Irvington woman takes plea deal to cooperate in meth, firearms case

WASHINGTON COUNTY — A 19-year-old Irvington woman reached a plea deal Thursday in Washington County Court. Amber Lyday, who was facing charges of aggravated meth manufacturing, illegal possession of a firearm, possession of drug paraphernalia.

She pleaded guilty to one count of the use of a vehicle, structure or other property for meth production, which is a Class 2 felony.

As part of the plea, Lyday was sentenced to 48 months of probation, must undergo counseling, pay $500 among other mandatory fees, and testify in a felony case against 24-year-old Ryan Jacklin.

Jacklin was in court Thursday on a continuation of a motion to suppress. He is charged with felonies including delivery of between 5 and 15 grams of meth, aggravated meth manufacturing of more than 400 grams of meth and protected by at least on firearm, and unlawful possession of a shotgun with a barrel of less than 18 inches in length.

His jury trial date is set for 9 a.m. on June 20 at the Washington County Judicial Center.