The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Task Force concluded a two-month-long investigation into the sale and distribution of illegal substances following multiple anonymous tips submitted through Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry.
On March 6, 2023, the Sheriff’s Office arrested 49-year-old Christopher Herndon of Hilton Head Island on an outstanding warrant for the sale and distribution of methamphetamine.
Following Herndon’s arrest, a search warrant was executed at his apartment in The Oaks community on Hilton Head Island. During the search of Herndon’s home, investigators seized a quantity of methamphetamine and cocaine along with several firearms.
Investigators sought additional warrants for charges of trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of a weapon by a person convicted of a violent offense, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.
Anyone wishing to submit a tip involving illegal drug activity may do so anonymously through Crime Stoppers of the Low Country at 843-554-1111 or by calling our Drug Activity Anonymous Tip Line at 843-255-3719