Deputies: Suspect Tosses Drugs During Police Chase

Orangeburg County, SC (WLTX) - Orangeburg County deputies have arrested three people after a chase that ended with a suspect throwing away bags of drugs.

Officers have taken 32-year-old Jason Lamont Sanders, 27-year-old Ricky Lakeith Singleton, and 28-year-old Kenneth Lamont Strong into custody.

According to deputies, an officers saw the vehicle they were in make a traffic violation, and attempted to pull it over. However, deputies say the car kept going until it reached the Short Stop on Cannon Bridge Road. At that point, deputies say Strong, who was driving the car, ran out of the vehicle into a wooded area and started tossing bags as he ran.

Officers were able to take all three men into custody.

Investigators were later able to determine that the baggies had marijuana in them. All three were booked at the Orangeburg County Detention Center.


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