Two Murrells Inlet teens charged in restaurant, home burglaries

troot@thesunnews.comNovember 22, 2013 

— Two Georgetown County teens were being held Friday pending a bond hearing on charges in connection with a burglary at two Murrells Inlet restaurants and two homes earlier this month, according to authorities.

Patricia Elizabeth Blair Hemlepp, 17, and Brian Scott Perry, 18, both of Murrells Inlet were charged with grand larceny and two counts of second-degree burglary, according to the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office. Hemlepp also was charged with hindering and obstructing, while Perry also is charged with two counts of first-degree burglary.

The restaurants, Nance’s Creek Front Restaurant at 4883 U.S. 17 Business and the Hot Fish Club at 4999 U.S. 17 Business, along with two homes on South First Street were burglarized during a two-week period, according to authorities. Hemlepp was arrested on Nov. 17 and Perry was arrested on Wednesday.

No other details were available.

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