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Surfside man charged with 1st degree burglary after police chase

(Source: J Reuben Long Detention Center) (Source: J Reuben Long Detention Center)

SURFSIDE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Surfside Beach officers arrested a 41-year-old man after a police chase that involved multiple response units.

Surfside Beach Police Officers encountered a suspicious vehicle operating in the area of Cedar Drive South, on August 9. Police say the vehicle was being operated in a manner consistent with criminal activity association. 

The officer attempted a traffic stop, the operator then fled from the officer. A vehicle chase occurred with the assistance of SC Highway Patrol, Horry County PD, and Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office.  The chase ended in Georgetown County, and the suspect was arrested after a brief struggle with officers. 
After investigation, officers were able to identify items of evidence inside the suspect’ vehicle that were tied to several previous residential burglaries that occurred in Surfside Beach.

According to police, 41-year-old Allen Loring Atkins of Surfside Beach, was arrested and charged by SBPD with 6 counts of 1st degree burglary, possession of burglary tools, reckless driving, and failure to stop for blue light and siren, and driving under suspension. 

After his arrest, Atkins was also charged with numerous burglaries by Horry County PD that occurred in their jurisdiction. Atkins is currently being held at J. Reuben Long Detention Center, according to police.

Chief Keziah said, “This is an active investigation, and we still expect further changes to be issued. 

For previous story Atkins arrest, click here.

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