EXCLUSIVE: NCPD completes major drug bust operation

EXCLUSIVE: NCPD completes major drug bust operation


FIRE STATION IS EXPECTED TO SAVE PEOPLE BAY A LOT OF MONEY. IT’S A STORY THAT YOU’LL SEE ONLY ON TWO. TONIGHT WE’RE GETTING AN INSIDE LOOK AT A MAJOR DRUG BUST OPERATION IN NORTH CHARLESTON. NEWS 2 DEANNE ROBERTS BRINGS US THIS TWO EXCLUSIVE. LIVE AT THE SUBDIVISION WHERE THE OPERATION TOOK PLACE TODAY. DEANNE, YOU HAD A CHANCE TO RIDE ALONG WITH NORTH CHARLESTON POLICE OFFICERS DURING HAD DRUG BUSTMENT GIVES AN IDEA OF WHAT HAPPENED AND WHAT YOU SAW. WELL POLICE JUST LEFT THE SCENE HERE BUT I CAN TELL YOU THREE HOUSES ALONG LONG LEAF AVENUE WERE HIT IN THAT DRUG BEST OPERATION. INCLUDING OVER MY LEFT SHOULDER. THAT LASTED FOUR HOURS. I WAS ABLE TO SEE IT FIRSTHAND. TAKE A LOOK. WE RODE WITH THE NARCOTICS UNIT AS THE DRUG BUST TOOK PLACE. SEVERAL OFFICERS SECURED THE ENTIRE STREET. THEY CLOSED IN ON THE HOUSES AND MADE THEIR WAY IN. THIS OPERATION TOOK SEVERAL MONTHS OF PLANNING INCLUDING STAKEOUTS, USING INFORMANTS, UNDERCOVER OFFICERS BUY DRUGS IN ORDER TO PINPOINT THE SELLER’S LOCATIONS AND OF COURSE, A LOT MORE. THEY WENT INTO THE BRATION 15 ARREST WARRANTS AND AT LEAST THREE SEARCH WARRANTS. ONE HOMEOWNER SAYS HE WANTS ALL THE DRUGS OFF HIS STREET. I KNOW THE WHOLE NEIGHBORHOOD THE WHOLE NEIGHBORHOOD IS OUT TO GET WHAT THE POLICE OFFICERS AND THEY HAVE TO WORK TOGETHER AND TRY TO WORK THIS THING OUT. BUT I KNOW I’M HERE I’VE BEEN HERE EIGHT YEARS AND I’M GOING TO BE HERE. NOBODY GOING TO RUN ME OUT. THEY ARE GOING TO GET OUT FIRST. NORTH CHARLESTON POLICE HAVE RESPONDED TO THIS AREA AT LEAST 12 TIMES WITHIN THE LAST YEAR IN REGARD TO DRUG RELATED INCIDENT. RIGHT NOW I’M WORKING TO LEARN HOW MUCH ARREST AND HOW MUCH CONTRABAND TELL SEE IN THIS OPERATION TODAY. OF COURSE YOU CAN THE ON US TO BRING YOU MORE ON AIR AND ONLINE

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