DARLINGTON, S.C. – According to Darlington County Sheriff Tony Chavis, Patrol Deputies arrested a Darlington man yesterday evening on Anderson Farm Road following reports of gun shots in the area. Patrol Deputies located a vehicle in the front yard of a residence matching the description of a vehicle involved. The driver of the vehicle attempted to flee into the house, but Patrol Deputies were able to detain him. Patrol Deputies located a quantity of drugs on the suspect.
Deputies located on the suspect and in the vehicle over one ounce of cocaine, a Glock pistol, approximately 147 grams of marijuana, 77 pills and over $6,000. Deputies arrested Rakeem Terrell Mazon, 26. Mazon is charged with trafficking cocaine, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, two counts of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
In 2015, Mazon pleaded guilty to discharging firearms into a dwelling,a felony, for which he was sentenced to 2 years probation. Mazon remains in custody at the W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center.
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