Two Midlands men were arrested after a Tuesday raid where a wide assortment of drugs and a gun were seized.
Columbia’s Brandon Hasan Jones, 33, was charged with trafficking heroin (28 grams or more), possession of crack and possession of cocaine, according to the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office.
Floyd Lamar Neal, 27, was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of crack cocaine, the sheriff’s office reported.
The raid occurred at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 6, at a residence in the 500 block of King Street in Camden, according to the sheriff’s office, which said one ounce of heroin, 4 ounces of marijuana, small quantities of crack cocaine and cocaine powder were seized. Along with the drugs, the investigators found a .380 caliber pistol.
“Our drug investigators are making more and more heroin cases as the opioid crisis continues in our county,” Chief Deputy Jack Rushing said in a news release. “Opioids, heroin being one, are responsible for numerous overdoses and deaths not only here, but nationwide.”
Jones and Neal were transported to the Kershaw County Detention Center and have been released on bond.
Jones has previously been arrested for possession of marijuana, grand larceny, burglary, possession of cocaine, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, trespassing, breach of peace, disorderly conduct, unlawful carrying of a weapon, other weapons violations, hit and run, driving under suspension, giving false information and violation of probation, according to the sheriff’s office.
Neal has been previously arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of cocaine, within S.C., the sheriff’s office reported. In North Carolina, Neal has been arrested for felony possession of marijuana, felony conspiracy, resisting a public officer, simple assault, intent to sell or deliver marijuana, possession of counterfeit controlled substances, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession with intent to sell schedule IV controlled substance, domestic violence and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.