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Six indicted on drug-related charges as part of Operation Steel Cobra

Individuals arrested are suspected drug dealers

Courtesy of Amherst County Sheriff's Office
Courtesy of Amherst County Sheriff's Office

AMHERST COUNTY, Va. – Six people have been indicted on drug-related charges as a part of Operation Steel Cobra, according to the Amherst County Sheriff's Office. 

Deputies and Lynchburg officers arrested the following people: 

  • Cody Lipscomb, 25: One count of distribution of a controlled substance Schedule I or II
  • Tammy Lynn Shelton, 44: One count of distribution of a controlled substance Schedule I or II
  • Anthony Charles Simpson, 30: Two counts of distribution of a controlled substance Schedule I or II
  • Bernard Leroy Blankenship, 45: Two counts of distribution of a control substance Schedule I or II
  • Oshea Malik Garland, 20: One count of distribution of more than a half ounce but not more than 5 pounds of marijuana
  • Randall Kyle Reynolds, 27: One count of distribution of a controlled substance Schedule I or II

The Sheriff's Office says the operation was a result of several months of work. 


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