The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division seized more than 8 pounds of marijuana and $5,000 following the arrest of seven individuals distributing high grade marijuana on the 100 block of Telfair Street.
The following is a press release from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office:
While conducting surveillance of a residence on the 100 block of Telfair St. investigators observed two suspects later identified as Charlie Carter Jr. and Carl Boyd flee in a vehicle with several pounds of marijuana. A vehicle pursuit ensued which resulted in an accident involving the suspect vehicle and two Richmond County Sheriff’s Office vehicles. The suspect vehicle was driven by Charlie Carter Jr. (24 yoa Richmond County) and Carl Boyd (24 yoa Aiken, SC) who was a passenger in the vehicle. During the pursuit Carter’s vehicle struck an unmarked Richmond County Patrol Car causing Carter to lose control and run into a telephone pole. After Carter struck the telephone pole, the pole fell and struck a marked Richmond County Patrol Car. After the accident the residence was searched and revealed a large amount of cash, a handgun, and a large quantity of marijuana.
As a result of the investigation 8.3 pounds of Marijuana, approximately $5000 in cash, a firearm and a vehicle were seized.
Below is a list of the persons arrested and their charges;
- Jamal Joseph – 23 yoa – Augusta, GA – Marijuana w/ Intent to Distribute
- Brazil Williams – 21 yoa – Oakland, CA – Marijuana w/ Intent to Distribute
- Marquies Burton – 25 yoa – Oakland, CA – Marijuana w/ Intent to Distribute
- Carl Boyd – 24 yoa – Aiken, SC – Marijuana w/ Intent to Distribute
- Bobby Johnson – 29 yoa – Monetta, SC – Marijuana w/ Intent to Distribute
- Dytron Hunter – 24 yoa – Aiken, SC – Marijuana w/ Intent to Distribute, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime, Felony Obstruction
- Charlie Carter Jr. – 24 yoa – Jackson, SC – Marijuana w/ Intent to Distribute, Fleeing with an attempt to elude, Reckless Driving, Failure to Maintain