Five men were arrested at the North Augusta Gardens apartment complex on Wednesday after the execution of a narcotics search warrant, according to a release from the North Augusta Department of Public Safety.

Dominique Beal, Marquise Freeman, Leonard Robinson, Daiquan Lee and Jermaine Wright were each arrested and charged after being located inside the apartment. They are charged with possession with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute within proximity to a school or park.

The release states narcotics and "several handguns" were recovered in the apartment.

The warrant was executed on Wednesday by NADPS Criminal Investigation Division and SWAT team.

Lindsey Hodges is a general assignment reporter at the Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star. Follow her on Twitter at @LindseyNHodges.