Suspect Search: False identity results in a drug bust; makings of a great lunch but you have to pay for it

Suspect Search: False identity results in a drug bust

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) -Horry County Police and Myrtle Beach Police are trying to track down Lance Ronnel Stackhouse.

Lance Ronnel Stackhouse (Myrtle Beach Police Dept.)
Lance Ronnel Stackhouse (Myrtle Beach Police Dept.)

Last October, authorities responded to Marco Polo at 513 N. Ocean Blvd., in regards to a weapons violation disturbance. When they arrived, they say they found Stackhouse waving a gun around. He was detained, but police say he gave them a false name and date of birth. When they found out who he really was, they searched him and found pills and a clear baggie that tested positive for THC.

Police also say they found another baggie containing fentanyl and what he admitted was heroin. A needle was also found. Stackhouse is wanted for failure to appear for shoplifting from a separate incident and for possession of a controlled substance. He’s 30 years old, with a last known address of Howard Road in Marion.

Michael Arthur Manford (Myrtle Beach Police Dept.)
Michael Arthur Manford (Myrtle Beach Police Dept.)

Police are also looking for Michael Arthur Manford. Last October, Myrtle Beach police responded to the Walmart Neighborhood Market at 1700 S. Kings Hwy., in regards to a shoplifting.

The employee says he watched Manford and another suspect enter the store. Video surveillance shows the two walk over to the self checkout and place items in a bag without paying for them. The two also allegedly walked over to the connecting gas station and took a twelve pack of coke without paying for it. .

The pair got away with two sandwiches a box of Nutri Grain bars and a 12-pack of Coke. Manford is charged with failure to appear for shoplifting. Failure to appear for financial identity fraud and failure to appear for possession, concealing, selling or disposing of a stolen vehicle from additional incidents. He’s 42 years old with a last known address of South Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach.

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