Search warrant leads to drugs, weapons charges

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- A couple was arrested Wednesday on drug and weapons charges after police officers executed a search warrant.

According to police, 31-year-old Mark Gedeon and 29-year-old Nakeya Lessington, both of Parsonage Road, were charged with trafficking cocaine and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

Gedeon was also charged with distribution of cocaine. Police found 15 grams of cocaine, 1.5 grams of marijuana and a handgun.

Both are being held in the Al Cannon Detention Center.