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Tyler County woman convicted in methamphetamine manufacturing operation

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Kate Lynn Baker, 20, of Friendly, WV, was convicted in federal court on Tuesday for her role in manufacturing methamphetamine. Kate Lynn Baker, 20, of Friendly, WV, was convicted in federal court on Tuesday for her role in manufacturing methamphetamine.
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 Kate Lynn Baker, 20, of Friendly, WV, was convicted in federal court on Tuesday for her role in manufacturing methamphetamine.

Baker is one of six individuals charged in a 19-count federal indictment in June 2015. She was discovered in Wetzel County, WV in possession of pseudoephedrine and matches, both are commonly used to manufacture methamphetamine.

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Baker pled guilty to a criminal information charging her with one count of “Possession of Materials to be used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine.” She faces up to four years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

The West Virginia State Police and the Pleasants Count Sheriff's Department investigated. Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp presided.

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