Multiple Drug Charges

Erica Wheaton


The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office served an Anderson County woman with multiple drug charges from inside Laurens County, following her arrest last Friday. 20-year-old Erica Lynn Wheaton of 124 Maxton Way, Pelzer was charged with three counts, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Less than One Gram of Meth and with Simple Possession of Marijuana.

Investigator Charles Nations states that on May 10th Ms. Wheaton knowingly and intentionally possessed both 1mg and 2 mg pills of Clonazepa and 2 mg of Alprazolam. All were noted as schedule 4 controlled substances. She is also accused of possessing under a gram of meth, also on Friday, and of possessing 28 grams or less of marijuana.

Erica Lynn Wheaton was released from the Johnson Detention Center Saturday after posting bonds on her five charges that totaled $16,615.