Stories tagged with: Methamphetamine

January 5, 2014 - 4:47pm
26 weeks 4 days ago

A meth lab has been seized from a Thornville home.

After receiving information that methamphetamine was being produced at 14876 Empire Road, detectives from the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force and deputies from the Perry County Sheriff's Office seized the meth lab from the residence on Saturday. Deputies arrested a 35-year-old Baltimore, Ohio man who is now being held in the Southeast Ohio Regional Jail awaiting formal charges. This is the second seizure at the residence...

August 26, 2013 - 4:51pm
45 weeks 3 days ago

Researchers and authorities in Ohio are reporting there is a huge jump in the number of meth addicts and meth labs being seized.

In all of 2012, 607 labs were seized by police in Ohio. as of the end of June, there have already been 635 labs seized this year. In the past five years, the number has jumped a staggering 467 percent, and there are a couple of reasons why.

"It's inexpensive, it's readily available, you can make it yourself, that way you don't have to get caught...

May 16, 2013 - 5:53pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville Police Department's drug unit have seized over $200,000 worth of methamphetamine and marijuana after months of investigation.

"Most of this was deliveries coming through the postal service. We did do a search at his residence and found some items there but for the most part this investigation was done through the postal service and using some good police techniques we have used for several years on trying to maintain the...

June 28, 2011 - 4:27pm
3 years 1 week ago

Authorities in Perry County execute search warrants at two homes in New Lexington in an investigation into the manufacturing of methamphetamine.
 

Sgt. Kevin Starrett says Monday night detectives seized chemicals related to manufacturing of meth along with lab supplies at a home on East Water Street and East Union Street.
 

He says during the investigation detectives also discovered an active meth lab at another location near Shawnee.
 

He says...

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