Arrests in Tappahannock

Tappahannock Town PoliceThe Tappahannock Police Department along with the Essex County Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State police executed a search warrant last week at the A & N Tobacco store in Tappahannock. Tappahannock Police Chief James Ashworth, Jr. said that officers seized 123 bags of “I-Blown”, an illegal cannabinoid, more than $7,000 in cash, and 24 Viagra pills that were being illegally sold. Arrested was 53 year-old Nagi M. Alashmali who’s charged with one-count of distribution of a schedule 1 drug and two-counts of possession with the intent to distribute a synthetic cannabinoid. Also 19 year-old Waleed N. Alashmail was charged with two-counts of possession with the intent to distribute a synthetic cannabinoid.