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Latest news: 12-14-2010

Details of toddler death at meth lab revealed

KY - Ten months before a Wayne County toddler died from drinking drain cleaner at an alleged methamphetamine lab, his grandmother warned state social workers of possible drug activity there, records released Monday show. But there's no indication that the Cabinet for Health and Family Services — which was supervising the boy and his mother — investigated the claim. They concluded that social workers should continue to monitor the family. On May 30, 2009, 20-month-old Kayden Branham died after drinking Liquid Fire at a trailer owned by his maternal grandfather, the site of the alleged meth lab

Full story, Courier Journal

Father and son arrested for making meth

VA - A father and son are in jail after police received a tip they were making meth. Police went to a home at 552 Edgehill Drive Monday night and found Robert Keil and his son Jeremy inside. According to the criminal complaint, police smelled a strong odor associated with the manufacturing of meth. Police found empty containers, bottles and pseudoephedrine packets used to make meth. Robert and Jeremy are being charged with operating a meth lab and conspiracy

Full story, WSAZ - TV

Mexican citizen sentenced to prison for meth trafficking

CA - A Mexican citizen has been sentenced to 27 years in a United States prison after pleading guilty to methamphetamine trafficking charges. Francisco Miguel Angel Najera-Gordillo, 35, was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Edward J. Garcia. Najera-Gordillo pleaded guilty Sept. 9, only days before he was scheduled for trial, according to a federal Department of Justice news release.According to documents filed with the court and statements made in open court, Najera-Gordillo offered to sell to a confidential informant approximately 6 pounds of methamphetamine for $12,000 per pound.

Full story, The Sacramento Bee

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