Altavista Officers Make Drug Arrest


     On December 1, 2019 at approximately 3:15 am, Officer Seth Caveness observed a vehicle driving in excess of the posted speed limit in the town of Altavista.  Officer Caveness initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and subsequent investigation led to the recovery of methamphetamine and counterfeit money.  

     Kimberly Ann Dalton, 37, of Gretna Va. Was arrested at the scene and charged with the following; Speeding in violation of  state code  46.2-870,  driving with a suspended license in violation of state code 46.2-301, Possess forged bank notes in violation of state code 18.2-173 and possession of greater than 10 grams of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute in violation of  state code  18.2-248.  Dalton was transported to the Blue Ridge Jail in Rustburg where she was held with no bond.  

     If you have information about this or any other crime you are asked to call the Altavista Police Department at 434-369-7425 or Central Va. Crimestoppers at 1-888-798-5900.