Public SafetyNew York Post

Mom took drugs and fell asleep in tub, killing infant son, deputies say

A young Georgia mother who was in a bathtub with her young son took drugs and fell asleep, causing the infant to drown, authorities said. Anslie Nicole Brantley, 19, was arrested Friday on charges of second-degree murder and cruelty to children in her son’s June 9 death at a home in Coweta County, sheriff officials said Monday.
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Clearlake, CAPress Democrat

Suspected methamphetamine dealer arrested in Clearlake

A Clearlake man was arrested Monday on suspicion of selling and transporting methamphetamine after a police officer saw him stash a backpack filled with drugs and cash behind a tree, the Clearlake Police Department said. Michael Mitchell, 36, was on parole for drug trafficking in Idaho when a Clearlake officer...
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Hanford, CAcrimevoice.com

Kings County: Three arrested following traffic stop in Hanford

“On Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at approximately 2030 hours, a Kings County Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a 2004 BMW near the intersection of Hanford Armona Road and Jones Street in Hanford. It was determined that two of the occupants were on active Kings County probation and subject to search by a peace officer.
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Celoron, NYchautauquatoday.com

Drug Raid in Celoron Nets Two Arrests

Two Celoron residents were arrested by drug agents on Friday during a raid at a village home. Ellicott Town Police, along with members of the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force and Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force, executed a search warrant at 150 Bouelvard Avenue and arrested 43-year-old Zaid Mendoza following an investigation into the sales and possession of methamphetamine and fentanyl. Police say Mendoza was also found with cash proceeds and several large capacity ammunition-feeding devices. Mendoza was charged with 3rd-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, 2nd-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia, and criminal possession of a weapon. He was taken to the Jamestown City Jail pending arraignment. Police also arrested 42-year-old Ryan Boyles for 7th-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was arraigned and released with an appearance ticket. The Jamestown Police SWAT Team assisted, along with K-9 units from the Jamestown Police Department, Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office, and Lakewood-Busti Police Department.
Topeka, KSWIBW

Traffic stop leads TPD to arrest 3 following narcotics search warrant

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A traffic stop led TPD to conduct a narcotics search warrant on Monday, which resulted in three arrests. The Topeka POlice Departmetn says on Monday, Aug. 2, officers conducted a traffic stop in an area of SW Clay, which led to the recovery of a stolen car. Additionally, it said the traffic stop found information that directed officers to a narcotics search warrant in a different area of SW Clay. During the investigation, it said officers found methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a firearm.
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Baby Drowns After Mother Falls Asleep in the Bathtub

A Georgia woman is facing multiple charges in the death of her baby who drowned in a bathtub — the mother allegedly took drugs and passed out. According to the Newman Times Herald, Anslie Nicole Brantley, 19, was arrested last week on charges of cruelty to children and second-degree murder, several weeks after her 10-month-old son died.
Louisiana Statebrproud.com

Narcotics investigators find more than 30 pounds of drugs in Louisiana home

TENSAS PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Louisiana State Police say they have made a large seizure of drugs in a multi-agency investigation. According to authorities, several agencies have been investigating narcotics in Northeast Louisiana since January 2020. According to law enforcement, a federal grand jury indicted Keith Mosley in April of...
Burlington, IAourquadcities.com

Man sentenced to 20 years for distributing ice methamphetamine

A Burlington man was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison Wednesday for distributing ice methamphetamine. According to court documents, Gerald Victor Terry, 50, admitted to distributing ice methamphetamine in Burlington. Terry had several prior criminal convictions and was on State of Iowa parole for two felony convictions at the time of this offense.
Tucumcari, NMQuay County Sun

Resident given credit for time served in chase

A Tucumcari resident who led Logan police and Quay County sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase in 2017 will leave prison earlier than anticipated after an appellate court last week ruled he should have been given credit for time served in the county jail before his sentencing. Three appeals court...
Kentucky Stateclayconews.com

Drugs & Firearms Seized and Two Arrested after Vehicle Observed being Operated in a Reckless Manner in Business Parking Lot off I–75 in Kentucky

