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Myrtle Beach Man Indicted by Federal Grand Jury in Connection with Suspected Opioid Overdoses

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Carolina

James Latron Sumter, a/k/a “T”, age 35, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has been charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and heroin, the use of which resulted in serious bodily injury or death, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 846 and 841(b)(1)(C).  This charge carries a mandatory sentence of imprisonment of 20 years to life if Sumter is convicted.  The case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Drug Enforcement Administration, and is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Everett McMillian of the Florence office for prosecution.

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




Lance Crick (8640 282-2105

Updated August 15, 2018