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Deputies: Driver's fake name comes up as wanted person, 2 arrested

Kimberly Inez McClam (Source: Berkeley Co. Sheriff's Office) Kimberly Inez McClam (Source: Berkeley Co. Sheriff's Office)
David George Epps (Source: Berkeley Co. Sheriff's Office) David George Epps (Source: Berkeley Co. Sheriff's Office)
BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Berkeley County deputies say they arrested two people Wednesday after a traffic stop in which the driver gave a false identity.

Kimberly McClam, 32, of Woodlawn, was charged with driving under suspension and providing false information to law enforcement, according to a post on the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page. The passenger, David George Epps, 40, of Sangaree, was charged with drug and weapons violations, the post states.

The two were arrested after deputies conducted a traffic stop in the Sangaree area.

"Should you ever find yourself stopped by law enforcement and you choose to give them a false name, make sure that the person is not wanted," the post began.

Deputies saw a white Chevrolet Impala with a temporary tag being driven by McClam, the post states. McClam reported provided deputies a false name, but when they ran that name, it came up as a wanted person. 

The driver was later identified as McClam, deputies say.

Epps told deputies he was in possession of ICE along with 25 hydrocodone tablets that had not been prescribed to him, the post states. 

Deputies say Epps was arrested and found to have brass knuckles in his pocket. The substance Epps had field-tested presumptive for methamphetamines, the post states.

Deputies say they found multiple meth pipes, scales and other drug paraphernalia. 

Both were on probation at the time of their arrest.

They were being held at the Hill-Finklea Detention Center.

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