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2 men, 1 woman arrested in Myrtle Beach traffic stop drug bust

Left: English, Middle: Worrell, Right: Patrick (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center) Left: English, Middle: Worrell, Right: Patrick (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)
Facebook photo posted by MBPD showing the drugs seized. Facebook photo posted by MBPD showing the drugs seized.

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – An investigation that began with a traffic stop in Myrtle Beach led police to a home where they found large quantities of molly, cocaine base, heroin, marijuana, as well as a gun, ammo, and drug paraphernalia. Three people were arrested at the home, one of whom is a known gang member with a violent history.

Basheba James Worrell, age 37, of Myrtle Beach, was arrested at the residence and charged with simple possession of marijuana; trafficking in ice, crank or crack cocaine 200 grams or more, but less than 400 grams; trafficking Mdma/Ecstasy (1000 + units) (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine); Heroin, Morphine, etc., trafficking in illegal drugs, 4 grams or more, but less 14 grams-first offense, according to Lt. Joey Crosby of the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

Israel Tyrone Patrick, age 20, of Myrtle Beach, was also arrested at the residence and charged with simple possession marijuana; trafficking Mdma/Ecstasy (1000 + units) (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine); Heroin, Morphine, etc., trafficking in illegal drugs, 28 grams or more; trafficking in ice, crank or crack cocaine 200 grams or more, but less than 400 grams; sale or delivery of pistol to, and possession by, certain persons unlawful, according to Lt. Joey Crosby of the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

Kareem Anwar English, age 39, of Myrtle Beach, was arrested at the home and charged with possession of marijuana, less than 1 ounce, first offense; trafficking in ice, crank or crack cocaine 200 grams or more, but less than 400 grams; Heroin, Morphine, etc., trafficking in illegal drugs, 28 grams or more; trafficking Mdma/Ecstasy (1000 + units) (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine), according to Lt. Joey Crosby of the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

Myrtle Beach Police Department officers in the Street Crimes Unit and a K-9 unit detected an odor of marijuana coming from a car after conducting a traffic stop for an infraction, according to a Facebook post by the department.

The investigation led officers to execute a search warrant at a residence in Myrtle Beach, where they found:

-495.5 grams, or 1.09 pounds of Molly

-248.2 grams of cocaine base

-260 slips of heroin

-2.3 grams of powder heroin

-10.6 grams of marijuana

-A Smith and Wesson .38 Special with 50 rounds of ammunition

-Two drug presses

-Numerous boxes of unused heroin slips
-Three scales

-Other used cooking equipment.

The Facebook post states, one of the three people arrested is a known gang member with a violent history.

The driver from the initial traffic stop was charged with simple possession of marijuana and the traffic violation. The passenger was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine, third offense.

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