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Officials: 4 people charged after investigators find drugs hidden in child's shoe

MARION COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Four people have been charged with serious drug crimes after investigators say they found drugs hidden in a child's shoe.

Marion County Combined Drug Unit executed two separate drug search warrants on Jones Avenue in Marion on Thursday. Agents seized marijuana, cocaine, cocaine base, and heroin.

April Laurel Johnson, 32, of Marion, was arrested for possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute heroin and unlawful conduct toward a child.

Tovia Raudon Clark, 31, of Marion, was arrested for possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute heroin.

He was also arrested on several outstanding arrest warrants for distribution of marijuana, distribution of cocaine base, distribution of cocaine, distribution of marijuana in proximity to a school, distribution of cocaine base in proximity to a school, distribution of cocaine in proximity to a school.

Major Brian Wallace said during the search of Clark and Johnson residence a four-year-old child was present in the home. During the search, Agents said found drugs hidden in a pair of baby shoes. Agents notified the South Carolina Department of Social Services. An investigation has been opened.

During the second search warrant, Willie Anthony Davis, 35, of Marion, was charged with distribution of marijuana and distribution of marijuana in proximity to a school.

MoWanda Thompson, 34, of Marion, was charged with simple possession of marijuana.

The Marion Police Department and Marion County Sheriffs Office assisted in executing the search warrants.

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