Driver arrested after crash along US-29
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - A man was arrested on multiple drug charges after a single-vehicle crash along US-29 N Friday morning.
Lynchburg Police say officers responded near the Candlers Mountain Road exit for a report of a crash with a car that was flipped over. The driver was pulled from the car and taken to a hospital with non-serious injuries.
A “significant amount of drugs” were found on both the car and the suspect, according to investigators.
Thomas Eric Lowe, 48 of Amherst, is charged with the following:
-Five counts of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 drug
-Possession with intent to distribute marijuana
-Possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine
-Driving under the influence
-Possession of drug paraphernalia
The suspect was taken to the Lynchburg Adult Detention Center after being released from the hospital.
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