Two arrested in traffic stop | News | The Press and Standard
by The Press and Standard | April 14, 2017 5:56 pm
Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputies working I-95, arrested two
New York men on narcotics charges following a traffic stop the morning
of April 13.
The officers reportedly pulled the driver over for
following too closely April 13 at 9:18 a.m. near the 51-mile marker of
I-95’s southbound lanes.
After receiving permission to search the vehicle, the deputies
reportedly found 30 wrapped bundles of marijuana, approximately 37
pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $50,000, in the trunk of
The discovery led to the arrest of the driver, Varun Sharma, 24, of
Hollis, N.Y., and the passenger, Steven Jairam, 26, of Jamaica, N.Y., on