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Lee County man facing drug charges

Wes Bunch • 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.

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