Roanoke Valley man arrested after authorities seize about 2 pounds of narcotics, $50K in cash and guns

The seized drugs include methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine and fentanyl

A man is facing multiple drug and weapon charges.

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. – A man from the Roanoke Valley is facing multiple drug and weapon charges.

Investigators with the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office along with Virginia State Police, Roanoke City Police Department and Roanoke County Police Department have been working on a narcotics case for the last few months involving Christopher Ross Kimberling.

Authorities executed several search warrants in which a large number of narcotics, including about two pounds of methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine and fentanyl, both legally purchased and stolen firearms and more than $50,000 in cash were seized.

Kimberling was charged with:

  • One count of possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine
  • One count of possession of heroin
  • One count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
  • One count of possession of a stolen firearm

Anyone with more information on this case is asked to call the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office at at 540-586-7827 or you can also use Central Virginia Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900.

The case is still ongoing.


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Nicole Del Rosario joined WSLS 10 in August 2020.