Johnny “Smoke” Dotson to Serve 12 Years In Prison For Drug Distribution

BUCHANAN COUNTY DRUG DEALER TO SERVE 12 YEARS IN PRISON On December 3, 2012, a Buchanan County Circuit Court judge sentenced Johnny “Smoke” Dotson, 59, of Hurley, Virginia to fifty years in a Virginia prison for distribution of a schedule II controlled substance. Dotson will serve twelve years of this sentence before being released on the requirement that he complete…

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Jury Convicts Michael H. Justus of 2011 Murder of Donnie Harris

A Buchanan County man will likely serve 20 years in a Virginia prison after being convicted by a Buchanan County jury on Thursday in connection with the 2011 murder of a 37 year-old Raven, Va., man. Buchanan County Commonwealth Attorney Gerald Arrington said Michael Harold Justus, 46, of Hurley, Virginia was convicted of second degree murder arising from the April…

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