Kershaw County Sheriff’s Narcotics investigators arrested a convicted felon from Camden after finding him in possession of two and a half pounds of marijuana and two stolen firearms Monday.
While investigating possible drug activity involving Dexter Markeith Elm, 31, deputies learned he was wanted on a DUI charge, according to Sheriff Jim Matthews.
Officers went to Elm’s home on St. Paul Road to serve a warrant and found him smoking marijuana, Matthews said. Officers placed him under arrest and continued to search the house.
They found two and a half pounds of marijuana, a stolen Ruger pistol, a stolen AR-15 rifle, drug distribution materials and $2,470 in cash, according to Matthews.
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Elm was taken to the Kershaw County Detention Center and charged with possession and intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute marijuana within proximity to a school, possession of a stolen pistol and receiving stolen goods.
Elm has previously been arrested for numerous drug offenses including distribution of crack cocaine, Matthews said. He remains in jail pending a bond hearing.