Meth Awareness Week Kicks Off November 30
November 14, 2013: The first national Meth Awareness Week will be observed Saturday, November 30 through Saturday, December 7.
Indiana Attorney General Promoting Awareness Of Meth Use
November 1, 2013: Last year, Noble and Kosciusko counties reported the highest number of meth labs in Northeast Indiana.
Man robbed, beaten, shot in meth deal gone bad
October 31, 2013: A 40-year-old man was robbed, severely beaten and shot in the neck after two women offered to sell him methamphetamines.
Pharmacists struggle to stop sales of drug used to make meth
October 29, 2013: The customers typically call pharmacies, asking whether they carry nasal decongestants.
Inmate's mother hides meth in a Bible
October 25, 2013: Police have reported seizing 881 meth labs across the state so far this year a 45-percent increase over 2012.
Ohio Police Record Big Jump In Meth-Lab Seizures
October 22, 2013: Police have reported seizing 881 meth labs across the state so far this year a 45-percent increase over 2012.
NYPD cops confused Jolly Rancher candies for crystal meth
October 17, 2013: Cops stopped and searched two friends, believing the candies they purchased were crystal meth.
Two Arrested After Kids Test Positive for Meth
October 17, 2013: North Platte Police arrested Jeremy Zona Wednesday for Child Abuse and Possession of Methamphetamine.
Middle school students caught with 'liquid meth'
October 14, 2013: You can smoke it, snort it and now you can get high just from touching it.
Chihuahua eats meth, suffers ‘Breaking Bad’ style freak out in Phoenix hotel
October 14, 2013: Sticks, a service dog, raced back and forth, shaking and trembling at an Arizona La Quinta.
Phoenix couple find birthday card with $1,000 in crystal meth in mailbox
October 9, 2013: An Arizona couple were stunned to open a birthday card and find $1,000 worth of crystal meth stuffed inside.
Major SoCal Drug Bust Nets 107 Pounds of Meth
October 8, 2013: Authorities arrested four people and seized more than 100 pounds of methamphetamine and other drugs.
Mailing Meth Becoming More and More Common
October 2, 2013: Man was running hardcore drugs out of the city with the unknowing help of the U.S. Postal Service.
Doctors find meth in baby’s system, mother facing neglect charges
September 26, 2013: Mother told doctors she thought her daughter was allergic to some unknown substance.
Woman hauling frozen chicken on I-5 caught with meth
September 25, 2013: The truck and trailer was stopped after going through the scales at 1,100 pounds overweight.
Four-year-old found with meth at daycare center
September 24, 2013: Staff found the boy playing with a bag containing a white crystal substance.
Mom leaves kids in home with burned-up meth lab
September 19, 2013: Police officers responded to a Gowanda Avenue residence for a report of a suspected methamphetamine lab.
Buena Park Man, 45, Accused In 15-Year-Old Girl’s Fatal Meth Overdose
September 19, 2013: 45-year-old man supplied a 15-year-old girl with a fatal amount of methamphetamine.
Meth-ingredient sales tracker helping cops, company exec says
September 19, 2013: Police officers have tapped an electronic system that tracks the main ingredient used to make Meth.
UM researchers awarded $1M to study use of meth to limit brain injury impacts
September 16, 2013: Research found that low doses of methamphetamine reduced brain damage in rats after a traumatic brain injury or stroke.
Meth found behind kids’ car seats in I-17 stop
September 13, 2013: An officer found 12 pounds of methamphetamine stashed behind two car seats occupied by twin 3-year-olds.
Colorado Springs hotel room was distribution point for meth
September 12, 2013: A hotel room in Colorado Springs was identified as a distribution point for sales of heroin and meth.
“Shake-and-bake” meth making has a dangerous side
September 9, 2013: It is called “shake and bake,” a mobile method for making Meth that is sweeping across the South and Midwest.
Former Birmingham mayor arrested on meth charge
September 6, 2013: The arrest of former Birmingham Mayor Seth Chafetz for possession of methamphetamine has left the community stunned.
Meet The "San Francisco Meth Zombies"
September 5, 2013: The city is in the throes of a methamphetamine epidemic.
