Sumter man facing drug trafficking, firearm charges following the execution of a search warrant Wednesday

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office says a man is facing several charges including drug trafficking and firearm charges after deputies executed a search warrant at a residence on Wheel Wright Court. On Wednesday, deputies say they seized a total of 228 grams of methamphetamines valued at approximately $22,800, 83 grams of marijuana valued at approximately $830, four firearms, a ballistics vest and $4,075.

Deputies say they arrested 31-year-old Malasco Manuelito Richburg and charged him with trafficking methamphetamines, more than 200 grams; possession with intent to distribute marijuana; possession of a stolen handgun and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Authorities say he was taken to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center.

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