Father, Son Arrested in Prescription Drug Case

Multi-jurisdictional task force nets ecstasy, prescription drug arrests.

Investigators with the Prince William-Manassas-Manassas Park Task Force netted three arrests in connection with the sale of prescription and illegal drugs in the area, according to a press release issued by the Prince William County Police Department.

Earlier this month, the task force wrapped up an investigation into the illegal selling of Ecstasy (MDMA) and marijuana, police reports show.

Tyler Glenn Goetz, 20, of Manassas was arrested June 7 in the Westgate area by police.

He is charged with possession with intent to distribute a schedule I or II narcotic and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

He remains in custody on a $20,000 secured bond.

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In April, police executed a search warrant at a house on Bull Run Road near Manassas Park and found several firearms and the prescription narcotic Dilaudid, which is used to relieve pain.

Gary Lynn Mitchell Sr., 56, of Manassas is charged with two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted violent felon, police said.

His son, Gary Lynn Mitchell Jr., 22, is charged with possession of a schedule I or II narcotic (Dilaudid).

News of the search warrant, seizures and subsequent arrests wasn’t released to protect the ongoing investigations, detectives said.

The elder Mitchell was released on a $2,000 unsecured bond. He is set to appear in court on June 29. His son was released on a $1,500 secured bond. His court date wasn’t released.  

The above information comes from the Prince William County police department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned it does not indicate a conviction. 


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