Deputies apprehend suspect after search warrant finds drugs and guns

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BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – On Monday, October 15, despite being out on a $500,000 bond for drug trafficking and weapons charges, a suspect is in custody again, according to the authorities with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office.
Dyrl Edward Burbage is in custody again for Trafficking in Cocaine, Trafficking in Methamphetamine and Possession of schedule narcotics plus four weapons violations, authorities stated.

Burbage, was wanted in January of this year on multiple gun and drug charges consisting of over 1,200 grams of suspected methamphetamines and 7 gun violations along with many other drug charges. 

Deputies stated that Burbage’s most recent troubles started as a result of a narcotics complaint, investigated by members of Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force. As a result of the investigation, they obtained probable cause to believe that Dyrl Brutbage was selling illegal drugs from the 100 block of Lancashire Road in Summerville.

A search warrant was obtained and executed with the assistance of SLED and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team.

During the search the following was located:

  • 67.5 grams of a substance that field tested presumptive to be methamphetamine
  • 2 grams of a substance that field tested presumptive to be cocaine
  • Taurus PT809 9mm pistol
  • Smith & Wesson Shield pistol
  • Cobra .380 pistol
  • $1,727 in U.S. currency

Dyrl Burbage, 41, was taken into custody and sent to the Hill-Finklea Detention Center to await warrant service and a bond hearing. He is currently being held on no bond.

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