MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A man known as "Batman" and two other individuals were arrested Friday on drug charges after an extensive narcotics investigation by the Myrtle Beach Police.
During the investigation, officers learned that 36-year-old Gregory Canty, also known as "Batman," was selling heroin from a residence in the 1600 block of South Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach, according to a news release from the department. A search warrant was obtained and a search was executed on December 9.
Inside the residence, officers found two handguns, 11.9 grams of a white rock substance, 10.9 grams of a white powder substance, 24.4 grams of a tan powder substance, and 16 yellow round pills, according to the police report. All suspected narcotics tested positive for their presumed schedule narcotics. Delicia Shavon Holmes, 22, was inside the residence and arrested. The report states she was also seen on video during a "controlled buy" in the unit.
While the search was being conducted, officers performed a traffic stop nearby after a vehicle was seen leaving the location, the report states. Officers arrested Canty and 34-year-old Auntea McCullough, the driver. A search revealed that Canty had 4.5 grams of a green leafy substance and a white rock substance. The vehicle also had a quantity of white rock substance.
During the operation, officers also found a digital scale, plastic bags, a non-narcotic cutting agent, a smoking bong with residue, and $1,285 in cash.
Canty was charged with: distribution of heroin and crack cocaine, trafficking heroin, trafficking cocaine, trafficking crack cocaine, possession of schedule II, possession of stolen firearm, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, simple possession of marijuana and warrants out of Georgetown.
Holmes was charged with: trafficking heroin, trafficking cocaine, possession of schedule II, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
McCullough was charged with: No valid D.L. and possession of crack cocaine.
Multiple agencies assisted in the investigation, including the 15th Judicial Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit and the State Law Enforcement Division, according to the release.