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3:00 pm on Tuesday October 25, 2011

Charleston drug bust nets $400K in cocaine, other items (Update: Conviction)

Image by Flickr user Nightlife Of Revelry Update October 26: A year on, 39-year-old Marcus D. Gibbs is facing a minimum of 10 years in prison after being found guilty of five of six charges. First reporting September 1, 2010: After a one-year...
11:30 am on Friday May 6, 2011

Local drug bust garners over $1 million in ecstasy pills

Image provided by WSAV A drug bust in neighboring Jasper County turned up over 22,000 ecstasy pills totaling over $1 million.   According to reports, authorities were alerted when Police Officer Chris Malphrus observed the erratic driving of a car...
4:47 am on Wednesday December 15, 2010

Seized drug money pays for bus for Jasper Boys and Girls Club (w/video)

Flickr user realityfanclub I for one can't get enough of these stories on how local authorities are spending the money they seize when arresting drug traffickers running the Miami to New York route on Interstate 95. In this case, as in most, the...
1:32 pm on Friday October 29, 2010

Package of pot destined for Bluffton seized by authorities

Flickr user thevortext A whole lot of pot, 14 pounds in fact, that was destined for a Bluffton home was seized by authorities. Need we say more than that? Check out the story over at The Island Packet.
1:45 pm on Thursday July 15, 2010

Dorchester cops seize 15 pounds of marijuana, 39 plants

Image by Flickr user jasonawhite After tracking a delivery of 15 pounds of marijuana to a Reevesville address, Dorchester County Sheriff's Office arrested Sammie Willis Jr. and seized 39 marijuana plants from the residence. Head on over to Live 5...
6:43 am on Thursday July 2, 2009

Two major drug busts made in N. Charleston

Image by Flickr user Darling SnailImage by 20090702-drugs.jpg Two major drug busts were carried out on Wednesday, June 1, in North Charleston with police seizing around $73,000 worth of narcotics. The Post and Courier has the story.