Grand Strand Crime

  Two in custody, over two dozen dogs removed from Loris home during animal abuse investigation

Police are currently investigating an animal abuse situation at a home in Loris, according to officials.

Police: Argument over $5 taken from coin jar leads to woman throwing knife, cutting man’s arm

Warrant: Mom charged after baby tests positive for cocaine

Bond set at over $500K for man arrested, charged in Myrtle Beach bank robbery

Authorities arrest Myrtle Beach man for allegedly failing to report $900K as taxable income

Woman accused of bringing loaded gun to MYR

  Parents support Carolina Forest dance instructor accused of having sexual relationship with minor

Continued Coverage

SLED arrests 16 people in Horry County on prostitution-related charges

Report: Woman waves ‘hello’ to officers, leads them on chase

‘Give me everything you got’: Victim robbed at gunpoint in Myrtle Beach, report says

Report: Motorcycles stolen during Grand Strand’s spring bike rally

Woman accused of hitting officer, leading police on 100 mph chase

Myrtle Beach police officers searching for armed robbery suspect

SC woman charged in deaths of two infants not the mother of Baby Boy Horry, DNA results confirm

A North Myrtle Beach woman charged with killing her two newborn infants and putting their bodies in dumpsters is not the mother of Baby Boy Horry, DNA tests reveal.

Report: Police find loaded gun in woman’s purse at MYR

A Little River woman was arrested Thursday after police allegedly found a firearm in her carry-on bag at the Myrtle Beach International Airport.

Deputies capture prisoner who escaped custody while being treated at local hospital

Georgetown County deputies have apprehended a prisoner they say escaped custody while being treated at Tidelands Memorial Hospital Friday morning.

Little River man pleads guilty in 59-year-old’s shooting death

A Little River man admitted on Wednesday to shooting and killing another man in June 2018.

  Jury gives Sunhouse killer the death penalty for deadly 2015 armed robberies

Man wanted on attempted murder charge in SC bar shooting arrested in Brunswick County

Deputies seek public’s help locating stolen four-wheeler

  AG to ask SC Supreme Court to hear Conway woman’s voluntary manslaughter case

Longs area home riddled with bullets while 6 people slept inside, report says

Report: 21-year-old man shot, taken to hospital after shooting in Loris area

  ‘He had the potential to do great things’: Teachers vouch for man convicted in Sunhouse murders

The jury heard testimony Wednesday from more friends and family of the man convicted in the Sunhouse murders and robberies back in 2015.

  Residents shocked after shots fired inside apartment complex

Residents say it was a moment of panic as the sound of gunfire erupted.

Gunman in Myrtle Beach gas station shooting pleads guilty, released from jail

The man who opened fire on another man outside of a Myrtle Beach gas station is out of jail.

Myrtle Beach police seize $50,000 during drug bust

More than 900 grams of marijuana and over $50,000 in cash were seized during an ongoing drug investigation, Myrtle Beach police said.

  HCPD: Multiple vehicles, buildings hit by bullets at Horry County apartment complex

Police are investigating after they received several shots fired calls at an apartment complex.

  Judge sets bond for woman accused of killing, disposing of two newborns

The North Myrtle Beach woman accused of giving birth to two children and throwing them in the trash was granted bond Tuesday morning.

  Bond remains at $80k for man accused of using dating apps to commit robberies

A judge denied a bond reduction Tuesday afternoon for one of three suspects who police say committed several armed robberies in December.

  Judge denies bond reduction for man accused in Market Common baseball bat attack

The man accused of attacking people with a metal bat and threatening a 2-year-old had his bond reduction request denied Tuesday afternoon.

Bond denied again for Horry County suspect charged with murder, burning bodies

Bond was denied again Tuesday for one of the suspects accused of murdering two men last summer and then setting their bodies on fire in a vehicle that was found in the Socastee area.

Report: Shots fired during robbery at Longs lawn equipment store

Police say shots were fired during a robbery Monday morning at a Longs lawn equipment store.

