HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Sheriff Tony Chavis has announced the arrest of two following an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Unit into drug activity. The investigation concluded with the service of a search warrant at a residence on F St. early Tuesday morning.
“My Narcotics Investigators did an excellent investigation gathering evidence to secure a search warrant for this residence,” stated Sheriff Tony Chavis. “Due to their tireless, work we were able to get these drugs off the street and guns out of the wrong hands.”
At 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Deputies assigned to the Special Incident Response Team and Investigators with the Drug Enforcement Unit and Criminal Investigations Division served the search warrant. Investigators located approximately 127 grams of methamphetamine, four firearms including a stolen pistol, prescription medication pills, MDMA pills, marijuana, weight scales and approximately $1,100 inside the residence.
Investigators arrested Antwuan Tyree Stevenson, 27, of Hartsville, and Juquesha Tasha Bishop, 23, of Hartsville. Stevenson and Bishop are charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of a stolen pistol, possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana. Both remain in custody at the W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center. Bishop is being held on a $29,000 bond with an additional bond of $15,000 for a probation violation. Stevenson is awaiting a bond hearing before a General Sessions Court Judge.
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