Search leads to 2 arrests on heroin charges

Search leads to 2 arrests on heroin charges

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston Police arrested two men Thursday on heroin charges after investigators executed a search warrant.

Police say Torris J. Simmons, 37, of North Charleston; and Dale L. Smith, 42, of Charleston, are charged with possession of heroin with the intent to distribute and distribution of a controlled substance within close proximity to a school.

Members of the Special Investigations Unit and police confiscated 1.14 grams of heroin, more than $500 in cash and a handgun, according to Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis.

The investigation is ongoing.

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