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Polk County Sheriff's deputies seize "large quantity" of meth, arrest 3

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George Avery (Source: Polk County Jail) George Avery (Source: Polk County Jail)
Matt Reed (Source: Polk County Jail) Matt Reed (Source: Polk County Jail)
Ashleigh Walworth Source: Polk County jail) Ashleigh Walworth Source: Polk County jail)
POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff's Office made three meth arrests in two separate locations on Monday.

George Vernon Avery, 41, Matt Monroe Reed, 40, and Ashleigh Marie Walworth, 28, are all still being held in the Polk County Jail.

Avery was charged with two felony charges manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance between 4 and 200 grams and possession of a controlled substance less than a gram. Collectively, his bail was set at $25,000.

Reed was charged with two felony charges - manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance between 4 and 200 grams and manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance less than 4 grams. His collective bail was set at $30,000.

Walworth was charged with manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance between 4 and 200 grams, and her bail was set at $20,000.

According to an arrest affidavit, Polk County Sheriff's deputies made a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Avery at approximately 2:28 p.m. after it left a home on East North Street. Reed was a passenger in the vehicle.

When the two suspects gave their consent to be searched, the deputies allegedly found a silver container in Reed's shirt pocket which contained a baggie of methamphetamine and a baggie of marijuana. A search of the vehicle revealed drug paraphernalia in the center console, according to the affidavit.

"Both were packaged for sale," the affidavit stated.

The deputies also obtained a search warrant the residence the two men had left and allegedly discovered a large quantity of meth. According to the affidavit, Reed "was the person supplying the methamphetamine to the residence for delivery."

According to the affidavit, Avery admitted to selling and using meth at the residence.

Walworth was arrested at the residence on East North Street that was searched by Polk County Sheriff's deputies. The affidavit stated that she admitted to selling and using meth at that location.

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