Mary Elizabeth Wiggins (L), Patrick Zen Wiggins (Al Cannon Detention Center)
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) —
Charleston Police have arrested a mother and son on drug charges after a special investigations unit busted them with over 15 pounds of marijuana and $11,000 in cash.
Police say Mary Elizabeth Wiggins, 52, of Hilton Head, and her son Patrick Zen Wiggins, 21, of Congress Street, are charged with two counts of possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, and one count of distribution of marijuana.
With help from the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office, police say theyseized the large cash and drugs from the duo, along with a handgun, over the course of a two-month investigation.
Police say their is still an open investigation into this case.