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Horry police find drugs, cash inside Myrtle Beach hotel

Consequences for drug-related arrests in South Carolina

Dozens of people are charged with drug-related charges each month in Horry County. Here are the consequences if you are caught with drugs in South Carolina.
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Dozens of people are charged with drug-related charges each month in Horry County. Here are the consequences if you are caught with drugs in South Carolina.

Police found drugs and cash inside a Myrtle Beach hotel on Friday and now three people face criminal charges.

On Friday, Horry County police used a search warrant at the White Sands Motel, 708 N. Kings Hwy, in Myrtle Beach. Officers found methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana during the search. Police also seized more than $600.

The department announced charges against three people on Monday. Angel Dawn Darling was charged with possession of cocaine base. Police charged Raymond Ruffin Jr. with third-offense distribution of heroin, third-offense possession with intent to distribute marijuana, third-offense possession with third-offense intent to distribute methamphetamine, third-offense trafficking cocaine, third-offense trafficking cocaine base and second-offense trafficking heroin.

Police charged Misty Lynn Jacobs with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, trafficking cocaine, trafficking heroin and trafficking cocaine base.

Alex Lang is the True Crime reporter for The Sun News covering the legal system and how crime impacts local residents. He says letting residents know if they are safe is a vital role of a newspaper. Alex has covered crime in Detroit, Iowa, New York City, West Virginia and now Horry County.


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