Myrtle Beach man charged after allegedly stealing an ambulance with three people inside

Horry County police have arrested a man in connection with the theft of an ambulance last month that had three people inside.

Police seek help in counterfeit money case

The Loris Police Department is asking the public’s help in a counterfeit money investigation.

Several victims report windows smashed, items stolen during car break-ins in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach police are investigating several reports of car break-ins where the thieves smashed through windows to get what they wanted.

  Sentencing phase begins in Sunhouse convenience store murder trial

The sentencing phase is underway in the death penalty case against the man convicted in the Sunhouse convenience store murders and robberies.

Arson suspect in Ocean Creek Resort fire to undergo mental evaluation

The man accused of setting fire to 21-units at the Ocean Creek Resort will undergo a mental evaluation.

HCPD: Impaired driver hits Horry County police patrol vehicle, hurts K-9

Authorities say an impaired driver crashed into a Horry County police patrol vehicle while officers were assisting a tow truck driver on the side of the road.

  Judge denies accused killer Brandon Council’s motion to strike the death penalty in his upcoming trial

Federal prosecutors can still seek the death penalty for the man accused of killing two employees during the August 2017 CresCom Bank robbery in Conway.

Report: Man wields machete, hatchet during assault in Myrtle Beach

Police say a man wielded a machete and hatchet during a fight over the weekend in Myrtle Beach.

  Murder suspect’s attorney to jurors: ‘Jerome Jenkins is guilty’

It took nearly a week, but 12 jurors were finally seated in the trial of a man accused in the Sunhouse convenience store murders and robberies.

  Murder victim’s family pleads for help in finding second suspect in case

The family of a 20-year-old man who was shot and killed more than a year ago has a message for the community

  Grand Strand sees uptick in sexual assault incidents

Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, and Horry County Police are investigating three separate sexual assault cases all taking place this week.

Report: Suspect chokes woman, sexually assaults her in bathroom

A man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman and then assaulting another person who was trying to help her.

Argument ends with two people being stabbed in Pawleys Island

An argument Friday in Pawleys Island led to one person being stabbed, according to authorities.

Man pleads guilty to robbing PNC Bank in Myrtle Beach last August

A Myrtle Beach man will spend the next 14 years in prison after pleading guilty to a 2018 bank robbery.

Horry County nonprofit office broken into, books stolen, report says

Myrtle Beach police are investigating after it was reported that a nonprofit’s office had been broken into.

Report: Suspects in Conway record their crime on Facebook Live

Police may put an “angry face” reaction on this suspected crime.

Longs man pleads guilty in 2017 shooting death of Florida man

A judge sentenced a Longs man to 18 years in prison for shooting and killing a man from Florida.

Myrtle Beach police investigate woman tied up, sexually assaulted

Myrtle Beach police are investigating after a woman told officers she was kidnapped and raped.

Man charged in arson investigation at Myrtle Beach motel extradited to SC

The man who police say threw a Moltov cocktail at a Myrtle Beach motel has been extradited to South Carolina.

Report: Caretaker over-medicated elderly man, deprived him of food

A Myrtle Beach woman has been arrested after police say she failed to adequately care for an elderly man.

Horry County man accused of inappropriately touching, slapping young girls

A Little River man is in jail, accused of inappropriately touching a 15-year-old girl.

GCSO: Suspects in stolen vehicle lead officers on pursuit through Pawleys Island

Authorities are searching for suspects involved in a short police pursuit Wednesday night through Pawleys Island.

Police release new surveillance pictures of NMB sexual assault suspect

North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety released new surveillance pictures of a man who they believe sexually assaulted a woman at gunpoint in front of a hotel.

Myrtle Beach Middle School teacher arrested at school on public intoxication charge

A Myrtle Beach Middle School teacher was arrested at the school Wednesday morning for public intoxication, according to district officials.

Man arrested, accused of sexually assaulting Myrtle Beach motel worker

A man was taken into custody after police said he trapped a woman inside a motel room and then sexually assaulted her.

Conway police seek to identify forgery suspect

The Conway Police Department is asking for the public’s help in a forgery investigation at IGA.

