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Three charged with meth possession

Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Staff Writer

A Mammoth Spring man, his wife and a friend were charged Nov. 4 with multiple drug offenses after officers from the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force, Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Highway Patrol and the Fulton County Sheriff's Department raided their home in Mammoth Spring.

Douglas Ray Milde, 42, his wife Kimberly Raye Milde, 37, and Leann Seibert Hutson, 22, have been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia with the intent to manufacture, a class B felony; possession of methamphetamine, a class C felony; possession of drug paraphernalia, a class C felony; and manufacture of marijuana, a class C felony.

In addition, Hutson has been charged with possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, a class C felony; and possession of pseudoephedrine with the intent to manufacture, a class D felony.

According to the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force, the Mildes and Hutson were manufacturing methamphetamine and marijuana and selling it from their home.

Bond for Douglas Ray Milde and Leann Hutson was set at $25,000 apiece. Kimberly Raye Milde wasn't held due to health problems, said Fulton County Sheriff Lloyd Martz.

Milde and Hutson posted bond Nov. 10. All three are slated to appear in Fulton County Circuit Court Dec. 6.

In other Circuit Court news, a Salem man was sentenced to two years in prison for stealing money from Immanuel Baptist Church and First Assembly of God Church in Salem.

Christopher Adam Christie, 19, pleaded guilty Nov. 8 to two counts of commercial burglary; two counts of criminal mischief in the 1st degree; and two counts of theft of property.

All counts but one, a theft of property count, carry a two-year sentence. The sentences will run concurrently.

A Viola man alleged to have been running a gambling house in Viola pleaded guilty Nov. 8 to possession of an instrument of crime, a class A misdemeanor.

Fulton Circuit Court Judge Tim Weaver sentenced Robert L. Wray, 54, to one year in jail, suspended, and issued fines totaling $3,650.

A portion of the fines, $2,500, will be contributed to the Fulton County Sheriff's Drug Fund.

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