A West Columbia man is facing drug charges after members of the gang unit initiated a traffic stop in the 2800 block of Emanuel Church Rd. Sept. 18.

Robert Glenn Hardee, 38, has been charged with trafficking cocaine, according to arrest warrants.

“According to our gang unit, Hardee is a validated gang member with the Warlocks Motorcycle Club,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “The unit was able to document the group as a criminal gang under the South Carolina Code of Laws.”

Hardee is being held in the Lexington County Detention Center.