Wanted Lynchburg man facing several more charges following capture

Sergio Sihlangu. Photo: Blue Ridge Regional Jail.
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7)- A wanted Lynchburg man is facing several charges after being located by the Lynchburg Police Department.

32-year-old Sergio Sihlangu was wanted for contempt of court for failure to appear. An officer found him Wednesday just before 4 p.m. in the 400 block of Federal Street and took him into custody.

After being detained, officers found a concealed handgun, crack, cocaine and items “consistent with drug distribution,” according to the LPD.

Sihlangu is charged with the following:

  • Two counts of possession of controlled substance
  • Possession of ammunition by a convicted felon
  • Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
  • Possession of a firearm while in possession with intent to distribute schedule I or II drugs
  • Two counts of possession with intent to distribute schedule I or II drugs
  • Carrying a concealed weapon

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