KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A person who Kershaw County Narcotics officials are calling a "major meth dealer" has been taken off the streets again.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office narcotics investigators arrested Cody Russell Greene,23, of Elgin, SC and charged him with trafficking methamphetamine (400 grams or more) on July 26, 2018.
According to Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews, KCSO received a tip that Greene was in possession of a relatively large quantity of methamphetamine and would be transporting it to a residence in Lugoff.
Investigators were able to locate and follow Greene, who was driving a 2014 Dodge Challenger. Greene fled from them, but the deputies did not pursue since they knew where Greene was going.
Deputies proceeded to the residence where Greene was headed and intercepted him. Greene fled on foot and discarded a plastic bag, which was later determined to contain nearly a pound of methamphetamine.
He was then arrested at that time and transported to the Kershaw County Detention Center.
Back in March 2018, KCSO narcotics investigators arrested Greene for possession of over a pound of methamphetamine, a small quantity of heroin and a handgun.
He was charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute heroin and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime. He was transported to jail and released on bond, but went back to dealing methamphetamine.
On July 17, KCSO received information that Greene was transporting methamphetamine on a four wheeler. When they were able to stop him, he had no drugs but $5,000 cash on his person was seized.
Other than the previously mentioned charges, Greene has been arrested for driving under suspension, pointing and presenting a firearm, malicious injury to personal property, breaking into a motor vehicle, shoplifting, possession of cocaine and a firearms charge.
Greene's charges are being referred to the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for federal prosecution.