BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office says its K9 unit discovered several drugs and guns during a search on March 17th.

According to the sheriff’s office, on Friday the 17th, a vehicle was stopped for several traffic violations on Route 460. During the stop, K9 officer Stark and his handler were called to the scene to assist after the first officer noticed several people in the vehicle.

While on the scene, a positive K9 alert was noticed which prompted a search of the vehicle.

During the search, K9 Stark found the following:

  • 30+ suspected Fentanyl pills,
  • Three ounces of marijuana
  • Glock handgun
  • AK pistol
  • $4,600 in cash
  • Three grams of suspected cocaine

In a Facebook post, the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office stated the following:

Sheriff Miller remains committed to fighting illegal drugs in Bedford County, all the way from reinstituting the DARE program to ProActive Patrolling throughout the county. We encourage anyone with information regarding illegal drugs to continue working in partnership with us so we can make Bedford County a better place to live,”

Bedford County Sheriff’s Office says the investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.

Anyone with information on illegal drugs in the area is asked to call Central Virginia Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900, enter tips online, or use the P3 mobile app. Crime Stopper callers can remain anonymous and can receive a cash reward of up to $1,000.

WFXR News will continue to provide you with updates as they are released.