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Martinsville man arrested in undercover drug investigation

Updated: Feb 1, 2019

Dominique Andre Richardson

HENRY COUNTY – Wednesday, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office concluded an undercover drug investigation into the distribution of cocaine. Sheriff’s Office investigators along with Virginia State Police agents executed a search warrant at 260 Carver Road.

The search yielded a firearm and suspected cocaine and marijuana. The suspected narcotics will be submitted to the Virginia Department of Forensic Science for analysis.

34-year-old Dominique Andre Richardson, of 260 Carver Road, was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of a schedule II controlled substance with intent to distribute

  • Possessing a controlled substance while simultaneously possessing a firearm

  • Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute

All charges are felonies. Dominique Richardson is currently held in the Henry County Jail without bond.

Anyone with information pertaining to narcotic trafficking operations is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at (276) 638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 276-632-7463. The Crimestoppers Program offers rewards 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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