Teen arrested, THC wax, money seized following DEU search warrant

Teen arrested, THC wax, money seized following DEU search warrant
Justin Phillips (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)
Justin Phillips (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – An 18-year-old has been arrested following a narcotics search warrant executed Thursday morning in an apartment on Blue Heron Boulevard, according to Dean Bishop with the 15th Circuit DEU.

Eight ounces of marijuana, 42 packets of THC wax and $18,000 was seized.

Bishop confirms the DEU purchased THC wax from the suspect in an undercover operation.

He added the suspect, Justin Phillips, was charged with distributing a controlled substance.

Online records from the J. Reuben Long Detention Center state Phillips remained in jail as of 4 p.m. Thursday under no bond.

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