Virginia Mayor Arrested in Alleged Meth for Sex Bust

Mayor Silverthorne;  Photo: via

Mayor Silverthorne; Photo: via

The mayor of Fairfax, VA has been arrested on allegations that he provided methamphetamine in return for sexual favors.

Mayor Richard "Scott" Silverthorne, 50, was taken into custody after a tip led to an undercover investigation that implicated the mayor in an online exchange to provide drugs for sex.

Undercover officers apparently used a phony profile on a website dedicated to men seeking casual sex with other men.

It was on the website that police communicated with Silverthorne and arranged a meeting. 

Silverthorne was entering his third term as Mayor of Fairfax, a town just west of Washington, D.C.

More details can be found HERE.


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