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Halifax County residents indicted on numerous drug charges

A Halifax County grand jury has returned true bill indictments against six Halifax County residents charged on numerous drug counts, according to Halifax County Task Force Special Agent Jay George III.

Arrested were 18-year-old Frederick Petty, 36-year-old Jennifer Glass, 27-year-old Jason Bouie, Derek Mabins, Star Mabins and 24-year-old Matthew Moore.

According to George, on Aug. 19 Trooper Rob Abbott served indictments on Petty  and Glass, who reside in the Terry’s Bridge Road area of Scottsburg. 

They both were wanted on Halifax Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force indictments for three counts of distribution of cocaine and three counts of conspiracy to distribute cocaine.

On Sept. 5, South Boston Officer R. J. Mead arrested Bouie on indictments obtained by the Halifax Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force for five counts of distribution of cocaine, George said.

On Monday, Sept. 10, Derek and Star Mabins were arrested on indictments obtained by the Halifax Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force.  

Derek Mabins was arrested as a result of a traffic stop in the City of Danville that resulted in additional charges that stemmed from that stop, according to George. 

He was charged with five counts of driving while revoked, six counts of distribution of cocaine, one count of conspiring to distribute cocaine and three counts of felony child neglect, the special agent said. 

Star Mabins was arrested at her residence in Halifax County on one count of distribution of cocaine, one count of conspiring to distribute cocaine and three felony counts of child neglect, according to George.

On Monday, South Boston Police Department Officer T. W. Bush arrested 24-year-old Matthew Moore of Grove Avenue, South Boston on indictments obtained by the Halifax Narcotic and Gang Task Force for three counts of distribution of cocaine and two counts of conspiracy to distribute cocaine, George said.