Loris man indicted on drug, gun charges

Loris man indicted on drug, gun charges

LORIS, SC (WMBF) – United States Attorney Beth Drake announced Wednesday the indictment by a Federal Grand Jury of a Loris man on gun and drug charges.

Brian O'Neal Knox, 32, was charged in a three-count indictment with felon in possession of a firearm, possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and cocaine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

The maximum penalty Knox could receive is a fine of $250,000 and/or life imprisonment. The Horry County Police Department and the Horry County ATF Violent Crimes Task Force investigated the case.

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