Almost $1 million of meth seized

Published 12:32 pm Monday, December 14, 2020

Spartanburg County arrests 2 from Campobello on methamphetamine charges

CAMPOBELLO—The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office arrested 2 people this week on methamphetamine charges after a large-scale investigation that resulted in the seizure of almost $1 million worth of methamphetamine. 

Elizabeth Jane Long, 33, of 305 Caldwell St., Campobello and Craig Marlon Williams, 43, of 640 Ferree Rd., Campobello were arrested and charged with trafficking in methamphetamine over 400 grams, according to sheriff’s office reports. 

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Sheriff’s office officials said their narcotics division initiated an investigation into a drug organization based in Spartanburg County. The narcotics unit developed information that a large amount of methamphetamine was being brought into the county and surveillance was set up along Interstate 85 this week. With the help of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office Interdiction Team and Spartanburg County Interstate Criminal Enforcement (ICE) Team, a traffic stop was executed on the suspect vehicle on Highway 101 around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. 

Officers searched the vehicle and discovered 10 kilograms of methamphetamine as well as $3,500. 

Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office officials said the street value of the methamphetamine is estimated at $930,000. 

The investigation is still active, with sheriff’s officers saying more arrests may result in the case.