Four people were taken into custody and “a large quantity of crack and powder cocaine, $1,200 in cash and four firearms” were seized when detectives raided a Sumter home on Wednesday, the Sumter Police said Saturday in a news release.
Freddie McCullough, 64, of 557 S. Main St., was charged with attempted murder following the June 30th shooting of a 32-year-old man outside another South Main Street home. The victim of the shooting is recovering, police said.
Ruth Wells, 51, also of 557 S. Main St. was charged with distributing crack cocaine and distributing crack close to a school or park.
Two of the other 14 people in the house at the time of raid were also charged.
Jermaine Smith, 36, and Antonio Wilson, 28 of different addresses in Sumter, faced several drug trafficking and weapons charges.
The raid was conducted as part of an going investigation by the Sumter Police Department’s Organized Crime and Vice Control unit, the police statement said.