Region 2: Lynchburg
Special Agent in Charge (SAC): Steve Baffuto
Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC): Stephanie Rhodes
Location: 20353 Timberlake Rd., Suite A Lynchburg, VA 24502
Phone: (434) 582-5136 / Fax: (434) 582-5140
Counties: Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, Brunswick, Buckingham, Campbell, Charlotte, Cumberland, Greensville, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nelson, Pittsylvania and Prince Edward.
Cities: Danville, Emporia and Lynchburg.
Description: Region 2 covers approximately 7,710 square miles of the commonwealth encompassing 15 counties and three cities. Enforcement activities and responsibilities include application investigations, licensee education and training, and criminal and financial investigations of both alcohol-related offenses and other criminal violations. The region continues to investigate numerous complaints of “moonshine/untaxed whiskey” ranging from manufacturing to sales. It is home to 12 colleges and universities, including Liberty University, Lynchburg College, Hampden Sydney College, and Sweet Briar College. Rich in history and beauty, Region 2 encompasses Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, Smith Mountain Lake State Park, and hosts the launch of the annual James River Batteau Festival. Region 2 Special Agents work closely with local police departments, sheriff’s departments, college police departments, and other governmental agencies on a daily basis to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations. Special agents conduct numerous educational seminars on alcohol laws and enforcement for both the licensee community and the public at large.