Boyle sheriff charges two with trafficking in meth
Published 7:00 pm Monday, July 15, 2019
Two Danville men were arrested Friday and charged with several counts related to drugs, following a lengthy investigation by deputies from the Boyle County Sheriff’s Office.
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According to the sheriff’s office, James Christopher Pingleton, 24, and Noah L. Smith were arrested at 121 Plantation Drive when officers found about 2.5 ounces of suspected methamphetamine, a large amount of MSM — used as a cutting agent for the suspected meth — scales, several baggies, two firearms, drug paraphernalia and cash.
Pingleton was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance (meth); manufacturing a simulated controlled substance; possession of a simulated controlled substance; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. As of Monday afternoon he was listed as an inmate at the Boyle County Detention Center with a $20,000 cash bond.
Smith was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance, meth. As of Monday afternoon, he was not listed as an inmate at the Boyle jail.