On 3/12/2020, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Dylan Holcomb, 26 years of age, of 104 Tupelo Lane, Pamlico Plantation in Washington. Holcombe was charged with 2 counts Trafficking in Opioids (Fentanyl) by Possession, 2 counts of Trafficking in Opioids (Fentanyl) by Manufacturing, 2 counts of Trafficking in Opioids (Fentanyl) by Transportation, Maintaining a vehicle and a residence for the purpose of storing and selling a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Holcomb’s arrest stemmed from Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit, Agents with DEA and Agents with the SBI Clandestine Unit executing a Search Warrant on Dylan Holcomb’s residence located at 104 Tupelo Lane, Pamlico Plantation in Washington. Investigators found a pill manufacturing operation inside the residence.
Investigators found a pill press, approximately 10 grams of powdered fentanyl, approximately 1,575 fentanyl laced pills, approximately 418 Xanax shaped pills, packaging material, a digital scale, US postal shipping packages and a custom built 9mm pistol with a suppressor.
Holcomb was confined in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $750,000.00 secured bond.