2 arrested in Aiken County drug bust

 

Aiken County authorities have arrested two men after a lengthy undercover narcotics investigation, officials said Saturday.

According to a news release, Aiken County sheriff’s deputies and Aiken Department of Public Safety officers executed a search warrant Wednesday at an Aiken home in the 400 block of Florence Street. Officers seized powder cocaine, crack cocaine, several weapons and money.

Officers arrested Prince Jemele Thomas, 30, on charges of trafficking crack cocaine, possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine within a half-mile of a school, possession with the intent to distribute cocaine and possession with the intent to distribute cocaine with a half-mile of a school. He has also been charged with two counts of possession of a firearm during a violent crime and two counts of possession of a firearm by a person unlawful.

Quishon Islar, 19, who was present at the time of the raid, had outstanding warrants with Aiken public safety and was charged with criminal domestic violence and purse snatching.

 

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