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Six arrested at Culpeper rave that drew thousands.
The Culpeper Sheriff's Office displays drugs and cash taken from the 'Camp Glow Rave' Sunday at Raccoon Ford.
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BY DONNIE JOHNSTON
Six people face charges after a raid on a weekend music event in southern Culpeper County that drew thousands of young people.
About 20 state and local law-enforcement officers raided the "Camp Glow Rave" Sunday on Somerville Road between the Twin Mountains near Raccoon Ford.
According to Culpeper Sheriff's Lt. Jason Romero, officers confiscated nearly 2 pounds of marijuana, 287 miscellaneous pills, more than 200 doses of LSD, crystal methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, psychedelic mushrooms and more than 100 smoking devices.
Officers also seized more than $2,500 in cash believed used in drug deals, Romero said.
Officers initially responded Friday night to the party because of a noise report from neighbors, Romero said. Organizers, however, refused the officials entry and said they would turn down the music, he added.
Romero said the party, which was promoted on Facebook, drew thousands of young adults from all along the East Coast. The outdoor festival included bands and a laser light show, he said.
Romero said that the officers returned Sunday morning with a search warrant after noting suspicious activity on Friday night. They found about 100 occupied tents.
Benjamin Legare, 21, of Alexandria, who was charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
Joshua Stout, 24, of Baltimore, charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
Tyler Marney, 23, of Spotsylvania County, charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
David Vanscoy, 24, of Fauquier County, charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
Tyler Weedon, 21, of Ellicott City, Md., charged with possession of marijuana.
Geoffrey Ortiz, 39, of New York, charged with possession of marijuana.
More arrests are expected, Romero said.