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12/02/2013

MAN SELLS DRUGS TO PERSON COOPERATING WITH SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Ryan Wade Amyx

A Baxter County man, 26 year old RYAN WADE AMYX, was arrested on November 26th and remains in the Baxter County Detention Center on felony drug charges after a citizen cooperating with Sheriff’s Investigators made a controlled buy from him in July, 2013.

The cooperating citizen was given $240.00 to purchase illicit drugs from AMYXAMYX sold approximately 2 grams of methamphetamine, 4 amphetamine/dextroamphetamine 20mg pills, and 2 vyvanse 70mg capsules in exchange for this money.  The transaction was remotely monitored and recorded by Sheriff’s Investigators.

RYAN AMYX used a cellular telephone to facilitate the sale, which took place within 1000 feet of the Amon’s Lake soccer field park.  A bench warrant was later obtained for the arrest of RYAN AMYX, who is charged with:

Delivery of Methamphetamine – Class C Felony
Delivery of Schedule II Controlled Substance (2 counts ) – Class C Felonies
Unlawful Use of Communications Device – Class C Felony
Proximity to Certain Facilities – Enhanced Penalty Statute

AMYX is being held in lieu of $20,000 bond, with an appearance in Circuit Court set for December 9th.

/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff

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