ABINGDON, Va. (WJHL) – Three Virginians have been arrested after a multi-agency drug operation in Abingdon.
According to a release from the Washington County, Virginia Sheriff’s Office, investigators executed federal search warrants and checked a vehicle on Wednesday, resulting in the seizure of several narcotics. The following were seized by authorities:
- 3/4 of a pound of crystal methamphetamine
- Suspected fentanyl
- 1 firearm
- Approximately $8,300
The release states all three people arrested have been charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. The suspects were identified as:
- Charles Roland Snead, 58, of Abingdon
- William Lee Whitt, 41, of North Tazewell
- Chelsey Lynn Burkett (Doss), 38, of Bristol, Virginia
Snead faces an additional charge of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense, according to the sheriff’s office. As of Friday, all three are being held in the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail without bond.
In total, nine agencies worked together to conduct the operation.