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7 residents arrested on drug-related charges

Seven South Boston residents under indictment by the Halifax Regional Narcotic and Gang Task Force for drug-related offenses were arrested in the past week, according to Task Force Special Agent Jay George III.

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office, South Boston Police Department, Virginia State Police and the task force (comprised of members of the aforementioned agencies) were the agencies involved in the arrests.

Three arrests occurred Jan. 29, according to George, including 29-year-old Tobias Marable of Philpott Road, 51-year-old Lorenza Bailey of Gygax Avenue and 60-year-old Calvin Howerton of Porter Lane.

George said South Boston Police Officer R. J. Mead saw Marable in a business in the Town of South Boston and recognized he was currently wanted for one count of distribution of cocaine.

Sgt. Q. W. Clark arrested Bailey, who was already incarcerated at Blue Ridge Adult Detention facility in Halifax, on an unrelated charge.  Bailey was charged with one count of distribution of cocaine.

South Boston Police Officer J. B. Throckmorton arrested Howerton on one count of distribution of cocaine, George said.

Four arrests occurred Tuesday, according to the special agent, with Halifax County Sheriff’s Office investigators arresting Joshua Kyle Webster, 28, of Pine Lane.

J. Webster was wanted on four separate indictments, including two for distribution of Schedule II narcotics and two for conspiring to distribute Schedule II narcotics.

J. Webster already was incarcerated at Blue Ridge Adult Detention facility in Halifax on an unrelated charge.

South Boston Police Officer T. D. Clay arrested 51-year-old Denise Daniel Webster of Pine Lane.

D. Webster was wanted on nine separate indictments, including six for distribution of Schedule II narcotics and three for conspiring to distribute Schedule II narcotics.

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested 29-year-old Jeremy Deon Medley of Lomax Avenue Tuesday on four separate indictments, all for distribution of Schedule II narcotics.

Medley already was incarcerated at Blue Ridge Regional Adult Detention Facility in Halifax for an unrelated charge, George said.

Lynchburg Police Department arrested 30-year-old Lamont Bee Miller of Myrtle Street Tuesday.

Miller was wanted on one indictment for distribution of imitation cocaine, according to George.

Miller already was incarcerated at Blue Ridge Regional Adult Detention facility in Halifax for an unrelated charge.