Grand Strand Crime

Conway drug bust nets 8 arrests, 12 guns

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - A Conway drug bust made by the 15th Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit Monday morning put eight people in jail and took guns and drugs out of the community.

DEU Deputy Commander Dean Bishop says agents raided the property at 126 Hatteras Drive in Conway after police received numerous complaints about the home. The bust resulted in the arrest of eight suspects and the seizure of 12 guns, numerous types of drugs and more than $21,000 in cash.

Bishop says agents seized 12 guns, four of which were stolen, 3.4 pounds of marijuana, about half an ounce of crack, five ounces of cocaine, 116 ecstasy pills, one gram of meth, 320 Oxycodone pills, 17 Alprazolam pills, eight Dextro-amphetamine pills, nine Suboxone sublingual film strips, six Hydrocodone pills, and four Vyvance pills.

Agents also recovered $21,299 in cash.

Arrests during the raid include:

  • Letroy Brown, 30, of Conway: Distribution of heroin 3rd Offense (2 counts), stolen firearm (4 counts), PWID marijuana, PWID methamphetamine 3rd offense, trafficking cocaine 3rd offense, trafficking MDMA 3rd offense, unlawful poss of a schedule II drug, unlawful poss of a schedule 4 drug, trafficking crack 3rd offense.
  • Frankie McNeil, 40, of Conway: Stolen firearm (4 counts), PWID marijuana, PWID methamphetamine, trafficking cocaine, trafficking MDMA, unlawful poss of a schedule II drug, unlawful poss of a schedule 4 drug, trafficking crack
  • Rashawn Myers, 18, of Myrtle Beach: PWID marijuana
  • Brittany Benson, 19, of Conway: PWID marijuana
  • Jonathan Pearson, 20, of Myrtle Beach: PWID marijuana
  • Justin Stanley, 26, of Conway: PWID marijuana
  • Richard Cherry, 20, of Conway: PWID marijuana
  • Perry Green, 58, of Conway: Simple possession of marijuana

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