Two Winnsboro residents arrested in drug bust

WINNSBORO – Two Winnsboro residents were arrested on Friday, May 31 on multiple drug charges after the Fairfield County Sheriff’s office executed a drug search warrant on Holly Street in the Winnsboro area.


Timothy D Weldon, 31, who was inside of the residence upon execution of the search warrant, was arrested for trafficking cocaine base (“crack cocaine”), trafficking cocaine, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of oxycodone, possession of morphine, possession of methadone, possession of amphetamines, and possession of hydrocodone.


Tawanda M Young, 35, who was also inside of the residence, according to deputies, was arrested for trafficking cocaine base (“crack cocaine”), trafficking cocaine, and possession with Intent to distribute marijuana.

As a result of this search warrant, deputies seized over 100 grams of cocaine base (“crack cocaine”), over 20 grams of cocaine, over 7 ounces of marijuana, and quantities of morphine, amphetamines, hydrocodone, oxycodone and methadone, the report stated.

Additionally, deputies seized over $16,000 in US currency, three handguns and an assault rifle outfitted with a scope, high capacity magazines, and a “bump stock,” similar to that used in the 2017 Las Vegas shooting incident, sheriff’s deputies reported.

Both Weldon and Young were transported to the Fairfield County Detention Center.

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