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Firearm, heroin seized during Southampton Co. arrest

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Posted at 10:53 AM, Aug 29, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-29 10:53:18-04

Southampton Co., Va. – Sheriff’s officials have arrested and charged a man with heroin distribution and probation violation in Southampton County.

On Thursday, August 29, 2013 Southampton County Sheriff’s officials arrested 37-year-old Cecil Ennis at a home on Askew Street.

Ennis was wanted on two counts of probation violation and one count of heroin distribution.

During the arrest, Sheriff’s officials executed a search warrant and seized a substantial amount of heroin, a firearm, and various other items indicative of drug distribution.

Ennis is currently being held in the Southampton County Jail with no bond.

Additional charges are pending, according to Detective Scott Griffith.

Stay tuned for updates from NewsChannel 3.