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Arkansas Meth Lab Bust
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Arkansas judge proposes joining lawsuit against drug makers to recover meth costs
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Drinking, drug use a teenage problem in Arkansas
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Arkansas: Highway Stop Results In Meth Bust
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Arkansas: Awareness Tackling meth abuse
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Arkansas Meth Lab Bust
ROGERS -- Police have made three arrests this week in connection with two suspected methamphetamine laboratories, one of which included computerized equipment.
On Tuesday, John Upton, 42, and his wife, Melinda Upton, 41, were arrested at their Arkansas home at 13 Donington Lane in Bella Vista where police found a meth lab that included a computer, a ventilation system and a hidden trap door, according to a news release from Rogers police Capt. Ron Largent.
Officers also seized about a half-ounce of methamphetamine. Rogers police were assisted by officers with the Bentonville Police Department and the Arkansas Department of Community Punishment.
John Upton faces felony charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, manufacture of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and probation violation.
Melinda Upton faces felony charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, manufacture of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
John Upton was released Wednesday on $30,000 bond. Melinda Upton was released on $2,500 bond.
On Wednesday, Byron E. Brumley, 44, was arrested at his home at 9558 Lori Lane, southeast of Rogers near Monte Ne, after a search turned up the components of a methamphetamine laboratory.
Brumley faces charges of possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to manufacture methamphetamine, overpossession of ephedrine and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription.
Brumley was being held Thursday in the Benton County Jail in lieu of a $15,000 bond.
Largent said the arrests stemmed from investigations that began in Rogers. Officers have been deputized by Benton County Sheriff Keith Ferguson to make arrests outside the Rogers city limits.
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In addition to the effects of the drug itself, street heroin may have additives that do not readily dissolve and result in clogging the blood vessels that lead to the lungs, liver, kidneys, or brain. This can cause infection or even death of small patches of cells in vital organs.
Most of the States in the top fifth for past month binge use of alcohol for persons aged 12 or older were in the Northern parts of the United States; four of them were the same as those for past month use of alcohol: Colorado, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, and Minnesota. Three States were in the top fifth for all three age groups (12 to 17, 18 to 25, and 26 or older): North Dakota, Rhode Island, and South Dakota. Among all persons aged 12 or older, Utah had the lowest rate of binge alcohol use (16.6 percent) in the Nation. The highest rates of binge alcohol use were in the 18 to 25 age group, 40.9 percent for the Nation. North Dakota had the highest rate among those aged 18 to 25 (55.8 percent), among teens aged 12 to 17 (16.4 percent), and among all persons aged 12 or older (30.0 percent).
Nationally in 2002.2003, about 3.0 percent of persons aged 12 or older were dependent on or had abused illegal drugs in the past year. The District of Columbia had the highest rate of past year illegal drug dependence or abuse (4.0 percent) among persons aged 12 or older, and Kansas had the lowest rate (2.5 percent). Most of the States in the highest fifth were in the West (four States) or the Northeast (four States). The highest rates for past year illegal drug dependence or abuse occurred in the 18 to 25 age group, with Rhode Island having the highest rate (12.7 percent) (Table B.16).
In 2008, the use of smokeless tobacco in the past month was reported by 4.3 percent of persons aged 18 or older who had not completed high school, 4.6 percent of those who completed high school but did not attend college, and 3.2 percent of those who attended some college. The prevalence among college graduates, 2.5 percent, was lower than among those who had not completed high school and those who had completed high school but had not attended college. Among college graduates aged 18 to 25, the use of smokeless tobacco increased from 2.9 percent in 2007 to 4.3 percent in 2008.