GEORGETOWN, SC (WCSC) - Agents with the Drug Enforcement Unit ended a month-long investigation into heroin distribution in Georgetown with an arrest.
Akeem Earl Moore is facing several drug charges after being arrested in Georgetown County Tuesday.
Authorities had received information that Moore, who was already out on bond for trafficking heroin, possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and carrying a handgun, was selling heroin in Georgetown.
Moore was spotted on March 6 driving a rental car on South Fraser Street in Georgetown. When authorities arrested him, he was found with a reportedly large amount of money in his pocket and a digital scale in the car,
Although they smelled marijuana, authorities were unable to find it until Moore had been taken to the Georgetown County Detention Center, where he attempted to discard a bag containing several grams, according to a report.
Moore also tried to hide another bag that had roughly 4 grams of heroin but agents were able to recover it before he was able to destroy it, according to the report.
Moore has been additionally charged with trafficking heroin, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and bringing contraband to a county prison.