Grand Strand Crime

Drug dog sniffs out vacuum sealed bag of marijuana

A drug dog and his powerful nose managed to sniff a bag of marijuana that was vacuum sealed, according to the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office.

Police serve search warrant on home, ask people to avoid area

Report: Man steals U-Haul truck so he, wife can move to Myrtle Beach for a ‘fresh start’

Police release photo of suspect in Loris bank robbery

Warrant: Man who lied about being attacked by ‘large black cat’ cut his own clothing

Female suspect on the loose after BB&T bank robbery in Loris

Massive drug cartel investigation in Charlotte has ties to Myrtle Beach, documents say

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Police: Horry student claims she was sexually assaulted on school grounds

Bond set for man who deputies say lied about being attacked by ‘large black cat’

Myrtle Beach police release timeline in swatting case

Conway man sentenced in armed robbery case involving $20

Former HCSO deputies charged in drowning deaths of two women set for court appearance

‘It really got real when I saw the loaded assault rifles:’ Family victim of fake 911 call that leads to police, SWAT response

Myrtle Beach man enters guilty plea in 2015 shooting death of man in hotel parking lot

A Myrtle Beach man pleaded guilty Tuesday to shooting another man in a hotel parking lot in 2015.

Gun stolen from truck in Litchfield Beach, police say

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office is asking for information about two vehicle break-ins that took place sometime Sunday night and Monday morning.

White powder sent to Horry County Government Center tests positive for cocaine

The mysterious white powder that led to the evacuation of the Horry County Government and Justice Center on Friday has tested positive for cocaine.

Police search for woman accused of stealing merchandise from Hollister

A woman is wanted after allegedly stealing hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from the Hollister clothing store at Coastal Grand Mall.

Search underway for suspect who robbed Conway Chinese Restaurant while armed, according to officials

Police: No evidence to support shots were fired near 44th Avenue North, Grissom Pkwy in Myrtle Beach

Report: White powder in letter led to evacuation of Horry County Government & Justice Center

Report: Meth, heroin found during Myrtle Beach traffic stop

‘No threat’ determined after suspicious package tested at Horry Co. Government & Justice Center

Man charged with attempted murder after shooting near bus station

Longs man found guilty of murdering former Loris High football player

An Horry County jury has found a Longs man guilty of murdering a former Loris High School football player and injuring two others in a 2016 shooting.

Drugs, gun seized after traffic stop in Conway

A man is in custody after police seized drugs and a firearm following a traffic stop last weekend in Conway, according to a news release from the Conway Police Department.

Report: One in custody following report of shots fired in Myrtle Beach’s Futrell Park

Myrtle Beach police have taken a person in custody in connection with a shots fired complaint that happened Wednesday in Futrell Park off Mr. Joe White Avenue, according to a report.

Myrtle Beach police investigate shots fired call

Myrtle Beach police are investigating a shots fired call Wednesday night.

Police: Social media helps Horry Co. custom shop owner track down stolen motorcycles in Charleston

Police in Charleston may now be investigating the theft of several motorcycles from Horry County.Police responded to North Sherwood Drive Tuesday night in West Ashley over a stolen vehicle.

Horry County Sheriff’s Office warns about arrest warrant scam

The Horry County Sheriff’s Office wants to warn the community about a scam that aims to take your money.

Warrants: NC man found dead in car shot multiple times

A Little River man has been charged in connection with the death of a North Carolina man found dead in a car.

MAP: A dozen registered sex offenders live in 5-mile radius of men charged with sex crimes against children

Within the past several days, two Grand Strand men have been arrested and charged with sexual offenses against children.

Myrtle Beach Police respond to report of shots fired

Police are responding to a report of shots fired in Futrell Park, Cpl. Thomas Vest with the Myrtle Beach Police Department confirmed Wednesday afternoon.

Police seek breach of trust suspect

A Surfside Beach man is wanted after police say he was paid for construction work that he did not complete.

2 wanted in theft on Coastal Carolina University’s campus

The Coastal Carolina University Department of Public Safety needs the community’s help to identify two suspects wanted in a theft.

