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CPD arrest one, seek another in large drug bust

Matthew Campbell (provided)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Charleston Police arrested a man for weapons and drug violations but are still looking for his brother.

The CPD Special Investigations Unit and Team One Community Action Team arrested 21-year-old Matthew Campbell after searching his Birdie Garrett Street home in Rosemont Wednesday.

Police confiscated about 309 grams of cocaine, 39 grams of cocaine base, more than $5,100 in cash and a handgun that was reported stolen from Hanahan.

Campbell is charged with trafficking cocaine, trafficking cocaine base, possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute within close proximity of a school, possession of cocaine base with the intent to distribute within close proximity of a school, possession of a stolen handgun and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

Campbell's brother, 30-year-old Terrell Campbell is wanted for the same list of charges and police say he is already on probation for a federal weapons charge.

Anyone with information about Terrell Campbell's whereabouts is asked to call Charleston Police at 577-7434 or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.{}

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