Martinsville: 235 Drug Indictments Handed Down, 33 People Arrested

The Martinsville Grand Jury has handed down 235 indictments for drugs charges in the area.

The police department said the grand jury met on November 6 and handed down the 235 indictment, where 149 of them were sealed by the Martinsville Circuit Court until the individuals could be arrested.

They said 112 of the indictments were related to the distribution of illegal drugs.

Last  week, members of the Martinsville Police Department, Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Patrick County Sheriff’s Office, the Virginia State Police, the United States Marshal’s Service, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, The Drug Enforcement Administration Diversion Control Division and Enforcement Division and assisted by the Martinsville Sheriff’s Office and the Martinsville Henry County 911 Center to make arrests on the narcotics warrants.

The operation continued throughout the weekend and as a result, 86 of those narcotics related indictments were served. 


 

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