Articles Posted in Drug Crimes

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When police arrived at a woman’s residence to take her into custody on a warrant for drug charges she allegedly tried to hide from them, and when a K9 officer sniffed her out she reportedly stabbed him under both eyes with a makeup tool.

Officers from the Baytown Police Department went to the trailer where 23-year-old Abigail Martinez resides on the afternoon of July 30 because she had a felony warrant for charges of drug possession.

People were standing outside of the trailer and the officers asked them if they knew where Martinez was. They reported that they believed she was inside the trailer, and when the officers heard noises coming from inside they tried to find out if Martinez was present. They tried to call her outside but they reportedly did not hear any response after several tries so they entered through the unlocked door.

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When a woman was pulled over for suspicion of drinking and driving early Saturday morning, she reportedly tried to avoid being arrested by listing reasons that she believed were valid for why they should not be taken into custody.

32-year-old Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw from Bluffton, South Carolina, attended Louisiana State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree as an honor roll student and served as the philanthropy chairman of the sorority that she belonged to. Up until recently, it was reported that she had been working in the field of real estate.

Just before 2:00 am on August 8, Cutshaw allegedly went speeding through a four-way intersection without obeying the posted stop sign while she was on the way to her boyfriend’s house.

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When deputies in the Florida Keys pulled over a vehicle because they suspected that the driver was under the influence of alcohol they allegedly discovered drugs and paraphernalia leading them to believe that he was stoned instead of drunk.

On Saturday in the late afternoon, it was reported that several people called 911 in order to notify the authorities about the driver of a vehicle that they believed was operating his car erratically, and they were worried that he was going to cause an accident.

A police sergeant was working in the area that the callers had seen the Mustang GT allegedly being operated in an alarming manner and he was able to get the driver to come to a stop.

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When a letter that allegedly contained a hidden packet of methamphetamine arrived at a Texas prison addressed to an inmate serving a two-lifetime sentence, the sender was tracked down by the authorities and taken into custody.

James Burkett was convicted in 2001 when he stood trial for his involvement in a murder case involving a mother, her teenage son, and his teenage friend. Burkett was given a life sentence for the deaths of each of the teenagers and he is currently serving his time in the James V. Allred Unit prison.

A mail worker at the prison had their attention drawn to a letter addressed to Burkett that felt as if it contained something that was causing it to have a slight protrusion. The worker opened the envelope to inspect the contents and after removing a homemade card inside, a small package of white powder was found.

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After the police were notified by a property owner about an abandoned vehicle on their land they discovered that the people allegedly responsible for leaving it there were suspected as being the same people who had escaped the authorities during a vehicle pursuit a few days prior.

When the owner of a piece of property saw an unfamiliar car hidden in an obscure place on the land late in the afternoon on July 13, they called the authorities to report the vehicle.

When officers arrived they saw that the vehicle appeared to be intentionally concealed, and upon identifying it they believed that it was the same car that had been pursued by law enforcement two days earlier in Adams County.

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An Orange County psychiatrist who has been suspected of authorizing prescriptions for narcotics to people who were allegedly not in need of them for health reasons has declared that he is innocent of the charges.

Westminster resident Dr. Robert Tinoco Perez is a 57-year-old psychiatrist with a practice that operates out of an office in Santa Ana.

After an investigation by the DEA and the Costa Mesa Police Department, Perez has been accused of using his the office that works out of as a way to profit off of selling prescriptions for opioids, amphetamines, and benzodiazepines.

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A Florida woman arrived at the local courthouse to fulfill her jury duty obligations when she was allegedly found carrying drugs and paraphernalia in her pocket leading to her arrest.

39-year-old Kristine Victoria Mittler was summoned to the West Pasco Judicial Center early in the afternoon on Monday to find out if she would be selected as a juror for an upcoming trial.

An x-ray machine that is viewed by security guards stands at the entrances of the courthouse building requiring that people going inside pass through the device for a safety screening. As Mittler walked through the archway of the metal detector the alarm activated due to two foil packets that were inside of her pocket.

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A Florida man contacted the local Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday to request their assistance when he became concerned that he had allegedly attempted to purchase methamphetamine but suspected that he may have received the wrong substance.

Northern Florida resident 49-year-old Douglas Peter Kelly reportedly bought what he believed was methamphetamine from a drug dealer.

After allegedly using the substance Kelly suffered from a bad reaction which caused him to wonder if the drug he purchased really was methamphetamine, or possibly had been cut with another substance.

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A woman who is employed at an Edmond, Oklahoma, elementary school is facing charges after she was allegedly discovered using and carrying methamphetamine on the campus while working.

Amanda Greenfield is a 42-year-old woman who works as a teacher’s assistant at the Will Rogers Elementary School and she has been employed with the district since 2014.

Early in the afternoon on Tuesday, May 15, school authorities notified the local police when they noticed that Greenfield was acting in a way that suggested she was under the influence of an altering substance.

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Early in the morning on April 23 a Washington man who hit the back of the car in front of him in a fast food restaurant drive-thru was arrested after authorities alleged that he was in possession of illegal drugs.

46-year-old Russell Reubin Stewart of Southport was visiting a McDonald’s and attempting to use the drive-thru just prior to 2:00 a.m. when his Nissan Altima collided with the back end of the car in front of him in the lane. Stewart then reportedly tried to drive away.

A Washington County sheriff’s deputy happened to be behind Stewart’s vehicle at the time and he saw the alleged event take place. The deputy began to pursue Stewart in order to pull him over before he was able to leave the parking lot.