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3 Month Drug, Alcohol Investigation Leads To 40 Arrests

12:50 PM, Oct 28, 2013   |    comments
  • Items confiscated during recent drug and alcohol raids. (image courtesy Sumter County Sheriff)
  • Items confiscated during recent drug and alcohol raids. (image courtesy Sumter County Sheriff)
  • Items confiscated during recent drug and alcohol raids. (image courtesy Sumter County Sheriff)
  • Items confiscated during recent drug and alcohol raids. (image courtesy Sumter County Sheriff)
    
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Sumter, SC (WLTX) -- The Sumter County Sheriff's Department conducted a 3-month long investigation into illegal drug and alcohol activities, leading to 40 arrests.

Several raids were conducted recently on suspected residences used for the distribution of illegal alcohol and drugs, in various areas of Sumter county.

Items Seized:
72 cases of beer
198 bottle of liquor
4 bottles of what's suspected to be Moonshine
Nearly 4 pounds of marijuana, street value over $17,600
37.1 grams of crack cocaine, street value over $3,700
19 grams of cocaine, street value of $1,900
40 pills of a controlled prescription drug
Over $5,000 in cash
10 handguns, including 6 stolen guns
Various scales, pipes, and tools

Sumter County Deputies, along with assistance of SLED and SC Probation & Parole, were able to arrest 40 men and women involved for illegal drug and alcohol sales in Sumter County.

The Sheriff's Department continues to search for four other suspects: 
Larry O. Archie, 26
Kalvin Singletary, 23
Jamaal T. Jackson, 33
Michael A. Durant, 38

Arrests Made:
Leroy Robinson, 64
Rayquann Jenkins, 26
Jessie James Edwards, 54
Rosa Lee Brooks, 42
William Wright, 35
Alicia Young, 20
Marcus Branch, 21
Coaty R. Kind, 49
Calvin T. Brooks, 39
Michael Chatman, 21
Marquis Durant, 25
Michael E. Wilder, 64
Rebecca E. Greggs, 51
Kavon D. Cobia, 18
Devonte D. Ford, 22
Harriet Porter, 30
Stacey W. Rhodes, 41
Anthony S. Pringle, 23
Devon A. Harrison, 20
Tyrell D. Bradley, 21
James E. Archie, Jr., 21
Tony L. Baker, 40
Jawan M. David, 22
Joel U. Stevens, 34
George June, 44
Sammie Johnson, 60
Isiah Williams, 26
Robert E. Brigham, 32
Rudy O. Jacobs, 36
Celestino Gonzalez, Jr., 20
Dayvon L. Wright, 20
Matthew Lewis, 27
Wayne Lewis, 28
Elizabeth Lewis, 51
Harold G. Moses, 36
Thomas Andrews, 60
Quentin D. Floyd, 25
Henry Taylor, 30
Derrick Lewis, 26
Demetrius McDonald, 26

Charges for all arrested vary from unlawful storage and sale of alcohol, to drug possession with intent to distribute, possession of stolen handguns, and drug trafficking.

All suspects were transported to the Sumter/Lee Detention Center.

If you suspect illegal drug activities, you are encouraged to contact CRIMESTOPPERS:


CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC
E-mail 
a tip in by visiting www.midlandscrimestoppers.com
Text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message toCRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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