State officials are set to scrap a pilot program in a handful of North Dakota counties that aimed to combat methamphetamine labs by requiring farmers to lock up their fertilizer tanks, in large part because they have found a more effective way to crack down on the illegal drug labs.
On her worst day as a meth addict -- on that very worst day -- one of Betsey DeGree's young sons tried to hang himself. The date was Aug. 26, 2010. The next day, DeGree stopped using methamphetamine, she told the St. Paul Pioneer Press. She's been sober ever since.
A 19-year-old Fargo woman facing a child neglect or abuse charge is accused of exposing her 1-year-old daughter to methamphetamine, traces of which were found in the girl’s hair, according to court documents.
Thanks to Sister’s Path, a Fargo-based comprehensive recovery program, Sarah Bath has her life back. Sister’s Path provides stable, long-term housing along with chemical dependency treatment to single, homeless, addicted women who wish to live clean and sober.
A spokeswoman says officials are looking into the role that visitors to the home may have played. They did not give an exact description of the lab, but say that generally a mobile lab consists of a small container that can be carried in a backpack and that has all the ingredients to make methamphetamine.
A former Colorado lawman with a record so distinguished he was once honored as the nation's sheriff of the year now finds himself in a jail that was named for him, accused of offering methamphetamine in exchange for sex from a male acquaintance.
Three family members from Bakersfield, Calif., have pleaded not guilty to charges they supplied methamphetamine to buyers in North Dakota and Minnesota. Henry Paredez Jr. and his wife, Ariana Paredez, are charged in federal court with three counts, including conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance. They face life in prison if convicted.
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