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Home  |  News  |  5 Arrested, 2 Still Wanted In Connection To Aiken County Methamphetamine Bust

5 Arrested, 2 Still Wanted In Connection To Aiken County Methamphetamine Bust
Monday, May 16, 2011

AIKEN COUNTY, SC - A month-long investigation by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division into the illegal manufacturing of Methamphetamine and distribution of Controlled Substances has resulted in the arrest of five men.

Thomas Christopher Lovelace, Robert Lee Williams, Aljawan Martice Hennings, David Lee Hennings, and David Joseph Bargstedt have all been taken into custody on various charges.

ACSO Investigators conducted search warrants on 4 separate residences in the Beech Island and Warrenville areas. Items seized in the search include: a Browning 7.65MM semi-auto pistol, 7- Marijuana Plants, a quantity of marijuana, as well as numerous items used in the illegal manufacture of Methamphetamine.

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office has outstanding warrents on two men connected with Friday's narcotics bust.

  • Ricky Nelson Drayton, 51 of Swamp Road in Beech Island: 2 Counts Distribution of Crack Cocaine, 2 Counts Distribution of Crack Cocaine within ½ mile County Park, and 1 Count Distribution of Marijuana.
  • Bernard Maloyd/Drayton, 40 of Swamp Road in Beech Island: 1 Count Attempted Distribution Crack Cocaine.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these men is asked to contact the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-922-9709 or Crimestoppers of the Midlands at 1-888-CRIME–SC.

Source: http://www2.wjbf.com/news/2011/may/13/5-arrested-2-still-wanted-connection-aiken-county--ar-1840113/

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