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Woman, 22, is accused of manufacturing meth



A Whitesburg woman remains in jail after being charged with manufacturing methamphetamine.

Keylene Sexton, 22, of 2041 Little Dry Fork, was arrested March 8 and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and with unlawful possession of a meth precursor.

Letcher County Sheriff ’s Deputy Jarrad Hipps said the ingredients to make meth were found by police Feb. 16 inside a green duffle bag Sexton had placed in a creek near the residence of Geoffrey

R. Rife, 29, of 26 Rose Road in Whitesburg.

“Witnesses saw her toss the bag in the creek,” said Hipps.

Rife, who was a McDonald’s employee, was arrested Feb. 16 and also charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and with unlawful possession of meth precursor.

Bond for Sexton is set at $10,000 cash unsecured with home incarceration. A preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. on April 15.

Rife also remains in the Letcher County Jail.



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