Irmo man faces drug charge
Jul 27, 2010 5:59:00 PM - thestate.com
A 29-year-old man was charged in a marijuana-growing operation in his Irmo area home, the Lexington County Sheriffs Department announced Tuesday.
Andrew Martin Nelson was charged with manufacturing marijuana, after 20 marijuana plants worth about $20,000 were seized at a Rapids Road home, according to the department.
Nelson was being held Tuesday afternoon at the Lexington County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.
His arrest was part of a sweep Monday that also included officers with the Lexington County Multi-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) and South Carolina Law Enforcement .
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