WARRANTS SWEEP: two meth labs, drugs, suspects caught in dragnet

Joint Warrants Sweep Nets 15 Arrests; Meth Labs and other

Drugs Seized, Clinton DPS & Sheriff's Office announces

The Clinton Department of Public Safety and the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office conducted a joint warrants sweep for drug offenders which began late Tuesday evening (Oct. 20) that continued through Wednesday.

During the course of the round up, two meth labs as well as a quantity of crystal methamphetamine and nearly two pounds of marijuana were also seized.

Director Robin Morse of the Clinton Department of Public Safety stated these arrests are a result of an ongoing investigation into illegal drug activity in the City of Clinton and Laurens County. “We will continue our joint efforts and utilize every resource at our disposal to locate and bring every illegal drug dealer to justice,” Morse said.

Sheriff Chastain said more arrests are possible and contributed the success of this operation as a direct result of the great working relationship between the agencies.

Arrested and charged during the joint operation are:

63 year old Sherman Landers of 453 Bar B Villa Road, Clinton charged with Distribution of a Controlled Substance, and two counts of Possession with intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance

36 year old Sherry Nicole Landers of 453 Bar B Villa Road, Clinton charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine, Possession with intent to Distribute Marijuana, two counts of Possession to Distribute a Controlled Substance charged with two counts of Distribution of Methamphetamine, Trafficking Methamphetamine, Possession with intent to Distribute Marijuana, and two counts of Possession with intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance

47 year old Bobby Timothy Byers of 453 Bar B Villa Road, Clinton charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Trafficking Methamphetamine, Possession with intent to Distribute Marijuana, and two counts of Possession with intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance

33 year old Cornelius Davis of 466 Duncan Creek CH RD, Laurens; charged with Distribution of Methamphetamine, Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Unlawful Disposal of Methamphetamine Waste, Possession with intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, and Simple Possession of Marijuana

26 year old Sherman Rhodes of 330 Blakeleyville Road, Clinton; charged with Distribution of Marijuana and Possession with intent to Distribute Marijuana

33 year old Waldrick Lamar Burnside of 450 Cheeks Circle, Gray Court charged with Distribution of Methamphetamine

57 year old Robert Reed Payne of 417 Byrnes Street, Joanna charged with Distribution of a Controlled Substance

19 year old Richard Christopher Stryker of 89 Townsend Drive, Middleton NJ charged with Distribution of Marijuana in Proximity of a School

64 year old Joseph Ortega of 109 Hickory Street, Clinton charged with two counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance and two counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance in Proximity of a School

50 year old Eugene Merchant of 1018 East Florida Street Extension, Clinton charged with Distribution of a Controlled Substance and Distribution of a Controlled Substance in Proximity of a School

50 year old Ben Johnson of 805 East Florida Street, Clinton charged with Distribution of a Controlled Substance and Distribution of a Controlled Substance in Proximity of a School

19 year old Quintavious Dowdy of 211 Moultrie Street, Joanna charged with Distribution of Marijuana and Distribution of Marijuana in Proximity of a School

62 year old Geraldine Dunaway of 1024 East Florida Street Extension, Clinton charged with two counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance and two counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance in Proximity of a School

32 year old Brandon Edge of 703 East Main Street, Clinton charged with Distribution of Cocaine and Distribution of Cocaine in Proximity of a School

25 year old Quinton Godfrey of 113 Parker Street, Clinton charged with Distribution of Crack Cocaine and Distribution of Crack Cocaine in Proximity of a School

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