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Newton man convicted on 2012 meth charges


A Newton man was convicted in Superior Court Monday on meth charges dating back to April 2012, according to the District Attorney's Office.

William Emory Skeens, 27, of Newton, NC, was convicted of felony manufacture methamphetamine, felony conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, and two counts of felony possess/distribute methamphetamine precursor in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court.

The crimes occurred in April 2012, in the City of Newton. The investigation arose from a concerned citizen complaint with the Newton Police Department.

Investigators from the department's Narcotics Division handled the investigation with assistance from the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation.

Skeens was sentenced to no less than 45 months and no more than 66 months in the North Carolina Division of Adult Correction, where he will be transported for processing.

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