Nearly $1,500 in merchandise stolen from Coastal Grand Mall in shoplifting case, police say

Myrtle Beach police said that five people worked together to steal dozens of items from JCPenney store inside Coastal Grand Mall on Saturday afternoon.

Report: 10-year-old girl consumed drugs, alcohol at home; man accused of sexually assaulting her

A Delaware man who has an address in Surfside Beach was arrested over the weekend for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl when she was 10 years old.

Wanted man located after anonymous tip

The Horry County Police Department is asking for the community’s help to find a man who is wanted and may be a risk to himself or others.

Accident near Grand Strand Medical leads to gun, drugs arrest

An accident in front of Grand Strand Medical Center Saturday night led to one man’s arrest on stolen gun and drug trafficking charges.

Police chase on Hwy. 90 ends with a crash, arrest of 17-year-old suspect

Horry County police arrested one person who allegedly crashed into a car after failing to pull over when officers attempted a traffic stop.

Horry County teacher behind bars for alleged indecent exposure

An Horry County school teacher is behind bars on an indecent exposure charge.

Body found near Tabor City identified as missing SC man

A body found outside of Tabor City has been identified as a missing man from South Carolina, the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday.

’We’re not going to sit still for this:’ Man stops would-be thief from breaking into cars

Neighbors and business owners in The Market Common said a man was trying to break into cars Wednesday night until a good Samaritan stopped him.

‘Last man standing’ in Myrtle Beach organized crime case found guilty of drug charges

A Myrtle Beach man faces up to 30 years in a federal prison after being found guilty of drug charges.

Report: Conway mom overdoses, crashes with baby in car

A woman was arrested after police say she overdosed on heroin, had a seizure and crashed her vehicle with her 1-year-old child in the backseat.

Man stabbed during altercation on Bucksport Road, Horry police investigating

Horry County police are looking for a suspect after a man was stabbed during an altercation on Bucksport Road, according to Lt. Thomas DelPercio.

One suspect in custody, search continues for second after Horry County home invasion where victim was beaten, tied up

Horry County police have taken one person into custody and continue to look for the second in connection with a home invasion last month.

Georgetown police officer out of department after domestic violence arrest

A Georgetown police officer is no longer with the department after he was arrested on domestic violence charges, according to the Georgetown police captain.

Judge to decide outcome of Stanko hearing

In the next few days, a judge is expected to announce the outcome of death row inmate Stephen Stanko's post-conviction hearing.

Georgetown police officer arrested on domestic violence charge

A Georgetown Police Department officer has been arrested on multiple charges by the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office.

’I was shocked:’ Brother of death row inmate Stephen Stanko takes the stand on day two of hearing

Stephen Stanko’s post-conviction hearing continued on Tuesday for the second day.

Andrews Police capture woman wanted in connection with firing shots

Police are searching for a woman wanted on two charges in connection with shots fired in the area.

Georgetown Police investigating after man woke up with bullet hole in his leg

The Georgetown Police Department is investigating after a man said he woke up and had a bullet hole in his leg.

Report: Intoxicated man steals bike from Myrtle Beach Police

An intoxicated man was arrested Tuesday morning after allegedly stealing a bicycle from the Myrtle Beach Police Department bike shed.

WATCH: Hearing for death row inmate Stephen Stanko continues in Georgetown County

Stephen Stanko, who is currently sitting on death row after being convicted in two Grand Strand murders, is appearing in a Georgetown County courtroom Monday for a post-conviction relief hearing.

Video: Man charged with attempted murder following police chase

-A man is behind bars on numerous charges after leading police on a multi-county police chase.

Hearing for death row inmate Stephen Stanko seeks new trial for murder conviction

Convicted murderer Stephen Stanko appeared in court in Georgetown County on Monday more than a decade after his murder trial for a post-conviction relief trial.

Records: Tammy Moorer holding down same job in same prison as Susan Smith

Soon after Tammy Moorer was convicted of kidnapping Heather Elvis and sentenced to 30 years in prison, she began a job at the Leath Correctional Institution in Greenwood.

Police respond after a report of shots fired in the Myrtle Beach area

Police have responded to a report of shots fired in the Myrtle Beach area.

Man charged following assault in area of Restaurant Row

A North Carolina man remained in jail Monday following his arrest for a reported assault that happened Friday in the Restaurant Row area.

