Ronnie Ramsey
Photo: Amherst Co. Sheriff

A Madison Heights man faces criminal charges after Amherst County Sheriff’s deputies found explosives Monday in two homes. The sheriff’s office says State Police bomb technicians responded and safely blew up the materials. Ronnie Lee Ramsey was arrested for possession of explosives.

News release: Amherst Deputies found explosive materials in two homes in Madison Heights Monday. We requested the VSP Bomb Techs to respond. There Bomb Techs blew up the explosive materials found in both residences. Ronnie Lee Ramsey of 114 Second Street Madison Heights was arrested for possession of explosive materials. The Monelison Fire Dept. and members of Amherst Dept. Of Public Safety assisted our Department.