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Two charged after traffic stop leads to car ‘full of drugs,’ HCPD says

Two people are facing charges after Horry County police seized drugs, weapons, and cash.
Two people are facing charges after Horry County police seized drugs, weapons, and cash.(Source: HCPD)
Published: Nov. 12, 2021 at 10:13 AM EST
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - Two people are facing charges after Horry County police seized drugs, weapons, and cash.

According to HCPD, tips from community members led to a traffic stop on Highway 701 South on Oct 21.

The stop by the department’s street crimes and narcotics and vice units led to a car “full of drugs,” police said.

Police reportedly seized the following:

  • Fentanyl, blue pills - 15.32 grams
  • Methamphetamine - 9.43 grams
  • Methamphetamine, orange pills - 5.80 grams
  • Two handguns
  • Two cellphones
  • 2003 Cadillac Deville
  • $2,000

Alexis Dupont Nichols, 37, and Katie Delanda Faircloth, 45, both of Conway, were each charged with unlawful carrying of a pistol, possession with intent to distribute schedule II drugs, and distribution of methamphetamine.

Alexis Dupont Nichols (left) and Katie Delanda Faircloth (right)
Alexis Dupont Nichols (left) and Katie Delanda Faircloth (right)(Source: JRLDC)

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