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July 22, 2019

Sylva Man Convicted on Drug and Gun Related Crimes

In February of this year, The United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina, heard the pleas of two defendants charged with drug and gun related crimes in Jackson County.  These two defendants were charged as a result of an investigation conducted by deputies from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, agents from the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and agents with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations.

Charged, convicted and sentenced are:

Jason Eugene Salley, DOB 4/4/1986

235 Pine Valley Drive Cullowhee, NC

Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Base

Sentenced to 37 months in Federal Custody

About The Author

Andy has worked in broadcasting around Western North Carolina over the last 17 years. He serves as the Operations Manager and Program Director for WRGC and WBHN. “I’ve been with the crew here at Five Forty Broadcasting since the idea of bringing the station back to Jackson County at 540-AM. I feel a personal connection with community radio and the area”. In the past, Andy has worked with iHeart Media and Sky Country Broadcasting. He resides in Haywood County.

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