MARLBORO COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A drug investigation dubbed “Operation Mr. Postman” by the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of two people and the seizure of nearly 40 pounds of marijuana.
Antwan Levonte Quick, 27, of Wallace, turned himself in Tuesday morning at the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities announced the arrest of Ladonnsa Shakia Ford, 32 of Wallace, on Monday.
Authorities went to a home on Pleasant Hill Road on Nov. 2 based on information that drugs were being shipped to the home, the sheriff’s office said. A search of the home turned up suspected suspected marijuana, two handguns and a K10 450cc dirt bike that had been reported stolen from Dillon County in 2021.
Quick is being charged with trafficking marijuana, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, criminal conspiracy and receiving stolen goods. He is being held pending a bond hearing on Tuesday.
Ford is charged with trafficking marijuana, criminal conspiracy and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime. She was given a $65,000 surety bond with GPS monitoring at a magistrate court hearing on Friday, the sheriff’s office said.
The Florence County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the investigation.
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