Former USC Gamecock arrested, faces drug charges

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — According to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department a former USC Gamecock is facing charges. Investigators with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department say Demetris Summers is charged with manufacturing and trafficking methamphetamine. Deputies executed a search warrant at Summers’ home Friday morning. He and his girlfriend Laticia Boykin are also charged with unlawful conduct toward a child. Last year Summers was charged with DUI and drug possession after an accident on Cromer Road just off of Sunset Boulevard. While he was a freshmen standout for the Gamecocks, his playing career ended at USC in 2005 when newly hired head football coach Steve Spurrier kicked him off the team for a violation of team rules. Summers is scheduled to appear in bond court Saturday morning.

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