Myrtle Beach police interrupted about 20 people gambling and boxing after hours Thursday at Futrell Park, according to a police report.
While on patrol about 11:35 p.m. at Futrell Park near 1100 Mr. Joe White Ave., officers said they noticed a group of people in the area after hours and that the group appeared to be gambling with dice and boxing with each other, authorities said.
Police said they called for backup and then approached the suspects, who all ran from authorities even though some shouted for them to stop, according to the report.
Authorities caught several of the suspects, and two arrests were made, and one suspect was released to a parent with a juvenile summons, police said.
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David Kyon King, 19, was charged with resisting arrest, unlawful park use, and police said he had an active arrest warrant in connection with a previous incident.
The name of the other person taken into police custody was not available.
Authorities noted in the report that signs stating the park’s available hours were visible at the time of the incident.