Three Walterboro men were arrested on drug charges Wednesday after agents carried out search warrants at their houses.

The Colleton County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant on 313 Hickory St. David Lee Johnson Jr., 35 was charged with three counts of distribution of cocaine case. Deputies also seized a firearm and drug paraphernalia, according to Lt. Amye Stivender.

Agents with the State Law Enforcement Division executed a search warrant at 29 Sandy Dam Lane. Richard Q. Brown, 35, was charged with three counts of distribution of cocaine base.

Walterboro Public Safety and SLED executed a search warrant at an apartment at 110 Howell St. Lee Roy Sanders III was charged with three counts of distribution of cocaine Base and possession of cocaine.

The three agencies spent several months investigating before getting the warrants, Stivender said.

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