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Man arrested after visiting jail to bail friend out, police say

Source: Raycom Media Source: Raycom Media

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A wanted man was arrested after he went to bail a friend out of jail, and was recognized by a police officer.

According to the police report from Myrtle Beach Police Department, on Sunday, May 3 around 7:50 p.m., a MBPD officer recognized Dustin Lee Smith, 24, from a picture he saw. Police say he was standing in the police department's lobby to bail a friend out of jail. When the officer asked the suspect his name, the suspect's identity matched the wanted subject, according to the report.

Police say they detained the suspect, and found drugs in Smith's possession during a routine search.

According to the police report, Smith had no prior convictions for simple possession of marijuana. Police say the suspect was given a citation and a court date.

There is no further information at this time.

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