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North Charleston police officers arrest man on weapon and drug charges

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NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - North Charleston police say they arrested a man after finding an unlawful weapon and drugs in his car. 

Police say they found the subject sitting in a blue Buick LeSabre in the parking lot of the Bossez Lounge on St. Johns Avenue. 

Officers say they saw an open container of beer in the front seat.

Police say when the driver exited the car, officers found a silver Ruger 9mm handgun pushed partially under the front driver's seat. 

Officers continued to search the car and found a plastic bag containing a white powder substance that tested for cocaine.

The driver, Akiem Damon Fredericks of Ladson, was arrested and charged with unlawful carrying of a firearm and possession for cocaine. 

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