For Immediate Release: April 24, 2023
Guns and Drugs seized in the 5000-block of Hines Circle
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is committed to reducing violent crime in Lynchburg by partnering with our community and local, state, and federal law enforcement partners.
On April 20, 2023, a search warrant was served as part of an eight-month–long investigation into a residence in the 5000 block of Hines Circle. Multiple guns and drugs were seized from the residence and a man was taken into custody. The warrant was executed with help from the LPD Tactical Unit, Violent Crime Response Team, the K9 Unit, the Vice and Narcotics Unit, the Field Operations Bureau, and the Intel Unit.
During a search of the residence, the following items were seized:
Over ½ pound of Fentanyl
A few pounds of Marijuana
Over $13,000 in US Currency
Demontae Mays (23) of Lynchburg was arrested and charged with the following:
Possession of Marijuana with the intent to distribute
Possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance with intent to distribute
Possession of a firearm, while in possession of a felony narcotic
Additional charges are pending and the investigation remains ongoing.
Additional information will not be released at this time.