Couple arrested for making, selling cocaine

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Charleston police arrested two people for trafficking cocaine Thursday.

The suspects, 38-year-old Kenneth Gavella Thomas and 54-year-old Barbara A. Palmer are charged with trafficking cocaine, trafficking cocaine base, possession of cocaine base withthe intent to distribute within close proximity of a school. Thomas is also charged with manufacturingcocaine base.

The couple were found at a home on Doscher Avenue where police were executing a search warrant.

According to Charles Francis with the CPD, officers confiscated 11.4 grams of cocaine, 13.5 grams ofcrack cocaine and $895.00 in cash.