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Beaufort man arrested for possession with intent to distribute marijuana

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Corday Wright (Source: Beaufort Co. Sheriff's Office) Corday Wright (Source: Beaufort Co. Sheriff's Office)
BEAUFORT, SC (WTOC) -

A Beaufort man has been arrested for possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number.

According to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to 314 Laurel Bay Road in Beaufort on Saturday night to a follow up of an incident of "Shots Fired" from Friday. While in the area deputies came in contact with Corday Wright at his apartment.

While police were speaking to Wright, they observed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the apartment. Wright was detained and a search warrant was issued. Police found approximately 15 grams of marijuana, a handgun and other drug paraphernalia in the residence. The serial number of the handgun had been removed.

Wright was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a handgun with an obliterated serial number. Wright was incarcerated at the detention center.

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