Multiple Drug Charges from 4 Days this Month

Multiple drug charges were served yesterday following the arrest of a man and women in Clinton Wednesday.

Clinton Department of Public Safety charged 47-year-old Terry Lavan Burton of 302 Elizabeth Street, Clinton with seven charges, including two counts of 2nd Offense Distribution of Methamphetamine for alleged sales of meth to a confidential informant working undercover this month. He was also charged with two counts, Possession of Meth with Intent to Distribute for alleged possession of meth with scales and baggies. Additional charges include Possession with Intent as well as Distribution of Meth in Proximity of a School. In warrants, Sgt. Shane Prather alleges these offenses occurred on Saturday, April 8th, Wednesday, April 12th as well as this week on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 18th and 19th.

Cash or surety bonds were set totaling $85,000 on the seven drug charges. Terry Lavan Burton remained in the Laurens County Detention Center this morning.

Also arrested Wednesday was 45-year-old Donna Jean Long, also of 302 Elizabeth Street, Clinton. She was charged with one count of Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute and one count, Possession with Intent within Proximity of a School. She was charged with Possession of more than a gram of meth, along with a digital scale and plastic baggies, on Wednesday of this week at her residence.. Donna Jean Long remained in custody this morning with cash or surety bonds totaling $3,500.