6 arrested at Lady's Island checkpoint

6 arrested at Lady's Island checkpoint

LADY'S ISLAND, SC (WTOC) - A checkpoint set up Wednesday night and conducted by Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Unit on Lady's Island resulted in six arrests.

The checkpoint was held from 8 to 10 p.m. Wednesday at Lady's Island Drive and Island Causeway.

Luke Palmer, 57, of Lady's Island, was arrested on charges of possession of Crack Cocaine. Frank Holmes, 29, of Port Royal, was arrested on charges of simple possession of marijuana. Tamra Cocker, 27, of St. Helena, was arrested on charges of simple possession of marijuana. Kianna Britton, 22, of Lady's Island, was arrested on charges of simple possession of marijuana. Felicia Costa, 26, of St. Helena, was arrested on charges of second offense driving under suspension. Jerry White, 53, of Beaufort, was arrested on charges of third offense driving under suspension.

Two warning tickets were issued for vehicle license offenses, and one citation issued for open container of beer/wine, according to the sheriff's office.

During the checkpoint, the unit also recovered a vehicle that was later reported as stolen from Port Royal Police Dept.'s jurisdiction. The vehicle was abandoned just before where the checkpoint was set up.

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