Grand Strand Crime

Horry County helps in pursuit that crossed state lines; 2 in custody

Police seek woman suspected of using stolen credit in North Myrtle Beach

Duo accused of cashing stolen checks at multiple businesses

Student charged following alleged threats at Georgetown High School

  ‘I take care of Horry County children’: Dashcam video released of former school board member’s DUI arrest

  Prosecution focuses on arrest, confession tape in deadly CresCom bank robbery trial

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  HCPD: Dunkin’ Donuts robbed a second time in one month

Federal judge sentences Myrtle Beach man to nearly 5 years in prison on gun charge

Whittemore Park Middle School student detained after gun found on campus, according to officials

  Federal trial begins for man accused in CresCom Bank double murder

Myrtle Beach man faces up to 40 years in prison on child porn charges

North Myrtle Beach officer resigns following domestic violence arrest

Deputies investigating theft of camper in Murrells Inlet

Georgetown County deputies are asking for the public’s help in a theft case.

Report: Man steals about $4,000 worth of jewelry, vehicle at gunpoint

Police are investigating after a man was reportedly robbed at gunpoint Monday night in Myrtle Beach.

Man gets 12 years in prison on drug charges

A Georgetown man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison on drug charges.

Report: Two wish man a happy birthday, pull guns and demand money

Myrtle Beach police were called for an armed robbery Monday afternoon in which the victim said two people wished him a happy birthday before pulling guns.

Surveillance cameras catch man stealing trailer from Murrells Inlet restaurant

Prosecution, defense select jury in deadly Crescom bank robbery federal trial

Suspect accused of using stolen credit card at multiple locations in North Myrtle Beach

Man drags intruder from his home after break-in, police say

Defendants deny allegations in lawsuit filed by family of woman who drowned in HCSO van

Warrants: Man choked, raped woman in woods near Mr. Joe White Avenue

Four arrested over pine straw dispute, deputies say

Four men are facing charges after a dispute over pine straw, according to a news release from the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

Charlotte leader charged with child sex crimes, police say victims tried to report abuse for years

Chair of the Citizens Review Board Henry Thomas Black Jr. was arrested in North Myrtle Beach on sexual assault charges involving children.

Father accused of exposing himself to staff member while on St. James High School’s campus

The father of two students at St. James High School is accused of exposing himself to a teacher while on campus.

Neighbor complaints lead to drug arrests in North Myrtle Beach

A lengthy investigation into suspicious activity led to the arrests of three people Thursday morning in North Myrtle Beach.

Police capture man wanted in connection to June stabbing

Horry County police arrested a man on Wednesday who they said stabbed another person back in June.

Man charged in connection to 2018 Food Lion murder in Longs released on bond

A man charged in connection to an August 2018 murder at a Longs Food Lion is out on bond, according to jail records.

Conway man gets 20 years in infant son’s shaking death

A judge sentenced a Conway man to 20 years in prison for the shaking death of his infant son, according to a news release from the 15th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.

Lawsuit claims excessive force by Myrtle Beach police in deadly officer-involved shooting

A federal lawsuit has been filed against the city of Myrtle Beach and two Myrtle Beach police officers involved in a deadly officer-involved shooting.

  Former co-workers testify about Sidney Moorer, Heather Elvis’ relationship during retrial

Sidney Moorer, the man accused in the 2013 disappearance of Heather Elvis, is on trial for a second time on a kidnapping charge.

Police arrest man accused of setting his father’s Myrtle Beach area home on fire

A man is behind bars, accused of trying to set his father’s home on fire.

Police: Woman confronts man accused of fondling 13-year-old, chases him with knife

Criminal sexual conduct allegations involving a 13-year-old girl lead to two arrests in the Longs area.

  Jury selection underway in deadly Crescom bank robbery federal trial

The man accused of killing two women inside a Crescom Bank in 2017 was present for the first day of jury selection on Monday in his trial.

