Sumter Drug Charges


By Eric Weisfeld

(WOLO) Columbia, SC-An attempted traffic stop on Lafayette Drive in Sumter today leads to the arrest of 24 year old Marcus Rhodes. Investigators with the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division pulled the vehicle over, it stopped then drove off as Investigators approached.
The Investigators pursued the vehicle onto Brand Street, where the passenger exited the vehicle through the passenger side window with a book bag.
A foot chase ensued and the suspect, (Marcus Rhodes) was caught with approximately 7 pounds of suspected marijuana with an estimated street value of $31,500.00. Rhodes was transported to the Sumter Lee Regional Detention Center without further incident.
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