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Drugs and Guns Confiscated by Virginia Police

Drugs and Guns Confiscated by Virginia Police

Following a five-month investigation, the Blue Ridge Narcotics and Gang Task Force has detained ten people, according to a press statement from the Virginia State Police.

The arrested persons were operating a multi-jurisdictional drug network in 6 counties across Virginia. The counties are Orange, Fauquier, Stafford, Alexandria, Loudon, and Mecklenburg.

Officers carried out several search warrants at homes across these six counties on Monday, December 11, and Wednesday, December 13. This led to ten arrests and twenty-four felony charges.

Law enforcement officers from the Orange, Fauquier, Rappahannock, Culpeper, and Madison Sheriff’s Offices; the Culpeper, Warrenton, and Orange Police Departments; and the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Culpeper Field Office, make up the Blue Ridge Narcotics and Gang Task Force.

This lawsuit is still pending and active. The confiscated items include:

  • 1,861 grams of cocaine with a street value of $186,100.
  • 556 grams of methamphetamine with a street value of $55,600.
  • 1,428 grams of mushrooms with a street value of $71,400.
  • 9,567 grams of THC wax with a street value of $287,010.
  • 3,895 THC vape pens with a street value of $116,850.
  • 362 grams of molly with a street value of $36,200.
  • 436,400 grams of marijuana with a street value of $4,364,000.
  • 11,355 grams of THC concentrate with a street value of $340,650.
  • 5,245 packages of THC/Mushroom edibles with a street value of $131,125.
  • 66 LSD tabs with a street value of $660.

Weapons were also found and taken into custody. It is not revealed what weapons were found during the investigation.

A cash amount of $386,230 in U.S. currency was also recovered from the investigation.

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