BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A suspected drug dealer was arrested following a traffic stop in Berkeley County which led deputies to meth and fentanyl.
Deputies arrested 45-year-old Gregory Allan Parker of Johnsonville on charges of trafficking meth and fentanyl, and simple possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
Parker's arrest happened early Friday morning when a deputy conducted a traffic stop on a speeding Jeep on Highway 52 near the Williamsburg/Berkeley County line in Pineville.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies found the following in Parker's vehicle.
- Approximately 10.8 gross grams of a crystal-like substance that tested presumptive for methamphetamine
- Approximately 4.0 gross grams of an off-white powder that tested presumptive for fentanyl
- Approximately 2.0 gross grams of a green, plant material that tested presumptive for marijuana
- Three glass pipes with burnt crystal residue that tested presumptive for methamphetamine
- Approximately 0.2 gross grams of a white powder that didn’t test presumptive for anything
- A black Highpoint .380 in the glovebox
Parker was also issued tickets for changing lanes unlawfully, careless operation, and simple possession of marijuana.
He was locked up a the Hill Finklea Detention Center.