As of Monday, five people charged for offenses stemming from a Mathews drug investigation are being held without bond, Mathews County Sheriff's Office reported.
The charges come after a 5-month investigation that found that the accused were distributing narcotics for several months, MCSO said. Drug investigators from Mathews and the Virginia State Police Tri-Rivers Drug Task Force appeared before a grand jury on November 20 and successfully obtained felony indictments against the following:
Logan Brent Cannon, a 38-year-old of Mathews man was arrested on Nov. 21st.
Cannon is charged with felony distribution of a Schedule I/II drug and manufacturing or distributing an imitation Schedule I/II drug.
Cannon is being held without bond at the Middle Peninsula Regional Security Center. His trial date has already been set for March 13, 2024, court records show.
Thomas Tilley, a 46-year-old Hallieford man, is charged with 3 counts of felony distribution of a Schedule I/II drug.
Tilley was arrested by Gloucester County Sheriff's Office, and is being held in Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail.
Melinda Thomas, a 37-year-old Mathews woman, was arrested on November 24 for 2 counts of felony distribution of a Schedule I/II drug.
Thomas is being held at Middle Peninsula Regional Security Center. She has a hearing scheduled for Dec. 27, court records show.
Forty-year-old Anthony Grenier of Mathews was also arrested on Nov. 24 for a count of distribution of a Schedule I/II drug.
Grenier is being held at Middle Peninsula Regional Security Center.
Joanna Ferreris, a 39 year old of Mathews, was arrested on Nov. 26. by Gloucester County.
She is facing charge each for possession and distribution of a Schedule I/II drug.
Ferreris is being held at Middle Peninsula Regional Security Center, and court records show her next hearing as scheduled for Dec. 27.