HPD arrests Galax man on drug charges

November 8, 2013

The Hillsville Police Department has charged a Galax man for multiple drug violations.

According to a press release issued by the HPD, Warren M. Hill, 54, of Galax was arrested after the department investigated a citizen complaint regarding a person staggered on Route 58 in Hillsville. A medical issue was first believed to be the cause.

“Upon investigation by Officer James Dalton, he found Hill to be intoxicated and in possession of illegal narcotics,” the press release states.

Hill was charged with appearing in public in an intoxicated condition, two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance Schedule I and II, one misdemeanor count for possession of a Schedule III substance, and two misdemeanor counts of possession of a Schedule IV substance. After an appearance before the magistrate, Hill was sent to the regional jail on a $2,500 secured bond.