3 Suspects Face Additional Trafficking Charges In Lancaster County

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Deputies say three suspects arrested on multiple drug, weapon and theft related charges on July 30th now face additional charges related to drug trafficking.

The new charges come after an additional search on their Foster Blackmon Drive home on August 6th.

Authorities say they found 30.53 grams of Methamphetamine, a half gram of Heroin and a set of digital scales.

Pagan, Smith and Thompson are each additionally charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine 28-100 Grams, Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin, and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Violent Crime.

Original Story (August 2, 2019):

HEATH SPRINGS, SC — Deputies say three suspects were charged with multiple drug, weapon and theft related charges after an investigation into a citizen complaint.

The arrests were made Tuesday, July 30th after agents with the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force raided a home on Foster Blackmon Drive.

While executing search warrants on the property, officials say they located suspected Methamphetamine, suspected Marijuana, multiple sets of digital scales, a grinder, and a smoking pipe. Agents also recovered a stolen 1998 Ford truck with a stolen tag, a stolen sawed off 12 gauge shotgun, a 9 mm rifle, a 9 mm pistol, and various ammunition, according to reports.

The home’s residents, Angel Pagan, 25, Justin Smith, 28, and Brittany Thompson, 24, were all taken into custody following the search.

Pagan is charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Stolen Goods (shotgun), Possession of Sawed Off Shotgun, and Possession of Firearms and Ammunition by Person Convicted of a Violent Felony.

Smith is charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Stolen Vehicle, Possession of Stolen Goods (vehicle tag), Possession of Stolen Goods (shotgun), Possession of Sawed Off Shotgun, and Unlawful Possession of a Pistol.

Thompson is charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, Possession of Stolen Vehicle, Possession of Stolen Goods (vehicle tag), Possession of Stolen Goods (shotgun), Possession of Sawed Off Shotgun, and Unlawful Possession of a Pistol.