3 in jail, 1 sought after investigation

By: Staff
By: Staff

Saturday, March 1, 2014

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW) -- A month-long investigation led to three arrests and one person on the loose, the Aiken County Sheriff's Office said.

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with Aiken Department of Public Safety, North Augusta Department of Public Safety and members of the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) RAGE Unit helped with the investigation.

A search warrant was executed at a home on Pinecrest Avenue in Aiken, where cocaine, marijuana and two firearms were recovered, the Sheriff's Office said. Two children were there during the search and were released to family members.

"Children, drugs and guns are an awful scenario and all law enforcement in Aiken County will continue to seek these thorns in our community. We will shut them down and hold violators accountable," Sheriff Michael Hunt said in a press release.

According to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office, the people below were arrested or are currently wanted as a part of the investigation:

  • James Ramond Cave, 37, is charged with possession of marijuana, possession with intent to distribute cocaine third offense and possession with intent to distribute cocaine within one-half mile of a school.
  • Rebecca Sapp, 19, is charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute marijuana within on-half mile from a school and unlawful conduct toward a child.
  • Shaniqua Nicole Powell, 22, is charged with distribution of marijuana, distribution of marijuana within one-half mile of school, two counts of unlawful conduct toward a child, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute within one-half mile of a school, possession of cocaine and operating a stash house.
  • Byron Keith Miller, 31, is being sought as a suspect in the case and has active warrants for distribution of marijuana and distribution of marijuana within one-half mile of a school.


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