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Carlson excited to join Montross Council

Carlson excited to join Montross Council

New Montross Town Council member Carolyn Carlson was well received by the rest of the group at the D...

Montross Spirit Festival

Montross Spirit Festival

Music and band students from Montross middle and high school perform Christmas music at the Art of C...

Montross Spirit Festival drew happy weekend crowds

Montross Spirit Festival drew happy weekend crowds

The annual Montross Christmas Spirit Festival drew steady and happy weekend crowds as Westmoreland C...

Montross to help decorate Christmas tree at governor’s mansion

Montross to help decorate Christmas tree at governor’s mansion

The Town of Montross is happy to announce its participation in this year’s decorating of the V...

Culver hopes to help generate jobs for residents of Westmoreland County

Culver hopes to help generate jobs for residents of Westmoreland County

A former production manager at The Washington Post, who served on the Westmoreland Board of Supervis...

Lewis sees teacher recruitment as a key to moving schools forward

Richard Leggitt

The newest At-large member of the Westmoreland School Board believes one of the key...

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Tri-County Task Force arrests five in Westmoreland in connection with drugs

At 5 a.m. on Thursday morning, March 24, the Tri-County Task Force executed a search warrant at the Dorothy Roy residence at Templeman’s Crossroads near Montross and arrested five people recently indicted in connection with drugs.

Sheriff C.O. Balderson of Westmoreland County said that Dorothy M. Roy, 36, of Montross, was charged with two counts of distribution of cocaine.  She was released on her own recognizance.  Timothy A. Bankhead, 48, of Montross, was arrested and served with indictments charging two counts of distribution of cocaine.  Incident to his arrest, he was also charged with possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, possession of a firearm after having been convicted of a felony, and possession of a firearm while in possession of a controlled substance.  He is being held without bond.  Harold J. Brooks, 42, of Montross, was arrested on an indictment for distribution of cocaine.  He is being held without bond.  Terrell D. Brooks, 34, of Montross, was arrested on two counts of distribution of cocaine.  He is being held without bond.  James W. Page, 27, of Hague, was arrested on two counts of distribution of cocaine.  He was released on a $2500.00 secured bond.  All the arrestees will make their first appearance in Circuit Court on March 25.

The task force also seized three vehicles, a handgun, cell phones, narcotics, drug paraphernalia, and currency.  

The Tri-County Task Force consists of the Sheriffs’ Departments of Westmoreland, King George and Caroline Counties, the FBI, the Virginia State Police, the Colonial Beach Police Department, and the NCIS.  In Thursday’s raid, they were assisted by the ABC, Westmoreland County Emergency Services, and the Virginia State Police Canine Unit.

 

 

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