Man found with drugs and gun in traffic stop

ST. STEPHENS (WCBD)- A Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office Deputy arrested a man on Highway 52 near St. Stephens for possession of drugs and unlawful carrying of a weapon.

The driver, 36-year-old Ceoric Gamble, was found with a pill bottle that contained two bags of pills. According to officials, Gamble stated that they were Ecstasy. The pills tested positive to be MDMA, the drug that Ecstasy is the street name for. There were 63 pills in total.

Police say, when Gamble was taken into custody, he was found with marijuana and a stolen pistol.Gamble is prohibited from possessing a firearm due to having been convicted of a violent felony in the past.

Gamble was taken to the Hill Finklea Detention Center to await a bond hearing.

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