3 arrested in undercover drug bust

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Police arrested two men and one women during an undercover buy-bust operation on Wednesday.

North Charleston Police Department spokesman Spencer Pryor said the busts occurred at two locations.  34-year-old Steven Hamilton was arrested on Dalton Street and charged with distribution of an imitation substance.

27-year-old Valdez Wright and 47-year-old Margaret Kicklighter were arrested in the 4300 block of Spruill Avenue and charged with distribution of cocaine base.

All three suspects were taken to the Charleston County Detention Center.

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