Meth charges in Lee County, Va. after early morning patrol.

From Lee County Virginia Sheriff Gary Parsons -

An early morning patrol on April 21, 2019 ends up with two arrested and two charged with methamphetamine, says Sheriff Gary Parsons. Deputy Ty Taylor was doing his normal routine patrol on Curt Russell Road where he noticed a black truck that crossed the center line two different times and at one point stopped in the road without cause. He conducted a traffic stop on the truck to check the driver of the vehicle for impairment.

The driver Rhonda Middleton, age 39, of Pennington Gap had outstanding warrants on her that Deputy Taylor was aware of and placed her under arrest for Violation of Probation x 2 out of Lee County Circuit Court, Indictment from Scott County Circuit Court for assault on a Law Enforcement, possession of Schedule I or II drug and prisoner possession of marijuana/Schedule III. There was a new charge placed on Middleton of possession with intent to manufacture/sell or distribute methamphetamine.

Passenger Larry Alford, age 46, of Jonesville was also charged with possession with intent to manufacture/sell or distribute methamphetamine. There were 26.07 grams of Meth found in the vehicle along with scales and baggies. Deputy Taylor was assisted by Sgt. Chris Dillman and Deputy Mason during the traffic stop.

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