A drug raid in the Summer Valley subdivision has led to the seizure of 635 pounds of marijuana plus cash, weapons and automobiles, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department.
The marijuana has an estimated street value of $1 million said Sheriff Leon Lott.
Lott said four automobiles, guns, and $119,000 in cash were seized after tips from Crimestoppers and the community.
Lott said narcotics agents executed a search warrant on Thursday, June 18, around 10 p.m. and found marijuana, cash and guns at 512 Summer Vista Drive. Cash and marijuana were also found in cars, the sheriff's department said.
Lawrence Dawson, 56, is charged with two counts of trafficking marijuana 10 pounds-100 pounds, one count of trafficking marijuana over 100 pounds and one count of possession of a firearm during a crime of violence, Lott said. Anthony Hunt, 39, is charged with one count of trafficking marijuana 10 pounds-100 pounds and one count of trafficking marijuana over 100 lbs, Lott said.