Drugs and assets seized in undercover drug operation

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 may have been 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. 

Agencies assisting in the investigations included Henry County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, Virginia State Police, Martinsville Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Those arrested include: 

*Karlos Phillip Allen, 46, of Ridgeway, three counts distribute cocaine–second offense; distribute methamphetamine; distribute heroin–second offense; distribute fentanyl–second offense; endanger life of a child, Dec. 19, 2019-Jan. 29, 2020. 

*Kevin Dale Campbell, 52, of Fieldale, distribute cocaine–third of subsequent offense, Aug. 8, 2019.

*Kevin Paul Clifton, 41, of Martinsville, three counts distribute methamphetamine; possess firearm while distributing methamphetamine, Nov. 6-Dec. 6, 2019.

*Tyrel O’Bryant Coles, 32, of Collinsville, two counts distribute cocaine, Feb. 19-Oct. 1, 2019.

*Will Mose Cook IV, 56, of Martinsville, three counts distribute cocaine–third or subsequent offense, May 21-June 4, 2019.

*Elijah Isaiah Cooke, 20, of Ridgeway, two counts distribute heroin, June 24-July 7, 2020. 

*Daniel Anderson Davis, 25, of Martinsville, six counts distribute methamphetamine, Jan. 27-March 9. 

*Ricky Ray Day, 43, of Martinsville, three counts distribute heroin–third or subsequent offense, March 1-19, 2019.

*Michael James Diniz, 58, of Martinsville, two counts distribute heroin; distribute fentanyl; distribute methamphetamine; possess fentanyl with intent to distribute, June 19, 2018-Aug. 30.

*David Charles Donavon Jr., 33, of Martinsville, distribute heroin, Nov. 29, 2018.

*Benjamin McCoy Gilbert, 59, of Martinsville, two counts distribute cocaine–second offense, Aug. 7-Sept. 4, 2019. 

*Steven Leo Goff Jr., 45, of Patrick Springs, distribute methamphetamine; conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, Nov. 30, 2020.

*Jasmine Nicole Hairston, 30, of Martinsville, distribute methamphetamine–third or subsequent offense, Aug. 18, 2020. 

*Posie Phillips Hairston, 37, of Axton, three counts distribute heroin, July 8-Aug. 11, 2020.

*Jeffery Dehan Hall, 56, of Martinsville, distribute cocaine–second offense, Sept. 18, 2019. 

*James Nathaniel Lowe, 72, of Spencer, four counts distribute cocaine–third or subsequent offense, June 29-Aug. 27, 2020.

*Kenneth Louis Marshall, 69, of Bassett, distribute buprenorphine and naloxone, Feb. 19. 

*Brandon William Martin, 37, of Collinsville, distribute methamphetamine–third or subsequent offense; distribute heroin–third or subsequent offense; distribute fentanyl–third or subsequent offense, Aug. 28-Sept. 23, 2020.

*Kenneth Tyrone Moore, 61, of Ridgeway, distribute oxycodone and acetaminophen, Aug. 19, 2019.

*Stacey Leon Moss, 53, of Martinsville, three counts distribute cocaine, Sept. 13-27, 2019. 

*Teddy Ray Nelson Jr., 36, of Bassett, distribute methamphetamine, June 30, 2020.

*Erika Lynn Parsons, 38, of Martinsville, three counts distribute methamphetamine; distribute fentanyl; conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, Feb. 26-March 12, 2020.

*Lewis Lamont Penn, 46, of Martinsville, distribute marijuana, Oct. 17, 2019.

*Victor Dwight Robinson, 63, of Martinsville, distribute cocaine, Oct. 10, 2019.

*Jordan Decarlo Stockton, 44 of Axton, distribute cocaine, Dec. 17, 2019.

*Alonzo Clayborne Thomas, 39, of Martinsville, distribute heroin–third or subsequent offense, July 6, 2020.

*Jarrett Lee Titus, 34, of Martinsville, distribute fentanyl; distribute heroin;distribute imitation controlled substance; and attempt to distribute heroin, March 5-June 23, 2020.

*Derrick Lashawn Waller, 45, of Martinsville, distribute cocaine–third or subsequent offense, June 18-22, 2020.

*Marvin Laron Webb, 41, of Martinsville, two counts distribute cocaine, March 2-3, 2020.

*Christopher Michael Wilson, 33, of Martinsville, distribute methamphetamine, Feb. 13, 2020.

*Keyvon Lashean Wimbush, 29, of Bassett, distribute cocaine, Aug. 31, 2020.

*Loje Nathaniel Witcher, 23, of Bassett, distribute methamphetamine, Jan. 25.

*Robert Donald Wood, 48, of Bassett, six counts distribute methamphetamine–third or subsequent offense; two counts distribute less than 10 grams methamphetamine; conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine–third or subsequent offense, March 17-April 29, 2020.

*Michael H. D. Wright, 30, of Martinsville, six counts distribute cocaine; three counts endanger life of a child; distribute methamphetamine, Feb. 20-Oct. 22, 2019.

