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Police seize guns, heroin, crack, marijuana, cash from Loris-area home

Source: Horry County Police Source: Horry County Police
Source: Horry County Police Source: Horry County Police

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Six guns, 1.2 pounds of heroin, nearly one pound of crack, 35 grams of cocaine, a quantity of marijuana, and over $80,000 in cash was seized from a Loris-area home, and three men were arrested by Horry County Police on Friday, January 15.

About 11:15 a.m., HCPD officers and the US Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force responded to a residence on Live Oak Church Road to look for a fugitive, according to a news release from HCPD. Someone else inside the home confirmed to police that the fugitive was there, but he refused to come out.

Officers and detectives went in to arrest the fugitive, and discovered a supply of guns and narcotics, according to the news release. Officers backed out of the home and obtained a search warrant, according to the police report. While doing a sweep of the house, officers found a shotgun, a pistol, a revolver, and three assault rifles. Officers also found bags containing substances that field-tested positive for heroin and cocaine, as well as several jars of a green substance that looked and smelled like marijuana.

In all, officers seized 572 grams of heroin, 441 grams of crack 35 grams of cocaine, a quantity of marijuana, six firearms, and $81,887 in cash during the incident, the news release states.

Three men were arrested, including the fugitive, but their identities cannot be released at this time due to the open investigation, officials stated.

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