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Georgetown County law enforcement arrest two for trafficking heroin

A drug bust on Friday in Georgetown County yielded heroin, crack cocaine and weapons. (Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office) A drug bust on Friday in Georgetown County yielded heroin, crack cocaine and weapons. (Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office)
Left: Tywone Reed; Right: Raeqwan Eli Swinton (Source: GCSO) Left: Tywone Reed; Right: Raeqwan Eli Swinton (Source: GCSO)

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Deputies with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office and agents with the Fifteenth Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit arrested two people Friday as part of an investigation into a significant heroin and crack dealer.

According to information on the GCSO’s Facebook page, Tywone Reed, 37, was charged with trafficking heroin over 28 grams; trafficking cocaine over 200 grams; trafficking a cocaine base 10 to 28 grams; felon in possession of a handgun; possession of a handgun with a defaced serial number; possession with intent to distribute a schedule II narcotic; unlawful neglect of a child; and hindering law enforcement.

Additionally, Raeqwan Eli Swinton, 20, was charged with two counts of distribution of a cocaine base, and one count each of trafficking heroin over 28 grams; trafficking cocaine over 200 grams; and trafficking a cocaine base 10 to 28 grams.

According to the GCSO, search and arrest warrants were served at 809 Lanes Creek Drive on Friday morning.

The suspects were found in the home, allegedly with a minor child.

Law enforcement reportedly found over 200 grams each of heroin and cocaine, 20 grams of crack cocaine and 20 Oxycodone pills, according to the GCSO.

Reed, who has previously been convicted of a violent crime and is barred from possessing weapons, allegedly had an assault rifle and handguns, one of which had a defaced serial number.

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