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North Charleston Police make several drug arrests

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Monday, July 27, 2009

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - On Friday, July 24, 2009, NCPD Narcotics officers found multiple grams of cocaine, materials used to make cocaine and three guns inside a house with a four-month-old child at 2304 Bailey Drive.

Police arrested seven people who lived inside the home, including 23-year-old Ciara K. Smith, who police say tried to conceal 1.7 grams of cocaine in her mouth.

Police arrested Smith, 22-year-old Rachel Smith, 18-year-old Shayla Farrie Wilson, 19-year-old Terrion R. Johnson, 20-year-old Latrell D. Johnson, 26-year-old Reginald A. Dunston and 20-year-old Lauren Sophia McFadden.

All are charged with manufacturing cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine base and possession with intent to distribute cocaine within a half-mile of a school.

Lauren Sophia McFadden was also charged with child endangerment because her four-month-old child was inside the home. Reginald A. Dunston was also charged with having a handgun with an obliterated serial number.

Police arrested two more people on Friday after they seized about 1.4 grams of heroin and several syringes from inside a home at 1952 Burton Lane.

James Lee Smalls, 52, and Anthony Jerome Rollerson, 56, both of North Charleston, were charged with possession of heroin.

Police arrested a North Charleston man on Thursday, July 23, 2009, after they said they found cocaine, marijuana, a digital scale and hundreds of rounds of ammunition inside his home at 8069 Vermont Street.

Officers charged Marcellus Raynard Brooks, 24, with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and assault on police while resisting arrest.

Marcellus Raynard Brooks was on monitored house arrest for a pending federal weapons charge.
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