Two individuals face drug charges following a traffic stop conducted on Wednesday by members of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force, according to Sheriff Fred S. Clark.

Clinton Reid Dennis, 40, of Love Shop Road faces one count of possession of schedule I or II controlled substance, and April Michelle Riddle, 37, of Love Shop Road faces two counts of possession of schedule I or II controlled substance.

On Wednesday, task force members conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Dennis was operating for a traffic violation, Clark said.

During the traffic stop, it was found that the occupants in the vehicle were in possession of illegal substances, the sheriff further explained.

Task force members seized suspected heroin, suspected methamphetamine and a firearm.

Both subjects were arrested and transported to Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority.

They both were held without bail and more charges are pending, said Clark.

Members of the Virginia State Police, South Boston Police Department and Halifax County Sheriff’s Office assisted the task force with the traffic stop.

The Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotic & Gang Task Force consists of members of the Virginia State Police, South Boston Police Department and the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.