Norton police arrests 9 in drug roundup

Norton police arrests 9 in drug roundup

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NORTON, VA (WJHL) -

The Norton Police Department says it has arrested nine people in a drug roundup that was conducted on Tuesday.

Chief of Police James Lane said the roundup stemmed from investigation conducted by the police department and Southwest Regional Drug Task Force.

A total of 17 people were wanted on a variety of drug charges.

Investigators said these people live in Norton or surrounding areas.

Agents hope to arrests the remaining individuals over the next few days.

The Wise County Sheriff’s Office also assisted in this roundup.


The following people were arrested in this roundup:

Ivan L. Absher charged with:

  • distribution schedule iii

Joseph W. Coffey charged with:

  • distribution of schedule iii
  • conspire to distribute schedule iii

Kendra B. Greene charged with:

  • distribution schedule iii

Charles R. Hill charged with:

  • distribution schedule ii
  • distribution synthetic canabinoid
  • distribution schedule iv
  • distribution schedule vi
  • distribution schedule vi

James M. Hill charged with:

  • distribution schedule iii

Benny F. Peace charged with:

  • distribution of marijuana
  • distribution of marijuana

Brandon A. Roberts charged with:

  • distribution schedule ii

Debra L. Sturgill charged with:

  • distribution schedule iii
  • conspire to distribution schedule iii

Joseph Roberts charged with:

  • distribution schedule iii
  •  distribution schedule iii
  • distribution schedule iv
  • distribution schedule iv

The following individuals were not arrested in this roundup:

Michael A. Williams wanted for:

  • distribution of marijuana
  • distribution of marijuana
  • distribution of schedule ii
  • conspire to distribution schedule ii

Olivia J. Calhoun wanted for:

  • distribution of herion

Nancy R. Sluss wanted for:

  • distribution schedule iii
  • distribution schedule iii

Stella F. Ingle wanted for:

  • distribution schedule iii
  • distribution schedule iii

Shuan D. Smith wanted for:

  • distribution schedule iii
  • distribution of marijuana
  • distribution schedule iii
  • distribution schedule ii
  • conspire to distribution schedule ii
  • distribution schedule iii
  • conspire to distribution schedule iii
  •  distribution schedule iv
  •  conspire to distribution schedule iv
  • distribution schedule iii

Michelle Fowler wanted for:

  • distribution of schedule iii

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