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Local man indicted by federal grand jury on 2010 charges

Dec 23, 2013 -- 4:30pm

A Charleston man has been indicted by a federal grand jury following a narcotics investigation.  Mississippi County Sheriff Keith Moore says 29-year-old Jeffrey Riley Jr. was taken into custody last week after a federal grand jury handed down a two-count indictment charging him with conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine and maliciously burning a building used in an activity affecting interstate commerce. Both are federal offenses punishable by up to 60 years in prison. The investigation began three years ago.

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