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Report: Myrtle Beach Investigators arrest drug trafficking suspect

Source: Raycom Media Source: Raycom Media

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Myrtle Beach police arrested a man for possession of crack cocaine and trafficking heroin while executing a search warrant on a vehicle related to a Five Points shooting from July.

The Myrtle Beach police report said a search warrant was issued for the vehicle. Officers pulled the vehicle over on Monday, August 1 and said 32-year-old Kelly Montanez was driving it. Montanez's arrest report says the warrant was issued in reference to the shooting from Thursday, July 21 when a man was shot in the early morning hours at Natalia's Bar and Grill.

When they pulled the vehicle over on Monday, police found 70 slips of brown powder and .7 grams of a rock-like substance under the driver’s seat. Officers said the substances tested positive for heroin and cocaine.

Montanez is in custody and charged with possession of crack cocaine and trafficking heroin.

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Police search for suspect after man shot at Myrtle Beach bar Thursday

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