*Christopher Lawrence Wingfield, 36, of Axton, distribute methamphetamine; possess a firearm while distributing methamphetamine, Feb. 10, 2020. 

*Tamon Dorell Witcher, 32, of Collinsville, three counts distribute cocaine, March 8-May 22, 2019.

 

Authorities continue seeking help in locating the following: 

*Timothy Shaine Anderson, 41, of Martinsville, distribute methamphetamine, June 29, 2020.

*Randall David Bowman, 51, of Stuart, two counts distribute oxycodone–third or subsequent offense, April 8-May 6, 2020.

*Melissa Renee Broadnax, 46, of Ridgeway, distribute methamphetamine; endanger life of a child, June 2, 2020.

*Kimberly Ann Clark, 45, of Martinsville, two counts distribute methamphetamine; conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, Nov. 30, 2020-Jan. 19, 2021.

*Richard Lee Coleman Jr., 35, of Collinsville, distribute fentanyl, Aug. 25, 2020.

*James Matthew Conner, 59, of Spencer, distribute cocaine, June 5, 2020.

*Heather Marie Davis, 34, of Martinsville, distribute cocaine, Aug. 29, 2019.

*Troy Renard Dodson, 43, of Martinsville, four counts distribute cocaine, Aug. 16-Sept. 16, 2019.

*Karl Roderick Dones, 59, of Ridgeway, distribute cocaine, June 15, 2020.

*Michael Wendell Hairston, 63, of Ridgeway, distribute cocaine–third or subsequent offense, Dec. 15, 2020.

*Tyler Blake Hensley, 23, of Collinsville, distribute methamphetamine, Jan. 20.

*Bradley Eugene Hylton, 36, of Madison N.C., distribute heroin, July 22, 2020.

*Lea Mikaela Lachowicz, 36, of Ridgeway, three counts distribute heroin; two counts distribute methamphetamine, Dec. 9, 2020-Jan. 6, 2021.

*Landy Lafonzo Leftwich, 44, of Martinsville, three counts distribute cocaine, Sept. 16, 2019-March 31, 2020.

*Jessica Nichole Lewis, 35, of Martinsville, distribute methamphetamine; conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, June 8, 2020.

*Mark Alexander Martin, 57, of Fieldale, three counts distribute cocaine–third or subsequent offense, April 1-13, 2020.

*Johnny Lee McBride, 34, of Bassett, distribute methamphetamine; distribute heroin; and distribute fentanyl, Feb. 10.

*Darius Lavon Moore, 31, of Martinsville, distribute oxycodone, Dec. 19, 2018.

*Moses Cornell Moore, 57, of Martinsville, five counts distribute cocaine–third or subsequent offense, May 21-Oct. 7, 2019.

*Ryan Lewis Moore, 36, of Martinsville, three counts distribute fentanyl; endanger life of a child, May 20-27, 2020.

*Jerry Wayne Nester Jr., 29, of Eden, N.C., distribute methamphetamine, Oct. 6, 2020.

*Cleophus Verdell O’Neil Jr., 63, of Bassett, distribute methamphetamine, May 21, 2020.

*John Martin Pratt, 27, of Bassett, distribute methamphetamine; distribute fentanyl; and distribute tramadol, Oct. 13, 2020-Jan. 6, 2021.

*John David Ratliff, 55, of Martinsville, distribute oxycodone, Dec. 2, 2020.

*Jerome Jermaine Reynolds, 34, of Martinsville, three counts distribute cocaine–second offense, Nov. 7-20, 2019.

*Kevin Scott Robinson, 44, of Collinsville, distribute methamphetamine, Dec. 3, 2020.

*Bryant Christopher Scales, 36, of Martinsville, three counts distribute cocaine, two counts endanger life of a child, Sept. 10, 2019-April 9, 2020.

*Robert George Simmons, 41, of Ridgeway, four counts distribute methamphetamine; conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, March 17-June 8, 2020.

*Jerome Allen Spencer, 37, of Ridgeway, two counts distribute cocaine; two counts possess firearm while distribute cocaine, Nov. 25-26, 2019.

*William Anthony Starkie, 67, of Martinsville, two counts distribute cocaine, June 25-July 7, 2020.

*Diamond Nicole Stowe, 27, of Ridgeway, distribute methamphetamine, Feb. 14, 2019.

*Ronrico Antonio Taylor, 45, of Martinsville, two counts distribute methamphetamine–second offense; distribute heroin–second offense; distribute fentanyl–second offense; endanger life of a child, Jan. 7-Feb. 19, 2020.

*Curtis Daryle Tinsley, 43, of Axton, distribute cocaine–third or subsequent offense, Feb. 5, 2020.

*Courtney Levon Trent, 41, of Ridgeway, distribute cocaine, Oct. 23, 2019.

*Dwayne Antonio Valentine, 36, of Martinsville, four counts distribute cocaine–second offense, May 29, 2019-Feb. 10, 2020.

*Dykarius Latavian Wells, 29, of Martinsville, distribute cocaine, Oct. 29, 2019.

 

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