Sheriff's Deputies Confiscate Large Amount of Meth, Arrest 3, LIVINGSTON, June 3, 2014 - Polk County Sheriff's Deputies arrested three people on Monday and seized a large amount of methamphetamine. Everything went down at 2:28 pm on Monday when deputies made a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by George Vernon Avery, 41, of Livingston. Avery had left his home on East North Street in Livingston and was traveling with Matt Monroe Reed, 40, of Tomball. Deputies were suspicious of contraband and asked for consent to search Avery's vehicle. Consent was given. Deputies found a silver container in Reed's shirt pocket that had a baggie containing methamphetamine and another baggie that contained marijuana (both allegedly packaged for sale). The vehicle search rendered drug paraphernalia in the center console. Due to methamphetamine and marijuana being found, deputies obtained a search warrant to search Avery's residence. The deputies allegedly uncovered a large amount of methamphetamine. Matt Reed was allegedly supplying the methamphetamine to Avery who was allegedly dealing. Deputies also found Ashleigh Marie Walworth, 28, of Owosso, Michigan in Avery's home. At time of press, all three remain in Polk County Jail. All three are facing felony charges:
George Vernon Avery: Manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance (both felonies).
George Vernon Avery, 41, of Livingston
Matt Monroe Reed: 2 counts of manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance (both felonies).
Matt Monroe Reed, 40, of Tomball
Ashleigh Marie Walworth: Manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance (felony)
Ashley Marie Walworth, 28, of Owosso, Michigan
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