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Heroin-packed pills, guns led to handcuffs for a Myrtle Beach-area man, cops say

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 say they found drugs packed into gel caps and two guns during an investigation at a Myrtle Beach-area home.

Horry County police charged Caleb Wade Sexton, 21, with four counts of possession with intent to distribute heroin and one count of unlawful carry of a weapon.

On April 16, officers from the Horry County police Narcotics & Vice and Street Crimes units used a search warrant in the 3000 block of Wesley Street off George Bishop Parkway, according to the agency.

During the drug investigation, officers found heroin that was packed into gel caps, according to police. Officers seized three grams of heroin, a Glock 27 gun, a Draco gun and a 2006 Ford Focus.

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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