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.
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.