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Sumter County investigators seize marijuana, cocaine, firearms from house following traffic stop attempt

SHELBIE GOULDING
shelbie@theitem.com
Posted 3/25/20

Sumter County investigators seized marijuana, cocaine and multiple firearms while executing a search warrant at a Bunneau Street residence, following an attempted traffic stop and vehicle pursuit …

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Sumter County investigators seize marijuana, cocaine, firearms from house following traffic stop attempt

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Sumter County investigators seized marijuana, cocaine and multiple firearms while executing a search warrant at a Bunneau Street residence following an attempted traffic stop and vehicle pursuit Monday afternoon.

A deputy attempted to stop a tan Impala that was speeding on Camden Highway near Georgia Street. The driver, Isaac Bradley, 36, failed to stop for the blue lights and drove away at a high rate of speed, reaching more than 100 miles per hour, said Deputy Adrienne Sarvis, public information officer for the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.

Bradley led the deputy on a short foot chase from October Circle to Bunneau Street after stopping his vehicle behind a house on October Circle.

Other units arrived after a second deputy observed Bradley go into a residence. After ordering the subjects out of the residence, Bradley and Roderick Plowden, 31, exited the residence, Sarvis said.

Investigators obtained a search warrant for the residence after firearms and narcotics were seen while conducting a protective sweep after the two men exited. The search yielded approximately 522 grams of marijuana, approximately 30 grams of cocaine and four firearms, Sarvis said.

Bradley and Plowden were both transported to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center.

Bradley was charged with speeding, failure to stop for blue lights and first-offense driving under suspension.

Plowden was charged with possession with third-offense intent to distribute marijuana, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and third-offense trafficking cocaine.