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Beaufort County man arrested for drug trafficking

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Maurice Watson (Source: Beaufort County Sheriff's Office) Maurice Watson (Source: Beaufort County Sheriff's Office)
BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) -

Beaufort County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Maurice Watson on Thursday for trafficking crack cocaine, trafficking cocaine and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Investigators started getting tips in April about Watson selling drugs in Beaufort. Deputies were eventually able to make controlled buys of illegal drugs from him.

Deputies got a search warrant for Watson's business, Auto Detailing/Ultimate Dealers, searched the place, found him and his co-workers, crack, cocaine, three firearms and $825 in cash.

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