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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 12, 2018

Myrtle Beach Man Charged in Federal Indictment for Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Oxycodone

Columbia, South Carolina ----- United States Attorney Beth Drake announced today that Leroy Anthony Griffin, age 30, of Myrtle Beach, was charged in a single-count indictment with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute oxycodone.  Griffin faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison and a fine of $1,000,000.

The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration Tactical Diversion Squad and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, assisted by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, the Drug Enforcement Administration Florence Office, and the Fifteenth Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit.  The case is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Lauren Hummel of the Florence office for prosecution.

The United States Attorney stated that all charges in this Indictment are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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Lance Crick (864) 282-2105
Updated February 12, 2018