A 55-year-old Scottsburg man faces a charge of possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance with the intent to distribute subsequent offense.

Sheriff Fred S. Clark said Joe Belt Allred of Long Branch Lane was initially arrested on Monday by members of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotic & Gang Task Force while arresting Allred for an outstanding parole violation.

After his arrest, it was found that Allred was in possession of suspected heroin and U.S. Currency, which was seized by members of the task force.

Allred was transported to Blue Ridge Regional Jail where he was held without bail.

Members of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State Police assisted in the arrest.

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