Man charged with tax fraud
Sheriffs deputies in Darlington County arrested a Myrtle Beach man Monday in connection with tax fraud charges, according to the S.C. Department of Revenue.
Jermaine Mouzon, 31, was being held Monday at Darlington County Detention Center, charged with assisting in the preparation of a false income tax return, forgery and three counts of conspiracy, according to revenue officials who issued a news release.
Deceased inmate identified
Preliminary autopsy results show that a 52-year-old Conway man died of natural causes while incarcerated at J. Reuben Long Detention Center, according to Horry County spokeswoman Lisa Bourcier.
Gary Lobrillo died Saturday at the jail, where he had been held since Sept. 11 on charges of unlawful use of the 911 system.
Lobrillo was found unresponsive at 6:15 a.m. Saturday with no apparent signs of trauma and foul play was ruled out as a cause in his death, Bourcier said.
Man charged with assault, cruelty
Horry County police charged a Myrtle Beach man with assaulting a woman who was holding a 4-year-old. Police said the woman refused to let the man take the child to the beach because he was drunk, according to a police report.
Jason Lee Adams, 40, was charged with first-offense criminal domestic violence and cruelty to children..
Man face charges in armed robberies
Horry County police charged a Socastee man in three armed robberies in the area, according to authorities.
Michael John Tompai, 19, is charged with three counts of armed robbery, according to records at J. Reuben Long Detention Center.
Officers arrested Tompai on Friday in the 5300 block of Sea Oats Drive in Strand Village, according to a police report. Officers had warrants for Tompai’s arrest on numerous robbery cases from around the Socastee area.
Suspicious device found to be inert
Georgetown County emergency officials found a suspicious item Monday at a Pawleys Island recycling center after receiving learning about a bomb threat, according to Carrie Cuthbertson, public information officer for Georgetown County Sheriff’s office.
Investigators later determined the item was no danger, Cuthbertson said.
Police closed the recycling center, on Grate Avenue, which is off of Petigru Drive in Pawleys Island, while they investigated, Cuthbertson said.
From staff reports