NMB police officer suspended without pay following domestic violence allegations

According to jail records, LCpl. David Gregory King was arrested around 1 a.m. Saturday morning, charged with third degree domestic violence.

No injuries reported after apparent shootout, high-speed chase in Florence County

An apparent shootout led to a high-speed chase Sunday in Florence County, according to Chief Deputy Glen Kirby with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

Police: Man said he burned down Lowcountry home after learning of wife’s affair

A man said he burned down a Lowcountry home after learning that his wife had an affair, according to police.

Man charged with DUI following Myrtle Beach motorcycle crash that killed one woman

One man is facing a DUI charge following a motorcycle crash in Myrtle Beach Sunday night that killed a woman.

Police capture man wanted in Dollar General armed robbery

Kingstree police announced Tuesday that a man wanted in the armed robbery of a Dollar General has been captured.

Warrants: 1-month-old suffers ‘suspicious injuries’ in Myrtle Beach; 2 arrested

Police arrested two people who they said abused a one-month-old baby boy.

Horry County men arrested on total of 30 charges connected to child porn

Two men in Horry County are accused of distributing and possessing multiple files of child pornography.

  Defense, government move to dismiss weapons charge ahead of Brandon Council trial

Attorneys for accused killer Brandon Council have filed a motion to get one of his charges dismissed ahead of his upcoming trial, and the government does not object.

Human remains found near Robert Edge Parkway, coroner says

Possible human remains were found off Robert Edge Parkway Friday morning, according to Horry County spokesperson Kelly Moore.

Police: Man armed with bolt cutters sprays substance while stealing grill from Walmart

A man armed with bolt cutters sprayed an unknown substance while stealing a grill Thursday night from Walmart, according to an Horry County police report.

One injured in shooting near Mt. Pisgah Cemetery Road in Conway

One person was injured in a shooting early Friday morning in the Conway area, according to police.

  Report: Man with Alzheimer’s beaten after asking group to leave his lawn

A 67-year-old man with Alzheimer’s was beaten by a group of people after asking them to leave his lawn, according to a Conway police report.

Newborn tests positive for multiple drugs at Grand Strand hospital, warrants say

Police arrested a mother after they said her newborn tested positive for multiple drugs.

Warrants: Man sexually assaulted 13-year-old girl in Myrtle Beach hotel while she slept

A man was taken into custody after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl while she slept.

September bond hearings scheduled for two suspects in 2018 Longs Food Lion murder

Two of the men arrested in connection with an August 2018 murder at a Longs Food Lion are scheduled for bond hearings next month.

Warrants: Baby found in Myrtle Beach hotel room with cocaine died of shaken baby syndrome

The man charged in connection to the death of an infant who was found in a Myrtle Beach hotel with cocaine is appearing in court Thursday morning for a bond hearing.

Man robbed by woman he met at Broadway at the Beach, police say

A man was reportedly robbed by three people, including a woman he met at Broadway at the Beach, Wednesday at a Myrtle Beach hotel.

Missing 5-year-old twins possibly spotted in Conway area, officials say

Horry County police are asking for the public’s help in locating 5-year-old twins who are believed to be in the Conway or Myrtle Beach areas.

Two charged after heroin, meth, gun, over $5K in cash seized in Horry County drug bust

Two people are facing drug charges following the execution of search warrants in Horry County.

Victim in weekend shooting near CCU tied to 2015 killing in same general area

A deadly shooting near Coastal Carolina University’s campus this past weekend has ties to a 2015 murder that happened in the same vicinity.

Horry police: Man left in woods after being beaten, shot

A 19-year-old was left in a wooded area after being beaten and shot on Monday, Horry County police said.

Woman wakes to find burglar in her home, police say

Police are looking for the man who reportedly broke into a woman’s home Tuesday afternoon while she was sleeping.

