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5:22 am on Thursday December 6, 2012

Fire in North Charleston hotel room leads to meth lab bust

Image by Live 5 News Guests stand outside the Relax Inn while authorities investigate the meth lab fire.Two people have been arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine after a Wednesday night hotel fire in North Charleston tipped police...
10:19 am on Thursday February 23, 2012

Police bust small-scale meth lab in Mount Pleasant

Image by Flickr user trixieskipsPolice have arrested three people connection to a small meth-making lab discovered in a Mount Pleasant home. In addition to finding the signs of a lab as well as chemicals needed to cook the drug, police found...
8:08 am on Thursday June 3, 2010

North Charleston police raid house with 189 pot plants

Image by Flickr user jasonawhite North Charleston Police have arrested two suspects accused of growing 189 marijuana plants at their at a home at 3279 Poindexter Road home. In addition to finding the 189 plants, officers also found 348 grams of...
3:31 am on Thursday June 11, 2009

Discovery of car's secret cavity leads to major heroin bust (updated)

Image by Flickr user SymicImage by 20090610-heroine.jpg First reporting: North Charleston Police found more than 389 grams of heroin packed into a hidden compartment of a car with a street value of around $200,000. Update June 11: The Post and...
6:05 am on Tuesday February 17, 2009

Two Aiken elementary kids nabbed for selling pot (updated)

Image by Flickr user ILiekCake Image by 20090210-weed.jpg Update February 17: It looks like the students won't be charged. Guess they're lucky they don't live in Richland County. First reporting: Two fourth-graders at Jefferson Elementary School...