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2 men charged for possession of drugs, weapons after traffic stops in Florence

Left: Robert Keith Ham, Right: Tylo Catrell Hunter. Source: Florence County Detention Center Left: Robert Keith Ham, Right: Tylo Catrell Hunter. Source: Florence County Detention Center

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Two men were arrested on drug and weapons charges after they were found with crack cocaine and marijuana during two separate but related traffic stops in Florence County last week.

Robert Keith Ham, 31, of Lamar, was arrested and charged with distribution and possession of crack cocaine on December 9 after he was observed meeting with people in what appeared to be drug transactions near Santiago Drive in Florence, according to the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.  During a traffic stop, Ham was allegedly found to be in possession of about nine grams of crack cocaine, officials stated in a news release.

In a separate but related vehicle stop, Tylo Catrell Hunter, 21, of Florence, was found to be in possession of marijuana, controlled substances, and a handgun, the release states. He was charged with possession of controlled substance with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, and unlawful carrying of a pistol.

Ham remains in Florence County Detention Center on a $20,000 surety bond.

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