Two men were arrested Wednesday at a Hilton Head Island hotel, accused of trying to sell drugs to another guest, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.
A clerk at the Red Roof Inn on Regency Parkway called deputies at about 10:30 p.m. to have the occupants of one room removed after one of them reportedly offered someone drugs, Sgt. Robin McIntosh said.
When deputies went to the room, they found the suspect, 38-year-old Ernest Roberts of Allendale, and another occupant, 30-year-old Kenyon Sanders of Estill, McIntosh said. Officers smelled marijuana and searched the room, locating a bag containing about 2 grams of crack cocaine, 14 wrapped bags of a substance suspected to be marijuana -- totaling about 11 grams -- and about 85 pills suspected to be oxycodone.
Deputies charged both men with possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and possession with intent to distribute marijuana, according to court records.
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Sanders, also served two bench warrants, was being held Thursday at the Beaufort County Detention Center with bail set at $27,392. Roberts was also being held at the detention center, with bail of $25,000.