Tip yields prescription painkiller arrest

Published 5:23 pm Monday, September 7, 2015



From the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office

On Sept. 1, investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Kenneth Bryan Sherley, 28, of 2335 Vineyard Drive, Apartment D-10 in Greenville.  Sherley was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule II, Oxycodone prescription pain pills.

Sherley’s arrest stemmed from investigators receiving a tip that Sherley was involved in the use and distribution of prescription pain pills. Investigators conducted a traffic stop on Sherley and found 21 dosage units of Oxycodone.

Sherley was released under a $5,000 unsecured bond.