Early Thursday morning, Greenwood police who were conducting a safety checkpoint on Central Avenue and Hillyard Street noticed a driver who had numerous active felony warrants and went to stop his vehicle, according to a report.
The man drove off, and someone in the vehicle threw a bag out of the passenger side window while police pursued them. According to the report, the driver eventually pulled into a driveway on Gambrell Street.
Officers put the driver and two passengers in handcuffs, the report said. The driver was arrested, and officers found with him a set of digital scales with marijuana residue on them and $434 in cash. An officer who went back to look for the item thrown from the vehicle found a bag of marijuana in the area, weighing about 13.6 grams.
Dakwon Tyrell Hill, 21, of 301 N. Bethune St., Greenwood was arrested and charged in connection with this case.
His charges include: manufacture, distribution, etc. of cocaine base; manufacture or possession of other substance in schedule I, II, III or flunitrazepam with intent to distribute, first offense; possession of a controlled substance near a public park; failure to stop for blue light; failure to stop on lawful command; possession with intent to distribute schedule IV controlled substance; resisting arrest with assault on officer; simple possession of marijuana; unlawful carrying of pistol; sale or delivery of pistol to, and possession by, certain persons unlawful; and unlawful possession of a firearm/ammunition by felon.