07/01/2022

Arrests made for Possession of Controlled Substance- Methamphetamine

Stone County Sheriff's Department

Press Release

Drug Bust:  Approximately $82,000 street value of Crystal Meth seized in Stone County. 

According to Sheriff Lance Bonds, his department conducted a large-scale methamphetamine bust that landed two individuals in jail.  Jennifer L. Mannon, age 38, of Mountain View and Wesley R. Greenway, age 46 of Mountain View were arrested and charged with Trafficking Crystal Methamphetamine and other drug related charges. 

On June 23, 2022, Deputies Justin Meeks and Tony Trammell went to a residence on Pitard Loop in Stone County in an attempt to locate Jennifer Mannon, who is a parole absconder.  While at the residence deputies located Mannon and took her into custody.  Mannon and Greenway are on parole and probation with a search waiver on file.  A home visit was conducted and methamphetamine was located.  Lieutenant Trammell observed two bags of methamphetamine weighing approximately one-half pound lying on the floor behind a couch.  Investigator Meeks observed a smaller baggie of meth in a bedroom.  Both Mannon and Greenway was taken into custody for possession of meth. 

Chief Deputy Dammon McGilton was called to the scene.  A search warrant was obtained and just over a pound of meth was located in a safe.  The investigation continued on June 27th when Chief Deputy McGilton, Lieutenant Trammell, and Special Agent Sanders with the 16th Drug Task Force went back to the property and received consent to search from a person at the location.  A building was searched and an indoor marijuana grow was located as well as marijuana growing on the property.  A small amount of processed marijuana was located in the building along with a half-ounce of meth, meth paraphernalia, and psilocybin mushrooms which is a schedule I narcotic.  The total amount of Crystal Methamphetamine seized was 869 grams valued at approximately $82,000.00 street value.  There were approximately 28 grams of marijuana, and approximately 5 grams of psilocybin mushrooms seized. 

Greenway and Mannon are being charged with Trafficking over 200 grams of meth, a Class Y Felony; Maintaining a Drug Premises, a Class C Felony; Possession of a Schedule I Narcotic, (Psilocybin Mushrooms), with Purpose to Deliver, a Class B Felony; Possession of Marijuana with the Purpose to Deliver, a Class D Felony; Growing and Manufacturing of Marijuana, a Class D Felony; and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with the Purpose to Weigh or use Crystal Meth, a Class D Felony.  Mannon was also charged as a habitual offender.  Bond was set on both individuals at $200,000.00. 

Sheriff Bonds said, "The drug investigation is ongoing and his department will continue to aggressively fight the war on drugs."

Also:

On the same day in an unrelated incident, Sheriff Bonds stated that Chad A. Dayberry, age 30, of Pleasant Grove, was arrested by Investigator Justin Meeks for probation violations and possession of crystal meth over 2 but less than 10 grams, a Class C Felony.  Dayberry was in possession of approximately 9 grams of crystal methamphetamine.  Dayberry's bond is set at $15,000.00.       

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