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Five South Carolina men face serious drug charges

Drug charges can be extremely serious in the state of South Carolina and can come with tough penalties. Individuals that face drug charges may not fully understand the process or their rights, but these rights exist and need protecting. Protecting rights effectively can be the difference between a serious penalty and an acquittal.

Large heroin seizure leads to arrests of South Carolina men

Drug-related offenses can be varied in South Carolina. There are numerous types of convictions due to drug charges, including drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, drug manufacturing and drug trafficking. The sentences for each charge vary. The type of drug and its quantity are all considered in determining the appropriate sentence for anyone convicted of a charge.

"Operation Stamp Out" nabs 61 people on drug charges

Use of prohibited drugs and their distribution are not tolerated in Columbia, South Carolina. The severity of drug charges depends on the type and quantity of the drugs seized. A person caught carrying a small amount of marijuana can be charged with drug possession, a misdemeanor. On the other hand, a person caught carrying five pounds of marijuana is likely to face charges of drug trafficking, a felony.

One man faces drug trafficking charges in Columbia

A task force headed by the FBI and joined by local authorities, including the South Carolina National Guard Counterdrug Program, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, the Columbia Police Department and the Richland County Sheriff's Department, have arrested a 35-year-old man on drug trafficking charges in Columbia, South Carolina.

Three people accused of mobile drug manufacturing operation

Across the United States, law enforcement agencies are committed to curbing drug-related crime. The punishment for convictions of charges associated with the possession, manufacturing and distribution of drugs can be severe.

Four people arrested for drug manufacturing in South Carolina

South Carolina police arrested four people they believe were engaged in the manufacture of methamphetamine. The arrest was made not far from Columbia, South Carolina. Reportedly, the police originally came to the scene after a possible burglary. The homeowner reported to the police that several people were in the home who did not live there and who should not have been there.


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