Charlottesville, Va. (WFXR) — The Nelson County Sherriff’s Office assisted with an investigation that led to the arrest of a Nelson County man on March 29th, who was allegedly distributing narcotics.

On Wednesday, the Charlottesville Police Department and Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant in the 500 block of Cleveland Avenue, located in Charlottesville.

During the search warrant, the following items were seized:

  • 1,600 Counterfeit M30 Fentanyl pills
  • 200 grams of Methamphetamine
  • 428 grams of Cocaine
  • 256 grams of Fentanyl
  • 3 lbs. of Marijuana
  • 9 firearms (including an AR-15 pistol, an AK-47 assault rifle, and a 10-22 rifle)
  • $4,691 in U.S. currency

The investigation led to the arrest of 18-year-old Shahiem Taushaun Michie, of Arrington, who has been charged with two counts of Possession with intent to Distribute a controlled substance and Possession of Firearms while in possession of a controlled substance.

Michie is currently being held without bond at the Albemarle County Regional Jail.

Officers note this is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Nelson County Sherriff’s Office at 434-263-7050 or submit an anonymous tip via Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 434-977-4000.

(Photo courtesy: Charlottesville Police Department)