30 arrested after two month drug investigation in Aiken County

By: Kelsey Barlow Email
By: Kelsey Barlow Email

November 24, 2008

AIKEN, S.C. --- 30 people were arrested Friday after a two month drug investigation headed by several different agencies in South Carolina.

Deputies tell News 12 it happened early Friday morning at a home located at 155 Kipp Road in North Augusta.

The Aiken Department of Public Safety, Hampton County Sheriff’s Department, Lexington County Sheriff’s Department and South Carolina Law Enforcement Division were all involved.

Here is a list of those arrested from the Aiken County Sheriff's Department's news release.


Carlos L. Hazel, 23, 155 Kip Road, North Augusta, SC, Distribution of Crack Cocaine (five counts), Distribution of Crack Cocaine Within a Half-Mile of School (five counts);


Anthony T. Perry, 23, 2029 Celeste Circle, North Augusta, SC, Possession of Crack Cocaine;


James R. Rivers III, 49, 207 Five Notch Rd., North Augusta, SC, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia;


Christopher C. Veal, 36, 1760 Womrath Road, North Augusta, SC, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia;


Anthony C. Nelson, 38, 321 Clay Court, North Augusta, SC, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Fraudulent Check;


David Williams Jr., 51, 526 Kemp Lane, North Augusta, SC, Possession of Crack Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia;


Timothy Wright, 44, 4324 Creekview Drive, Hephzibah, GA, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia;

Melanie T. Rhine, 44, 204 Piedmont Avenue, Belvedere, SC, Attempt to Possess Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Family Court Bench Warrant;


Efrem L. Nipper, 40, 13 Jacob McKie Road, Trenton, SC, Attempt to Possess Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia;


Wanda E. Malone, 43, 405 Audubon Circle, Belvedere, SC, , Attempt to Possess Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia;


Gregory J. Mays, 40, 206 Clairmont Avenue, North Augusta, SC, Open Container;


Charles W. Mays, 40, 1012 Dugas Street, Augusta, GA, Attempt to Possess Controlled Substance;

Donald W. Brock, 34, 438 Old Walden Wells Rd., North Augusta, SC, Attempt to Possess Controlled Substance;


Janet S. Hall, 59, 310-A Verdery Drive, North Augusta, SC, Attempt to Possess Controlled Substance;


Ricky L. Hill, 34, 16 Castlida Drive, North Augusta, SC, Attempt to Possess Controlled Substance;


John H. Walker, 49, 715 Mt. Zion Road, Trenton, SC, Attempt to Possess Controlled Substance;


Melvin Walker, 8049 Justee Lane, Trenton, SC, Attempt to Possess Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving Under Suspension;


Elroy L. Smith, 42, 524 Sunrise Court, North Augusta, SC, Attempt to Possess Controlled Substance, Driving Under Suspension;


Eugene L. Moseley, 44, 126 Elder Street, North Augusta, SC, Attempt to Possess Controlled Substance, Possession of Controlled Substance, Fraudulent Check;

Latoya L. Dixon, 20, 412 Ridge Road, North Augusta, SC, Attempt to Possess Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia;


Diego A. Davis, 34, 2121 Boykin Road, Augusta, GA, Attempt to Possess Controlled Substance, Unlawful Conduct Toward a Child and Child Restraint;


Lashonda D. Johnson, 29, 644 Seymore Court, North Augusta, SC, Unlawful Conduct Toward a Child and Child Restraint;


Ronnie J. Burton, 32, 155 Greenland Drive, North Augusta, SC, Attempt to Possess Controlled Substance;


Ashley Williams, 23, 131 Cooper Loop Lane, North Augusta, SC, Shoplifting (three counts), Gas Drive-Off;


Cletus D. Stamper, 39, 65 Rock Creek Drive, Trenton, SC, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Open Container;


Samuel L. Dillard III, 21, 2241 Edgefield Highway, Aiken, SC, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Open Container;


Fawn M. Myers, 44, 634 Hutchinson Drive, North Augusta, SC, Fraudulent Check (22 counts);


Willie L. McCorkle, 60, 1022 Beechdale Drive, Beech Island, SC, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (two counts).


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