ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – Virginia State Police reported on Thursday, Sept. 28 that multiple local, state and federal law enforcement agencies effected 24 search warrants in nine southwest counties.
According to state police, the search warrants are a part of an ongoing investigation into allegations of alleged money laundering and illegal narcotic distribution in retail establishments. Counties that have affected the search warrant include Lee, Montgomery, Pulaski, Roanoke, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington and Wythe counties.
State police reports no arrests being made during the search warrants.
This remains an ongoing investigation and involves numerous counties throughout the state of Virginia, including the Buchanan, Dickenson, Carroll, Grayson, Lee, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, Roanoke, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell and Washington County sheriff’s offices; Gate City, Weber City, Abingdon, Damascus, Grundy, Richlands, Tazewell, Bluefield, Marion, Wythe, Galax, Pulaski, Blacksburg, Christiansburg and Radford police departments; Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Wytheville and Salem field offices; United States Postal Inspection Service; Drug Enforcement Administration; Virginia Attorney General’s Office; and the Lee, Montgomery, Pulaski, Roanoke, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington and Wythe County Commonwealth’s Attorneys.