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3 arrested for possession of drugs, guns in North Charleston

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Three people are behind bars after authorities say they were caught with drugs and weapons Friday afternoon on Hunters Ridge Drive.

North Charleston police officers were able to confiscate several items used to package and weight illegal drugs after obtaining a search warrant. Officers also found 183 grams of marijuana and a Smith and Wesson .357 and two other handguns.

Authorities arrested and charged 17-year-old Malique Chaney and another juvenile with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana in the proximity to a school.

Police also charged 17-year-old Anthony White with possession of a handgun by a person under the age of 18, and possession of handgun with obliterated serial number.

Investigators say all three suspects were transported to the Dorchester County Detention Center.

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