Beaufort News

Okatie man arrested after deputies find marijuana in his home

William T. Brown
William T. Brown Beaufort County Detention Center

An Okatie man was arrested Tuesday morning after Beaufort County Sheriff's Office deputies found what they called a "distribution amount" of marijuana inside his home.

William Brown, 21, was charged with five counts of sale and distribution of marijuana, five counts of sale and distribution of marijuana within half a mile of a school, and possession with intent to distribute marijuana, according to a Sheriff's Office news release. Brown was also served with three outstanding Beaufort County Court general sessions bench warrants, according to the release.

Deputies searched Brown's home on Bufflehead Lane in Okatie.

He was taken to the Beaufort County Detention Center and awaits a bond hearing.