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Report: Suspects accept 50lbs of marijuana from undercover officer

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Don Antonio Jackson and Christopher Renard Hawkins. Source: OCDC Don Antonio Jackson and Christopher Renard Hawkins. Source: OCDC
BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Berkeley County and Orangeburg County Sheriff Deputies have arrested two men who officials say knowingly accepted a total of 50-pounds of marijuana from an undercover officer.

Don Antonio Jackson, 25, and Christopher Renard Hawkins, 45, have been charged with trafficking marijuana. Jackson received an additional charge for possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

According to an incident report, Jackson and Hawkins each accepted a package containing 25-pounds of marijuana from an undercover officer posing as a delivery man on Friday, November 16. The delivery was made at their residence on Richardson Street in Cross.

Deputies say both men knew they were accepting a package containing marijuana.

The delivery was made as part of an undercover investigation.

Deputies say Jackson was carrying a loaded Smith and Wesson 9mm handgun at the time of the arrest.

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