SURFSIDE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A suspect wanted in connection with a murder in Connecticut in 1998 was located and arrested in Surfside Beach Tuesday.
Gerald Brian Tuttle, 51, was arrested at a house on residence on 14th Avenue South without incident, stated Surfside Beach Chief of Police Rodney Keziah.
The arrest was the result of a joint investigation between Surfside Beach Police, Myrtle Beach Police, and the US Marshall's Task Force, Chief Keziah stated. Tuttle is being held without bond pending extradition back to Connecticut.
"Anytime you can take a suspected violent crime offender and murder suspect off the streets and out of our communities it is a good day," Chief Keziah stated.