Three arrested in drug trafficking bust in Lexington County

Three arrested in drug trafficking bust in Lexington County
Three arrested in drug trafficking bust in Lexington County(Lexington County Detention Center)
Published: Jun. 10, 2022 at 11:13 AM EDT
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LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - Three people were arrested and charged in a drug trafficking bust in Lexington County.

Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said that narcotic agents got a tip about drug activity in the area of County Town Drive. Agents executed a search warrant and found about 4,000 grams of cocaine and two handguns.

Juan Arturo Martinez, 44, is charged with trafficking cocaine, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and unlawful sale or delivery of a pistol, according to warrants.

Rkenneo Augustine Andrews, 35, is charged with trafficking cocaine, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and unlawful sale or delivery of a pistol.

Carmen Lizeth Zapata Antunez, 37, is charged with trafficking cocaine and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

SLED and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) assisted the investigation, according to Koon.

All three suspects are being held at the Lexington County Detention Center.

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