Sting operation: 39 people arrested in Dickenson County, totaling 106 charges


DICKENSON COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) — The Dickenson County Sheriff’s Office teamed with several law enforcement agencies to arrest 39 people on July 1, leading to 106 total charges.

The charges range from selling narcotics to felony child abuse and neglect, according to a Facebook post from the department.

Other involved agencies included the following: 29th Circuit Narcotics Task Force, Virginia State Police, Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office, Wise County Sheriff’s Office, Clintwood Police Department, Clinchco Police Department and the Haysi Police Department.

Peer recovery specialists were brought in to discuss available treatment options and other resources for those who were interested.

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