Heroin

Evan Smith
August 22, 2019 - 3:34 pm
South Carolina is far behind other states when it comes to addressing deadly opioid overdoses. That’s according to local drug counselors, who work with recovering addicts in the Upstate. Statistics also drive the point home: overdoses in Greenville County are up 80 percent this year. Drug recovery...
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July 12, 2019 - 7:39 pm
Press release from Spartanburg County: A Mayo man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after he admitted to multiple drug, traffic and weapons charges. Wade Scruggs, 41, pleaded guilty Thursday to 11 charges that included trafficking methamphetamine, possession of cocaine with intent to...
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Seth Stokes
December 28, 2017 - 9:15 am
Police say they found thousands of doses of heroin, a gun and human teeth on a man detained during a suspected shoplifting investigation at a South Carolina Walmart on Christmas Eve.
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Seth Stokes
August 18, 2017 - 9:12 am
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested and has charged a Seneca man with one count of Trafficking Heroin. 35 year old Darrell Earl Maxwell, Jr. of Sunshine Drive was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 8:31pm Tuesday on a Temporary Custody Order until the arrest warrant was...
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June 21, 2017 - 8:00 pm
A Spartanburg man received an 18-year prison sentence and 5 years of home detention today after he admitted to selling heroin and cocaine on multiple occasions. Walter James Dawkins, 52, pleaded guilty to 2 counts of trafficking heroin, 2 counts of possession of a weapon during a violent crime,...
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