Lee County man facing drug charges
May 14, 2013 at 8:07 AM
JONESVILLE — A Pennington Gap man is facing multiple drug charges for allegedly selling and cooking methamphetamine after local, state and federal authorities executed a search warrant on his residence earlier this month.
According to Lee County General District Court records, Jeffery Lynn Fleenor, 56, 237 Hiltons Drive, Pennington Gap, was charged May 8 by Virginia State Police with three drug-related felonies. The charges include distribution of between 28 and 226 grams of methamphetamine, conspiracy to distribute between 28 and 226 grams of methamphetamine and manufacturing a controlled substance.
Authorities with knowledge of the investigation said the charges were filed against Fleenor after members of the Drug Enforcement Agency executed a search warrant on his residence, which is located in the Woodway community near Pennington Gap.
The VSP and Lee County Sheriff’s Office assisted with Fleenor’s arrest.
A spokesman with the DEA declined to provide additional details.
Fleenor was arraigned May 8 in Lee County General District Court and is being held at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail.