Round up

Carter Weaver, Sheriff of Georgetown County, reported Monday Dec.9 that law enforcement officers from the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office, the Georgetown Police Department, the 15th Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit and SLED gathered at the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office where they launched “Warrant Round-up 12/9/19,” according to a press release from the sheriff’s office on Monday.

As a result of months-long investigations and drug purchases throughout the county, agents with the 15th Circuit DEU, consisting of officers from the GCSO, GPD and 15th Circuit Solicitors Office, obtained arrest warrants for 28 suspected drug dealers throughout Georgetown County.

Shortly before dawn, law enforcement officers fanned out across the county in search of these 28 as well as six additional violent suspects for whom the GCSO possessed arrest warrants.

“These arrests demonstrate the sound working relationships among law enforcement agencies in Georgetown County and the new normal in the sheriff’s office, making every attempt to rid our communities of those who would do harm,” Sheriff Weaver said in the press release.

When the dust settled, 15 defendants were jailed at the Georgetown County Detention Center on the existing warrants as well as additional charges relating to the arrests, according to the press release.

AJ Rasheed Brown, who had vowed not to be arrested, was found hiding beneath a pile of clothes, in his house, after officers heard movement inside the residence and entered the home with a search warrant in order to arrest him.

At the home of Shon Moore, previously convicted of a drug offense, officers found not only Moore but distribution level quantities of heroin, cocaine and pills, the release said.

Law enforcement officers reportedlty found Jabyron “Smatty” Richardson, a convicted felon, with a loaded .40 caliber pistol and approximately 100 rounds of ammunition as well as significant quantities of crack and powder cocaine, marijuana, Oxycodone and Suboxone.

Marcus Brown was found in the company of Camren Green and Rahkeem Williams.

All three were in possession of distribution levels of crack cocaine, heroin, marijuana and Ecstasy. They were also allegedly found in possession of two loaded pistols, one of which was reported stolen in the city of Georgetown.

All of the defendants, with charges listed below from the sheriff’s office press release, were transported to the Georgetown County Detention Center where they remained Monday evening, awaiting bond.

Law enforcement officers reportedly continue to search for additional defendants and further arrests are anticipated.

Brown, Rasheed

-Breach of Trust with fraudulent Intent

-Hinder/ Obstruct

Brown, Marcus

-Possession of LSD, cocaine

Grate, Damon

- Distribute Marijuana, 2nd offense, 3 counts

-Distribute Marijuana within ½ mile of a school or park

Johnson, Kensley

-Distribution of Marijuana

Marsh, Pierre

- Distribution of Marijuana, 2 counts

- Distribution of Marijuana within ½ mile of a school or park, 2 counts

Pringle, Nasean

- Hinder Obstruct law enforcement officer

Mau, Mark

- Kidnapping,

- Assault

- Assault and battery, first degree

Moore, Shon

- Distribute Heroin, 2nd offense

- Distribution of Heroin within ½ mile of a school or park

- Possession with intent to Distribute Cocaine, 2nd offense

- Possession with intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine, 2nd offense

- Possession with intent to Distribute Schedule III pills, 2nd offense

Richardson, Jabyron

- Distribution of Crack Cocaine, 3rd offense

- Trafficking Crack Cocaine, 3rd offense

- Trafficking Cocaine, 3rd offense

- Possession with intent to Distribute, Oxycodone, 3rd offense

- Possession with Intent to Distribute, Suboxone, 3rd offense

- Possession with intent to Distribute Marijuana, 2nd offense

- Felon in Possession of a handgun

- Possession of a firearm during commission of a violent crime

Small, Landon

- Distribution of Cocaine

- Distribution of Cocaine within ½ mile of a school or park

Swails, Vernon

- Burglary

- Felon in Possession of a handgun

Thomas, Mary Lynn

- Distribution of a Schedule III C/S

- Distribution of a Schedule III C/S within ½ mile of a school or park

White, Dashaun

- Distribution of Cocaine Base, 2 counts

Williams, Rakeem

- Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine

- Possession with intent to Distribute Heroin

- Possession with intent to Distribute Marijuana

- Possession with intent to Distribute Ecstasy

- Possession of a stolen handgun

Green, Camren

- Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine

- Possession with intent to Distribute Heroin

- Possession with intent to Distribute Marijuana

- Possession with intent to Distribute Ecstasy

- Possession of a stolen handgun

Contact Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office at (843) 546-5102.

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