On April 20, Jacquelyn Robin Boone, 38, was sentenced for manufacturing methamphetamine, two counts of trafficking in methamphetamine, possession of a methamphetamine precursor chemical, and possession of methamphetamine.
These charges stemmed from an investigation conducted by the Avery County Sheriff’s Office on March 1, 2013. The Sheriff’s Office received information that Boone was manufacturing methamphetamine at condominium complex in Beech Mountain.
Officers went to that location to speak with Boone. When they arrived, Boone was in the process of manufacturing methamphetamine. Deputies seized a methamphetamine mixture that weighed 54 grams, as well as various items used to make methamphetamine. The State Bureau of Investigation provided technical field assistance after Boone was arrested and the scene was secured.
The Honorable Gary Gavenus, Senior Resident Superior Court Judge, sentenced Boone to 70-93 months in prison, and she was fined $50,000.
“Cases like this one continue to be a priority for my office due to the devastating effects that methamphetamine can have on families. To ensure that our children have a bright future it is important that we work to remove those who make meth from our community,” District Attorney Seth Banks said. “I appreciate the hard work of Assistant District Attorney Matt Rupp, the efforts of the Avery County Sheriff’s Office, and the help of the State Bureau of Investigation in seeing that Ms. Boone was put behind bars.”