Husband and wife arrested in Leesville drug seizure

Lexington County narcotics agents seized a large quantity of meth, marijuana from a married couple after executing a search warrant at a Leesville home last week.

Nicholas Rattray, 34, and Kaitlin Rattray, 25, were arrested on multiple charges at the house Nov. 28, according to warrants.

Nicholas Rattray is charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of weapon during a violent crime, possession of a stolen pistol, possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, and possession with the intent to distribute hydrocodone.

Kaitlin Rattray is charged with possession of a stolen pistol, possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, and possession with the intent to distribute hydrocodone.

“A tip led investigators to the home in the 400 block of Gantt Mill Road,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Agents seized about 600 grams of meth, 500 grams of marijuana, two firearms and two vehicles. One of the firearms seized had been reported as stolen.”

Agents also seized nearly $11,000 in cash from the house, according to Koon.

The couple have been released from the Lexington County Detention Center after posting bond.

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