Four Men Arrested For Distribution of Meth
On October 18, 2012, the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team was called to serve search and arrest warrants upon Kenneth M. Cartee at his home, located at Onyx Lane in Easley. Over the course of the past two months, the Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Division conducted controlled purchases of methamphetamine from Mr. Cartee. Two arrest warrants for distribution of methamphetamine were issued, as well as a search warrant for the home. Following execution of the search warrant, Mr. Cartee faces additional charges of trafficking between 10-28 grams of methamphetamine, 2nd offense, and two charges of possession of controlled substances. Mr. Cartee is currently being held at the Pickens County Detention Center.
Following a separate investigation by the Special Operations Division, brothers Jeremiah Brandon Holcombe and James Robert Holcombe, each of Pine View Drive in Pickens, were also arrested on October 18, 2012. Jeremiah is charged with two counts of distribution of methamphetamine, 1st offense. James is charged with two counts of distribution of methamphetamine, 3rd offense. Jeremiah has been released after posting bond, and James is in custody at the Pickens County Detention Center.
A third investigation led to the October 18th arrest of John David Hendricks, of Flint Hill Drive in Pickens. He has been charged with two counts of distribution of methamphetamine, 2nd offense, and is currently being held at the Pickens County Detention Center.