Dugspur man charged with manufacturing meth

By Allen Worrell - aworrell@thecarrollnews.com
Dalton -

A Dugspur man has been arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamines in Carroll County.

Carroll County Sheriff J.B. Gardner reports that a Carroll County Grand Jury Indictment has been served on a Dugspur man after deputies from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and members of the Twin County Drug Task Force searched a Silver Leaf Road home on September 27, 2017. Deputies went to the home of Ronald Eugene Dalton II, 36, to serve outstanding drug and larceny warrants.

“Once inside the residence, deputies discovered a strong chemical smell that appeared to be coming from a methamphetamines lab. Several items of evidence were taken from the home, indicating the manufacture of methamphetamines,” Gardner said. “Evidence was collected by members of the Virginia State Police clandestine lab team and was submitted to the state lab in Roanoke. A large quantity of a substance containing suspected methamphetamines was seized at the time. Lab analysis determined the suspected material submitted was methamphetamines with a weight of more than 225 grams.”

Gardner said Dalton was arrested on August 21 and charged with the manufacture of methamphetamines and possession with intent to distribute 227 grams or more of Methamphetamines. Dalton is being held in the New River Valley Regional Jail without bond.

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By Allen Worrell