Hallsboro Drug Dealer Sentenced

Stevan Trent Boone
Stevan Trent "Boonie" Boone (CCSO)

• Stevan Trent Boone has extended criminal history.

The owner of a well-known “hot spot” in Hallsboro has been sentenced to prison.

Stevan Trent “Boonie” Boone, 34, was arrested during a narcotics raid on his Valley Lane residence June 1, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. The home has been hit multiple times in recent years.

In the June 1 raid on Valley Lane, Boone allegedly tried to flee, and threw a package of drugs as he ran. He was tracked down and charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver cocaine and marijuana, and maintaining a dwelling for drug activities. Boone was held under $10,000 secured bond.

Jordan Little, 32, was also at the residence. He was charged with possession of a stolen firearm, felony possession of cocaine, and misdemeanor marijuana possession. He was held under $15,000. Little was also served with outstanding warrants for unrelated charges.

At the time, detention records show Boone was out on bond for a 2020 drug arrest. He pleaded guilty on June 15 to sale and delivery of cocaine, and was given a 12-24 month sentence. The next day, he pleaded to the June 1 charges, and received an addition six to 17 months in prison.

Court records show Boone’s record stretches back to 2005, when he was arrested at East Columbus High School with several bags of marijuana.

During an August 2018 raid, Boone was waiting for deputies with a firearm in his hands, according to then-Sheriff Lewis Hatcher. That raid came after Boone was accused of harming a three-year-old child who had been left in his care. 

Records show Boone was on probation at the time of that arrest. Inside the home, detectives found cocaine, marijuana, Xanax, Oxycodone, and stolen firearms. He was charged with charged with maintaining a dwelling for drug activities, possession of a stolen firearm, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver cocaine, marijuana, opiates, and prescription pills, and felony child abuse, inflicting serious injury, records show.

Prior to that raid, Boone was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, sale and delivery of the drug, and maintaining a dwelling for controlled substances. In that investigation, Boone sold a small amount of cocaine to an undercover operative at the Valley Lane home.

In the press release about the latest arrest, Sheriff Jody Greene said “there is more to do.

“We consider these convictions and sentencings a win for those who have been directly affected by the devastating impacts of narcotics related crime and addiction.”

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