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Patrol Locates Meth During Traffic Stop
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Patrol Locates Meth During Traffic Stop

By
Sheriff Tony Chavis
October 8, 2019

DARLINGTON, S.C. – According to Darlington County Sheriff Tony Chavis, Patrol Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Timmonsville Hwy. around 12:30 p.m. today for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, Patrol Deputies received consent to search the vehicle and located approximately 40 grams of methamphetamine in a sock along with plastic baggies, a weight scale and money. The driver and a passenger were taken into custody.

Investigators have arrested Robert Keith Ham, 35, of Darlington and April Mae Herring, 32, of Darlington.  Both are currently charged with trafficking methamphetamine and remain in custody at the W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.  Ham was recently released from jail September 20th on a $117,000 bond for charges related to the distribution of methamphetamine and other drugs.  Herring was released from jail September 26th on a $53,000 bond for similar charges.

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