“Operation March Madness” was led by Caroline County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators and assisted by the Virginia State Police Tri-County Narcotics Task Force–comprised of the Virginia State Police, King George County Sheriff’s Office, Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office, and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. The Eastern District of Virginia United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force also assisted with this operation by conducting several arrests of suspects. As a result of this investigation, over fifty indictments were issued in relation to the distribution of heroin, cocaine, prescription pills, and fentanyl.

Caroline Sheriff Lippa said- “I am so proud of the hard work and dedication by our Caroline County deputies and investigators. I am also thankful for the continued assistance and information provided by our Caroline County citizens as well as the assistance provided by our regional law enforcement partners. We will continue to strive to make Caroline County a safer place to live, work, and raise a family. Additional arrests are expected as a result of this investigation.”


Caroline drug suspects