GEORGETOWN, SC (WCSC) - Georgetown County deputies say they arrested a 30-year-old man after a traffic stop for speeding uncovered plastic bags full of marijuana, cocaine, and over $7,000 in cash.
Kevin Benjamin Grant of Georgetown was arrested Monday and charged with possession with intent to distribute (PWID) cocaine base second offense, PWID marijuana, PWID cocaine second offense, hindering and obstructing law enforcement, false information to police, and drug paraphernalia.
Deputies say the speeding car was pulled over around 9:30 p.m. in southern Georgetown County. As deputies were speaking with the driver of the car, Grant, who was a passenger, got out and ran.
Grant was caught in nearby woods.
A release states deputies found multiple bags containing roughly 114.8 grams of marijuana, 1.8 grams of cocaine base, and 4.7 grams of cocaine. Deputies also found $7,154 in the car.
Grant is being held in the Georgetown County Detention Center. The driver was issued a speeding ticket and released.