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Latest news: 12-23-2009

Survey gauges Wyoming students' meth knowledge

Cheyenne, WY - Fourteen percent of elementary students here say they have been around someone who used meth.

And nearly 31 percent say they have been around someone who used an illegal drug other than meth.

Full story, Wyoming Tribune Eagle

Toddler tests positive for meth

Santa Cruz, CA - Santa Cruz police reported Tuesday that Dominican Hospital called officers late Monday to report that a 15-month-old boy taken to the hospital by his mother had apparently ingested methamphetamine, Capt. Steve Clark said.

The toddler had been acting out of character and tested positive for the drug, Clark said. The call came in about 11 p.m., he said, but it is not yet clear what time the child was admitted.

Full story, Santa Cruz Sentinel

Meth hidden in child's room

St. Albans, WV - State Police say a St. Albans couple had been running a meth lab in their home and hiding drugs in their child's bedroom.

Troopers went to the Fifth Street East home of Justin Richard Atkinson, 29, and Jennifer Louise Boggess, 22, Monday evening after receiving a tip on possible drug activity at the residence, police said.

Full story, Charleston Daily Mail

North Carolina polie make state's biggest liquid meth seizure

NC - History was made in Mount Airy last week when three people were arrested on felony drug charges.

City police announced Tuesday that it has been determined the arrest involved the largest seizure of liquid methamphetamine ever reported in North Carolina, according to agents of the State Bureau of Investigation.

Full story, The Mount Airy News

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