DARLINGTON COUNY, S.C. (WMBF) – The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office didn’t just pick up their new patrol vehicles on Thursday. They said some managed to get some illegal guns and drugs off the street.
Deputies stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation near Patrick Highway and North 5th Street. During the stop, they received permission to search the vehicle and found 1.5 grams of methamphetamine, a loaded sawed-off shotgun, a Ruger pistol, an unmarked pill bottle containing narcotics, a weight scale and other various items.
Deputies arrested Jeffrey Scott Lloyd of Hartsville. He is charged with possession of a schedule 1 narcotic, manufacturing a methamphetamine and possession of a stolen pistol.
Authorities said additional charges are likely.