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Ladson man arrested on heroin charges

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Emmanuel Desaussure (Source: Charleston Co. Sheriff's Office) Emmanuel Desaussure (Source: Charleston Co. Sheriff's Office)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston Police arrested a Ladson man on two drug charges following a search at a West Ashley apartment.

Emmanuel Desaussure, 37, faces charges of possession of heroin with the intent to distribute and possession of heroin with the intent to distribute within close proximity of a school, according to a report from the police department. 

Police say they confiscated more than 10 bindles of heroin from an apartment. A bindle is a slang term for a small folded paper envelope often used to contain powered substances.

Desaussure was being held at the Al Cannon Detention Center, police say. The investigation is ongoing.

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