Whitmire, SC – The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office and Whitmire Police Department announce the arrest of Teresa Ammons, 43 years old of Church St, Whitmire. Ammons has been charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine, Trafficking Heroin, Trafficking Cocaine, Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession and Manufacturing of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime.
Ammons went before a Newberry County Magistrate on 03/13/2021 and a cash surety bond was issued in the amount of $41,000.00. Ammons currently remains in custody at the Newberry County Detention Center.
On 03/12/2021 the Newberry County Sheriff’s Office and Whitmire Police Department went to 237 Broome St., Whitmire to serve an arrest warrant when they discovered a strong odor of marijuana coming from the residence. A search warrant was obtained and executed at the residence discovering trafficking amounts of Methamphetamine, Heroin, and Cocaine. Ammons, who was at the residence was taken into custody without incident.
“These are dangerous drugs that poison our community and we are dedicated in stopping the spread”, said Sheriff Foster.
Anyone with any information about violent crimes, drugs, or any criminal activity should contact the Newberry County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 321-2222 or contact Crimestoppers at 888-CRIMESC or you can use the Crimestoppers app. You may submit the information anonymously.