Four people have been charged with drug violation in three recent cases in Galax.
Anthony Curtis Caudell, 25, of Fries, was arrested Aug. 2 and charged with possession of methamphetamine, according to a report from the Galax Police Department.
Caudell was arrested by Sgt. Jody Poole, who said he observed the suspect trying to swallow a quantity of suspected methamphetamine. Caudell was a passenger in a vehicle that had been stopped for a traffic violation.