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Virginia mayor arrested in connection with alleged meth-for-sex scheme

Posted at 4:54 PM, Aug 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-05 20:02:39-04
The mayor of Fairfax, Virginia is facing charges after being arrested in a police sting.
Investigators say Richard Silverthorne was taken into custody for giving meth to undercover detectives in exchange for sex.
Police were tipped-off by someone who spotted him on a website advertising meth for sex.
Silverthorne is in his third term as mayor and also works as a substitute public school teacher.