Former meth addict recounts struggle to get clean
August 29, 2013: Benton, 38, was hooked on drugs for 22 years.
Ga. deputies find $50,000 in meth wrapped like birthday gift
August 29, 2013: A man and woman in north Georgia were arrested Tuesday when authorities found $50,000 worth of methamphetamine in their car.
Bill Targets Medicines Bought for Meth Production
August 27, 2013: Delaware Gov. on Tuesday signed into law a bill that tightens the laws on purchasing products that can be used to produce methamphetamine.
Over $1 million in meth seized from gas tanks
August 22, 2013: U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than $1 million in methamphetamine from two women.
Over $1 million in meth seized from gas tanks
August 22, 2013: U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than $1 million in methamphetamine from two women.
Denver drug ring busted after meth found in sealed water bottles
August 22, 2013: Investigators call it “Operation Thirst Quencher,” because of where the criminals hid their methamphetamine.
2 men charged with operating meth lab out of SUV in Warren County
August 22, 2013: Both were arrested and charged with drug offenses.
Falling dentures spoil bride's plan to pass drugs to jailed groom with a kiss
August 1, 2013: A bride to be ended up behind bars with her intended groom.
Man making meth caused explosion at Holiday Inn
August 1, 2013: He was attempting to make methamphetamine using the "one pot method".
Emergency squad truck turned mobile meth lab
July 31, 2013: The officers said they go “anywhere we’re needed”.
Crystal meth found in ice-cube trays in Ocean Springs motel room
July 29, 2013: Police went to a motel room to find a fugitive, and found much more.
Ex-cop found guilty of dealing crystal meth, pills in Norristown area
July 26, 2013: A jury found him guilty of 16 out of 21 drug-related felonies.
46 pounds of liquid meth found hidden in car's gas tank at border
July 25, 2013: A human/narcotic detector dog alerted officers to the bottom of the car.
Meth lab found inside children's toy box
July 19, 2013: Police were searching for fugitive but instead found drug paraphernalia.
Baby Swallows Grandma’s Meth
July 17, 2013: The child’s mother called 911 when her child started throwing up.
19-year-old charged with making meth
July 10, 2013: Sheriff's deputies found a "shake and bake" meth lab at her home.
Kingwood teen swallowed bag of meth in traffic stop, died
July 9, 2013: The Texas Rangers are investigating the death of a Kingwood woman.
World Drug Report Reveals The Staggering Extent Of North America's Meth Problem
June 26, 2013: North America clearly has a very big meth problem on its hands.
Former meth addict's struggle with relapse shows challenges in fight against drug
June 26, 2013: Amy Reed's journey with methamphetamine is a microcosm of the region's struggle with the drug.
Billings woman accused of driving with kids while high on meth
June 26, 2013: A woman was accused Tuesday of driving while on methamphetamine with her twin children in the car.
MHS students engaged in anti-meth campaign at Main in Motion
June 21, 2013: Students ask young people to sign a pledge never to try meth.
Woman arrested after baby tests positive for meth
June 20, 2013: A Marshall County woman is in jail after her newborn baby tested positive for methamphetamine.
5 convicted in record crystal meth case
June 19, 2013: Five men have been convicted with what is believed to be the largest seizure of crystal methamphetamine in Michigan.
5-month-old Oklahoma baby overdoses on meth
June 18, 2013: A mother raced her baby girl to a metro hospital where the infant tested positive for meth.
Cost of meth labs goes beyond money; children are victims
June 13, 2013: It's a cheap high that leaves a much higher bill.
Ohio Co. Child Faces Long Recovery After Drinking Meth Making Item
June 12, 2013: We're learning the two-year-old Ohio County girl who drank an ingredient used to make meth, is improving
Missing Tennessee High student found during meth lab bust in New Hampshire
June 7, 2013: Laken Seats, 17, was reported missing on May 19 from her aunt's home in Bristol, Va.
