Man arrested for dealing drugs near school

Published: Apr. 6, 2012 at 8:27 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 7, 2012 at 3:18 AM EDT
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WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston Police Department arrested a 21-year-old West Ashley man for selling drugs near a school.

Authorities charged Joshua Prescott Peterson with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute within close proximity of a school.

On Thursday, a special investigations unit executed a search warrant at a home on Bayhill Drive. Police say they confiscated 74 grams of marijuana, $400 in cash, pharmaceuticals and drug paraphernalia.

Police are continuing the investigation.

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