AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 17 people for distributing and selling drugs. Deputies say the operation was titled “Operation Harvest Moon”.

Deputies say the drugs seized are as follows:

  • 116.85 grams of Methamphetamine
  • 1.88 grams of Cocaine
  • 2.68 grams of Fentanyl
  • 9.29 grams of Heroin and Fentanyl
  • Buprenorphine
  • Tramadol
  • Xylazine

Sheriff E.W. Viar Jr. remains committed to the interdiction of narcotics prior to their arrival into Amherst County and the interruption of distribution networks operating within Amherst County.

Press Release from Amherst County Sheriff’s Office

The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office says they’d like to thank the US Marshals Service, the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, and the Lynchburg Police Department for assisting them in their arrests.