Police arrest five, confiscate $19,000 worth of meth at Armour Road Extended Stay Hotel
June 7, 2013: Five people faced methamphetamine trafficking charges after they were arrested at the Extended Stay Hotel
14-Year-Old Boy Busted Trying to Bring Six Pounds of Meth Over Border in Cans of Corn
June 6, 2013: A 14-year-old boy trying to cross the border into the United States through Nogales was busted with six pounds of meth
12 Pounds of Meth, Trafficked From Mexico, Seized in Boise Arrest
June 5, 2013: Ada County sheriff's deputies say they seized nearly 12 pounds of meth during an arrest early today in Boise
Mail-order meth lands man in jail
May 31, 2013: Some things sent in the mail are dangerous. Other items are positively illegal
Confirmed Sacramento Skinheads member gets 75 to life for meth sales, possession
May 29, 2013: A confirmed member of the Sacramento Skinheads gang was sentenced Tuesday to 75 years to life in prison
First responders learn dangers of meth labs
May 17, 2013: A group of about 35 first responders, mostly firefighters, attended a special class
K-9 Finds 13 Pounds of Meth in Gas Tank
May 16, 2013: A deputy's keen eye and a dog's keen nose lead San Luis Obispo sheriffs to a meth bust
Woman arrested after police find meth lab in running car
May 10, 2013: Auburn police arrested a woman early Friday morning after finding her passed out in a car with an active meth lab in it
Hawaii Meth Project Announces Winner of Special Meth Award in Conjunction with HMSA’s Teen Video Contest
May 9, 2013: The Hawaii Meth Project joined the Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA) to honor and congratulate Hawaii teens who participated in this year’s HMSA Teen Video Awards Contest
Traffic stop led to discovery of over 115-pounds of meth worth $2.2-million
May 9, 2013: A "routine” traffic stop in east Polk County resulted in the largest seizure of meth in the county’s history
'This is not a hopeless situation'
April 19, 2013: Former meth addict describes highs and lows of drug abuse
Meth Addiction Cure: UCLA Tests Ibudilast On Human Addicts
April 3, 2013: The Food and Drug Administration has fast-tracked human tests of what may be the first cure for methamphetamine addiction
Police Say Man Slipped Meth Into Girlfriend's Coffee, Stole Jewelry
March 19, 2013: According to the police report, the victim had no memory of the next two days
As Drug Routes Shift, Meth Trail Leads to Chinatown
March 14, 2013: Undercover operation results in multiple arrests in New York’s Chinatown
Federal Bill Takes Aim at Meth Addiction
February 19, 2013: A bipartisan group of legislators from around the country has introduced a bill designed to reduce methamphetamine addiction
High priest! Catholic Church leader in Connecticut is busted in meth ring
January 17, 2013: Former pastor helped ship meth between Connecticut and California, cops say.
Girl, 7, Mistakes Meth for Candy
January 15, 2013: Authorities say a 7-year-old girl in Joshua Tree became critically ill after eating methamphetamine she thought was candy. Her parents are under arrest.
Plumber's Escapade After Two-Week Methamphetamine Binge Ends With His Arrest
January 11, 2013: When deputies found Thomas McFadden he was hiding in a closet with a lamp shade over his head as a disguise.
Man Accused of Slipping Methamphetamine into Wife's Cigarette in Plan to Addict Her
December 4, 2012: A man tried to secretly slip Meth into his wife's cigarette to make her join him in addiction.
National Meth Awareness Day
November 30, 2012: Meth Project Gives Away Art on Facebook
Breaking Good is Hard to Do
November 17, 2012: From Hollywood actors to race car drivers, from surfers to teachers to children of pastors... Meth users can come from any walk of life.
