$8,000 worth of heroin seized, 4 arrested in Va. drug bust

$8,000 worth of heroin seized, 4 arrested in Va. drug bust
Randy Stanley, 33 (top left); Bobby Stanley, 38 (top right); Richard Powell, 40 (bottom left); Amanda Williams, 32 (bottom right). (Source: Carolina County Sheriff's Office)

CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - The Caroline County Sheriff’s Office arrested four people Thursday after a year-long narcotics investigation.

During a traffic stop, deputies, along with the Virginia State Police Narcotics Task Force, arrested four people on the following charges:

  • Randy Stanley, 33, of Ladysmith - One count of possession with intent to distribute heroin and three counts of conspiracy to distribute heroin
  • Bobby Stanley, 38, of Ladysmith - Two counts of conspiracy to distribute heroin
  • Richard Powell, 40, of Ladysmith - One count of conspiracy to distribute and four counts of distribution of heroin
  • Amanda Williams, 32, of Ladysmith - Four counts of distribution of heroin, one county of possession with intent to distribute and one count of conspiracy to distribute heroin.

A search of their vehicle and home, officials found $8,000 worth of heroin, numerous prescription medications, suspected stolen items and drug paraphernalia.

A drug investigation in Caroline County led officials to $8,000 worth of heroin, numerous prescription medications, suspected stolen items and drug paraphernalia.
A drug investigation in Caroline County led officials to $8,000 worth of heroin, numerous prescription medications, suspected stolen items and drug paraphernalia. (Source: Caroline County Sheriff's Office)

“I am incredibly proud of the men and women of the CCSO, pleased with the coordination of the VSP, and being a part of the Virginia State Police Tri-County Taskforce. These arrests continue to show the dedication of our CCSO in making Caroline County a safer place to live, work, and raise a family," said Caroline County Sheriff Tony Lippa in a press release.

The sheriff’s office says the investigation into the four people also resulted in the arrests of numerous other suspects for heroin and firearm possession.

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