Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie this week reported charges against eight individuals.
Roy Anthony Stevens, 30, of Lancaster was charged March 2 with distributing/selling a Schedule I/II controlled substance and distributing a Schedule I/II controlled substance on property open to public use within 1,000 feet of school property.
Mitrida Donta Bunns, 36, of Kilmarnock was charged March 2 with two counts of distributing/selling a Schedule I/II controlled substance and two counts of abuse/neglect of a child: reckless disregard for life.
Dari’K Juane Reed, 22, of Lancaster was charged March 3 with three counts of distributing/selling a Schedule I/II controlled substance and two counts of failure to appear in court on a felony offense.
Megan Cierra Hill, 30, of Kilmarnock was charged March 5 with two counts of distributing/selling a Schedule I/II controlled substance and two counts of abuse/neglect of a child: reckless disregard for life.
Kemonte Dashuane Smith, 20, of Lancaster was charged March 5 with shooting or throwing a missile at a vehicle with malice, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, two counts of feloniously attempting to kill and murder an adult and two counts of feloniously attempting to kill and murder a juvenile.
James David Ludwig, 39, of Weems was charged March 5 with inducing another to give false testimony and unlawfully driving a motor vehicle while his license was revoked for two or more DUI convictions.
A Heathsville man, 55, was charged March 2 with failure to pay restitution.
A Heathsville man, 48, was charged March 7 with two counts of contempt of court: failure to appear, and assault and battery of a family member.
March 1: Staff responded to the 100 block of Fourth Street for a domestic disturbance, and to a walk-in report of a missing family member.
March 2: Staff responded to James B. Jones Memorial Highway to assist the Kilmarnock Police Department (KPD) with the pursuit of a vehicle, to the 400 block of Greentown Road to deliver a death notification, to the Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge for the report of a minor two-vehicle traffic crash, and to the 100 block of East Church Street to assist KPD with suspicious activity.
March 3: Staff responded to Rappahannock and Chesapeake drives for a reckless driver, and to the 900 block of Christ Church Road for larceny of a Smith & Wesson AR-15 and two handguns.
March 4: Staff responded to the 100 block of Red Fox Lane for a sudden death, and to the 6000 block of Mary Ball Road for suspicious activity.
March 5: Staff responded to the 100 block of Light Street to assist the Northumberland County Sheriff’s Office with a domestic disturbance, and to Chesapeake Drive and Little Bay Road for a truck blocking traffic.
March 6: Staff responded to the 400 block of Twin Branch Road for a domestic disturbance, to Woodbrook Drive and Cottonwood Lane for a suspicious person, to the 500 block of Lancaster Creek Drive for a burglary and vandalism of a residence, to the 8000 block of River Road for a verbal disagreement, to the 2800 block of Merry Point Road to check the welfare of a resident, to the 100 block of Summers Lane for gunshots in the evening hours, to the 100 block of Campbell Road for a noise violation, to the 5200 block of Mary Ball Road for a suspicious vehicle, and Mary Ball and Fleets Bay roads to assist Virginia State Police with an arrest on a traffic stop.
March 7: Staff responded to the 100 block of Irvington Road to assist KPD with a suspicious container outside of a business, Norris Bridge for a reckless driver, and to the 1400 block of Avis Trail for a domestic disturbance involving alcohol.
Staff also conducted nine traffic stops, issued seven summonses, assisted four motorists, recorded four deer strike accidents, handled five calls for traffic control, investigated five building alarms, logged three inmate transports, received 16 E911 hang-up calls, and fielded seven calls for animal control service.
The White Stone Volunteer Fire Department responded to a lift assistance request for emergency medical services and a propane leak on Glebe Road.
The Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department responded to a suspicious container on Irvington Road.