BCSO: Man arrested on drug trafficking charges had warrant out of Charleston

Berkeley County News

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) on Saturday arrested William Hugh Morgan (40) on multiple drug trafficking charges following a search of his home.

According to BCSO, a woman called and requested an escort to Morgan’s home because she needed to “retrieve personal property from the residence.” The woman had a court order signed by a judge to retrieve the property.

During the escort, deputies learned that Morgan had a warrant with the Charleston Police Department (CPD) for harassment by telephone communication.

When Morgan answered the door, he was detained and searched. Deputies found a bag of a “crystal-like substance” that tested positive for methamphetamine, as well as a bag of a powder-like substance that tested positive for cocaine.

While the woman was looking for her items, she found “a substance believed to be an illegal narcotic,” leading deputies to request a search warrant for the home.

Inside the home, deputies found:

  • Approximately 21 grams of Marijuana
  • Approximately 6.9 grams of Methamphetamine
  • Approximately 18 grams of Cocaine
  • Approximately 25 grams of Fentanyl
  • 1 tablet of MDMA (Ecstasy)
  • Approximately 5 tablets of Suboxone
  • 1 Remington shotgun
  • 2 iPhones

Morgan was arrested and charged with

  • Possession with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana
  • Possession with the Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine
  • Trafficking Cocaine
  • Trafficking Fentanyl
  • Possession of a Schedule I-V Narcotic (x2)
  • Child Endangerment.

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