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Five arrested, dogs seized in Dixonville-area house raid
Tuesday, January 24, 2012

 
KERSHAW COUNTY, SC - Five people were arrested and drugs and dogs seized in a raid on a residence in the Dixonville area of Kershaw County.

Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office narcotics officers raided the home on the 1500 block of Dixon Road in Elgin on Friday, the office said.

Several individuals were accused by officers of having crack on their persons. Eight pitbull dogs and a Rottweiler dog were taken into custody, described as being malnourished and “living in unacceptable conditions,” the office said.
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Officers reported several people driving to the home during the search, but quickly driving away when they saw law enforcement.

“We continually get complaints on drug activity on this neighborhood and we will aggressively investigate these complaints until we ultimately shut these people down,” Sheriff Jim Matthews said.

Arrested Friday were:
• Terrance Ayria Dixon, 24, charged with possession of schedule II narcotics;
• Brandon Dixon, 23, charged with possession of crack, third offense; and possession of a schedule II narcotic;
• James Perry Arthur, 21, possession with intent to distribute crack and possession with intent to distribute in proximity of a school;
• Nathaniel Walter Brown, 21, possession of crack cocaine; and
• Anthony Martais Cooke, 36, possession with intent to distribute crack and possession with intent to distribute in proximity of a school.

A sixth person, Jonathan Lemuel Nelson, 24, is being sought on warrants for possession of carck and possession of schedule III controlled substances.
Terrance Dixon was out on bond for pessession with intent to distribute crack. Brandon Dixon is on probation for prior drug convictions.

Source: http://www.thestate.com/2012/01/24/2125806/five-arrested-dogs-seized-in-dixonville.html

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