10 pounds of marijuana, $26,145 in U.S. Currency

On March 23, 2018 Officer Kyle Dolph assisted the RUSH Drug task force with a search warrant on a property in Rockingham County Virginia.  Earlier in the night officer Dolph had assisted with a buy/bust of an individual suspected of selling marijuana.  After taking the individual into custody a search warrant was obtained for his residence.  Officer Dolph assisted in the execution of this search warrant and utilized K9 Tyr to sniff for the odor of narcotics in the suspect’s residence.  During the sniff of the residence K9 Tyr indicated and alerted to the odor of narcotics coming from a large plastic storage bin in the bedroom closet.  K9 Tyr also indicated and alerted to the odor of narcotics coming from a small safe that was on the floor.  Upon searching these areas, officers located several vacuum sealed bags containing suspected marijuana in the storage bin and $26,145 in U.S. Currency in the small safe.  In total approximately 10 pounds of marijuana was seized along with the $26,145 in U.S. Currency.