Accused co-conspirator with E.J. Melvin pleads guilty

LEE COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A man arrested as part of a drug ring involving former Lee County Sheriff E.J. Melvin has entered a guilty plea.

Larry Williams signed the plea agreement to the federal drug conspiracy charge Wednesday. Williams says he wouldn't have been able to deal drugs without Melvin's help.

He is the fourth person to plead in the case. Prosecutors say they expect to reach plea agreements with all the defendants except Melvin, who is due in court next month.

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