PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Five people were arrested and drugs were recovered during a police special operation in Portsmouth in late June.
The operation was conducted by Portsmouth PD’s Special Investigation Division on June 30 at the Prentis Park area. Police say they conducted a search warrant at a home in the 1700 block of Lasalle Avenue frequently used to distribute narcotics.
Following the operation, police arrested 5 people on drug and firearm-related charges. Police also recovered approximately 47.5 grams of Fentanyl, 2.2 grams of crack cocaine, several grams of marijuana, two firearms, $1,206 in cash, and other drug paraphernalia.
The people arrested include:
- Thomas Starks Jr. – Charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine and fentanyl, two counts of firearm by felon, and Firearm with drugs
- Marcus Starks – Charged with possession with intent to iistribute cocaine
- Jamal Brown Sr. – Charged with firearm by felon
- Sherree Bailey – Charged with failure to appear
- Sonya Clements – Charged with failure to appear, two counts of revocation