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Two face cocaine, other drug charges following early-morning Mullins bust

Left: Michael Legette; Right: Erick Willard (Source: Marion County Sheriff's Office) Left: Michael Legette; Right: Erick Willard (Source: Marion County Sheriff's Office)

MULLINS, SC (WMBF) – Two people are in custody and facing multiple charges following an early-morning drug bust in Mullins on Friday.

According to a press release from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Michael Andrew Legette, 41, was charged with possession of cocaine, first offense.

Additionally, Erick Maurice Willard, 36, was charged with four counts of distribution of a cocaine base, third offense; trafficking in cocaine, third or subsequent offense; manufacturing; possession of other substances in schedule I, II, III or flunitrazepam or analogue with intent to distribute, first offense; and manufacturing, possession of other substances in schedule I, II, III or flunitrazepam or analogue with intent to distribute third or subsequent offense.

The arrests came after the MCSO and the Marion County Emergency Response Team executed a drug search warrant at a home on Aster Road in Mullins, the release stated.

During the search of the home, deputies allegedly seized marijuana, cocaine, cocaine base, prescription medication, currency and firearms.

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