44 adults indicted on 123 felony charges after drug operation

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HENRY COUNTY, Va. — The Henry County Sheriff’s Office has recently concluded an undercover narcotics operation. 26 people are in jail and 18 other individuals are wanted.

A Henry County grand jury indicted 44 people on 123 charges Monday, July 15.

On July 18, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office executed search warrants at 101 Preston Scales Dr., Martinsville, VA and 286 Tower Rd., Bassett, VA.

Officials seized over three-quarters of a pound of cocaine, two pounds of marijuana, illegal pharmaceutical pills, four firearms including one fully automatic pistol, body armor, and $20,216 in U.S. Currency.

Quantities of fentanyl, heroin, and methamphetamine were also seized during the operation, along with multiple vehicles and items related to drug distribution .

On July 18 and 19, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Patrick County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia State Police, Martinsville Police Department, Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office, Henry County Department of Public Safety, United States Marshals Service and the Drug Enforcement Administration, arrested 26 suspects on 76 felony charges.

Additional charges will be pending in regards to the evidence seized during the execution of the search warrants.

July 18 & 19, 2019 arrests:

  • Alley, Lauren Elaine: Distribute Heroin, Distribute Heroin & Fentanyl, Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin & Fentanyl
  • Barker, Christopher Shane: Distribute Heroin
  • Bouldin, Karen Moore: Distribute Heroin, Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin
  • Brown, Donny Marshall: Distribute Heroin Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin
  • Brown, Michael Thomas: (2) Distribute Methamphetamine, (2) Endanger Life of a Child
  • Burgess, Jeremy Sherrod: (2) Distribute Cocaine, (3) Endanger Life of a Child. Distribute Metronidazole
  • Cannaday, David Brandon: Distribute Heroin & Morphine, Distribute Heroin & Fentanyl, Distribute Heroin, Distribute Imitation Controlled Substance, Endanger Life of a Child
  • Coverdale, Anthony Lee: Distribute Cocaine, Distribute Methamphetamine > 10 Grams
  • Foddrell, Justin Lamar: (3) Distribute Cocaine 3rd Offense
  • Gann, Jeremiah Daryl: Distribute Methamphetamine
  • Holland, Vasharn Jamil: Distribute Marijuana > ½ Ounce but < 5 Pounds
  • Martin, Douglas Eugene: Distribute Hydrocodone & Acetaminophen 2nd Offense, Conspiracy to Distribute Hydrocodone & Acetaminophen 2nd Offense
  • Martines, Jesse Serafin: Distribute Heroin, Possess Firearm While Distributing Heroin
  • Massey, Terry Lee: Distribute Methamphetamine
  • Ore, Terri Lynn: Distribute Oxycodone, Distribute Methadone, Distribute Hydrocodone & Acetaminophen, Conspiracy to Distribute Hydrocodone & Acetaminophen
  • Penn, Lewis Lamont: (3) Distribute Marijuana < 1/2 Ounce
  • Rakes, Christy Dawn: (2) Distribute Methamphetamine
  • Richardson, Dominique Andre: (5) Distribute Cocaine, Endanger Life of a Child
  • Royal, Brandon Ashley: Distribute Heroin
  • Swinney, Jennifer Nicole: (2) Distribute Heroin, Distribute Heroin & Fentanyl, Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin & Fentanyl
  • Tuggle, Tiffany Brooke: (3) Distribute Fentanyl, Possess Fentanyl with Intent to Distribute
  • Tunstall, Ronnie Eugene: Distribute Cocaine 3rd Plus Offense
  • Vaughn, James Dillard Jr.: (2) Distribute Methamphetamine
  • Watkins, Timothy Carl: (3) Distribute Imitation Controlled Substance, (3) Attempt to Distribute Cocaine
  • Wingfield, Justin Gregory: (2) Distribute Methamphetamine, Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine, Distribute Imitation Controlled Substance, Endanger Life of a Child
  • Wright, Derrick Lashawn: (3) Distribute Cocaine 3rd Plus Offense

The following suspects are wanted by police:

  • Browning, Virginia Ann: Distribute Methamphetamine
  • Craig, Tony Wayne: Distribute Buprenorphine & Naloxone
  • Dillon, Dustin Allen: Distribute Methamphetamine, Distribute Methamphetamine within 1000 Feet of School Property
  • Eggleston, Linda Michele Taylor: Distribute cocaine
  • Hairston, Mark Stedman: (3) Distribute Cocaine
  • Jones, Mark Clyde: (2) Distribute Methamphetamine
  • McPherson, Heather Leigh: Distribute Heroin
  • Meeks, Darol Eugene: Distribute Heroin, Distribute Tramadol
  • Mitchell, Reginald Ray Jr.: (2) Distribute Cocaine, (2) Distribute Cocaine within 1000 ft of School Zone, Distribute Imitation Controlled Substance
  • Perdue, William Leslie III: Distribute Methamphetamine
  • Phillips, Kee’lo Capri: Distribute Cocaine
  • Reynolds, Deshawn: (3) Distribute Cocaine 3rd Plus Offense, (2) Possess Firearm While Distributing Cocaine, (2) Possess Firearm by Violent Felon
  • Robertson, Stephanie Brooke: Possess Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute, Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine, Possess Firearm while Possessing Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute, Possess Ethylphentylone & Cocaine, Possess Firearm while Possessing Ethylpentylone & Cocaine
  • Santillo, Cameron Samuel: (2) Distribute Heroin Distribute Cocaine, Endanger Life of a Child
  • Scott, Tara-Ane Magdeline: Distribute Methamphetamine
  • Smart, Dustin Leon: Distribute Methamphetamine, Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine
  • Venable, Lawrence Lacy III: (2) Distribute Cocaine 2nd Offense
  • Young, John Christopher: (3) Distribute Methamphetamine, Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

Anyone with information about the individuals listed above is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at (276) 638-8751 or the Crimestoppers Program at 63-CRIME (632-7463).

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