Three men arrested on gun and drug charges after traffic stop in Beaufort County

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Three people are jailed on gun and drug charges after a traffic stop in Beaufort County Friday afternoon.

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says in mid-March it received reports of 3 people in a blue Dodge Charger who were allegedly seen pointing guns at people and possibly dealing drugs in Aurora and Edward.

On Friday, deputies received a tip about the car’s location and found it at an apartment in Aurora.

At 2:30 p.m. Friday, deputies conducted a traffic stop on the car on Highway 33 in Aurora.

The first deputy to stop the car smelled marijuana coming from the car and searched the vehicle, where he found 70 grams of marijuana, 1 gram of cocaine, a set of digital scales, plastic baggies, over $1,400.00 in cash and a loaded 9mm handgun with the serial number filed off.

The three people in the car were arrested and charged as follows:

Paquon Shabrien Coffey, 23 of Grimesland was charged with one count each of Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, Possession a Firearm with an Altered Serial Number, Possession of Cocaine, Possession With Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver Marijuana and Maintaining a Vehicle for the Purpose of Keeping or Selling a Controlled Substance.

Patrick Obrien Coffey Jr, 20 of Grimesland was charged with one count each of Possession of a Firearm with an Altered Serial Number, Possession With Intent to Manufacture Sell or Deliver Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia.

Akeim Raquon McCray, 23 of Smithfield was charged with one count each of Possession of a Firearm with an Altered Serial Number, Possession With Intent to Manufacture Sell or Deliver Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia.

Paquon Coffey is being held in the Beaufort County Jail on a $36,500.00 bond.

Patrick Coffey Jr. is being held in the Beaufort County Jail on a $15,000 bond.

Akeim McCray is being held in the Beaufort County Jail on a $15,000.00 bond.

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