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Deputies arrest two on drug charges
Lawrence Edward Brown Jr. - photo by Photo courtesy of ECSO

Effingham County Sheriff’s drug investigators have arrested two people and seized nearly a pound of marijuana, over a half ounce of crack cocaine, scales and a vehicle during a drug operation in Effingham County.

Richard Pinkney Jr., 49, of Rincon, and Lawrence Brown Jr., 44, of Guyton, were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, conspiracy, and possession of tools for the commission of a crime.

arrests stem from an extensive investigation conducted by the Effingham County Sheriffs Office Drug Suppression Unit. More arrests are expected in the near future.