Quantcast

Police: Suspect arrested, 1 sought in cocaine trafficking bust - Live5News.com | Charleston, SC | News, Weather, Sports

Police: Suspect arrested, 1 sought in cocaine trafficking bust

Posted: Updated:
Matthew Campbell (left) has been arrested. Authorities searching for Terrell Campbell (right). (Source: CCDC) Matthew Campbell (left) has been arrested. Authorities searching for Terrell Campbell (right). (Source: CCDC)
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Charleston police say one suspect has been arrested and another is sought after a search warrant uncovered over 300 grams of cocaine, a gun, and more than $5,100 in cash inside a home.

Matthew Campbell, 21, was arrested Wednesday and charged with trafficking cocaine, trafficking cocaine base, possession of cocaine and cocaine base with the intent to distribute within close proximity of a school, possession of a stolen handgun, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime. He is being held at the Charleston County Detention Center on an $800,000 bond.

His brother, 30-year-old Terrell Campbell, is wanted on warrants for the same charges.

According to a release, Charleston Police Department Special Investigations Unit and Team One Community Action Team executed a search warrant Wednesday at 2300 Birdie Garrett Street in the Rosemont neighborhood.

Authorities say they confiscated about 309 grams of cocaine, 39 grams of cocaine base, more than $5,100 in cash, and a handgun. The gun was reported stolen from Hanahan. 

Terrell Campbell is on federal probation for a weapon charge. If you have any information on his location, call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

The investigation is ongoing. 

Copyright 2013 WCSC. All rights reserved. 

 

Powered by WorldNow