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Rock Hill man charged with trafficking crack after investigation, police say

York County Sheriff's Office

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story published online had incorrect information. No drugs were seized in the traffic stop and no new charges came from the stop, according to police.

A Rock Hill man was charged with drug trafficking Friday after a traffic stop late Thursday, according to police and court records.

Aontre Maurice Heath, 36, was arrested after officers with the York County Multijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit stopped Heath on Sandpiper Lane in Rock Hill late Thursday, said Lt. John Rainier of the drug unit.

Heath was arrested after an investigation that lasted almost a year, Rainier said.

Heath is charged with three counts of trafficking crack cocaine, according to police, jail and court records. Heath also was charged with two counts of distribution of crack near a park or school, and also was served a bench warrant for failure to appear in court for previous charges, records show.

Heath was booked Friday morning and is being held on $112,500 bond at the York County jail, jail records show.

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