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Three arrested by Horry County police following drug operation in Burcale Road area

Left: Chrystopher Cody; Center: Chelsey Harris; Right: Ronald Hightower (Source: Horry County Police Department) Left: Chrystopher Cody; Center: Chelsey Harris; Right: Ronald Hightower (Source: Horry County Police Department)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The Horry County Police Department announced Wednesday that three people are facing drug charges following a May investigation in the Burcale Road area.

According to information from Lt. Raul Denis, detectives with the HCDP’s Narcotics and Vice Unit conducted an investigation May 17 that ended with the seizure of almost 70 grams of marijuana, a semi-automatic pistol and $1,933 in cash.

Three individuals were taken into custody and charged in connection with the bust. They were:

Ronald Hightower, 24, of Myrtle Beach, was charged with four counts of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance.

Chrystopher Cody, 24, of Conway, was charged with one count of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance.

Chelsey R. Harris, 27, of Warrenton, Va., was charged with being a fugitive as a result of her wanted status in the state of Georgia.

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