A Hillsville man was arrested Aug. 3 in Galax on drug charges.
According to the Galax Police Department, Harley David Phillips, 34, was arrested and charged with violating the Drug Control Act.
Phillips was charged by Officer Chris Hines, who had responded to a residence on Petty Road in Galax. During Hines’ investigation, he discovered a quantity of suspected methamphetamine, according to a police report.
“Phillips admitted that he had distributed a portion of the substance before it was discovered by Hines,” the report said.