Two separate traffic stops made recently by members of the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force resulted in the arrests of two individuals on drug charges, according to Sheriff Fred S. Clark.
James Brandon Rogers, 35, of Ford Lane, Burkeville, was arrested Friday after Sheriff’s Office Corporal W. G. Nunn and task force members conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Rogers was operating.
During the traffic stop, Rogers was found to be in possession of illegal substances, Clark said.
Task force members seized suspected marijuana, suspected methamphetamine, a suspected Schedule III controlled substance, U. S. currency, a firearm, ammunition and drug paraphernalia.
Following his arrest, Rogers was transported to Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority.
Rogers was charged with possession of ammunition after having been convicted of a felony and possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.
Rogers was held without bail with more charges pending.
Members of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office and South Boston Police Department K-9 unit assisted the task force with the traffic stop, Clark said.
Then on Monday, 57-year-old Pamela Elizabeth Miller of John Henry Trail, Clover was arrested following a traffic stop.
According to Clark, task force members conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Miller was operating and found that Miller was in possession of illegal substances.
Task force members seized suspected heroin, the sheriff said.
Miller was arrested and transported to Blue Ridge Regional Jail Authority where she was charged with possession of heroin with the intent to distribute.
Miller was held on a $1,000 secured bond.
Members of the Charlotte County Task Force and Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit assisted the task force with the arrest, Clark said.
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.