A raid on a home in Martinsville has led to the arrest of a man on a variety of charges related the distribution of methamphetamines and heroin
The Henry County Sheriff’s Office concluded an undercover investigation on Wednesday by executing a search warrant at 786 Hidden Valley Dr. in Martinsville, according to a news release. That was the second search warrant that has been executed at the home during the course of the 16-month operation. The first search warrant was on Feb. 28, 2018.
Approximately one-quarter of a pound of methamphetamine and a small quantity of heroin were seized, and the searches yielded six firearms, body armor, $7,800 in cash, eight vehicles, four motorcycles, three ATVs, one boat, one camper and one enclosed trailer.
The approximate street value of the suspected narcotics seized is more than $8,000. The suspected narcotics will be submitted to the Virginia Department of Forensic Science for analysis.
David Brandon Cannaday, 31, of 786 Hidden Valley Drive was arrested and charged with possession of 100 grams or more of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possessing a controlled substance while simultaneously possessing a firearm, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. All the charges are felonies.
Cannaday is currently held in the Henry County Jail without bond.
Additional charges are anticipated in regards to this ongoing investigation.
Anyone having information pertaining to this or any other narcotic trafficking operations is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 63-CRIME (632-7463). The Crimestoppers Program offers rewards up to $2,500 for information related to crime. The nature of the crime and the substance of the information determine the amount of reward paid.