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  • Albuquerque, New Mexico: Police Discover $33,000 in Momaday Artwork at Abandoned Meth Lab

    02/07/2015 8:17:26 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 8 replies
    Albuquerque Journal ^ | February 6, 2015 | Elise Kaplan
    Police discover valuable Momaday art in condemned apartment Art showed up in a surprising place last week, when a police officer discovered more than $33,000 worth of prints by renowned artist Al Momaday in a condemned property in the Northeast Heights. According to the incident report, an Albuquerque police officer accompanied city officials who were boarding up an apartment known to him as a site for stashing stolen property. He spotted a portfolio box on the floor containing 72 prints by Momaday, a Native American artist from the Kiowa tribe in Oklahoma. The artist lived on the Jemez Pueblo for...
  • Family of Toddler Injured by SWAT 'Grenade' Faces $1M in Medical Bills

    12/18/2014 11:03:27 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 69 replies
    ABC News Via Yahoo! ^ | 12/18/14 | ALISON LYNN and MATT GUTMAN
    Alecia and Bounkham Phonesavanh never imagined their family would be at the center of a controversy over the militarization of police. But that’s exactly where they found themselves when their toddler was seriously injured by a SWAT team, also leaving them with a $1 million medical bill they have no hope of paying. “They messed up,” Alecia Phonesavanh told ABC News' "20/20." “They had a faulty search warrant. They raided the wrong house.” In the spring of 2014, the Phonesavanh’s home in Janesville, Wisconsin, was destroyed by fire. Homeless with four young children, they packed one of their last remaining...
  • Man’s good deed lands his home on a list of meth labs

    03/02/2014 9:01:09 AM PST · by kiryandil · 35 replies
    Iowa Watchdog ^ | February 28, 2014 | Paul Brennan
    DES MOINES, Iowa — On Jan. 5, 2012, Paul Valin called the police to report he’d found a backpack containing what he believed to be meth-making equipment. That simple act of good citizenship landed his and wife Cindy’s house on the National Clandestine Laboratory Register, the federal Drug Enforcement Agency’s list of meth labs. The NCLR “contains addresses of some locations where law enforcement agencies reported they found chemicals or other items that indicated the presence of either clandestine drug laboratories or dumpsites.” The fact that Valin found the backpack more than 15 miles from his house isn’t the sort...
  • Meth Lab Discovered Inside Chamblee Hotel (Georgia)

    01/26/2014 6:18:08 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 28 replies
    WSB-TV 2 Atlanta ^ | Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 | WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
    Meth lab discovered inside Chamblee hotel DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Investigators dismantled meth lab found at a DeKalb County hotel Saturday night. Channel 2 Action News was at the scene as the Georgia Bureau of Investigations began their investigation. Our crews watched them, armed with search warrant, go inside and investigate the meth lab. The owner of the Lodge on Buford Hotel only meant to evict a tenant who hadn't paid his bill, but he found himself calling Chamblee police. “When the officer got here, the tenant had actually left. He went inside with the owner of facility and found...
  • Outrage as Toy Company Creates 'Crystal Meth Lab' for Children with Breaking Bad Play Sets

    09/08/2013 4:37:15 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 71 replies
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 8 September 2013 | Mia De Graaf
    Outrage as toy company creates 'crystal meth lab' for children with Breaking Bad play sets • 500-part set has all the drugs paraphernalia used in hit American series • Lego refused to sanction or endorse the toy, which was made by independent company Citizen Brick • Twitter users blasted £160 toy as an inappropriate plaything Children can now build their own drug dens with a shocking new play kit inspired by TV show Breaking Bad. The sell-out £160 kit, branded 'SuperLab', lets any child or adult recreate Walter White's notorious crystal meth lab. Complete with protective masks, drug paraphernalia, figurines...
  • WI:Wausau homeowner shoots pit bull

    05/28/2013 5:49:33 PM PDT · by marktwain · 19 replies
    jsonline.com ^ | 27 May, 2013 | NA
    A pit bull was running loose Sunday near the residential area of Mallard Lane when it began attacking another dog that was being walked on a leash by it's owner
  • Two day old baby attacked by pit bull

    05/26/2013 12:20:53 PM PDT · by Arthurio · 90 replies
    kwch ^ | 5-24
    by Christina Taylor KWCH 12 Eyewitness News 3:08 p.m. CDT, May 24, 2013 (COFFEYVILLE, Kan.)— A brand new baby was attacked by a pit bull in Coffeyville. Police say the dog severely injured the two day old girl. The pit bull belonged to her family. She was initially taken to the Coffeyville Regional Medical Center with life threatening injuries. She was then transported to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita and is listed in stable condition.
  • Boy, 2, mauled to death by family's pit bull inside their home

