Special Operation Leads To Drug Arrests

On February 11, the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office along with SLED, Dillon Police Department, Latta Police Department, Florence Airport Public Safety, and Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office conducted special operations throughout the county of Dillon which resulted in the arrest of subjects due to drug-related charges, according to Investigator Ryan Bethea of the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office.

The following people were arrested:
—Michael Lendell Boatwright, Jr. of Dillon was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine.

—Deionte Ryheem Ford of Dillon was arrested and charged with possession of controlled substance in schedule 1, possession of narcotics in schedule 1 (b) (c), or lsd, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, and possession with the intent to distribute marijuana.

—Deminico Ryshawn Baker of Hamer was arrested and charged with failure to stop for blue lights, possession of cocaine, unlawful carry of a firearm, operating uninsured vehicle, operating unregistered vehicle, and operating without drivers license.

—Lashone Travis Hayes of Dillon was arrested on prior drug charges: possession of 15 or more MDMA/ecstasy pills, simple possession of marijuana, and open container of beer.