Three charged in federal conspiracy sold meth out of Knoxville Airbnbs, prosecutors say

By Travis Dorman

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Three people charged in a federal drug conspiracy case are accused of dealing methamphetamine out of at least two Knoxville Airbnbs.

Jason Paul May, 37, was sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison last week after he admitted to selling meth off and on for about a year, court records show. He pleaded guilty to gun and drug charges in a conspiracy that involved between 500 grams and 1.5 kilograms of meth, his plea agreement states.

May worked with at least two women, Anna McKinnon and Kesbel Perez, who are expected to plead guilty to lesser drug charges in the conspiracy. The pair would rent homes through Airbnb and allow May to use them to sell meth, according to court records.

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