    04/24/2013 10:29:09 PM PDT · by Arthurio · 64 replies
    A toddler was killed by his family's pet pit bull on Wednesday in their home in Georgia. The 2-year-old boy, whose name has not been released, was not home alone with the dog but his mother had just stepped at the room at the time of the attack. The dog was is now in the custody of Fulton County Animal Services, and they said that they will be running tests on the dog. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2314471/Boy-2-mauled-death-familys-pit-bull-inside-home-mother-stepped-restroom.html#ixzz2RRyH1VXQ Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • Boy, 7, dies four days after being savaged by pit bulls

    04/11/2013 1:06:28 PM PDT · by Arthurio · 74 replies
    A seven-year-old boy has died four days after being savaged by two pit bull mix dogs belonging to his neighbour. Tyler Jett was dragged from his bike as he cycled home from school. He was just yards from his home in Calaway, Florida, when the two dogs, an Alapha blood bulldog and brindle bulldog, escaped and pounced on him. Family members hearing his screams ran from their home and managed to pull the dogs off him.
  • Riverside Co. Supervisors To Consider Pit Bull Sterilization Proposal

    04/09/2013 8:21:44 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 5 replies
    CBSLA.com) ^ | April 9, 2013 5:37 AM
    RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — The Riverside County Board of Supervisors will consider a proposal Tuesday night that would make it mandatory for pit bulls to be spayed or neutered. The policy would also include pit bull cross-breeds. John Welsh of the county’s Department of Animals Services, which was asked to write up the measure, said the proposal is intended to curb pit bull violence and roaming dogs. “The intent for the Board of Supervisors is public safety,” said Welsh. So far this year, there have been three serious pit bull attacks against people, including one where a 75-year-old woman was killed....
  • Two Gruesome Pit Bull Attacks In Four Days [Video]

    03/15/2013 4:23:59 PM PDT · by BBell · 26 replies
    New Orleans, LA - A gruesome pit bull attack on Wednesday in the New Orleans, Louisiana area resulted in the victim losing both arms, an eye, an ear, and a part of her scalp. Three of the adult dogs attacked 54-year-old Linda Henry in her home where she lived with the dog’s owner, her boyfriend. When Westwego police officers responded to the call, all four adult pit bulls attacked or lunged at them, forcing the officers to shoot them. A litter of puppies was also removed from the home. As of Thursday, the victim was still reported hospitalized in critical...
  • Man attacked by pit bull for several minutes remains hospitalized

    02/13/2013 11:26:32 AM PST · by george76 · 11 replies
    Channel 11 ^ | Feb. 13, 2013
    PITTSBURGH — A 49-year-old man remains hospitalized Wednesday as he continues to recover from injuries he sustained in a fight with a pit bull that lasted several minutes. According to police, officers were dispatched to Stoebner Way in Larimer just before 5 p.m. Tuesday for the report of a pit bull attacking the man. When the officers arrived, they said they heard the victim screaming in pain and quickly went to the man’s defense. ... The woman said her son told her he fought with the dog for four to five minutes until he couldn’t fight anymore. At that time,...
  • Police: Woman, 91, Was Mauled To Death By Her 2 Pit Bulls

    02/11/2013 3:05:23 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    CBSLA.com) ^ | February 11, 2013 12:15 PM
    HEMET [california] (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say a 91-year-old woman who was found dead in her motel room was apparently mauled to death by her two pit bulls. Elsie Grace was found dead in her room at a Motel 6, in the 3900 block of Florida Avenue, in Hemet Friday morning. “The victim had a great deal of trauma to her body,” Hemet police Lt. Duane Wisehart said. “(At) this time, it appears to be a horrific accident.” Police were called to the motel about noon. An autopsy on Grace, who most recently lived in Desert Hot Springs, is pending, Wisehart...
  • Dog sentenced to death in Tennessee because he is 'gay'

    01/31/2013 8:37:44 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 01/31/2013 | By Daniel Miller
    Pitbull-type dog faces being put down today unless new owner is foundAbandoned after previous owner saw him mounting another male dogBut animal experts say this is a sign of dominance not sexuality While dogs are known to occasionally display homosexual behaviour, animal experts say a male dog mounting another male dog is not a sign of sexual orientation but rather a sign of dominance.The dog's fate has sparked a frantic appeal among animal lovers to find a new owner before it's too late. A Facebook page has been set up with the message: 'Don't let this gorgeous dog die bc...
  • Pit bull attack on 4-year-old sparks call for ban ( Canada )

