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Riverton Man Facing Drug and Gun Charges


Carl Michael Lewis   Deputies Arresting Lewis

           Carl Michael Lewis                      *Deputies Arresting Lewis

A Riverton man is in custody facing drug and weapons charges after being arrested by Cherokee County Sheriff’s Deputies. 

As part of an ongoing investigation, law enforcement sought and obtained a search warrant for the home at 7392 Southeast 70th in Riverton on Sunday.

During the course of the search, suspected narcotics were located and seized. Carl Michael Lewis, 28, who was armed with a handgun, was arrested and taken into custody. 

Lewis was transported to the Cherokee County Jail, where he is being held in lieu of $8,000.00 bond on allegations of Possessing Meth, Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia and Criminal Use of a Weapon.

“The investigation into suspected criminal activity of those associated with this property, and others in the area, remains ongoing.  As part of that investigation, additional charges and arrests are possible,” according to Cherokee County Sheriff David Groves.



*Courtesy Photo from FB: What's Happening In Riverton

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