I was Smoking Crystal Meth in Lead-up to Olympics
November 17, 2012: With his diving career in free fall, the Beijing gold medallist Matthew Mitcham turned to drugs
Meth Mom: I Literally Went from June Cleaver to this Person who was Nuts
November 15, 2012: Methamphetamine use has moved further East and 80 percent is controlled by the Mexican cartels
Fergie Talks Crystal Meth Addiction With Oprah
October 19, 2012: Before Fergie became a superstar with the Black Eyed Peas, she hit rock bottom and turned to crystal meth
Mexican Cartels Fill Demand for Meth in USA
October 12, 2012: Mexican drug cartels are quietly filling the void in the nation's drug market
Real-life Meth Trade is Cracked by TV’s Favorite Drug Drama, ‘Breaking Bad’
October 11, 2012: Take a look at the real-life drug biz
44-Pounds of Meth Allegedly Found in Car with Tijuana Opera Singer
October 6, 2012: A renowned 23-year-old opera singer from Tijuana was arrested driving a car loaded with Meth
Elementary School Principal Busted with Methamphetamine for Sale
September 24, 2012: Arrest occurred at a transit station where he had arranged to meet undercover agent
Two Get Life in Prison for Death of Baby in Meth House
September 24, 2012: Child was forced to swallow methamphetamine
Ex-fireman gets prison, sold drugs at station
July 11, 2012: A former firefighter had been "poisoning his own department" by selling methamphetamine
Man's snake hallucinations lead to meth lab bust
June 25, 2012: A 56-year-old man’s snake hallucinations landed him in jail
Teddy Bear a Drug Mule? Calif. Police Arrest Woman for Hiding Meth in Stuffed Animal
June 5, 2012: Police found Meth hidden inside a teddy bear in a woman’s bedroom.
Drug Dealer Accidentally Texted Cop to Sell Him Meth: Police
June 1, 2012: The careless texter and his alleged supplier were both arrested.
Meth Lab Explodes in Man's Pants During Struggle with Cops
May 3, 2012: A man was arrested after a portable meth lab exploded in his pants.
Naked Man in Rush-Hour Traffic Was High on Meth, Grosse Pointe Woods Police Say
April 24, 2012: A 29-year-old man created quite a stir running naked while high on meth.
Mexican Drug Gangs Using More Children As 'Mules'
March 15, 2012: Mexican drug gangs are using young people to ferry Meth across the border into the U.S.
Coroner: Concord Plane Thief Had Massive Amounts of Meth in System When He Crashed in Fresno
Feb. 15, 2012: An airplane thief crashed near Fresno had "extraordinary" amounts of Meth in his body when he died.
Mexico Seizes Record Amount of Methamphetamine
Feb. 9, 2012: Mexican authorities announced their largest Meth seizure ever: 15 tons—about 13 million doses worth $4 billion.
Meth Fills Hospitals with Burn Patients
Jan 23, 2012: The influx of uninsured burn patients is overwhelming hospitals.
Horrific Murder No Surprise in Meth Capital of US
Jan 21, 2012: A woman recorded herself smoking Meth before shooting her two young children, their father, a cousin, and herself.
Teen Testifies She Was Given Meth, Alcohol Before Sexual Assaults
Jan 10, 2012: A 13-year-old girl was given Meth and alcohol before countless sexual assaults.
Cops: Woman Spent Six Hours in a Wal-Mart Making Meth
Dec 9, 2011: Woman caught making meth inside S. Tulsa Walmart.
Henry Arnibal Kills, Eats Bobcat While High On Methamphetamine
Nov 15, 2011: Man shot, skinned and ate a bobcat while high on Meth.
Meth Whiz-ards Extracting Drug From Urine
Oct 6, 2011: Drug users are extracting meth from their urine for re-use.
Boy Brings Mom's Crack Pipe, Crystal Meth for Show-and-Tell
Sept 21, 2011: A kindergarten student brings mom's crack pipe and crystal meth for show-and-tell.
Graphic Ads Turn Around Montana Teen Meth Use
Sept 20, 2011: Montana has been fighting against meth use with a gritty ad campaign.
Teen Charged in Grandmother's Stabbing Blames Meth
Aug 23, 2011: A 17-year-old charged in the stabbing of his grandmother said he was high on meth when he attacked her ...
Woman Accused of Murder: Breast-Fed Son had Meth in his System
Aug 5, 2011: A woman has been accused of killing her infant son by breast-feeding him after taking large amounts of Meth.
Amy Winehouse's Killers: Her Talent as Fierce as her Heartache
Jul, 27, 2011: Her addictions killed her. That was the consensus that formed following the death of Amy Winehouse.
