Drug Seizure

Darlington County sheriff's deputies seized drugs and a firearm Thursday in a search at a Dovesville residence.

DARLINGTON, S.C. — Darlington County sheriff's deputies searched a Dovesville residence Thursday  and seized drugs and a firearm.

Drug enforcement deputies backed up by the agency's special incident response team executed the warrant at a home on Cedar Ridge Road.

“Investigators located over 11 pounds of marijuana, crack cocaine, weight scales, a handgun and drug paraphernalia,” said Darlington County Sheriff Tony Chavis. “Investigators arrested Lashawn Alexander Alford, 40, of Dovesville, who will face charges related to this investigation.”

Alford, as of Friday noon, remained in the W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center without charge, according to the detention center's Website.

The investigation that led to the search warrant continues and additional arrests are expected, according to the sheriff's office.

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