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40+ arrested in huge raids on moonshine and drug houses in SC county

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Authorities in Sumter County made dozens of arrests after a 3-month investigation into illegal narcotics and alcohol sales in different areas of the county.

SLED and Sumter Sheriff Deputies conducted several raids on suspected drug and alcohol houses and residences believed to be selling crack cocaine, marijuana, cocaine, liquor, moonshine, beer and wine.

Nine guns were taken during the busts -- including several that had been stolen.

  During the searches, officers seized more than 72 cases of beer (1726 cans), 198 bottles of liquor, 4 bottles of suspected moonshine, 1762.1 grams (3 pounds 14 ounces & 26 grams) of suspect marijuana, (street value $17620.00), 37.1 grams of suspect crack cocaine, (street value $3700.00.), 19.0 grams of cocaine, (street value of $1900.00)   

Deputies seized  $5217 in U.S. currency, several digital scales, pipes, grinders, a 38 S/W revolver, a Taurus 45 cal. Handgun, a Kel-tec 40 cal. Handgun, an American Tactical 45 cal. Handgun,  40 controlled prescription pills, and other items related to illegal drug activity.

Deputies recovered the following stolen weapons; two Ruger 9mm Handguns, a Glock .357 Handgun, a Glock 45 cal. Handgun, A Para-Ordinance 45 cal. Handgun, and a Springfield XD9 9mm Handgun.  

All suspects were transported without incident to the Sumter / Lee Detention Center. 

 So far, a total of 40 men & women have been arrested during this 9-day operation.

 Other suspects were arrested at these locations with outstanding warrants.

 The investigation into illegal drug and alcohol sales in the Sumter County area will continue with more arrests and raids to come.

Deputies are still searching for the following suspects; Larry Obrien Archie 26, Kalvin Singletary 23, Jamaal T. Jackson 33, and Michael A. Durant 38.

Here is a list of those arrested in the raids, according to the Sumter County Sheriff:

NAME

ADDRESS

AGE

CHARGE

Leroy Robinson

 North Saint Paul Church Road, Sumter SC

64

Unlawful Storage of Liquor (438 cans beer, 64 bottles liquor)

Rayquann Jenkins

 Furman Field Road, Rembert S.C.

26

 Distribution Heroin,

Dist. Marijuana X2

Dist. Cocaine X3

Jessie James Edwards

 Point Drive, Wedgefield S.C.

54

Unlawful Storage of Liquor, Possession of Unlawful Liquor (Moonshine) (4 bottles moonshine, 166 cans beer, 42 bottles Liquor)

Rosa Lee Brooks

 Point Drive, Wedgefield S.C.

42

Possession of Marijuana, Possession Drug Paraphernalia (2grams, grinder)

William Wright

 David Alston Road, Sumter, S.C.

35

(3) Counts Distribution of Crack Cocaine, Trafficking Crack, PWID Marijuana, Possession Stolen Handgun, Possession Drug Paraphernalia, Possession CIV Controlled Substance (Klonopin)  (25grms crack, 85grms Marijuana, Stolen Ruger 9mm, 40 Klonopin pills, scales)

Alicia Young

David Alston Road, Sumter, S.C.

20

Trafficking Crack, PWID Marijuana, Possession Stolen Handgun, Possession Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of CIV Controlled Substance (Klonopin) (same as Wright)

Marcus Branch

 E Cherryvale Drive, Sumter S.C.

21

(2) Counts Distribution of Marijuana, PWID Marijuana, Posssession of Drug Paraphernalia, (60grams marijuana, $950.00 seized)

Coaty R. Kind

Farmers Road, Wedgefield S.C.

49

Family Court Bench Warrant

Calvin T. Brooks

 Sally Street, Wedgefield S.C.

39

Family Court Bench Warrant

Michael Chatman

 Clement Road, Sumter

21

Drug Paraphernalia (grinder)

Marquis Durant

Barwick Road, Sumter S.C.

25

3 Counts Dist. Marijuana, PWID Marijuana, PWID Crack, (398 grams marijuana, 2.5grms crack, $178.00 seized)

Michael E.Wilder

 Webb Ave, Sumter, S.C.

64

Possession Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalina, Possession Stolen Firearm, (.1grm marijuana, numerous pipes,  Glock Model 31,scales, etc)

Rebecca E. Greggs

 Webb Ave, Sumter, S.C.

