Lamar-area drug bust yields 4.6 pounds of meth
The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office has seized more than 4.6 pounds of meth while executing a search warrant at a Lamar-area home, officials said.
The drugs were found June 22 at a home off Cartersville Highway, according to the DCSO. Deputies found 4.66 pounds of meth, 0.8 pounds of fentanyl, 0.8 pounds of marijuana, about an ounce of cocaine, less than 2 grams of crack cocaine, pills, a stolen gun and $9,031 in cash, the DCSO said.
Arrested were Vinson Montray Ervin and Steven Laquan Thomas. Both are charged with trafficking meth, a second offense of possession with the intent to distribute and second offense of possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, the DCSO said.
Ervin also is charged with trafficking cocaine and a third offense of possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine. Thomas also faces an additional count for a second offense of possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime and a second offense for possession of crack cocaine, the DCSO said.