A regional drug task force in the Woodstock, Virginia, area placed seven people under arrest in connection with alleged heroin trafficking in the area. Those accused of drug-related offenses included three people accused of selling the drugs—a 23-year-old man, a 36-year-old man, and a 37-year-old man. Four men were charged with trying to buy heroin. They were ages 19, 29, 26, and 21. All but one of the arrestees were residents of Virginia.
A married couple from Hiltons, Virginia, were recently indicted in Scott County on grand larceny charges. The grand jury charged both the 34-year-old man and his 34-year-old wife of conspiracy to commit grand larceny, as well as grand larceny itself. A prosecutor claimed that they carried out the theft of a garden tiller from a house in their home town and later sold it. The tiller was reportedly a "horse-powered garden" model.
A 48-year-old man who works as a Loudoun County, Virginia, physical education teacher has been accused of intoxicated driving. Other charges against him include possessing alcoholic beverages on school premises and driving without a valid driver's license. Following his arrest, officials at Cedar Lane Elementary School, located in Ashburn, placed him on administrative leave pending the outcome of the case.
Criminal charges against a Woodstock, Virginia, man accusing him of trafficking in illegal "bath salts" drugs were dismissed in court, but the prosecutor indicated that an indictment on those charges was planned. The 73-year-old man appeared in court in a wheelchair and using an oxygen tent to help him breathe.