Lowcountry man arrested on drug trafficking charges | News
ST. HELENA ISLAND, SC (WTOC)- A St. Helena Island man was arrested Tuesday afternoon on several multiple drug and weapons charges after a two-month investigation by the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.
The sheriff's office Drug Investigations Section was looking into drug activity at a home on Simmons Kiwi Lane, according to the sheriff's office.
Yuhon Lephree Simmons, 34, was arrested and charged with trafficking crack cocaine; simple possession of marijuana; possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime; possession of scheduled drugs.
Investigators bought drugs from Simmons at his home during the probe. A search warrant was carried out Tuesday afternoon. Approximately 17 grams of cocaine; approximately 2 g of marijuana; 1 Hydrocodone pill; and .357 Smith & Wesson handgun were seized during the search, according to the BCSO.
Simmons was taken to the Beaufort County Detention Center.
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