The Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force arrested four people on outstanding drug indictments on Monday, and a fifth individual was arrested on an outstanding contempt of court charge, according to Sheriff Fred S. Clark.

Arrested on drug charges were 51-year-old Nitzy Derrick Sydnor of Buckshoal Road, Virgilina, 38-year-old Sidney Thomas Mitchen of James D. Hagood Highway, South Boston, 47-year-old Kenneth Dean Wilborn of Millstone Church Trail, Nathalie and 34-year-old Shamoni Deshaz Faulkner of Ridge Street, South Boston. 

Clark said Sydnor faces one count of possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute cocaine and one count of possession of a firearm while in possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute. 

Sydnor also was charged with driving on a suspended or revoked license and on a charge of possession of a concealed weapon. He was held without bail.  

Mitchen faces two counts of cocaine distribution and was held on a $2,000 secured bond.  

Wilborn faces one count of distribution of a Schedule III controlled substance. He was held on a $6,000 secured bond.  

Faulkner faces one count of distribution of cocaine, third or subsequent offense, he was held without bond.

Task Force members also arrested 18-year-old Braelyn Macy Martin of Dixon Lane, Halifax on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court. 

Martin was released on a $5,000 secured bond.

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

Members of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office, South Boston Police Department and Virginia State Police assisted in the arrests of these five county residents.