UPDATE: Maries County Sheriff's Make Arrest for Meth
MARIES COUNTY - The Maries County Sheriff's Department arrested George F. Moody of Belle for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute during a narcotics investigation being conducted with the Belle Police Department on Thursday evening.
Moody was found in possession of a large quaintly of methamphetamine. Moody had been arrested by the Maries County Sheriff's Office four times prior to this arrest and was currently on house arrest after being sentenced in the United States Eastern District to five years in Federal Prison for drug related charges.
The Maries County Prosecutor charged Moody with Possession with Intent to Distribute a Class B Felony. A Class B Felony has a punishment of a minimum of five years up to 15 years in Missouri Department of Corrections.
The punishment can be extended if the offender has two or more prior convictions for felonies or certain misdemeanors. The maximum punishment for a pending B felony increases to 30 years.
Moody remains in the Maries County Jail on $100,000.00 bond.
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