Follow us:

The Today File

Your guide to the latest news from around the Northwest

Topic: meth

You are viewing the most recent posts on this topic.

September 19, 2014 at 4:16 PM

Charges: Suspect in attacks said stabbing people ‘better than meth’

King County prosecutors say a 22-year-old man told Seattle police that stabbing people “was better than meth” after he was arrested for allegedly stabbing two people and robbing another at knifepoint last week. John  A. Fecteau was charged in King County Superior Court Monday with two counts of second-degree assault and one count of first-degree robbery in connection…

More

Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Belltown, meth, stabbing

September 19, 2014 at 6:13 AM

Former Montesano police chief accused of selling meth and heroin

The Associated Press TACOMA — The former police chief of the small town of Montesano had a busy day in court, but it had nothing to do with keeping the law. The Tacoma News Tribune reports 51-year-old Ray Sowers had to attend a drug court hearing because of January theft charges, where he was accused of stealing…

More

Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: heroin, meth, Montesano

August 29, 2014 at 6:19 AM

Moses Lake man to be sentenced in Montana for meth trafficking

The Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. — A Washington state man faces sentencing Friday in federal court on charges he led an interstate meth-trafficking ring that exploited workers in eastern Montana’s oil patch. Robert Farrell Armstrong of Moses Lake, Washington, will appear before U.S. District Judge Susan Watters in Billings. Under a deal with prosecutors, he pleaded guilty in…

More

Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: meth, Montana, Moses Lake

February 11, 2014 at 5:27 PM

Ex-King County sheriff’s deputy charged with distributing meth

A former King County sheriff’s deputy made his first appearance in federal court today after being indicted by a federal grand jury on three counts of distributing and conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. Mitchell Wright, 33, of Bothell, pleaded not guilty to the charges during a hearing before U.S Magistrate Judge Brian Tsuchida, according to court documents….

More

Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: King County, meth

November 5, 2013 at 7:12 AM

Death of Des Moines man at Gorge concert related to meth, not Molly

SPOKANE (AP) — Autopsy results show the death of a 21-year-old man at a June concert at the Gorge Amphitheater was related to methamphetamine, not the drug known as Molly. Officials initially thought Patrick D. Witkowski of Des Moines died June 30 due to an overdose of the drug considered to be a form of Ecstasy. Chelan…

More

Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: cause of death, Des Moines, druges

September 13, 2013 at 7:30 AM

WSP suspects meth in Bellevue crash that killed Federal Way man

UPDATE: 9:30 a.m. | The 22-year-old man who died on Interstate 405 in Bellevue last night after his car caught on fire during a high-speed crash has been identified as Ian Riley Beckford. Seattle attorney Eric Makus identified the Federal Way man; Makus said he is representing the Beckford family. Beckford was driving home after spending the day…

More

Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Bellevue, fatal crash, I-405

December 31, 2012 at 7:08 AM

Monday Memo: Baby exposed to meth … Wet-dry weather … Stuck on tracks

Baby exposed to meth: A 22-year-old woman and her 35-year-old boyfriend from Lake Stevens are facing felony child-endangerment charges for allegedly smoking meth in a car when an 11-month-old baby was inside with them. The Herald in Everett has the details. The weather in review: Like a Shop-Vac, staff reporter Sandi Doughton’s wrap-up of…

More

Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: baby, meth, Seahawks

March 16, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Woman in trooper death case charged with making meth

An 18-year-old woman who was in the truck when Joshua Jearl Blake reached around her and fatally shot Washington State Patrol Trooper Tony Radulescu on Feb. 23 has been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine. Megan Mollet  already faced a charge of rendering criminal assistance for allegedly lying to police about her knowledge of the shooting during the…

More

Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: Joshua Blake, meth, Port Orchard