Lancaster man charged with dealing LSD, ecstacy in SC

Posted January 11, 2019 12:26 pm | Filed under Featured, Local News, News

A Lancaster man is one of four people charged with trafficking LSD and Ecstasy after a federal Department of Homeland Security raid in Charlotte that led to drug seizures in North Carolina and South Carolina.

According to published reports, Christopher Dustin Owens, 23, of Kings Circle in Lancaster, was arrested Jan. 4 in Charlotte after selling more than 1,000 hits of suspected LSD to an undercover agent, Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile said.

Owens was taken into custody after the drug deal. Lancaster deputies have warrants against Owens for trafficking LSD and Ecstasy, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm during a violent crime.

He is being held in a North Carolina jail pending extradition to South Carolina. North Carolina police charged three other men with trafficking LSD.