Man arrested after police find cocaine, firearms in Florence home
FLORENCE, S.C. (WMBF) - A man is in custody after police found cocaine, firearms and other drugs at a Pee Dee home.
The Florence Police Department said it executed a search warrant in the 300 block of Royal Street on Thursday. The warrant was linked to a drug investigation by the department.
Officials said 54 grams of suspected cocaine and 54 grams of suspected cocaine base were seized. A gram of suspected marijuana and THC edibles, 15 doses of Xanax and seven doses were also seized.
Police also found a handgun and a sawed-off shotgun at the home.
Micah Andrew Washington was arrested as a result of the search.
He faces several charges, including:
- Trafficking cocaine base
- Possession of a controlled substance
- Unlawful possession of a sawed-off shotgun
- Simple possession of marijuana
- Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base within the proximity of a park
- Trafficking cocaine
- Possession of a weapon in furtherance of a violent crime
Online records show Washington is being held at the Florence County Detention Center as of Friday afternoon.
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