KERSHAW, S.C. (WACH)-- Deputies with the Kershaw County Sheriff's Department seized a number or drugs and firearms early Tuesday morning.
While deputies served search warrants in Cassatt and Lugoff they charged three men and seized large amounts of methamphetamine, cocaine, crack and marijuana as well as seven pistols.
According to the department 33-year-old Samuel Jermaine Wilson of Cassatt has been charged with trafficking crack (28-100 grams/3rd offense), possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine (3rd offense), possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime and possession of a pistol with an obliterated serial number.
A second Cassatt man, 37-year-old Jermaine Darnell Williams is also facing charges for possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
A third man, 42-year-old Micque Burnell Wood of Lugoff, was also charged with trafficking crack cocaine, trafficking cocaine, possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime and felon in possession of a firearm, according to the department.
All three men were transported to the Kershaw County Detention Center where they remain pending a bond hearing.
Cheif Deputy Rushing stated that KCSO investigators are working with ATF in an effort to have the firearms charges prosecuted federally.
Wilson has previously been arrested for unlawful carrying of a weapon, multiple narcotics violations, assault on a police officer while resisting arrest, pointing and presenting a firearm, driving under suspension, failure to stop for a blue light, child endangerment, criminal sexual conduct, criminal conspiracy, strong armed robbery and criminal domestic violence.
Williams has previously been arrested for multiple drug distributions, several parole revocations and breach of peace.
Wood has previously been arrested for DUI, breach of peace, malicious injury to property, assault and battery, criminal domestic violence high and aggravated, failure to stop for a blue light, resisting arrest, pointing and presenting a firearm, false information, leaving scene of accident with personal injury and petty larceny.