    08/28/2012 1:49:34 PM PDT · by george76 · 23 replies
    CBC News ^ | Aug 28, 2012
    Family says the breed of dog is to blame, not the owner. A White Rock family is calling for a ban on pit bulls after their four-year-old daughter was attacked by a friend's dog while playing at a backyard barbeque. Emma-Leigh Cranford had being playing with the pit bull just days before the attack. But her parents Elizabeth and Mike Cranford say the dog pinned her against a fence and bit her face savagely at a barbecue last week. "All I heard was a growl and she was pinned between the bench and the fence and he was just on...
  • Dogs gone wild! Pack of crazed pit bulls demolish California minivan

    08/23/2012 12:36:24 PM PDT · by Mad Dawgg · 57 replies
    Daily News ^ | August 22, 2012 | Erik Ortiz
    Palm Springs, California - This stray kitten was stuck in the bumper of a Dodge minivan and survived a 25-mile drive to Palm Springs and an attack by four pit bulls, who mauled the car's bumper. It has been named Fender Lynx. A pack of pit bulls ripped through the front of a Southern California man’s minivan in a stunning display of force that would make Cujo cringe. So what drove the dogs to such destruction? A kitty stuck in the bumper area, Palm Springs police Sgt. Mike Kovaleff said Tuesday. The unidentified owner of the Dodge minivan was...
  • Dog named Kush found alive next to dead Ohio tornado victim [Kleenex alert!]

    03/09/2012 11:25:21 AM PST · by Daffynition · 54 replies
    WCPO.com ^ | Annette Peagler
    AMELIA, Ohio - When emergency workers found Carol Forste's body in Ohio after Friday’s tornado, they also came across one of her dearest possessions, her dog, still at her side. The storm that killed his owner and best friend spared the dog's life, even as it crushed his spirit. Kush, Forste's pit bull survived Friday's storm. Doctors at All Creatures Animal Hospital in Amelia, say it will take weeks for Kush to truly heal. One look into his eyes and you can see he is still shocked and traumatized from Friday's tornado. "Kush would not leave her deceased body's side...stood...
  • 4 Pit Bulls Maul Seattle Intruder

    12/23/2011 8:04:01 AM PST · by Altariel · 41 replies
    OpposingViews.com ^ | December 19, 2011 | Denise A Justin
    SEATTLE --- Whether he accidentally climbed over the wrong ten-foot fence or was intending to burglarize the residence, a prowler in Seattle learned too late to the benefits of planning ahead. On December 13, the unidentified 2l-year-old man climbed over a ten-foot fence at a home in Seattle at about 9:00 p.m. and dropped into a yard containing four pit bulls, according to the Seattle Times. The dogs attacked and mauled the intruder so badly that he could not walk, so the owner loaded him onto a pallet and used a hand truck to wheel him to the street, where...
  • Gulfport officer shoots pit bull during search

    12/20/2011 9:51:28 AM PST · by Altariel · 39 replies
    Sun Herald ^ | December 15, 2011 | ROBIN FITZGERALD
    GULFPORT -- Spook was chained in his front yard on 20th Street when police officers with a search warrant went to the house and one of them shot the 3-year-old pit bull, witnesses said. **** She said Spook was a gentle inside dog but was outside on a chain while relatives were outside. Clark was inside when she heard the commotion. “If the officer felt threatened by my dog, he had time to back off. I kept hearing my child saying over and over, ‘Please don’t shoot my dog,’” Clark said. “My dog was my best friend,” she said. Clark’s...
  • Pit Bulls Slaughtered 42 Goats

    11/17/2011 2:23:24 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies · 1+ views
    NBC San Diego ^ | Wednesday, Nov 16, 2011 | Greg Wilson
    Three captured; one on the looseAnimal control officers captured three of four pit bulls believed to have killed 42 goats in a Los Angeles-area farm. The goats were slaughtered on a property at 164th Street and Avenue Q Monday in Lancaster, county officials said. "It appears that the pack mentality set in in this particular incident," Aaron Reyes, deputy director of the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control, told the LA Times. Reyes said the dogs were captured Monday night. "They just fed off one another's energy and mischievous behavior," he told the paper. Animal control officers...
  • Pet pit bull mauls and kills 15-day-old baby

