4 arrested on cocaine trafficking charges
The York County Multijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit arrested four men on cocaine trafficking charges Friday in Rock Hill, according to a report from the York County Sheriff's Office.
The report states the men tried to buy a kilo of cocaine in the Home Depot parking lot around 7 p.m. Friday.
• Morris Raneco Hayden, 29, of 2119 W. Meeting St., Lancaster, trafficking cocaine, third offense;
• James Edward Hughes, 37, of 2033 Pinta Drive, Lancaster trafficking cocaine, second offense;
• Pedro Rodriguez Torres, 23, of 1013 Sara Drive, Lancaster, trafficking cocaine; and
• Obed Antonio Revoyo-Cruz, 29, of 430 Dana Lane, Charlotte, trafficking cocaine.
Officials also seized three vehicles and $24,305 in cash, the report states.
Spratt promotes Democratic budget plan
WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the House Budget Committee said Saturday that a 2009 spending blueprint passed by the Democratic-controlled Congress will restore funding for health care, energy and education while leading to a balanced budget by 2012.
Rep. John Spratt, D-S.C., said the budget plan rejected proposed cuts to Medicare and Medicaid and would broaden the Children's Health Insurance Program. The plan would also add nearly $5 billion to the Veterans Affairs health care system in 2009, he said.