Three arrested on meth distribution charges after Wythe County traffic stop

175 grams of meth seized, according to Sheriff’s Office

Aaron Sharp Jr., Adam Ashby and Regina Blankenship were arrested and charged on meth distribution charges after a traffic stop in Wythe County
Aaron Sharp Jr., Adam Ashby and Regina Blankenship were arrested and charged on meth distribution charges after a traffic stop in Wythe County (Wythe County Sheriff's Office)

Three people have been arrested after an investigation led to a traffic stop on Wednesday night, according to the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities said they conducted the traffic stop on I-77 at mile marker 42 in Wythe County around 11:50 p.m. Wednesday.

During the traffic stop, deputies said they seized 175 grams of meth as well as digital scales and baggies.

Regina Blankenship, Aaron Sharp Jr. and Adam Ashby were arrested and charged with the following charges:

  • Possess 100 grams or more of meth with intent to distribute
  • Conspiracy to possess 100 grams or more of meth with intent to distribute
  • Transporting into Commonwealth of Virginia with intent to distribute one ounce or more of Schedule 1 or 2
  • Conspiracy to transporting into Commonwealth of Virginia with intent to distribute one ounce or more of Schedule 1 or 2

According to the Sheriff’s office, all three suspects are in jail with no bond.


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