GREENWOOD, SC – A Greenwood man is facing counterfeiting charges after agents with the Greenwood Drug Enforcement Unit, along with representatives from a private investigation firm and the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office, executed a search warrant at 229 Booker Street in Greenwood.
According to a report from the Greenwood Police Department, DEU agents discovered counterfeit brand name shoes and clothing from Nike, Timberland, NBA, Ed Hardy, Black label, Gucci, Evisu, MFG, Enyce, Polo, Coogi, Rock N Republic, Phat Farm, Akademiks, Locaste, Ralph Lauren, Sean John, Adidas and Roca Wear. Agents seized a total of 291 pairs of shoes, 154 jeans, 365 shirts, 27 jackets and 10 sweat suits.
Agents arrested Bruce Bernard Harrison, 55, and charged him with counterfeiting and no business license. According to the report, Harrison told agents that he used his 1993 Chevrolet van to transport the goods from the jockey lot. The vehicle was seized due to being used in the commission of a crime.
The report states that agents also found a $20 bill on Harrison’s person that was used in a controlled buy. Agents seized a total of $328.
Harrison was released on a personal recognizance bond Tuesday morning.