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Nine arrested following Hopewell narcotics investigation

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Posted at 5:07 PM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 17:09:39-04

HOPEWELL, Va. -- Nine people have been arrested on narcotics and weapons-related charges in Hopewell following a year-long investigation into narcotics sales in the area.

Law enforcement resources from the Virginia State Police (VSP), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the U.S. Marshal’s Regional Fugitive Task Force(USMTF)and Hopewell Police Department Street Crimes Unit (SCU) arrested nine 9 individuals on 22 felony indictments.

“For approximately a year, detectives from the Hopewell Police Department Street Crimes Unit (SCU) along with our state and federal law enforcement partners worked to reduce the sale of illegal narcotics in the City of Hopewell. We will continue to remove violent offenders from the streets,” said Chief Kamran Afzal.

The following individuals were arrested and transported to Riverside Regional Jail:

1) Lynda Joyce Green, 36 years old of Prince George County arrested on one count of Possession of Cocaine.

2) Karl Douglas McCray, 37 years old of Hopewell arrested on three counts of Distribution of Fentanyl and two counts of Distribution within 1,000 feet of school property.

3) Lesaux Pere Brown, 37 years old of Hopewell arrested on two counts of Distribution of Cocaine.

4) Jarrod Lamont Hill, 39 years old of Hopewell arrested on two counts of Distribution of Heroin.

5) Derrick Holmes Jr., 26 years old of Hopewell arrested on one count Distribution of Marijuana.

6) Kirt Delmonte Berry, 34 years old of Hopewell arrested on four counts of Distribution of Cocaine and Heroin, three counts of Possession of Firearm while selling a Schedule I or II controlled Substance and three counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

7) Damiano Ramone Moore, 35 years old of Hopewell arrested on one count of Distribution of an Imitation Controlled Substance and one count of Obtaining Money by False Pretenses.

8) Zhaquann Damien Fisher, 28 years old of Hopewell arrested on one count of Distribution of Heroin

9) Jaquon Williams, 26 years old of Hopewell arrested on two counts of Distribution of Heroin