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Man arrested with crack, cocaine hidden in underwear

Richard Lee Lance. (Source: GCSO) Richard Lee Lance. (Source: GCSO)

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – When a Murrells Inlet man was arrested on Thursday, agents discovered he was hiding a “significant amount” of cocaine and crack in his underwear, between two layers of fabric, according to a news release from the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office.

Richard Lee Lance, 38, was taken into custody on an arrest warrant for distribution of heroin, third of subsequent offense, the release states. His arrest concluded a five-month investigation into the street level sales of heroin and crack in the Murrells Inlet area of Georgetown County, conducted by the GCSO, the 15th Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit, and the Georgetown City Police Department.

At the time of his arrest, agents found the drugs in a secret compartment in his underwear, hidden between two layers of fabric, the release states. 

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