Co. Sheriff's Office Drug Investigators arrested Frank Jason Major on drug
charges May 10.
investigation was conducted into Major selling illegal drugs out of his
residence on Simmons Road on St. Helena Island. Investigators received
information on numerous occasions that Major was selling drugs. A search
warrant was obtained for the residence after authorities gathered statements, performed surveillance on the
residence and conducted controlled buys.
search warrant was executed on the residence at approximately 4:30 a.m. May 10.
Authorities located Major and he was taken into custody. Investigators located
crack cocaine, cocaine, marijuana, cash and drug paraphernalia in the house.
other search warrants were obtained as a result of the information gathered
during the investigation. Authorities searched a vacant residence on Kinfolk
Ln. on St. Helena Island and found additional drug paraphernalia. Authorities
also searched a wooded area on Simmons Rd. and Queen's Ct. This part of the investigation
has been charged with trafficking crack cocaine, trafficking cocaine,
possession with intent to distribute marijuana, and possession of a firearm
during the commission of a violent crime.
seized approximately 36 grams of crack cocaine, approximately 27 grams of
cocaine, approximately 66 grams of marijuana, one shotgun, three rifles, six
handguns, $12,220 in U.S. currency, and miscellaneous drug paraphernalia.
suspects are being investigated and Major may face additional charges.