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2 behind bars in Beaufort County after drugs, guns confiscated during traffic stop

(L to R:  Martin, Wallace) (Source: Beaufort County Detention) (L to R: Martin, Wallace) (Source: Beaufort County Detention)
(Source: Beaufort County Detention) (Source: Beaufort County Detention)
BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) -

Two men are behind bars in Beaufort County after the Bluffton Police Department pulled over a driver for making an improper turn violation. 

A detective with the Special Investigations Unit confiscated large amounts of oxycodone, hydrocodone, xanax, and two loaded pistols during the stop. Police say as the detective approached the vehicle, the two occupants were acting very suspicious in making movements toward the floor of the vehicle. Due to these actions and speaking with both men, a search of the vehicle was conducted. As a result, the various schedule two controlled substances and pistols were found. 

Police say 25-year-old Mark Martin was charged with possession with intent to distribute drugs, and unlawful carrying of a weapon, and 23-year-old Thomas Wallace was charged with unlawful carrying of a weapon. Both were transported to the Beaufort County Detention Center. 

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