Six arrested in Hilton Head drug bust

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Beaufort County deputies say six people were arrested Wednesday at Hilton Head apartment after a search warrant uncovered multiple drugs, a handgun, and over $2,500 in cash.

Authorities executed a search warrant at Cordillo Courts Apartments, unit O-5 just after 6:30 p.m. as part of a long-term investigation into possible drug activity coming from the residence.

Deputies say six suspects were arrested, and 4.5 grams of crack cocaine, 30 grams of marijuana, less than 1 gram of methamphetamine, 45 pills of Oxycodone, 9 pills of Dilaudid, and 2 pills of Xanax were seized. Investigators also seized a handgun and $2,533 in cash.

A release states one of the suspects attempted to throw a handgun and drugs out of a window when investigators entered the apartment, but all items were recovered.

The following arrests were made:

Gary Nunes, Jr (30)

  • Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine
  • Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
  • Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II Controlled Substance (Oxycodone)
  • Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance (Dilaudid)
  • Possession of a Schedule IV Controlled Substance (Xanax)

Timothy Shamil Bond (24)

  • Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance (Oxycodone)
  • Simple Possession of Marijuana

Matthew Dave Pelton (32)

  • Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana

Rachel Lynette Collins (21)

  • Bench Warrants (x2)

Miranda Shawntora Collins (26)

  • Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana

Diamond Jessica Clark (22)

  • Providing False Information
  • Simple Possession of Marijuana
  • Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance (Oxycodone)
  • Arrest Warrants for Trespassing (x2) and Assault and Battery 3rd degree
Deputies say the investigation is ongoing and additional charges and arrests are pending. 

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