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N. Charleston search warrant leads to arrest of suspected drug dealers

Top row (Left to Right): Simmons, Clinton and Brown. Bottom Row (Left to Right): Meggett and Etheridge (Source: CCDC) Top row (Left to Right): Simmons, Clinton and Brown. Bottom Row (Left to Right): Meggett and Etheridge (Source: CCDC)
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Investigators have arrested five suspected drug dealers following a search of a home in North Charleston.

On Wednesday, the North Charleston Police Department's narcotics unit executed a search warrant at a home on Iris Street in connection to reports of ongoing illegal drug activity.

According to police, officers found quantities of cocaine, cocaine base and marijuana. NCPD officials say four handguns, two of which were stolen, were also recovered.

Police arrested the following people on charges of possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of cocaine base and two counts of possession of a stolen firearm:

  • Octavis R. Etheridge, 34
  • Charles Simmons Jr., 41
  • Alphonzo D. Clinton, 18
  • Tevin J. Meggett, 22
  • Tanico T. Brown, 24

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