JADE Task Force arrest nets over a pound of meth

policeThe Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force, working in conjunction with the Skyline Drug and Gang Task Force and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, arrested Ersy Alejandro Hernandez on March 23 on an outstanding Albemarle County warrant for assault and battery.

At the time of his arrest, Hernandez was found to be in possession of approximately 458 grams of methamphetamine valued at $15,275 and 28 grams of powdered cocaine valued at $1,250. Hernandez was charged with possession with intent to distribute greater than 100 grams of methamphetamine.

This in an ongoing investigation and additional charges are pending.

The Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Task Force is comprised of the Albemarle County Police Department, Charlottesville Police Department, University of Virginia Police Department and the Virginia State Police.

The Skyline Drug and Gang Task Force is comprised of the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office, Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, Staunton Police Department, Waynesboro Police Department and the Virginia State Police.

UVA Basketball Fans!

uva basketball team of destiny
Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”

Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”

Buy here.




augusta free press
augusta free press
augusta free press news