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08/27/06

Two Men Behind Bars After Drug Raid

Two Beaufort County men are under arrest after a drug raid Saturday night.

Beaufort County Sheriff's deputies and officers from the Beaufort/Jasper Multi-jurisdictional Drug Task Force arrested 54-year-old William Benton and 45-year-old John Horton the Third.

Inside Benton's home officers seized 41 grams of cocaine, 15 guns, drug paraphernalia, a car and nearly 600 dollars in cash.

Benton, who is also known as "shark tooth bill," is charged with two counts of sale and distribution of cocaine in proximity of a school, trafficking cocaine and possession of a firearm in the commission of a violent crime.

Horton is charged with simple possession of marijuana and possession of cocaine.

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