Orangeburg, SC (WLTX)--An Orangeburg man has been arrested after receiving a shipment of marijuana in the mail.
Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said that at approximately 12:10pm, Lawrence Allen Irick, 53, of Russell Street in Orangeburg, accepted two packages, containing 70 pounds of marijuana.
"This is part of an ongoing multi-agency investigation into marijuana trafficking in Orangeburg County, " said Ravenell.
Irick has been charged with distributing, selling, or posession of a control substance near a school and trafficking in marijuana of ten pounds or more, but less than 100lbs.
"I am not the mail man but there are some packages I will deliver, and this is one of them, " said Ravenell.