Man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two 4-year-olds in Horry County asking for new trial

A man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two 4-year-old children at multiple locations throughout Horry County, including the former Myrtle Beach gentlemen’s club Chez Joey, is requesting a new trial.

Police respond to report of gunshots, arrest person who swam into the ocean

One person was taken into custody late Tuesday night after a report of gunshots in downtown Myrtle Beach ended with the suspect trying to swim out into the ocean, according to authorities.

Report: 22-year-old assaulted, robbed by three men outside Myrtle Beach gas station

Police are investigating after three men reportedly assaulted and robbed a 22-year-old outside a Myrtle Beach gas station early Wednesday morning.

  NMB sexual assault suspect considered armed, dangerous, authorities say

North Myrtle Beach public safety officers are investigating a sexual assault outside of a hotel.

  Prosecutors, defense identify qualified jurors in Sunhouse murders trial

Several potential jurors were deemed qualified on day two of jury selection for the trial of a man accused in the Sunhouse convenience store robberies and murders.

Authorities take 2 suspects into custody following chase in Horry County

The Horry County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were trying to serve a warrant Tuesday at a home on Gladys Street in the Conway area.

Investigation underway after person shot in Loris area, police say

Police are investigating after a person was shot last week in the Loris area, according to Horry County police spokesperson Mikayla Moskov.

  Jury selection underway for one suspect in deadly 2015 Sunhouse robberies

The trial for one of the suspects charged in connection with the 2015 Sunhouse convenience store robberies and murders is expected to begin Monday.

Police searching for man they say stole close to $2k in Victoria’s Secret merchandise

Myrtle Beach police are asking for the public’s help searching for a man accused of stealing thousands from a women’s clothing store.

MBPD arrest, charge man in connection to shots fired call

Myrtle Beach Police say they have a suspect in custody Saturday in connection to a previously unsolved shooting. Rayon Denzil Reid was arrested Friday in connection to a shooting near 3rd Avenue and Cedar Street In Myrtle Beach on Tuesday. REeid is charges with assault and attempted murder and disc

  MBPD implementing summer deployment plan ahead of peak tourist season

The Myrtle Beach Police Department will be using every officer available to ensure every section is being patrolled over the next four months.

Woman’s murder still remains a mystery six years after her death

Friday marked six years that a 23-year-old woman was found brutally beaten and murdered in Horry County.

Myrtle Beach, Florence men among those arrested in multi-state child exploitation operation

The South Carolina Attorney General’s Office announced that 82 people were arrested, and 17 children were rescued of identified in a joint operation to crackdown on child exploitation.

Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office terminates deputy over disorderly conduct

A Georgetown County deputy was fired from the sheriff’s office after he was arrested by another agency.

Police charge man in connection to rape at a Myrtle Beach resort

A Columbia man remains in jail Friday after he was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in the bathroom of a Myrtle Beach resort.

Police charge Conway man for driving drunk with 3-year-old in car

A Conway man was taken into custody after allegedly driving drunk with a young child in the car.

4 arrested, charged in connection to robbery at Myrtle Beach motel

It took less than 45 minutes for Myrtle Beach police officers to find four people who they believe robbed employees at the Wayfarer Motel.

Police: SC convenience store employee took $8K worth of lottery tickets over several months

A Myrtle Beach convenience store employee was arrested this week for allegedly taking thousands of dollars’ worth of lottery tickets over several months.

Myrtle Beach police investigate armed robbery; 4 in custody

Officers were called to the Wayfarer Motel at 311 North Ocean Boulevard.

  Neighbors on officer-involved shooting in Conway area: ’It was fairly intense’

One person is in custody following a shooting Tuesday night near Conway.

Police: Argument via text leads to man firing into occupied Conway home

Horry County authorities have arrested a man they said fired into an occupied Conway area home last month.

Myrtle Beach police search for suspect connected to shot fired call

Myrtle Beach police are asking for people in the Canal Street area to be on alert as they search for a person connected to shot fired call.