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Story published: 07-17-2013 • Print ArticleE-mail Story to a Friend

Reward offered for Larry Snyder

Larry Snyder
Operation Dixie Crystal is a joint drug task force operation aimed at significant methamphetamine traffickers in Ashe, Allegheny, Caldwell, Watauga, and Wilkes Counties in North Carolina as well as Johnson County in Tennessee. In this operation 30 men and women have been charged with methamphetamine trafficking and firearms offenses. This operation has been ongoing since 2012. Since the beginning of the investigation, law enforcement have seized approximately 30 firearms, five vehicles, 20 pounds of methamphetamine and $150,000 in U.S. currency.

At this time however, there is still an outstanding warrant for one individual whom is a fugitive in this case. This individual is 59 year old Larry Mitchell Snyder of Trade, Tennessee. Mr. Snyder has been charged with drug trafficking. This charge could carry a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years to life. He was indicted by a federal grand jury on June 18, 2013. A reward is available for information leading to Mr. Snyder’s arrest. Please call the tip line at 1-866-DHS-2-ICE (1-866-347-2423) or the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department at 423-727-7761. All calls will remain anonymous.