November 22, 2017


SUBJECT: Tracey S. Ennis, age 28, of 422 North Keith Street, Timmonsville, SC 29161 was arrested by Narcotics Investigators with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office on November 21, 2017 and charged with one count of Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana (S.C. Code Ann. 44-53-370(b)(2)) and one count of Trafficking in Cocaine (S.C. Code Ann. 44-53-370(e)(2)). See FCSO Booking Website for additional information.

NARRATIVE: Tracy Sentail Ennis, age 28, of 427 N. Keith Street, Timmonsville, SC, was arrested for Trafficking in Cocaine and Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute on November 21, 2017, in Timmonsville. If convicted, Ennis could face a sentence of up to 25 years in prison and a fine of up to $50,000.

According to Florence County Sheriff’s Narcotics Investigators, the investigation of Ennis began when citizens complained about drug activity in the area of 427 N. Keith Street in Timmonsville, SC. Based on information obtained during the investigation, a Florence County Magistrate issued a search warrant authorizing law enforcement officers to search the residence. That search warrant was executed on November 21, 2017, by Sheriff’s Narcotics Investigators and Timmonsville Police Department. Ennis was detained at the scene and taken into custody without incident.

While searching 427 N. Keith Street, investigators uncovered approximately 34 grams of suspected cocaine, 228 grams of suspected marijuana, suspected drug distribution paraphernalia and a loaded pistol. A Florence County Magistrate issued Arrest Warrants charging Ennis with Trafficking in Cocaine and Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute. Ennis is being held at the Florence County Detention Center on a $20,000.00 surety bond.

According to the US Drug Enforcement Administration’s 2017 Drug National Drug Threat Assessment, cocaine abuse and availability have rebounded, largely due to record increases in cocaine production in Colombia, South America - the primary source of cocaine to the United States. Marijuana production has likewise increased in the United States, as has user demand for concentrated forms of the drug. According to Sheriff’s Investigators, distribution of both cocaine and marijuana has increased locally.

Anyone with information about Ennis, or dealers of cocaine, marijuana or other illegal drugs, is encouraged to contact the Florence County Sheriff’s Office at (843) 665-2121, ext. 330, Crime Stoppers of the Pee Dee at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or text tip to #CRIME. You do not have to reveal your identity to leave information.

Major Michael M. Nunn
General Counsel/P.I.O.