Man faces cocaine trafficking charges in Marion

Man faces cocaine trafficking charges in Marion

MARION, SOUTH CAROLINA (WMBF) – Charles Edward Taylor Jr, 25, is charged with trafficking cocaine 10 grams or more but less than 28 grams; possession of a firearm by a person convicted of a violent crime; and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

According to a news release, this arrest is a result of a joint narcotics investigation between the Marion County Sheriff's Office and the South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division.

"As sheriff of Marion County, I am committed to eliminating illegal drugs in our community," said Marion County Sheriff Brian Wallace.

Taylor is being held at the Marion County Detention Center on a $20,000 bond.

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