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Banks, Drug Rehab Center Founder, Faces Greenville Drug Charges

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GREENVILLE, S.C. -
The founder of a drug rehabilitation center in Greenville has been charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine.

Daryl Banks, 44, of Greenville was arrested after a traffic stop on November 15 on West North Street. Banks is the founder of A New Beginning in Greenville.

Greenville Police say two of their officers pulled over Banks around 9:30 p.m. that night for disregarding a traffic signal. A check with dispatchers showed Banks had outstanding warrants for trafficking heroin in Mauldin.

A GPD officer searched Banks and said he found multiple white rocks in a clear plastic bag his left sock. Police say the substance field tested positive as 3.8 grams of crack/cocaine.

Banks was also charged with disregarding a traffic control device.

He's being held in the Greenville County Detention Center on $100,000 cash bond on two of the four charges he faces according to the jail website.

The director of A New Beginning confirms Banks founded the center.

Reporting by Jenna Troum
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