Henry County authorities search for wanted man; seize $465K, drugs, firearms after investigation

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(Photo: Courtesy Henry County Sheriff’s Office)

HENRY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Henry County authorities are searching for a wanted man after seizing hundreds of thousands of dollars, as well as a number of drugs, guns, and vehicles during an undercover investigation into methamphetamine distribution.

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office says investigators executed a search warrant at 45 Blossom Street in Bassett on Dec. 1.

During this investigation, authorities say they seized about one pound of methamphetamine, multiple pounds of marijuana, and a small amount of cocaine, which has a combined street value of more than $10,000.

In addition, officials say five vehicles; 18 firearms; and $465,207 in U.S. currency was seized during the investigation.

According to the sheriff’s office, a warrant has been issued for the person who lives at the Blossom Street home, 48-year-old Timothy Edward Ross. He is currently wanted for one count of distribution of more than 100 grams of methamphetamine.

Authorities describe Ross as 6’2” tall and approximately 260 pounds.

Officials expect there will be additional charges filed in connection with this ongoing investigation.

If you have any information about Ross’ whereabouts or the narcotics trafficking operations, you are asked to call the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 63-CRIME (632-7463).

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