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Myrtle Beach man arrested after police called for loud party, gunshots

A Myrtle Beach man was arrested for drug and gun possession after police were called to a loud party and reports of gunshots fired, according to a report.

Rodney Dexter Chandler, 31, was charged with unlawful possession of a gun, possession of cocaine, possession with intent to distribute drugs and simple possession of drugs after officers were called to an apartment at 1111 Cherokee St., about 1:30 a.m. Sunday, police said.

Officers saw Chandler sitting on the front porch and stopped him as he tried to go inside the apartment and threw drugs and the gun inside, according to the report. Police said Chandler was previously convicted and not allowed to possess a gun.