***UPDATED at 4:05 P.M. on Monday, May 20th***
Aiken County Sheriff's Office investigators tell us, the ongoing narcotics investigation that stemmed from 1321 Oxpen Court, on May 14th, has resulted in an additional arrest.
Narcotics Investigators have arrested 29-year-old Terra Nichole Allen, of Graniteville, in connection to this investigation.
Allen has been arrested and charged with Possession with the Intent to Distribute LSD, Possession of Heroin, Unlawful Possession of a Prescription Drug, Trafficking LSD, and Unlawful Neglect of a Child.
Investigators say, this ongoing investigation was made possible by the information provided by the Oxford Trace community.
Anyone who wants to report criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff's Office at 803-648-6811 or Crime Stoppers of the Midlands with a tip or information at 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).
***POSTED at 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 15th***
Three people have been charged after a Tuesday night drug bust in Aiken County.
Aiken County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Investigators arrested and charged Cheryl Wright, Russell Whitt and Adam Sloan on a range of drug violations, Tuesday night, around 9:30 p.m., investigators were in Oxford Trace neighborhood doing follow-ups on drug activity complaints. The investigators conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle occupied by Wright and Whitt. After a search of the vehicle, both individuals were arrested and charged with Trafficking Heroin.
Investigators were able to obtain a search warrant for 1321 Oxpen Court where an illegal clandestine lab was discovered, leading to the arrest of Sloan, who has been charged with Trafficking Heroin, Trafficking LSD, Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number, Possession of a Sawed-Off Shotgun, and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Violent Crime.
“These arrests are a prime example of the community being vigilant and providing us with a tip on suspicious activity that has been happening in their area. We could not have been successful in this case without their help,” Sheriff Michael Hunt stated.
Officials say this is still an ongoing investigation.
Anyone who wants to report criminal activity we encourage them to call the Aiken County Sheriff's Office at 803-648-6811 or Crime Stoppers of the Midlands with a tip or information at 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).