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Police arrest 10 in downtown narcotics sting

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In a narcotic sweep on March 28, 2013 and March 29, 2013 in downtown Charleston, officers from the Charleston Police Department Special Investigations Unit and Team 1 arrested 10 people on narcotic and weapon charges.

The officers also confiscated 186 grams of marijuana, 16.9 grams of cocaine base, 6 grams of cocaine, $1,788 in cash and a stolen handgun.

The arrests occurred on Coming Street, Magazine Street, Congress Street and Carondolet Street, Congress Street and Benson Street, Moultrie Street and North Tracy Street, Dingle Street and Congress Street, King Street and Huger Street, Moultrie Street and Dewey Street, and Conroy Street and Meeting Street.    

Andrea Smith, 51, of Line Street, Sarah Louise Williams, 50, of Oswego Street, Christopher Johnson, 48, of King Street, Thomas Bell, 58, of King Street, Thomas Brizard, 36, of Moultrie Street, Michael Waters, 45, of Congress Street and Cary Brisbane, 51, of Archer Road, Wadmalaw Island, are all charged with possession of cocaine base.

Eugene Robinson, 38, of North Charleston, is charged with distribution of a controlled substance and distribution of a controlled substance within close proximity of a school.

Marquis Evans, 30, of Mount Pleasant, is charged with trafficking cocaine base.

Harvey Wiggins, 23, of Adams Run, is charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute within close proximity of a school, possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, distribution of a controlled substance, distribution of a controlled substance within close proximity of a school, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a stolen handgun.

They were all being held in the Al Cannon Detention Center.

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