More Drug Charges Added

New drug charges were served yesterday by the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office on a man Clinton Public Safety had arrested last Saturday. 27-year-old Charles Ricky “Charley” Wilson of 2733 Collinswood Drive, Newberry and a Gray Court woman were charged with Trafficking in Meth and Trafficking in Heroin on West Main in Clinton earlier this year. Yesterday, the Sheriff’s Office also charged Charlie Wilson with Trafficking in Meth as well as with Distribution of Meth from alleged actions back in February.

Investigator Charles Nations states that on February 6th in Laurens County Wilson knowingly possessed more than ten grams of methamphetamine, and that he has prior drug convictions. Investigator Nations also states that on the same date Wilson distributed a quantity of meth to a confidential informant of the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office. Nations stated that Wilson also has prior convictions for the offense.

Bond was denied on the two charges from Clinton Public Safety this weekend.  Arraignment was pending on the two additional charges from the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office.

Charles “Charlie” Wilson of Newberry remained in the Laurens County Detention Center.