CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - A two-week narcotics investigation in the Conway area has landed a Charleston man behind bars.
The Narcotics and Vice Section of Horry County Police began that investigation by looking into alleged illegal drug activity in a storage unit on Highway 501 in Conway.
Detectives contacted their suspect on Wednesday, June 12 and seized 153 pounds of marijuana worth $500,000, says police spokesman Sgt. Robert Kegler.
They also seized a 2004 Chevy Silverado and took 24-year-old Jacob Colby Phillips of Charleston into custody.
Charges against him are still pending.