NNN Reporters Newsroom Forum  

Go Back   NNN Reporters Newsroom Forum > RSS FEED

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-16-2019, 11:20 AM
The Bobster's Avatar
The Bobster The Bobster is offline
Senior Editor
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 64,344
Default Crystal Meth Being Shipped Here By Mexican Cartels

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/20...-meth-arrests/

‘Being Shipped Here By Mexican Cartels’: Chester County DA Announces Series Of Arrests Connected To Distribution Of Crystal Meth
By Joe Holden
May 15, 2019 at 5:05 pm



WEST CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) — The Chester County district attorney warned Wednesday that crystal meth is “storming back into southeastern Pennsylvania.” Tom Hogan sounded the alarm during a news conference as he announced a series of arrests connected to the distribution and dealing of crystal meth.

Hogan said they’re alarmed to see a possible tipping of the scales with the crackdown and pressure on opioid and heroin use as distributors are now flooding the market with cheap, pure crystal methamphetamine.

Prosecutors announced the arrest of Ruben Vargas Santillan, of Berks County. He’s accused of selling a significant amount of crystal meth to undercover officers.

Hogan said the drug is storming back into the county and other places in southeastern Pennsylvania.

Users often become agitated and violent. Police have noted an uptick in violence involving officers and those suspected of using crystal meth.

Prosecutors have tied at least two recent homicides to meth use.

“This crystal meth is potent, powerful and cheap. It is being shipped here by the Mexican cartels and you are going to see a strong impact on users and law enforcement,” said Hogan.

Prosecutors say these distributors are business savvy. A kilo of crystal meth in the 2000s ran anywhere from $40,000 to $48,000. Today, the same amount of product is going for $10,000.

The pure crystal meth has also wiped out what’s known as biker meth, which is a cheaper, domestically made product, with a low purity rate.
__________________
Those who find the truth hateful just hate hearing the truth.

A mind is a terrible thing to waste.....on a nigger.

If you're not catching flak, you're not over the target.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:21 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.