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Man faces judge after Spencer police officers hospitalized for methamphetamine exposure

    WHDH   SPENCER, MASS. (WHDH) – A man who was arrested Thursday night after three Spencer police officers were hospitalized for methamphetamine exposure faced a judge Friday, officials said. Scott Yerger, 48, was arraigned in East Brookfield District Court on drug and motor vehicle charges. Methamphetamine was discovered inside Yerger’s vehicle after officers stopped him for driving erratically with a ...

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2 women arrested after ‘clandestine’ meth lab discovered during search warrant

  ABC8      HOPEWELL, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities in Hopewell arrested two women on Thursday after conducting an early morning search warrant and discovering a suspected “one-pot” clandestine methamphetamine lab. Hopewell detectives executed a narcotics-related search warrant in a residence in the 1000 block of Elm Street at 6:20 a.m., police said. Hopewell Fire, along with Ft. Lee Fire and Rescue ...

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$13 million worth of meth found in trailer with frozen strawberries at Texas port

Fox Carolina News     A truck driver hauling frozen strawberries from Mexico into the United States is in custody after customs officers at a Texas port found nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in the trailer. In a statement, Customs and Border Protection said officers working at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility Saturday encountered a 42-year-old male Mexican ...

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Mexican Army Seizes 2 Tons of Meth, 17,000 Fentanyl pills near U.S.

BreitbartNews.com   Elements of the Mexican Army seized more than 2 tons of methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, and marijuana during separate security operations in the border states of Sonora and Baja California late last week. The busts yielded one arrest. The first incident occurred in the II Military Region near Ensenada. Troops spotted a truck on a dirt road in an ...

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Meet the K9 behind the largest fentanyl seizure in U.S history

Insider.com   Yesterday the largest Fentanyl seizure reported at a U.S port of entry in history. Meet the K9 behind the seizure, and the story of exactly how it was done. US Customs and Border Protection agents made a record-breaking seizure of fentanyl and methamphetamine at the Nogales Port of Entry in Arizona on Saturday. A drug-sniffing dog led agents to ...

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Deputy Exposed To Possible Fentanyl After Conducting Field Testing

WTXL   MARIANNA, Fla. (WTXL) – A deputy was taken to the hospital after being exposed to Fentanyl during an arrest. Wanda Mercer, of Greenwood, Florida was arrested by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. On Tuesday, deputies responded to the Goodwill Store located at 2800 Hwy 71 in Marianna, Florida in reference to a shoplifting call.  When deputies arrived on scene, they were told ...

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Man attempting to cook meth triggers hazmat response

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(WPRI) RICHMOND, R.I. (WPRI) – A Richmond man was arrested Friday night after police and a hazmat team were called to a home off Richmond Townhouse Road. The man, who has not been identified, was attempting to cook meth in the kitchen, according to police. Police said they were contacted just after 6 p.m. Friday by the man’s girlfriend, who ...

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Responding to Illicit Clandestine Laboratories: Methamphetamine Basics Part 1

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Meth lab causes fire in casino hotel room

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HMN-A fire that broke out in an Atlantic City hotel room is being blamed on a meth lab that was set up inside. The resulting fire forced evacuations of 4 floors of the hotel. (App.com) ATLANTIC CITY – Police in New Jersey charged a man with setting up a methamphetamine lab that caused a fire in an Atlantic City casino ...

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Possible Meth lab explosion sends 3 to hospital

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  HMN-A suspected Meth lab explosion in Pennsylvania sends 3 to area hospitals.  According to TribLive, 2 of the patients suffered possible chemical burns.   CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. – Three people were taken to hospitals early Sunday morning after a suspected meth lab explosion in Fayette County, officials said. The explosion happened shortly before 3 a.m. at a duplex on South ...

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