LONDON, KY (August 3, 2021) - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Justin Taylor along with Deputy Landry Collett arrested two individuals early Tuesday morning August 3, 2021 at approximately 4:15 AM. The arrests occurred in a business parking lot off I–75 approximately 10 miles...
Menominee County, WIWBAY Green Bay

Man arrested, charged with 8 felonies in Menominee County

MENOMINEE COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - Authorities in Menominee County say a man has been arrested and charged with eight separate felonies following a drug investigation. According to the Menominee County Sheriff’s Office, the Menominee Tribal Police Department was able to develop information which started the investigation into Ezell Golatt. That...
Highland County, OHTimes Gazette

Grand jury indicts 11

A Chillicothe man who was indicted for illegal conveyance of drugs onto the grounds of a specified government facility and aggravated possession of a fentanyl-related compound was among 11 people indicted Tuesday by a Highland County grand jury. James Zamora, Jr., 33, conveyed or attempted to convey a drug of...
Effingham, ILnewschannel20.com

2 arrested in Effingham on several drug charges

EFFINGHAM, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — The Effingham County Sheriff's Office arrested two men on several drug-related charges on Sunday. This comes after the sheriff's office, Effingham City Police, and the South Eastern Illinois Drug Task Force searched an apartment in the 1600 Hillside Drive in Effingham. Several items of drug paraphernalia...
Alamance County, NCMy Fox 8

Deputies rammed stolen vehicle to prevent suspects from fleeing, seized methamphetamine, says Alamance County sheriff

MEBANE, N.C. (WGHP) — A sheriff’s deputy had to ram a vehicle, which was reported stolen, to keep two suspects from fleeing and hitting pedestrians in the area. The Alamance County Sheriff’s Office and Orange County sheriff’s Strike Team received a call Friday around 8:30 p.m. about a possible stolen car at the Lofts Apartment in Mebane.
Smith County, TNsmithcountyinsider.com

Woman Found with Methamphetamine in Parking Lot in Smith County

On June 27th, 2021, Deputy Matt White observed a vehicle sitting at the S&P Food Mart on Dixon Springs Highway. After making contact with the driver, Ms. Vanessa G. Randolph, he asked to see her license and was handed her passport instead. He observed her pupils being very dilated. After being asked if there was any methamphetamine in the vehicle, she said no but shook her head yes.
Howell County, MOozarkradionews.com

Howell Co. Sheriff makes drug bust- Marijuana, Methamphetamine, & Heroin seized

West Plains, MO – On Monday, August 2, 2021 at approximately 12:30 a.m. the Howell County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant related to illegal narcotics at a residence on County Road 5610 in Willow Springs, Missouri. As a result 252 full capsules of fentanyl/heroin, a small quantity of methamphetamine, psilocybin mushrooms, THC wax, three firearms, approximately $1,000, paraphernalia associated with; fentanyl/heroin, methamphetamine, marijuana, and approximately 75 empty capsules, and three firearms; two handguns and one long rifle were seized. Two individuals were arrested and transported to the Howell County Sheriff’s Office where they were placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges as a result of the investigation.
Newark, OHColumbus Dispatch

Man sentenced to 15 years to life for Newark fatal screwdriver attack

NEWARK — A screwdriver attack in November left one man dead and his attacker headed to the state penitentiary to serve a sentence of 15 years to life. Zacharie A. Nelson, 33, of Florida and living in Perry County at the time of the attack, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Licking County Common Pleas Court to the murder of John Mason, 50, during the early morning hours of Nov. 18, on North Cedar Street.
Sturgis, SDBlack Hills Pioneer

Sturgis man sentenced to 15.5 years for meth trafficking

RAPID CITY — A Sturgis man was sentenced July 28 to 15.5 years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance. John Thornberry, 24, will also be required to serve five years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
Washington Statekciiradio.com

Felony Drug Charges Dismissed for Washington Woman

Felony charges were recently dismissed for a Washington woman. Court documents show that through a plea agreement, 20-year-old Tailor Rae Poland is convicted of possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor, and class D felony charges of a controlled substance violation and failure to affix drug tax stamp were dismissed. Poland is ordered to pay a $105 fine with a 15% criminal services surcharge, as well as court costs and any court-appointed attorney fees. Judgment must also be paid within 30 days of the order.