BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) — A Berkeley County man is facing charges, after sheriff’s deputies discovered nearly 14 pounds of marijuana in his home.
After receiving multiple complaints from concerned citizens about narcotics related activities at The T.D.&J Body Shop located on Redbank Road in Goose Creek, Sheriff Lewis had the Drug Enforcement Unit investigate.
During the investigation, multiple buys of cocaine were made from suspects at the business.
Upon executing a search warrant at the business on September 23, several bags of suspected marijuana weighing 146 grams were discovered along with a Taurus Judge revolver and $1,311.
A search warrant at the suspect’s residence on Pineshadow Drive conducted shortly thereafter resulted in the seizure of 6,132 grams of suspected marijuana, a Rossi .38 revolver and $1,050. The combined weight of the suspected marijuana was 13.8 pounds.
Neville Sealey, age 56, was arrested and charged with: Three counts of Distribution of cocaine, two counts of Possession With Intent to Distribute (PWID) in proximity to a school, Trafficking marijuana and PWID marijuana. Sealey was booked into the Hill Finklea Detention Center and later released on a $25,000 surety bond.
Sheriff Lewis stated, “I wanted to thank the members of the community who provided detailed information to us so that our investigation could be carried out. It is my hope that this arrest will help improve the quality of life for those in the Goose Creek area.”