Child detained after shooting pellet gun at Georgetown County school bus, authorities say

A juvenile was taken detained by Georgetown County Sheriff’s deputies after he admitted to shooting a pellet gun at the window a school bus, authorities said.

Man charged after drugs, stolen guns seized from Conway area home

A man is facing drugs following a raid last week at a Conway area home.

Warrants: Infant found unresponsive in Myrtle Beach hotel room; two face neglect, drug charges

Two people are in jail after police found cocaine in a hotel room with children, one of whom was taken to the hospital, warrants state.

Man facing charges after chase in Marion County

A man who fled from Marion County deputies has been arrested, according to an online post from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

War veteran enters plea after shooting at North Myrtle Beach officers

A judge sentenced a North Myrtle Beach man to six years in prison after he shot at officers back in 2016.

  Georgetown County Sheriff’s deputy fired after posting ‘insensitive’ Snapchat photo of hospital patient

A Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been fired after posting an “insensitive” Snapchat photo showing a man lying in a hospital bed.

  Police arrest, charge two in connection to deadly shooting near CCU’s campus

Conway police have arrested and charged two men who they said were involved in a deadly shooting near Coastal Carolina University’s campus.

  First phase of jury selection begins for man accused in Crescom Bank double murder

The first phase of jury selection began Monday for the man accused of killing two women at a Conway bank in 2017.

  Panels of potential jurors in Brandon Council case to begin reporting to court

Court officials and attorneys will begin the extensive process of picking a jury to hear the case against accused killer Brandon Council on Monday.

Two wanted by Myrtle Beach police for stealing sword from local business

Police are investigating after two men reportedly stole a sword from a Myrtle Beach business early Saturday morning.

Man wanted on arson charges arrested in Virginia, extradited to Brunswick Co. jail

Kody Devin Medford, 26, was booked in the Brunswick County Detention Center on Friday and charged with first- and second-degree arson.

Judge denies bond for Conway man accused of stabbing girlfriend over 20 times

A Conway man accused of a series of crimes in Horry County will spend more time behind bars. 29-year-old Jefferey Price was denied bond at a hearing Sunday morning.

Woman arrested after reportedly yelling gay slur, spitting on Broadway at the Beach security

A woman is behind bars Sunday after police say she was drunk and disorderly at a Myrtle Beach area bar.

Man allegedly responsible for Saturday’s Hwy. 22 shutdown arrested, charged with attempted murder

We now have a clearer picture of the circumstances surrounding the shutdown of a major Horry County highway Saturday.

Overnight shooting near CCU injures two, police investigating

Police are still putting all the pieces together Saturday after a shooting near the campus of Coastal Carolina University.

Authorities arrest, charge Conway man in connection to cocaine trafficking case

A drug investigation led to the arrest of a suspected cocaine trafficker in the Conway area, according to police.

Murrells Inlet man pleads guilty to trafficking meth

A Murrells Inlet man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to trafficking methamphetamine.

Three charged after multiple vehicle break-ins in Conway neighborhood

Three people have been arrested and charged in connection to several vehicle break-ins in Conway.

  Moorer’s attorney delays filing federal civil lawsuit due to upcoming retrial

The attorney for a husband and wife who are at the center of a high-profile kidnapping case announced Thursday he has delayed filing a federal civil lawsuit.

Little River man accused of distributing child porn

A Little River man was taken into custody Thursday, accused of distributing child pornography.

Myrtle Beach Walmarts use ‘Lot Cops’ to help deter violent crime

Some people have noticed some new technology being used in parking lots at two Walmarts in Myrtle Beach.

Jury convicts Myrtle Beach man of throwing woman from Jeep, leading police on chase

A jury found a Myrtle Beach man guilty of a violent carjacking and police chase in Horry County.

Six more charged following drug busts in Little River

Six more people have been charged in connection with drug busts that happened earlier this month in Little River.

Four arrested on prostitution charges in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach police arrested four women on Wednesday and charged them with prostitution.