A 36-year-old man was charged with assault and drug possession after police were called to a Myrtle Beach bar for a disturbance, according to a police report.
Kenneth Ramonda Simmons, 36, of Myrtle Beach, was charged with second-degree assault and battery by a mob and possession of a controlled substance after police found him lying down between parked cars a block away from the Eleventh Hour Bar and Grille located at 709 N. Ocean Blvd., police said.
Simmons also had an outstanding bench warrant for a disorderly conduct charge.
Police received a 911 call and could hear a loud commotion at 12:07 a.m. Tuesday from the bar, according to a report. Officers found a 49-year-old man, who was semiconscious, on the sidewalk.
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Witnesses told police Simmons had tried to sell drugs inside the bar and was thrown out of the establishment by another person, according to the report. Simmons kicked the door and tried to start a fight before he punched the other man and ran from the area.
The victim was taken to Conway Medical Center for treatment of a possibly broken jaw.
Police found four pills in Simmons pocket when they searched him at the time of his arrest.