Belton man faces charges after Anderson Co. deputies find 220 grams of meth


Joey Owen (Anderson County Sheriff’s Office)

ANDERSON, S.C. (WSPA) – Anderson County deputies arrested a man after find a large amount of meth during a traffic stop.

Deputies stopped Joey Derrick Owen, 32, of Belton, on June 7 while he was driving on Clemson Boulevard near Pearman Dairy Road in Anderson, according to the sheriff’s office.

During the stop, deputies found approximately 220 grams of methamphetamine and a gun, deputies said.

Owen was arrested and charged with trafficking methamphetamine greater than 200 grams, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and unlawful carry of a firearm.

Owen taken to the Anderson County Detention Center. He was denied bond.

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