Man given 5-year sentence with all but 1 month suspended in Gloucester drug case


Ryan Shane Inthavone (Photo courtesy: Gloucester Co. Sheriff’s Dept.)

UPDATE Dec. 3, 2019: Ryan Inthavone pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of schedule I and II narcotics (one of the charges was amended to poss gun with schedule I-II drug). His remaining charges were dropped.

He received a five-year sentence with four years and 11 months suspended. 

GLOUCESTER, Va. (WAVY) – A traffic stop in Gloucester led to the arrest of a man on a list of drug and firearm charges.

The Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office was conducting narcotics interdiction stops on July 2 when they pulled over Ryan Shane Inthavone.

K9 Zeus detected possible narcotics in his vehicle and alerted deputies.

According to the sheriff’s office, a search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of several controlled substances, including suspected Methamphetamine, Psilocybin (Mushrooms), and Marijuana, and a concealed weapon.

(Photo courtesy: Gloucester Co. Sheriff’s Dept.)

Inthavone, of Hayes, Virginia, was arrested and charged with four counts of possession of schedule I and II narcotics, possession of a firearm and carrying a concealed weapon without a permit.

Inthavone was released on bond on July 18.

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