Greenhurst drug arrests cap investigation in Summerville

Tyriek Wise, subject of a four-month investigation into drugs in the Greenhurst neighborhood. Provided

— Nearly 2 ounces of cocaine or crack cocaine were among drugs seized Friday after a four-month undercover investigation in the Greenhurst subdivision by local law enforcement, authorities said.

Eight men were arrested; two more were still sought Monday by a joint narcotics force of Dorchester County sheriff’s deputies and Summerville police.

Still sought are Tyriek Jackima Wise, 20, Terry Avenue, Summerville, on charges of three counts of distribution of marijuana and two counts of distribution of cocaine base, and Lourince Larue Ladson Jr., 20, Sally Lane, Summerville, charged with distribution of marijuana.

Arrested on charges of possession with intent to distribute marijuana, ecstasy and cocaine base, as well as charges of trafficking heroin and cocaine were Kevin Fogel, 23, Washie Road, Dorchester, Gregory Glenn, 20, Ladson Road, Summerville and James Lewis, 24, Richardson Avenue, Summerville.

Anthony Jackson, 27, Luke Lane, Ladson, was charged with four counts of distribution of marijuana, distribution of a controlled substance, trafficking heroin and cocaine, and possession with intent to distribute marijuana, ecstasy and cocaine base.

Julius Evans, 21, Wendy Way, Summerville, was charged with three counts of distribution of marijuana, two counts of distribution of cocaine base, unlawful conduct toward a child and possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, cocaine and marijuana.

Jonathan Guess, 22, Catamount Road, Holly Hill, was charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, cocaine and marijuana.

Anthony Price, 49, Roberta Drive, Summerville, was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana within a half mile of a school. Elbert Aiken, 19, Braly Drive, Summerville, was charged with distribution of marijuana.

Other drugs seized were about 10 grams of heroin, 56 ecstasy pills and more than a pound of marijuana, authorities said. Two .40-caliber guns also were confiscated.

The investigation was spurred by “numerous” complaints from residents, according to a release by the Sheriff’s Office and the Summervile Police Department. Deputies would not comment further, saying the investigation is ongoing.

Greenhurst is a modest suburban neighborhood off Miles-Jamison Road.



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