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Methamphetamine

File photo of a man smoking out of a meth pipe.  (credit: Apolinar B. Fonseca/GettyImages)

New Alabama Law Stops ‘Smurfing’ Process For Meth

A new law has taken effect that’s aimed at making it tougher for people to obtain a key ingredient needed to produce the illegal drug methamphetamine.

10/03/2012

An Alabama man named "Walter White" - the same as AMC TV's "Breaking Bad" meth dealing character - is being sought by police in connection with meth distribution charges.  (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

‘Walter White’ Wanted On Methamphetamine Charges

White – who coincidentally shares the same name as the main, meth-dealing character on the AMC Television show “Breaking Bad” – was on probation for a 2008 charge of making methamphetamine when he was arrested on similar charges in Bibb County earlier this year, according to Tuscaloosanews.com.

08/16/2012

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Drug Trafficking Operation Shutdown

DOUGLAS COUNTY-  (WAOK/AJC)  – Drug Enforcement agents say they have taken down a drug trafficking operation,   that originated in Mexico and ran drugs to Atlanta and other cities.  A senior agent with Atlanta’s DEA office says the […]

WAOK-AM–08/08/2012

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Former Airport Worker Pleads Guilty In Drug Plot

A former Atlanta airport worker has pleaded guilty in a plot to smuggle drugs into the U.S.

07/31/2012

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Troopers Seize Meth Worth $300K After Chase

Georgia authorities say they’ve seized 15 pounds of methamphetamine worth $300,000 after a police chase and crash in Gwinnett County.

07/10/2012

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Airport Workers Accused of Smuggling $500G Worth Of Heroin, Meth Into Country

Federal authorities say three airport workers are accused of trying to bring heroin and methamphetamine into the U.S. on a commercial jet.

05/03/2012

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$11 Million Drug Haul

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) – Authorities in suburban Atlanta say they’ve discovered cocaine and methamphetamine with an estimated street value of more than $11 million. Gwinnett County officials say the drugs were stored in a warehouse on […]

WAOK-AM–02/14/2012