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Conway police found a gun, ecstasy and marijuana after a traffic stop and foot chase near Highway 378 Saturday, according to a release from the department.
Omar Steele, 35, of Myrtle Beach, is charged with unlawful carrying of a handgun, possession of a weapon by certain person, simple possession of marijuana, and possession of MDMA, third offense.
Officers initiated a stop around Grainger Road and Highway 378 after the suspect allegedly made a traffic violation.
Steele then ran from the vehicle during the stop and police took him into custody after a chase, according to the department.
Authorities said Steele had a handgun, ecstasy and marijuana.
Steele was released from jail two days after the incident, online records show.