Major Drug Bust

Multi-Jurisdictional Investigation

Lee Rogers
September 12, 2019 - 7:38 am

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The Anderson County Sheriff's Office issued the following press release Wednesday.

Anderson, SC (11 September 2019, 5:00 p.m. EDT) – On September 10, 2019 the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, Anderson Police Department, and Homeland Security Investigations concluded a joint investigation into drug trafficking in Anderson SC.

At the conclusion of the investigation, James C Rowland was taken into custody and will be charged with trafficking methamphetamine and trafficking heroin.  The investigation yielded a total seizure of approximately 21 pounds of methamphetamine and nearly 5 pounds of heroin. The seizures were split into different locations where 12 pounds of methamphetamine was seized in county and the remainder of the illegal drugs were seized in the city limits.   


The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office would like to extend great thanks for both the Anderson City Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations for their hard work and dedication to making the Anderson area a safer place.  

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