Task force intercepts nearly $11,000 of meth in Page County

Tracy Leicher

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LURAY, Va. – A North Chesterfield man was arrested this weekend after police received a tip that he was traveling to Luray to distribute methamphetamine.

On May 20, David Brandon Holloway, 33, was located in the parking lot of Tractor Supply Co., on US Hwy 211 West. Four ounces of methamphetamine with a street value of $10,752.00 was seized. Holloway was promptly arrested by members of the Northwest Virginia Regional Drug and Gang Task Force and charged with possession with the intent to distribute a schedule I/II controlled substance. Officers from the Luray Police Department and the Page County Sheriff's Office assisted with the investigation.

When observing possible illegal drug activity, local law enforcement encourages citizens to voice their concerns. For non-emergencies, call the Page County Sheriff’s Office at (540) 743-6571. If you or someone else is experiencing an emergency, please call 911. Caller information is kept confidential, and no bit of information is deemed too small. The Northwest Virginia Regional Drug and Gang Task Force is comprised of law enforcement personnel from Clarke, Frederick, Page and Shenandoah County Sheriff's Departments, Front Royal, Luray, Strasburg, and Winchester Police Departments and the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Culpeper Field Office.

The Northwest Virginia Regional Drug and Gang Task Force is a HIDTA funded initiative and committed to the suppression of illegal narcotics. Through the combined efforts of local, state, and federal agencies, the task force will actively pursue groups or individuals who manufacture, distribute, or sell illegal narcotics within the task force region.

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