Stories tagged: methamphetamine
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 6:19 p.m.
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, 2:50 p.m.
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, 11:38 a.m.
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, 9:53 p.m.
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, 3 a.m.
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, 7:59 p.m.
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, 8:28 a.m.
Washington state authorities have seized 50 pounds of methamphetamine from a truck registered in Oregon.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
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, 6 a.m.
Methamphetamine use is on the rise among Washingtonians using needle exchange programs, a statewide survey released Thursday says.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 2:15 p.m.
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, 10:47 a.m.
The landscape of Grant County paints a hard place. It’s underworld has been laboring even harder.
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 7 p.m.
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, 10:17 a.m.
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, 12:24 p.m.
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, 8:17 p.m.
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 …
Mon., June 12, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
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, 8:43 p.m.
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, 10:21 a.m.
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, 10:49 p.m.
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, 4 p.m.
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, 10:01 a.m.
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, 10:48 a.m.
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.
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.
An Idaho County woman has been charged receiving methamphetamine through the mail.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
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, 10:26 p.m.
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 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, 5:29 p.m.
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, 7:03 p.m.
An Idaho woman who prosecutors say caused her baby daughter to overdose on methamphetamine has been sentenced to a dozen years in prison.