Drug bust leads to charges for trafficking cocaine, fentanyl

Published 3:58 pm Friday, December 16, 2022

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Renolda Randolph (Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office)

From Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office:

On 12/14/2022, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Renolda Diondre Randolph, 29 years of age 115 Baker Drive in Washington.  Randolph was charged with Trafficking in Cocaine, Trafficking in Opioid (Fentanyl), Trafficking in Opioid (Oxycodone), Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Randolph’s arrest stemmed from Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit making purchases of pills containing Fentanyl.  Investigators executed a Search Warrant at 115 Baker Drive in Washington.  Investigators and K-9 Bodi found 32 grams of cocaine, 214 Fentanyl Pills, 114 Oxycodone pills, marijuana, digital scales, 2 pistols and $2,990 in US currency.  The estimated street value of the found drugs is approximately $11,000.

Randolph is currently on Parole for Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver a Controlled Substance within 1,000 feet of park.  Randolph was confined in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $520,000 secured bond.

Sheriff Hammonds is committed to the continued support of the Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit and their dedication to the eradication of all dangerous drugs from Beaufort County. According to Sheriff Hammonds, “while I am extremely pleased with these arrests and seizures, I am also concerned for the safety of our deputies if an exposure occurs”.