Man caught on camera during home burglary wearing Florence School District attire

A man was caught red-handed wearing Florence School District attire on surveillance video after Florence Police say they responded to a home for a burglary.

Teen charged after hit-and-run involving Myrtle Beach fire truck, SUV

A teen driver is facing a charge after allegedly colliding with a Myrtle Beach Fire Department ladder truck, the audio of which was captured on a WMBF News Facebook Live.

Police investigate reported stabbing in Restaurant Row area

Crews are responding after a person was reportedly stabbed Friday morning in the area of Restaurant Row.

Suspect Search: Man charged with leading police on a high speed chase; Another man accused of assaulting a woman

A high-speed chase that includes a crash and a report of a second suspect who allegedly punched his victim after slamming her into a vanity. Let’s see if you can help authorities find them.

Myrtle Beach, Conway, and Horry County among top agencies who distributed Narcan in 2018

Horry County, Myrtle Beach, and Conway police are among DHEC’s top ten agencies who distributed Narcan in 2018.

Man wanted following drug bust in Longs arrested by U.S. Marshals

A seventh suspect has been arrested after police say guns, drugs and money were seized from a Longs home last week.

Report: Police find dog tied to car, ‘shaking uncontrollably’ in parking lot of SC Walmart

A pet owner was issued a citation Monday after police found a dog tied to a vehicle and “shaking uncontrollably” in the parking lot of the Seaboard Street Walmart in Myrtle Beach, according to a report.

One of the suspects in the Sunhouse robberies, murders pleads guilty

One of the suspects charged in connection with the 2015 Sunhouse convenience store robberies and murders has pleaded guilty.

Six arrested, one wanted following drug bust in Longs

Six people were arrested and one remains at large after guns, drugs and money were seized from a Longs home last week, according to a news release from the Horry County Police Department.

Conway man gets 10 years behind bars for drug charge

A Conway man pleaded guilty to a drug charge last month and was sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to a news release from the 15th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.

Man dies after shooting near Andrews

Deputies are investigating after a man was injured in a shooting early Tuesday morning near Andrews.

Two injured after shooting in Longs

Police are investigating after two people were shot Monday morning in Longs.

Man accused of sex crime with a minor arrested again

A man accused of inappropriate contact with a minor found himself back behind Horry County bars Saturday. 67-year-old Stephen Jordan was arrested and charged with 3rd degree assault and battery along with trespassing according to booking records. On Wednesday, Jordan was released on $10,000 bond

Conway man sentenced to 18 months behind bars after deadly hit-and-run

A 37-year-old Conway man that was arrested and charged for the deadly hit and run of a moped driver on Saturday, May 27 on Highway 701 South in Conway has been sentenced to 18 months behind bars.

Attorneys discuss possible dates to retry Sidney Moorer on kidnapping charge

The attorneys on both sides of Sidney Moorer’s kidnapping case discussed possible dates for a retrial after his original trial ended in a hung jury in 2016.

Man at center of ‘Walking Dead’ security camera footage arrested

The man at the center of a horrifying security camera video that showed him trying to break into a Myrtle Beach woman’s home is now facing charges.

Numerous prostitution related arrests made in Horry County and Myrtle Beach

A recent prostitution sting in Horry County resulted in 13 arrests for the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

Neighbors work to get alleged sex offender out of their neighborhood

Horry County residents are fighting to get an alleged sex offender out of their neighborhood. Neighbors in West Ridge say the man follows kids around the neighborhood on his bike and he’ll even show up in their backyards.

Horry County daycare owner on edge following three thefts in two weeks

An Horry County daycare owner and her clients are worried following two thefts in two weeks in front of the daycare.

‘Call the cops. I’m sorry:’ Deputies seek to identify Circle K shoplifting suspect

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in identifying a shoplifting suspect.

Police seek suspect who stole wheels, rims from Little River car dealership

Horry County police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect believed to have stolen the wheels and rims off several vehicles at a local dealership.

Report: Teen shot while trying to buy marijuana in Longs

An investigation is underway after police say a teenager was shot Monday night while trying to buy marijuana in the Longs area.