Undercover Deputies Arrest Man on Several Drug Charges

Newberry County Man Arrested on Drug Charges

(WLTX) -- One man is behind bars after undercover deputies find a man with drugs and weapons, according to the Newberry County Sheriff's Department. 

Derrikus Oliver, 33, of Green Acres Lane in Silverstreet is charged with trafficking crack cocaine, trafficking cocaine and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Undercover investigators were able to make several buys from Oliver for several months.

Thursday, deputies say they served a search warrant on Oliver's home and found more than 15 grams of crack, about 40 grams of cocaine and several ounces of marijuana. Two pistols were also found inside the home.

Sheriff Foster says this was the second largest drug arrest the department has made within the last three months.

Oliver was recently denied bond.


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