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26 arrested, 18 still wanted after huge drug bust in Henry County

HENRY COUNTY – 26 people were arrested and 18 people are still wanted after an undercover drug operation in Henry County.


Monday, a Henry County grand jury indicted 44 people on 123 felony charges.


On Thursday and Friday, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by the Patrick County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia State Police, Martinsville Police Department, Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office, Henry County Department of Public Safety, United States Marshals Service and the Drug Enforcement Administration arrested 26 suspects on 76 felony charges. 


In addition, Anthony Tyrone Menefee, 45, of Southland Drive, was arrested for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.


He is currently held in the Henry County Jail without bond. 


On Thursday, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office executed search warrants at 101 Preston Scales Drive in Martinsville and 286 Tower Road in Bassett. 


The sheriff's office says multiple vehicles, illegal pharmaceutical pills, quantities of fentanyl, heroin, methamphetamine, over three-quarters of a pound of cocaine, two pounds of marijuana, four firearms including one fully automatic pistol, body armor and $20,216 were seized.


WANTED

WANTED:

  • Virginia Ann Browning of Bassett: distributing meth

  • Tony Wayne Craig of Bassett: distributing buprenorphine and naloxone

  • Dustin Allen Dillon of Collinsville: distributing meth and distributing meth within 1,000 feet of school property

  • Linda Michele Taylor Eggleston of Bassett: distributing cocaine

  • Mark Stedman Hairston of Martinsville: three counts of distributing cocaine

  • Mark Clyde Jones of Penhook: two counts of distributing meth

  • Heather Leigh McPherson of Patrick Springs: distributing heroin

  • Darol Eugene Meeks Jr. of Martinsville: distributing heroin and a charge of distributing tramadol

  • Reginald Ray Mitchell Jr. of Martinsville: two counts of distributing cocaine, two counts of distributing cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school zone and distributing an imitation controlled substance 

  • William Leslie Perdue III of Bassett: distributing meth

  • Kee'lo Capri Phillips of Collinsville: distributing cocaine

  • Deshawn Reynold of Axton: three counts of cocaine (3rd+ offense), two counts of possession of a firearm while distributing cocaine and two counts of possession of a firearm by a violent felon

  • Stephanie Brooke Robertson: possession of meth with the intent to distribute, conspiracy to distribute meth, possessing a firearm while possessing meth with the intent to distribute, possessing N-Ethylpentylone and cocaine and possessing a firearm while possessing N-Ethylpentylone and cocaine

  • Cameron Samuel Santillo of Bassett: two counts of distributing heroin, one count of distributing cocaine and endangering the life of a child

  • Tara-Ane Magdeline Scott of Ferrum: distributing cocaine

  • Dustin Leon Smart of Boones Mill: distributing meth and conspiracy to distribute meth

  • Lawrence Lacy Venable III of Martinsville: two charges of distributing cocaine, second offense

  • John Christopher Young of Callaway: three counts of distributing meth and one count of conspiracy to distribute meth


ARRESTED

ARRESTED:

  • Lauren Elaine Alley of Martinsville: distributing heroin, distributing heroin and fentanyl, conspiracy to distribute heroin and conspiracy to distribute heroin and fentanyl

  • Christopher Shane Barker of Axton: distributing heroin

  • Karen Moore Bouldin of Bassett: conspiracy to distribute heroin

  • Donny Marshall Brown of Bassett and Collinsville: conspiracy to distribute heroin

  • Michael Thomas Brown of Bassett: two counts of distributing meth and two counts of endangering the life of a child

  • Jeremy Sherrod Burgess of Martinsville: two counts of distributing cocaine, three counts of endangering the life of a child and distributing metronidazole

  • David Brandon Cannaday of Martinsville: distributing heroin and morphine, distributing heroin and fentanyl, distributing heroin, distributing an imitation controlled substance and endangering the life of a child

  • Anthony Lee Coverdale of Collinsville: distributing cocaine and distributing more than 10 grams of meth

  • Justin Lamar Foddrell of Bassett: three counts of distributing cocaine, third offense

  • Jeremiah Daryl Gann of Ridgeway: distributing meth

  • Vasharn Jamil Holland of Martinsville: distributing less than 5 pounds but more than a half-ounce of marijuana

  • Douglas Eugene Martin of Bassett: distributing hydrocodone and acetaminophen and conspiracy to distribute hydrocodone and acetaminophen, both second offense

  • Jesse Serafin Martines of Ridgeway: distributing heroin and possessing a firearm while distributing heroin

  • Terry Lee Massey of Axton: distributing meth

  • Terri Lynn Ore of Bassett: distributing oxycodone, distributing methadone, distributing hydrocodone and acetaminophen and conspiracy to distribute hydrocodone and acetaminophen

  • Lewis Lamont Penn of Martinsville: three counts of distributing less than a half-ounce of marijuana

  • Christy Dawn Rakes of Bassett: two counts of distributing meth

  • Dominique Andre Richardson of Martinsville: five counts of distributing meth and one count of endangering the life of a child

  • Brandon Ashley Royal of Bassett: distributing heroin

  • Jennifer Nicole Swinney of Axton: two counts of distributing heroin, one count of distributing heroin and fentanyl, conspiracy to distribute heroin and conspiracy to distribute heroin and fentanyl

  • Tiffany Brooke Tuggle of Martinsville: three counts of distributing fentanyl

  • Ronnie Eugene Tunstall of Collinsville: distributing cocaine, third offense

  • James Dillard Vaughn Jr. of Bassett: two counts of distributing meth

  • Timothy Carl Watkins of Martinsville: three counts of distributing an imitation controlled substance and three accounts of attempting to distribute cocaine

  • Justin Gregory Wingfield of Bassett: two counts of distributing meth and one count of conspiracy to distribute meth, distributing an imitation controlled substance and endangering the life of a child

  • Derrick Lashawn Wright of Martinsville: three counts distributing cocaine, 3rd+ offense


Anyone having information about the whereabouts of the individuals wanted is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 276-638-8751 or the Crimestoppers Program at 276-632-7463.


The Crimestoppers Program offers rewards of up to $2,500 for information related to crime. The nature of the crime and the substance of the information determine the amount of reward paid.

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