During a traffic stop on Interstate 90 in Idaho, a man was arrested for trafficking methamphetamine, and police also found a severely beaten woman and 2-year-old child, according to a …
Fri., May 11, 2018
Washington state authorities have seized 50 pounds of methamphetamine from a truck registered in Oregon.
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 …
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018
Methamphetamine use is on the rise among Washingtonians using needle exchange programs, a statewide survey released Thursday says.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017
A Boise father who authorities say endangered his two young daughters when he hid them in the Nevada mountains in May was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017
The landscape of Grant County paints a hard place. It’s underworld has been laboring even harder.
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017
Authorities arrested three men in western Oregon and seized handguns, more than $50,000 in cash and 76 pounds of methamphetamine.
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, …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017
The Montana State Crime Laboratory says the rate of methamphetamine use in drunken-driving cases stabilized last year after several years of increases.
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 …
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.
Tue., May 23, 2017
A Spokane man was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and intimidating a law enforcement officer.
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 …
UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017
A Montana woman abused a 13-month-old girl in her care, used methamphetamine while the child was unconscious and when the girl stopped breathing, put her body in a duffel bag …
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017
Spokane police haven’t busted a methamphetamine lab in at least three years, almost the same amount of time Breaking Bad and its methamphetamine-cooking protagonist have been off the air. But …
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.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017
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 …
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
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 14, 2017
A Spokane woman was arrested in Post Falls early Saturday morning after she was allegedly found in possession of a large amount of methamphetamine.
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.