Man Sought on Meth Distribution Charge

Shelly Thomas Faulling

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WOLO) – A warrant has been issued for Shelly Thomas Faulling by the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office, charging him with distribution of methamphetamine.

Acting on a tip, investigators on patrol on January 11, noticed a suspicious looking truck and trailer pull into a Charleston Highway convenience store.

Faulling, 46, is accused of lying to deputies about driving a stolen truck.

After questioning and releasing Faulling, authorities say surveillance video showed the suspect was driving the truck and later threw multiple bags of meth in the trash.

Authorities say a man and woman gave Faulling a ride from the business, only to return to sort through the trash can where the drugs were found.

To receive up to $1000 for information about the crime or if you know where Faulling might be, citizens are encouraged to contact OCSO at 803-534-3550 or CRIMESTOPPERS in any of the following ways: call 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372), text to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with “TIPSC,” followed by the tip information or go to:, and click on the “Submit a tip” tab.

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