Articles Posted in Drug Crimes

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A Riverside County woman is facing several charges after she was subjected to a pedestrian check which allegedly produced 14-grams of methamphetamine that the authorities believed she planned to distribute to others.

Just before 5:00 on December 4, La Quinta Special Enforcement Team deputies believed they had reason to perform a “pedestrian check” on a woman walking down a street in La Quinta, California.

After approaching her, and while interacting with the woman, identified as 29-year-old Naicia Welch from La Quinta, the law enforcement agents allegedly discovered that she was holding a substance that they believed was methamphetamine.

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On Black Friday, police apprehended a man from Virginia after he was allegedly found inside his vehicle in a North Carolina Kohl’s parking lot without any clothing, and smoking marijuana.

When a Knightdale police officer was patrolling in the Knightdale Kohl’s parking lot, he reportedly caught a whiff of what he believed was marijuana.

The officer sought out the source of the smell, and after searching the parked vehicles he reportedly came across a man seated inside a car that had the window rolled down. When the officer got closer he noticed that the man sitting in the driver’s seat was not wearing any clothes.

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When a woman emerged from her home with a firearm after hearing neighbors outside engaged in a fight, the weapon accidentally discharged a bullet that struck and severely injured her 13-year-old son.

On November 19, a resident reportedly spotted an unwelcome person standing outside of his apartment complex and decided to approach the man.

The two men allegedly got into a scuffle involving physical force and made enough noise to call attention to themselves causing alarm to a nearby woman whose teenage son was outside.

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A Florida man explained that the drugs reportedly found inside his automobile by the authorities ended up there in a random happenstance fueled by the forces of nature.

At the end of October, two officers with the Fort Pierce Police Department reportedly encountered a sedan that ran through a stop sign in a neighborhood that was described as “a known area for drug sells [SIC] and prostitution.”

The police turned on their flashing lights to perform a traffic stop, and they reported that they saw the driver making shifty motions. It appeared to the officers as if he tried to throw something out of the car window before he pulled over.

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When three people were arrested in a narcotics raid that produced a reported $6,500 stash of heroin, it was discovered that one of the suspects is the wife of the city police chief.

When agents from Hall County’s Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad executed a raid on a home in Gainsville, Georgia, last Thursday, they apprehended three suspects for their alleged participation in drug-related crimes and activities after they learned that there was a large amount of narcotics in the dwelling.

During their search of the residence, the authorities reported that they found several different packages containing an estimated total of 20 grams of heroin, five grams of methamphetamine, paraphernalia, four Xanax, and two guns. They additionally allegedly discovered $3,000, and what they have purported is a ledger that was being used to record the transactions when selling drugs.

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When the authorities located a mother and her two missing children after they believed the family was being held captive by her father-in-law, the woman was charged for drug possession and for putting her children in harm’s way.

On November 11, the Pennsylvania Police Department received word that a woman and her one-and-two-year-old children may be in serious danger when they learned that the mother had tried to call 911 for help before her phone went dead.

The mother, identified as 31-year-old Alicia Brumbaugh, reportedly caused her family an extreme amount of worry for the safety of their loved ones when they found out about the situation.

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On Sunday evening, a Florida man was driving his Honda down US Highway 19 when police reportedly saw him racing down the road and operating his vehicle recklessly.

An officer with the Tarpon Springs Police Department initiated a traffic stop and approached the driver, identified as 52-year-old Jon Earl Pickard from Palm Beach.

The highway reportedly had a posted speed limit of 55 miles-per-hour, but the officer alleged that Pickard was going approximately 35-miles over the maximum.

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A Florida man has been accused of causing his neighbors to fear for their lives after allegedly threatening them with a pellet gun.

On October 28, New Port Richey resident Derick Wade Tidwell allegedly pulled a pellet gun that operates with air-power on his neighbors and threatened to kill them, but they reportedly believed that the gun was a shotgun or rifle and that they were in serious danger. The 46-year-old allegedly told them, “I’m going to put you in the ground.”

The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office intervened and placed Tidwell under arrest for the accusation, and he was transported to the Land O’Lakes Detention Center.

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A pair from Clearwater, Florida, were arrested after they were pulled over for a traffic violation and allegedly found in possession of a kilo of meth inside a box of laundry detergent.

Around 2:30 pm on October 24, a Florida man and his female passenger were in a vehicle traveling down Interstate 10 when they were pulled over by Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies for a possible violation of traffic laws.

When they approached the vehicle and made contact with the people inside, the deputies identified the driver as 35-year-old Ryan Davis from Clearwater.

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A man was arrested on Sunday after police reported that he called to let them know that he was in possession of marijuana.

21-year-old Joshua Simmons is documented as a homeless man in the St. Petersburg area of Florida.

Just before 11:00 pm on Sunday, Simmons reportedly dialed 911 and informed the operator that he was carrying drugs.