    06/03/2011 7:47:48 PM PDT · by Jim 726 · 208 replies · 1+ views
    Pet pit bull mauls and kills 15-day-old baby Pit bulls and other large dogs continue to maim and kill people. Is it because these dogs are aggressive and dangerous or are they owned by irresponsible and careless people? Buster didn't have a history of being aggressive. He was a family pet, a year old and hyper like many young dogs. Buster's owner, 25-year-old Mallory Wildig had been staying at her mother's house following the birth of Darius on February 4 along with her 2-year-old son, Keylin Tillman. She would return home to feed Buster and let him outside. The times...
  • Pit bull abandoned in NJ gains worldwide following

    04/08/2011 7:26:04 AM PDT · by traumer · 45 replies
    NEWARK, N.J. – When an emaciated pit bull found at the bottom of a trash chute in New Jersey was rushed to a veterinary emergency room last month, doctors there thought he would be dead within the hour. Instead, the scrappy pup, nicknamed Patrick, has defied the odds and is getting stronger by the day. "He is a tremendous fighter," said Dr. Thomas Scavelli, the director and founder of the Garden State Veterinary Specialists, the pet hospital in Tinton Falls where Patrick is being treated. "There are very few animals, or any life form, that could have gone through and...
  • Police will not file charges in pit bull attack ("...the dog was never aggressive in the past..."

    06/18/2010 10:45:34 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 10 replies · 217+ views
    Police will not file charges in pit bull attack Wesley G. Hughes, Staff Writer Posted: 06/18/2010 07:06:00 PM PDT SAN BERNARDINO - Police will not file charges in the case of a 4-year-old Michigan boy who was attacked and severely injured by a pit bull Wednesday morning. "Officers did not see any criminal culpability in the case," Lt. Jarrad Burguan of the San Bernardino Police said Friday. The child and his mother were visiting relatives here from Tyler, Mich. The attack occurred in the back yard in the 1500 block of Windsor. The family pet attacked the child when he...
  • Pill Popping Pitbull needs Viagra

    05/15/2010 12:26:35 PM PDT · by MAD-AS-HELL · 13 replies · 768+ views
    NBC NY ^ | may 15 2010 | DEMARCO MORGAN
    Meet Ingrid, a pitbull perhaps taking more Viagra than any man could afford to take on Long Island. "It saved Ingrid's life. Without Viagra we wouldn't have her with us today," said Jodi Record. Ingrid has to pop the blue pills just to stay alive, according to her caregiver Record. "She takes two pills twice a day," said Record.
  • Dog (Pit Bull) that attacked police cars must attend classes

    03/26/2010 7:06:25 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 25 replies · 705+ views
    Assoc. Press ^ | 03/26/2010
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- A pit bull mix in Tennessee has been sentenced to obedience training after his dogged attack on a local police car. Winston didn't bite anybody, but he mauled a Chattanooga police car in what might have been a confused attempt to take a bite out of crime. The persistent pooch managed to tear off a section of the front bumper and damage the tires. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that a judge ruled that Winston had been a very bad dog. He was sentenced to obedience and canine good citizen classes, and he'll have to wear...
  • Great-grandma mauled by Lynn family pit bull

    03/18/2010 8:09:08 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 10 replies · 342+ views
    Last modified: Thursday, March 18, 2010 3:19 PM EDT Great-grandma mauled by Lynn family pit bull By David Liscio / The Daily Item LYNN - A Lynn great-grandmother seriously mauled by her extended family's pit bull Wednesday remains under medical watch while the city's animal control officers search for the owner in hopes of learning whether the dog has been vaccinated against rabies. Margaret Murphy, 76, of Eastern Avenue, drove her car to 26 Mall St. shortly after 3 p.m. to visit her 10-year-old great grandson, Antonio, who lives with his grandmother, Carmen Santana Carrasquillo, and mother Isabelle Santana, in...
  • Pit Bull Attacks Pregnant Marietta Woman

    03/13/2010 9:51:13 AM PST · by Chet 99 · 21 replies · 617+ views
    MARIETTA, Ga. -- A Marietta woman was treated and released from the hospital after being bitten by a pit bull. CBS Atlanta News spoke to the victim, Brittney Wrenn, over the phone. Wrenn, who is seven months pregnant, said she is doing well and so is her baby. She told CBS Atlanta News that she fought off the dog, kicking it, all while trying to block and protect her stomach. Her sister-in-law, Rachel Wrenn, said the pit bull is too dangerous for the neighborhood. Rachel came home moments after Brittney was attacked. Rachel described what led up to the attack,...
  • St. Petersburg woman critically injured by dog she rescued [Pit Bull Alert]

