Officers search for suspected drug dealer after tip leads to drugs at Lowcountry hotel

Officers search for suspected drug dealer after tip leads to drugs at Lowcountry hotel

WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - Authorities are searching for a suspected drug dealer after a tip led officers to drugs at a Lowcountry hotel.

The Walterboro Police Department is searching for 35-year-old Travis Ferguson.

Detectives began their investigation after receiving an anonymous tip about drugs and a gun at a hotel room at Sleep Inn on 3043 Heirs Corner Road.

"Detectives secured a search warrant and located a handgun, cocaine, money, and drug paraphernalia inside the room," WPD officials said.

An arrest warrant was issued for Ferguson for trafficking cocaine.

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