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Residents return after meth lab explosion

February 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A tenant who woke to a methamphetamine lab explosion below her feet Saturday is still haunted by the experience.
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Agreement reached in marijuana case

November 1, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

A 23-year-old Dickinson resident will plead guilty in exchange for three years of probation, his attorney said Tuesday during a hearing at the Stark County Courthouse.
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Methamphetamine, marijuana cases to go to trial

September 20, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

A judge ordered trial dates be scheduled for Chaz Stoneman Myers, 23, who is also known as Chaz Smith and faces several drug charges, during a hearing at the Stark County Courthouse Tuesday.
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RETREAT IN WAR ON METH: Fed cutbacks force law enforcement to call of tactics

August 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Police and sheriff’s departments in states that produce much of the nation’s methamphetamine have made a sudden retreat in the war on meth, at times virtually abandoning pursuit of the drug because they can no longer afford to clean up the toxic waste generated by labs. Continue Reading

Iowa plea deal includes a break for girlfriend

July 22, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) A Burlington man has pleaded guilty to a meth charge after prosecutors promised to drop drug charges facing his girlfriend and lower a charge against him.

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Meth labs slow to a trickle in N.D., Minn.

May 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

In 2010, North Dakota and Minnesota hit new lows for the number of methamphetamine-making operations found since laws regulating the sale of one of the chief ingredients of the drug were enacted. Continue Reading

Multiple arrests made for meth crimes

April 22, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force was kept busy in April, arresting more than half a dozen people on methamphetamine or marijuana-related charges. In the majority of the arrests, children lived in the residences involved. Continue Reading

Two charged in controlled drug buy

March 11, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Two locals caught in a controlled drug buy a year ago were charged this week with the possession and sale of methamphetamine in connection with the buy, which was arranged through the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA). Continue Reading

Woman fights her way back from addiction

November 27, 2010 in DL-Online

At the age of 16, Lorraine “Susie” Stewart began experimenting with drugs and alcohol not knowing that it would take over her life, send her to jail and turn her into an addict.Now the 46-year-old Detroit Lakes woman reflects back on her life as a meth user, alcoholic and a mother who went down the wrong path to get rid of agonizing feelings caused by life’s unexpected events. Continue Reading

Arrest warrant issued for alleged drug dealer

November 16, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

A judge ordered a bench warrant for a South Heart man facing two counts of allegedly delivering methamphetamine during a hearing Tuesday afternoon.
Phillip Bennett did not appear at the hearing scheduled at the Stark County Courthouse. Continue Reading