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Lexington man arrested on multiple drug, weapon charges

Lexington, SC 03/28/2023. – Lexington County deputies arrested a man on drug and weapon charges Friday.

Derrick Bright, 43, is charged with trafficking cocaine, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, trafficking ecstasy and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants.

“Deputies were at a gas station on Highway 321 near Gardners Terrace Road last week where they made contact with Bright in the parking lot,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Bright was taken into custody after deputies searched his car with probable cause.”

Investigators seized approximately 850 ecstasy pills, 30 grams of cocaine, 100 grams of marijuana and two handguns.

Bright was arrested on scene and transported to the Lexington County Detention Center.


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