The Henry County Sheriff’s Office concluded an undercover narcotics operation during which pharmaceutical pills, along with quantities of fentanyl, heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana, were seized.
Assets connected to the distribution and trafficking of narcotics also were seized during the operation. These seizures include vehicles and U.S. currency.
As a result of the drug operation, a Henry County Grand Jury issued indictments on May 17. The operation resulted in 184 felony charges being issued on 72 adults. Many of these indicted have been previously charged and convicted of drug distribution in the past.
On May 20, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by the Virginia State Police, Martinsville Police Department, Henry County Department of Public Safety, United States Marshals Service, and the Drug Enforcement Administration, arrested 36 people.
During the arrest operation, additional narcotics, illegal firearms and U.S. currency also were seized.
The following agencies assisted in the investigations: Henry County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, Virginia State Police, Martinsville Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration.