Marion County meth conviction overturned

William Gary Mosley
photo William Gary Mosley

An iffy affidavit for a search warrant got a Marion County, Tenn., man's drug manufacturing and paraphernalia convictions vacated and his charges dismissed after a successful appeal in his 2014 guilty plea.

When William Gary Mosley pleaded guilty in December 2014 to a class B felony charge of initiation of a process to the manufacture of methamphetamine and two misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, he reserved certified questions of law on the affidavit for the search warrant that led to his arrest, according to a ruling handed down this week by the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals.