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Sheriff: Jailer accused of selling drugs to cops stripped of badge, gun

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Robert Bolick (Source: Greer Police Dept.) Robert Bolick (Source: Greer Police Dept.)
GREER, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Greer police said a Spartanburg County Detention Center officer is accused of selling drugs to an undercover officer.

Police said Robert Bolick, 34, sold scheduled III and IV narcotics to an undercover Greer police officer at a location on Highway 101, getting money in exchange for the deal.

According to Lt. Eric Pressley with Greer police, they received a few tips about Bolick, investigating the case for a week prior to his arrest. He said a warrant service team arrested Bolick on Tuesday. He was charged with three counts of drug possession with intent to distribute first offense.

The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office confirmed Bolick was an officer at the jail.

Lt. Kevin Bobo said Bolick has since been fired and an investigation is ongoing. He said Sheriff Chuck Wright has asked the State Law Enforcement Division to investigate.

"I'm glad they caught him," Wright said during a press conference on Wednesday. "We don't want drug dealers in our neighborhood and I don't care what clothes they wear."

Wright said they have a stringent interview process and background check for people hired by the sheriff's office.

He said it doesn't appear anyone else is involved at this time or that Bolick transferred drugs to inmates, but SLED will be investigating.

Bolick had been with the sheriff's office for about a year and a half, according to Wright.

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