Two charged after drug bust at mobile home in Bluffton

achristnovich@islandpacket.comAugust 18, 2012 

Two Bluffton residents remained in jail late Saturday after their arrest Friday evening on cocaine and weapons possession charges at their home at 13 Crestwood Ave.

Forty-two grams of cocaine, 32 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, about $500 in cash and four firearms were confiscated, according to Beaufort County Sheriff's Office officials.

Johanna Veroni Hernandez, 20, and Sergio Alexander Munez, 21, were arrested around 6 p.m., the Sheriff's Office said.

The Beaufort County SWAT team, the Beaufort/Jasper Multi Agency Drug Task Force and the Sheriff's Office canine unit were involved in the arrest.

The suspects were charged with:

  • Conspiracy to violate South Carolina drug laws

  • Cocaine trafficking

  • Possession of a knife or firearm during a violent crime

  • Cocaine possession with intent to distribute within half a mile of a school

  • Simple possession of marijuana

  • Munez was also charged with obliterating the serial number on a firearm and illegal possession of body armor.

    Bond for Hernandez was set for $80,620 while bond for Munez was set at $100,000, according to the Beaufort County Detention Center jail log.

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