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Charleston man indicted on drug, gun charges

COLUMBIA, SC (WCSC) -

COLUMBIA, SC (WCSC) - A Charleston man was indicted in federal court Thursday on drug trafficking and gun charges.

The US Attorney's office said in a release that Ehpisian Brown, 34, was charged with possessing a weapon by a felon, possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and possession of a weapon during the commission of a drug trafficking crime.

Investigators with the ATF, the North Charleston Police Department, and the State Law Enforcement Division allege that while agents were trying to serve Brown with a search warrant at his North Charleston home, he ran from the scene.

During the chase, they said, Brown dropped a loaded gun and crack cocaine. He was ultimately chased down and arrested.

Brown, if convicted, could face a $1 million fine and a 35-year prison sentence.

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