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Deputies discover drug operation during home detention check

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Jason Best (Courtesy: Spartanburg Co. Detention Center) Jason Best (Courtesy: Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)
Chris Sellars (Courtesy: Spartanburg Co. Detention Center) Chris Sellars (Courtesy: Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)
David Tracey (Courtesy: Spartanburg Co. Detention Center) David Tracey (Courtesy: Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies in Spartanburg County said they made three arrests after they discovered a drug operation at a home while conducting a home detention visit.

Deputies said they were visiting the home of David Tracy on Maryland Avenue on Tuesday.

At the scene, deputies said they observed a man, identified as Jason Best, sitting in a parked car, and another man walking from an outbuilding on the property carrying a black zipper bag.

Deputies said the zipper bag contained over 70 grams of methamphetamine separated into four plastic bags.

Deputies said the man carrying the bag, identified as Chris Sellars, also had a substance used to cut or weaken the drugs in his pocket.

When deputies located Tracy, he admitted he kept drugs and other paraphernalia in the outbuilding on the property, deputies said.

Inside the building, deputies said they discovered a small amount of meth, cutting agent, digital scales and spoons.

A K-9 was brought to the scene to search the vehicle Best was sitting in when deputies arrived, and a search discovered scales, plastic bags, and over 10 grams of meth hidden in the vehicle, according to arrest reports.

Deputies said all three men were charged.

Sellars was charged with trafficking methamphetamine over 28 grams.

Best was charged with trafficking methamphetamine over 10 grams.

Tracy was charged with possession of methamphetamine and violation of home detention.

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