Greenville, SC (FOX Carolina) - Deputies with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office Interdiction Team announced on Friday the seizure of a large amount of ecstasy. 

Deputies say in addition to taking a pistol of an accused drug trafficker, this week, they also seized over 10 pounds of Ecstasy during a traffic stop on I-85 at Augusta Road. 

Deputies tell us that John Robert Ewing and Carol Lynn Nicholson were charged with trafficking MDMA over 1000 units. 

Ewing was also charged with Possession of a gun during a violent crime and unlawful carrying of a pistol. 

Both Ewing and Nicholson are being held in the Greenville County Detention Center. 

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