U.S. Navy serviceman charged in Ocean Blvd. shooting waives bond

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SATURDAY 9 A.M. UPDATE – Cole has waived bond, News13 learned Saturday morning.

Cole was scheduled to appear before a Myrtle Beach judge Saturday at 9 a.m. for a bond hearing on his charges. Cole instead waived bond for now, opting to not appear in court.

Cole may reapply for bond at a later time. Count on News13 for updates.


MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — A U.S. Navy member who was charged in the “gang-related” shooting on Ocean Blvd. May 17 has been extradited back to Myrtle Beach from Norfolk, Va., booking records show.

Dewon Cole, 18, is Active Duty U.S. Navy and was originally in custody in Norfolk, Va., awaiting extradition back to South Carolina. Cole is charged with seven counts of attempted murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and unlawful carrying of a pistol.

Cole was booked into Myrtle Beach Jail at 5:00 p.m. Friday, according to booking records.

Cole is one of seven people charged in the “gang-related” shooting.

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