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Four arrested by Task Force

SoVaNow.com / January 27, 2014


Four persons suspected of committing drug and firearms offenses were arrested this week by the Halifax/South Boston Regional Narcotics and Task Force as part of its ongoing investigations.

Jennifer Renee Conner, 35, of Scottsburg was charged with four counts of selling and/or distributing Schedule III controlled substances. Conner was released from the Blue Ridge Regional Jail on bond.

Cameron Jorge Pinilla-Eisenstein, 25, of Nathalie was charged with one count of distribution of Schedule I or II controlled substances. Pinilla-Eisenstein is being held at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail without bond.

The following two individuals were arrested on felonious firearm charges, according to Sheriff Fred S. Clark:

Antwan Laquay Davis, 29, of Scottsburg was charged with one count of selling a firearm to a felon, one count of conspire to sell a firearm to a felon, and one count of possession of firearm by felon. Davis is being held at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail without bond.

Whitney Myers, 25, of Nathalie was charged with one count of the conspiracy sale of a firearm to a felon and one count of selling a firearm to a felon. Myers was released from the Blue Ridge Regional Jail on bond.

The Halifax / South Boston Regional Narcotics and Gang Task Force is made up of members from the South Boston Police Department, Virginia State Police, and Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.



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