51

Possession Marijuana,  Drug Paraphernalia (same as Wilder)

Kavon D.Cobia

 Adolf Circle, Sumter S.C.

18

PWID Marijuana, PWID Crack Cocaine,  Possession Stolen Firearm  (911grams Marijuana, 4 grams Crack, $50 Cash Seizure, Springfield XD9 mm Handgun)

Devonte Daquan Ford

Manning Ave, Sumter S.C.

22

PWID Marijuana, PWID Crack Cocaine, Possession Stolen Firearm  (Same as Cobia)

Harriet Porter

Boulevard Road, Sumter S.C.

30

Possession Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia, (scales, 1 gram Marijuana)

Stacy Windell Rhodes

East Charlotte, Sumter SC

24

Dist Crack

Dist Marijuana

Dist CI Controlled Substance, PWID Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia (37 grams Marijuana, scales

Anthony S. Pringle

East Charlotte, Sumter SC

23

PWID Marijuana, Violation SC Gun Law, Possession Stolen Firearm, Paraphernalia.  (Stolen Para-Ordinance 45cal.semi auto)

Devon Antonio Marquice Harrison

Belk Street, Sumter SC

20

PWID Marijuana, Paraphernalia, Violation SC Gun Law, (Glock .45 cal semi auto)

Tyrell Deontaye Bradley

27 Wilson Street, Sumter SC

21

PWID Marijuana, Paraphernalia

James Edward Archie Jr.

155 Carolina Ave. Sumter SC

21

PWID Marijuana, Paraphernalia

Tony L Baker

240 Rolling Creek, Sumter SC

40

PWID Marijuana, Paraphernalia

Jawan Montez David

1007 Collins Street, Sumter SC

22

2 Counts of Distribution Marijuana, PWID Marijuana, Paraphernalia (200 grams Marijuana, scales)

Joel U Stevens

Carolina Ave. Sumter SC

34

2 Counts of Distribution of Crack

George June

Rast Street, Sumter SC

44

Poss Marijuana, PWID Crack, PWID Cocaine (15 grams marijuana, 2 grams crack, 2 grams cocaine

Sammie Johnson

Sky Lane, Sumter SC

60

Unlawful Storage of Liquor, (1122 cans Beer, 92 Bottles Liquor)

Isiah Williams

Murphy Street, Sumter S.C.

26

Distribution of Marijuana

Robert Earl Brigham

Dunway Drive, Sumter S.C.

32

Possession of Marijuana (1 gram)

Rudy Oneal Jacobs

Tampa Gold Road, Wedgefield, S.C,

36

Possession of Marijuana, DUS II, Family Court BW, (2 grams Marijuana)

Celestino Gonzalez Jr.

Wise Drive, Sumter S.C.

20

Possession Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia, Magistrate BW, (10 grams marijuana)

Dayvon L. Wright

Pearl Court, Sumter S.C.

20

Possession of Marijuana, (20 grams)

Matthew Lewis

Bernice Court, Sumter S.C.

27

Possession of Marijuana (with Wright)

Wayne Lewis

Bernice Court, Sumter S.C.

28

2 Counts of Possession of Marijuana, 4 Counts Distribution of Marijuana, (20 Grams Marijuana)

Elizabeth Lewis

Bernice Court, Sumter S.C.

51

Possession of Marijuana (with Wright)

Harold G Moses

Willow Street, Mayesville, S.C.

36

Family Court BW

Thomas Andrews

Broad Street, Sumter S.C.

60

2 Counts Distribution of Crack,  Distribution of Cocaine, PWID Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana, (8 grams cocaine, 2 grams marijuana)

Quentin D Floyd

Montana Drive, Sumter S.C.

25

PWID Crack Cocaine, PWID Cocaine, Violation SC Gun Law, Possession of a Firearm w/obliterated Serial Number (9 grams cocaine, 3 grams crack, Ruger 9mm, $2974.00 U.S. Currency Seized)

Henry Taylor

Settlement Road, Dalzell S.C.

30

Possession of Crack, Violation SC Gun Law (.5 grams Crack, $1065. 00 U.S. Currency Seized)

Derrick Lewis

Bernice Court, Sumter S.C.

26

Possession of Marijuana (same as Wright)

Demetrius McDonald

Willow Street, Mayesville S.C.

26

2 Counts of Distribution of Marijuana

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