A Church Hill woman was charged Friday with methamphetamine distribution.

Victoria Ann Raney, 30, of Church Hill, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver.

On Friday, agents with the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit received information that Raney was in possession of a large amount of methamphetamine. Agents arrived on Rocky Hill Lane, Church Hill, and made contact with Raney.

During the investigation, Raney allowed agents into the residence and gave written consent to search. During the search, agents located several bags of crystal-like substance, believed to be methamphetamine. The total weight of the crystalline substance was approximately 708 grams, or 1.09 pounds.

During the search, agents also located a .22 caliber pistol that belonged to Raney.

While continuing the investigation it was discovered that Raney has a previous felony conviction in Georgia for possession of methamphetamine. Raney was arrested and transported to the Hawkins County Jail for booking. At the time of the press release, Raney remained in custody.