Cops seize $500k worth of pot from storage unit, arrest Charleston man
CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - A two-week narcotics investigation in the Conway area has landed a Charleston man behind bars.
The Narcotics and Vice Unit of Horry County Police began that investigation by looking into alleged illegal drug activity in a storage unit on Highway 501 in Conway.
Detectives contacted their suspect on Wednesday and seized 153 pounds of marijuana worth $500,000, says police spokesman Sgt. Robert Kegler.
They also seized a 2004 Chevy Silverado and took 24-year-old Jacob Colby Phillips of Charleston into custody.
Charges against him are still pending.
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