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- Published on Friday, 25 March 2011 01:54
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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.