Police: Bristol, TN man & girlfriend charged with transporting ‘ice’ to Virginia


Investigators with the Pound Police Department say two people now face 13 felony warrants after a near three-day drug bust in the region.  

According to police, Michael Shane Icenhour, 30, of Bristol, Tennessee, and Icenhour’s girlfriend, Stephanie Nicole “Nikki” Beaver, 27, of Madisonville, Tennessee, were reportedly charged with illegal drug activity after a stop on Saturday, May 18. 

Investigators say the couple was planning to travel from Tennessee to Virginia to deliver a large quantity of “ice” and a firearm was also recovered from Icenhour’s vehicle.  

Pound officers and Wise County Sheriff’s deputies assisted with the investigation and seizure of items.  

According to police, Pound officers and Wise County Sheriff’s Office deputies initiated “multiple law enforcement actions”   

The action reportedly resulted in the seizure of three firearms related to crystal meth trafficking, roughly $1,200 in cash reportedly obtained through the sale of “ice” and reportedly 60 grams of ice with the street value of $6,000.  

If anyone has any information involving the manufacturing, selling, trafficking of methamphetamine please contact Pound Police Chief Tony Baker or Detective Tim McAfee at 276-298-7020 or use the anonymous tip line via the Town of Pound, VA’s website. 

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