A Midlands-area business owner whom police took into custody in 2013 on drug-related charges recently received sentencing. Having entered a guilty plea in accordance with a plea deal, the man avoided some of the charges filed after law enforcement officers allegedly discovered more than 10 pounds of marijuana and other controlled substances inside his residence.
A former University of South Carolina Gamecocks running back was detained for impaired driving after he crashed his car in Lexington County on Nov. 4. South Carolina Highway Patrol also charged him with unlawful possession of a firearm and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine.
South Carolina residents may be interested in a story regarding the legal battle that three people facing drug manufacturing charges will have to fight. The charges stem from a traffic stop that allegedly led to evidence of methamphetamine production equipment.
A York County jury recently found a 27-year-old man guilty of drug possession, and the judge in the case sentenced the man to three years in prison. On May 29, police took the 27-year-old Rock Hill man into police custody with the assistance of a 12-member Special Weapons and Tactics team.