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January 31 12:00 AM
The first fire was reported last Tuesday afternoon in New Philadelphia, Ohio. Emergency crews and investigators had their hands full after an explosion at a home on Independence Circle that was the result of an out of control meth lab. Capt. Shawn Nelson of the New Philadelphia Police Department told reporters that when they arrived at around 2:30 p.
January 17 12:00 AM
Whenever I think that I have heard the worst of the worst when it comes to meth, another truly evil event occurs that shakes me to the core. It happened again this week. The following is graphic and sickening, and please do not read if you have a tender heart.
January 10 12:00 AM
The actual event occurred in Iggy’s Bar & Grill in Salem, Ore., on the Sunday before Christmas, but the story began elsewhere. Marion County Sheriff’s deputies began receiving calls around 1 p.m. complaining about a man acting “bizarrely” in the 9000 block of Brooklake Road Northeast.
December 27 12:00 AM
Duties of governmental entities; contaminated property Whenever a state or local law enforcement agency becomes aware that residential real property has been contaminated by its use as a clandestine methamphetamine drug lab, the agency shall report...
December 20 12:00 AM
And while the local Methamphetamine Response Team can safely dismantle and clear the lab, any residue from the "cook" is still in the dwelling. The response team only removes the lab; they are not equipped to make the dwelling safe to inhabit. That is the responsibility of the property owner.
December 13 12:00 AM
I often write in this column about the dangers associated with the manufacture and use of methamphetamine. But Tulsa, Okla., has experienced a significant increase in meth-related violence over the past 12 months that really makes one question what could be going on with this insidious drug.
December 06 12:00 AM
The first story comes to us from Idaho (www.ktvb.com). While meth has been a significant problem in the Pacific Northwest for over 30 years, the sources of meth have evolved over time.
November 29 12:00 AM
Children are often something akin to collateral damage when it comes to meth. If the child’s parents are “cooking” meth in their homes, there is the chance that the child could pick up a sippy cup containing Drano and drink it. Such a case was reported in Santa Rosa County, Fla.
November 22 12:00 AM
In the first case from Saranac, N.Y., the Saranac Fire Department had to call the New York State Police Troop B Narcotics Enforcement Unit and Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team when they were sent to a Wednesday night fire at a residence on Canning Road.
November 15 12:00 AM
I saw a variety of news reports from across the United States this week that I decided to share with the readers in Meth in the News. They are all difficult to believe for one reason or another, but almost nothing surprises me anymore when it comes to methamphetamine.

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March 16 09:51 AM
Initially, his law enforcement background will be questioned by many rank and file at the Shreveport Police Department (SPD). Reportedly, his service as public information officer and then head of the SPD Crime Stoppers program did not entail any supervisory or investigative activities.
March 16 09:51 AM
One million dollars down the drain to pay for a special session of the Louisiana legislature. And all for naught. The governor is hollering that the financial sky is falling and the state is in dire fiscal straights. Legislators protest that their hands are tied by too many constitutional dedications.
March 09 12:56 PM
It was much to my amazement that literally hundreds of Ukrainian girls were actually interested in me. Throughout each day, I would receive e-mails from the agency, with each e-mail sending a message from a woman interested in dating me.

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