Police roundup | Man accused of stuffing steaks into his pants

02/01/2013 9:44 PM

02/01/2013 9:45 PM



Man accused of stuffing steaks in his pants

A Myrtle Beach man visiting an area Food Lion wound up behind bars Thursday after managers allegedly saw him hiding steaks down the front of his pants, according to a Myrtle Beach police arrest report.

Jeffrey Eugene Hollon, 44, was charged with felony shoplifting, enhanced for a third offense. He was also cited for giving a false name and taken to the Myrtle Beach Jail.

The incident happened at the Food Lion at 1009 U.S. 501 in Myrtle Beach.

On Thursday evening, Hollon was questioned by management about the hidden steaks, at which point he reportedly gave the steaks back and left the store, according to the report.

Police later questioned Hollon at his Fifth Avenue home in Myrtle Beach, and the suspect allegedly lied about his name several times, police said.

When police obtained his identification, Hollon admitted to giving the false name, the report stated.


Man charged in community kitchen assault

A Myrtle Beach man is accused of assaulting another person Thursday at the local community kitchen, and then telling police that he did it.

Bentley Wayne Ullman, 52, was arrested and charged with third-degree assault and public intoxication. He was being held at the Myrtle Beach Jail.

Police were called to the community kitchen off Mr. Joe White Avenue shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday. The victim and witnesses said Ullman had hit the man several times, according to a Myrtle Beach police arrest report.

Ullman was found nearby and allegedly told police, “Yes I hit him and I will get him again tonight,” the report stated.

He reportedly had cuts on his hands and smelled of alcohol.


Man accused of assault with crowbar

A Myrtle Beach man wound up behind bars Thursday after allegedly attacking a man with a crowbar and trying to rob him while on a construction site in the Murrells Inlet area.

Urrea Ricardo Garces, 31, was charged with attempted armed robbery, first-degree assault and battery and malicious injury to personal property. He remained in the J. Reuben Long Detention Center Friday under no bail.

According to an Horry County police report, the victim was on the construction site cleaning up when Garces showed up holding the crowbar and demanded money.

When the victim said he had no money, Garces allegedly hit him in the face with the crowbar. He tried to crawl away, and the suspect started knocking the windows out of the man’s truck, the report stated.

Another person on the construction site started running to help, and Garces got in his car and left.

The victim identified Garces as the man who attacked him, the report stated. The suspect, who used to work for the man that came to intervene in the assault, was later arrested following a search.


Woman accused of cruelty to animals

A Myrtle Beach woman was arrested Thursday night on a warrant accusing her of cruelty to animals after leaving behind two cats when she was evicted from her apartment.

Sarah Marie Sheehan, 32, was charged with abandonment and mistreatment of animals. She was being held in the Myrtle Beach Jail.

According to a Myrtle Beach police incident report, officers went to an apartment complex at 609 Fourth Ave. N in Myrtle Beach on Dec. 11 after the property managers said Sheehan left behind two cats after being evicted.

Sheehan did reportedly take her dog following the eviction.

The two cats were taken to the Grand Strand Humane Society.

From staff reports

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