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Area woman pleads guilty to dealing meth


Jessica Dawn Pennington Jessica Dawn Pennington Jessica Dawn Pennington, age 24 of Stilesville, appeared in the Owen Circuit Court I on Tuesday, April 17, and pled guilty as charged to dealing in methamphetamine, level 4 felony. The dealing charge stemmed from an undercover investigation conducted by officers with the Owen County Sheriff ’s Department.

According to the probable cause affidavit filed in the case, Pennington sold between 1 and 5 grams of methamphetamine to confidential informant in Cunot on February 23, 2016. According to Owen County Prosecutor Don VanDerMoere, Pennington was sentenced to seven years with three years executed in the Department of Corrections followed by four years suspended to probation.

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