NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - A couple from Manning has been charged after they were found with drugs in their car near Tanger Outlets, according to the incident report.
Kevin Ardis and Courtney Herlong are facing charges of trafficking methamphetamine.
An officer saw the couple in their black Dodge Durango driving around with no purpose near closed businesses and hotels for 45 minutes, according to the incident report.
When the officer conducted a traffic stop, Herlong asked Ardis to get the information from the glove box, at which time the officer said he heard glass meth pipes and shined his light on the glovebox which Ardis tried to block, according to the incident report.
Herlong said the couple had been arguing and driving around looking for a Walmart, the report stated. A K-9 officer was called to the scene, and the dog alerted to drugs in the car. Inside, officers found 21 grams of marijuana, 25.5 grams of meth, as well as 32 pills identified as a schedule II narcotic, according to the incident report.
A safe with more than $102,000 was also found in the car, according to the incident report.