Man arrested after drug seize during traffic stop, had six outstanding warrants

Man arrested after drug seize during traffic stop, had six outstanding warrants
Source: BCSO

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Berkeley County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest on Sunday of a man who was found to have six outstanding warrants.

Corinthian Rashad Morton, 26, was arrested on Saturday night, after his vehicle was initially stopped for reckless driving, police say.

When deputies stopped Morton, they discovered he had six outstanding warrants in Berkeley County.

Morton was found to be in possession of 71 gross grams of suspected marijuana, 1.5 grams of suspected crack cocaine and Colt M4 223 rifle that was stolen from a location in Berkeley County, deputies say.

Morton was transported to the Hill Finklea Detention Center to await a bond hearing.

Morton is being charged with reckless driving, failure to stop for blue lights, possession with intent to distribute of marijuana, possession with intent to distribute of cocaine, possession of a firearm, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

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