Investigation leads to 3 arrests, drugs, guns & money

Robert Earl Jackson, Alonzo Chatman, & Rodney Jackson (from left)

By DEUCE NIVEN

tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com

     Heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine purchased during a two-month investigation that centered on the Cedar Branch Community has resulted the arrests of three Loris men and seizures of drugs, guns and money, the Horry County Police Department reported Tuesday.

     Those arrested Monday and the charges they face are:

  • Robert Earl Jackson, 53, one count distribution of cocaine second offense, three counts of distribution of crack cocaine second offense, two counts of distribution of heroin second offense, and one count of possession with intent to sell and distribute crack cocaine second offense
  • Alonzo Chatman, 25, trafficking cocaine, trafficking crack cocaine, possession of a weapon during a violent crime
  • Rodney Jackson, 49, trafficking cocaine third offense, trafficking crack cocaine third offense

     All three remained at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center near Conway on Tuesday, held without bond.

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