Myrtle Beach man charged with sexual assault, property damage

troot@thesunnews.comApril 3, 2013 

— A Myrtle Beach man was charged late Tuesday with sexual assault and damaging property after officers were called to a hotel room the day before for a disturbance, according to a police report.

Edward Glenn Johnson, 51, was charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct and malicious injury to personal property with a value greater than $2,000, but less than $10,000, according to jail records.

Johnson, who is being held pending a bond hearing, was taken into custody about 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Myrtle Beach Police Department, according to an arrest report.

Officers were called at 10 p.m. Monday to 2010 S. Ocean Blvd., for a disturbance, according to a police report. A victim, whose age and gender was not listed in the report, told officers that there was an argument with Johnson.

Officers learned through an investigation that a sexual assault had occurred during the incident, according to the report. Detectives were called to the scene and investigated the incident.

A laptop was listed in the report as being damaged or destroyed and was valued at $700.

No other details were listed in the report.

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