    09/20/2009 6:14:00 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 47 replies · 1,302+ views
    ST. PETERSBURG — Four years ago, Robert Jacks and his wife, Patricia Thiel, rescued a stray dog. The Labrador-pit bullterrier mix was about 2 years old and had wandered onto the golf course where Jacks works. It was afraid of people. They couple figured it had been abused. The two dog lovers named it Jake and worked to rehabilitate it. It became part of the family and often would sleep on the couple's bed. But on Thursday afternoon, something went wrong. Authorities say Jake fiercely attacked Thiel, a 39-year-old nurse at All Children's Hospital, shortly after 2 p.m., in their...
  • Pit Bull Attacks Neighbors, Police Officers And Other Pit Bulls

    08/26/2009 5:52:00 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 4 replies · 541+ views
    Danville, VA-- Wednesday morning, Danville Police responded to the intersection of Kinzer Avenue and Central Street in reference to a pit bull dog chasing children who were at a school bus stop. Responding officers did not locate the dog. An hour or so later at 8:22am, Danville Police were again dispatched to the same location about a pit bull chasing people down the street. Officers arrived and found the dog running loose and learned that a neighbor had already used pepper spray on the dog. The dog approached one of the responding officers aggressively, but the officer was able to...
  • 80 Year Old Attacked by Pitbull

    08/26/2009 6:02:08 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 19 replies · 698+ views
    An 80 year old Rantoul woman is in the hospital after she says a Pitbull attacked her. It happened last week at her home. Eleanor McDonald broke her hip and her hand. Her son is looking for answers. McDonald's son Richard says his mother is fighting for her life. He says Eleanor was taking her dog outside. That's when she says a Pitbull came around the corner and knocked her down, driving her across the driveway. The fall broke her hip and her hand. She's got the bumps and bruises to prove it. Neighbors pulled the dog off. They say...
  • Cops Kill Pit Bull After Owner Orders Attack

    08/21/2009 12:17:47 PM PDT · by raybbr · 20 replies · 1,541+ views
    Courant.com ^ | August 20, 2009 | N/A
    BRIDGEPORT (CT) — - Police shot and killed a pit bull after the dog's owner ordered it to attack officers following a chase on the Route 25/8 Connector, the Connecticut Post reported. Rashad Young, 30, of Norwalk, is being held on $75,000 bail on charges of threatening, reckless endangerment, breach of peace, interfering with police and risk of injury to a minor. Police said they received a report Saturday of a car chasing a woman in the area of Chopsey Hill Road, the Connecticut Post reported. When they arrived, witnesses told them the woman had driven away and was being...
  • Hamilton Girl Mauled By Pit Bull (Named "Monster")

    07/13/2009 9:32:20 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 29 replies · 917+ views
    People who witnessed a pit bull attack a little girl in Hamilton say they will never get the horrible image out of their mind. The dog warden says the five-year-old girl was mauled by her father's dog named "Monster." It happened on Knightsbridge Drive. Officers on the scene describe the little girl's injuries as "very serious." Neighbors say they heard screams and rushed to help, but the pit bull didn't want to let go. The person who called 911 told the dispatcher: "A pit bull dog is attacking a little kid. It's in the backyard.We can't get him off of...
  • Horse attacked by pit bull in Oceano

    07/08/2009 8:31:53 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 7 replies · 953+ views
    Wednesday, July 8, 2009 Reported by: Stacy Daniel A pit bull attacks a horse at a popular Central Coast beach. The horse's owner, who did not want to go on camera, fearing some sort of retaliation, says she and two friends were riding on a trail in Oceano when the dark-bluish gray pit bull came from out of nowhere. The horse's owner said, "It's a very big safety concern because that dog was off leash, and if that dog is still out there and were to attack somebody else, I'd kind of hate to think what would happen." The horse...
  • Family Pit Bull Bites Boy In Face

    06/18/2009 4:41:11 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 1 replies · 342+ views
    Family Pit Bull Bites Boy In Face Sacramento Police Arrest Father On DUI Warrant POSTED: 3:19 pm PDT June 18, 2009 SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A 4-year-old boy was bitten in the face Wednesday by the family dog, a 3-year-old pit bull. The Sacramento Fire Department was called to the 2000 block of Quincy Avenue at about 5 p.m. and took the boy to UC Davis Medical Center for treatment. Other firefighters found the dog in the back yard of a vacant home. Animal control officials caught the dog and took it in for quarantine. Firemen said the father possibly tried...
  • Shelter to kill strays to make room for pit bulls