Hollywood has Meth Problem
Aug. 8, 2011: In Hollywood, cocaine is still king, but Meth is gaining.
TSI: Teen Science Investigations
Feb. 8, 2010: Animals searching for food often scavenge the remains of bodies in the desert, but if a person abused Meth, the animals stay away.
Colorado Making Progress in Battle Against Meth
May 12, 2011: Teens are less likely to try Meth even once, thanks to work done by the Colorado Meth Project.
Teen Meth Use in Montana Drops Below National Average
Aug. 3, 2010: Teen Meth use in Montana drops below national average for first time since 1991.
Teen Meth Use in Idaho Down by 52%
Jun. 15, 2010: A survey by the CDC shows teen Meth use in Idaho dropped by 52 percent from 2007 to 2009.
Wyoming Teens See More Risks Using Meth
Wyoming Tribune Eagle, 9/27/10: According to a statewide study Wyoming teens are more aware of the risks of using methamphetamine.
14-year-old Records Anti-Meth Rap Song
Aug. 19, 2010: Lionel “Yung Leo” Cruz knows something about the pain of addiction, so the 14-year-old recorded a rap song.
Meth Art Winner Uses Rodeo Theme
Aug. 21, 2010: The Montana Meth Project named a Custer County teen the winner of its Paint the State contest.
Weld County Mural Project
Aug. 5, 2011: For the Weld County Mural Project, teens were given the chance to use graffiti art as a positive tool to fight drug and alcohol abuse.
Middle School Student to Advise Against Meth
Jul. 11, 2011: Kyla Beck is the youngest member of the Teen Advisory Council for the Colorado Meth Project.
Teen Finds Redemption in Drug Court
Aug. 17, 2011: Dakota Felkner once had a knife held to his throat and was hunted by an unhappy client to whom he’d sold drugs. He is now clean and sober.
Students Win Prize for Anti-Meth Video
Nov. 1, 2010: Students wrote and produced an eight-minute video that illustrated the danger of using Meth.
Teen Garners Top Honors in Paint the State Competition
Aug. 22, 2010: Heather Callister got an unexpected call from Idaho First Lady Lori Otter: she’d won The First Lady’s Choice Award.
Students Help Launch Anti-Meth Effort
Feb. 23, 2011: High school students across the state pledged “not even once” as the Idaho Meth Project introduced a new campaign.
Big Island Police Dog Sniffing Out Retirement
Aug. 22, 2011: Diesel, an 8-year-old Hawaii County police dog, has detected thousands of dollars in illegal drugs.
Teen Video Awards Showcases Hawaii Student Talent
May 5, 2011: A team of students from Moanalua High School took top honors at the 2011 HMSA Teen Video Awards.
Students Learn About the Horrors of Using "Ice"
Aug. 6, 2011: Students sat with their jaws agape as they stared at photos of how crystal Meth can ravage the mouths of teens.
Pair Circling Isle on Foot to Combat Meth Use
May 29, 2011: Natasha Gray and Alexandra Lavers are on a three-day walk around Oahu to raise funds for the Hawaii Meth Project.
Stolen Tombstones Found Inside Suspected Meth House
Aug. 7, 2011: Authorities serving a search warrant at a California home discovered narcotics, firearms and two dozen stolen tombstones.
Former Queens of The Stone Age Bassist Faces Felony Charges
Aug. 13, 2011: Former Queens of the Stone Age bassist Nick Oliveri is facing four felonies in connection with a standoff with an LAPD SWAT team.
Principal and Teacher Turn School into “Their Very Own Meth Den”
Jul. 27, 2011: A high school in West Virginia was shut down after officials discovered the principal had allegedly turned it into a Meth den.
Police: Walmart Shopper had Mobile Meth Lab
Aug. 4, 2011: A Walmart shopper was hit by more than falling prices after police discovered a mobile Meth lab in his backpack.
51 Pounds of Meth Seized at New Jersey Turnpike Rest Area
Aug. 1, 2011: Fifty-one pounds of Meth was discovered at a rest stop on the New Jersey Turnpike by New York City narcotics investigators.