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12 suspected drug dealers arrested in Summerville operation

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Investigators say twelve suspected drug dealers were arrested Tuesday night in a drug bust in Summerville.

Officials with the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office say the arrests were the result of search warrants targeting two locations on Pidgeon Bay Road near West Richardson Avenue. The warrants were a result of a three month investigation into illegal drug and liquor sales at two properties.

According to the sheriff's office, the investigation started with multiple controlled buys using confidential informants. Investigators seized 140 grams of marijuana, .9 grams of cocaine, 5.3 grams of cocaine base, 2.5 grams of heroin and 27 bottles of liquor.

Steven Lama Limehouse, Angelo Campbell, Jermaine Ancrum, Horatio Maurice Haynes, James Davis and Robert Devaine Ancrum were arrested for drug dealing charges.

Walter Jenkins was charged with illegal sale of liquor. Santwain Bryant and Antwaun Willis were both charged with simple possession of marijuana. Ronald Gadsden was charged with open container.

Baptista Eason and Howard Davis were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office Aviation Unit, The Charleston Regional DEA Task Force and the Summerville Police Department K-9 unit aided in the operation and the investigation.

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