    06/18/2009 1:26:46 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 34 replies · 910+ views
    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Officials at a New Mexico animal shelter say they'll euthanize more than 50 dogs and puppies this week to make room for 12 pit bulls from an unresolved dog fighting case. ... Because of their aggressive nature, the pit bulls will be placed in one cage apiece — in spaces that usually house two or more dogs.
  • Pit bull attacks two year old in Wilmington

    06/11/2009 2:24:18 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 2 replies · 340+ views
    Pit bull attacks two year old in Wilmington By Peter MacArthur Wilmington Police are looking for the owner of a pit bull that bit a two year old girl Wednesday night. Police got to the 1 thousand block of West 5th Street at about 9:30 and found a woman holding the child, who was bleeding profusely from the neck. Police say the girl's mother was watching the dog for a neighbor and was keeping the animal in her basement. The two year old and her three siblings, ages 13, 10 and 9, were playing with the dog when it bit...
  • Government Admits Dangerous Dogs Act Mistake

    06/09/2009 6:05:00 AM PDT · by meandog · 2 replies · 320+ views
    Dog Magazine ^ | June 8, 2009 | by Alison Green
    Twelve years on and thousands of dogs later…. Today is a special day for anti BSL campaigners within England, Scotland and Wales as 12 years ago our government did something amazing. They held their hands up, said “We made a mistake” and took the first step towards correcting that mistake by amending the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991, a piece of legislation that has cost thousands of innocent lives. Prior to 8th June 1997 a dog branded “pit bull type” had to be killed regardless of how wonderful and friendly a pet the dog was or how responsible an owner. Any...
  • Guy rushes to buy fire extinguisher after apartment catches fire

    03/09/2007 2:42:08 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 18 replies · 875+ views
    KOLD News ^ | 03/09/2007
    CHANDLER, Ariz. If your apartment caught fire, you probably wouldn't do what one suburban Phoenix man did.Jonathan Zaletel did. Maricopa County sheriff's Lieutenant Paul Chagolla (cha-GOY'-ah) says Jonathan Zaletel allegedly was using a toaster to cook methamphetamine in his bedroom closet when the appliance caught fire. The 19-year-old Chandler resident first tried water to put out the fire and when that didn't work he used window cleaner, which also didn't help. So, instead of calling for help, Chagolla says Zaletel drove to a neighborhood Wal-Mart to buy a fire extinguisher. By the time he returned home, the condo's sprinkler system...
  • Meth lab found in personal care home, police say

    08/27/2005 5:22:28 AM PDT · by Born Conservative · 3 replies · 381+ views
    Times Leader/AP ^ | 8/27/2005
    DONORA, Pa. - Law enforcement officials who raided a personal care home Friday said they uncovered what they believe to be a methamphetamine lab in the basement. "It is amazing. It was really under the radar," Donora police officer Jason Paternoster said of the alleged operation in the Ralstin Personal Care Home in the Washington County borough, about 20 miles south of Pittsburgh. Paternoster said the eight mentally or physically disabled residents of the home, as well as neighbors, were unaware of the lab. The residents were taken to a local hospital for observation. "Drug users would come to the...
  • Police find meth lab on SMU campus

    10/20/2002 2:55:47 AM PDT · by Pern · 4 replies · 213+ views
    AP via CNN.com ^ | Oct. 19, 2002 | AP
    <p>UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas (AP) -- Police at Southern Methodist University say they found a methamphetamine laboratory in a campus music practice room.</p> <p>No arrests had been made, said campus police Capt. Tommy Jones.</p> <p>The drug production lab was found at the Owens Fine Arts Center on Thursday, a day after students returned from fall break.</p>
  • Eight arrested in raid, cocaine found in three young children

    09/13/2002 11:28:02 PM PDT · by ValerieUSA · 8 replies · 273+ views
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer ^ | September 13, 2002 | AP - Everett Herald
    EVERETT -- A cocaine raid on two motels resulted in eight arrests with seven others being sought, and traces of the drug were found in three children, one 20 months old, police said. The raids were conducted Thursday morning in two rooms each at the Everett and Topper motels following a four-month undercover investigation of crack and powder cocaine dealing on North Broadway, police Sgt. Boyd Bryant said. In an unrelated raid a day earlier, Snohomish County sheriff's deputies said they found two methamphetamine labs and at least 35 stolen cars at a farm outside Marysville. A 32-year-old man was...