Crime

Police arrest four in connection to alleged Myrtle Beach abduction

Four people are in custody in connection to a reported abduction that police are now saying is related to an illegal drugs case.

Myrtle Beach police charged four people including the alleged victim in the abduction in connection to the cases. Those charged were:

  • Barbara Lund, 35, with trafficking methamphetamine and possession of narcotics.
  • Vincent Boyer, 33, with trafficking methamphetamine and possession of narcotics.
  • Keith Galloway, 34, with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of narcotics and third-degree assault and battery.
  • Miranda Leavens, 24, with trafficking methamphetamine and possession of narcotics.

Officers were called to a reported kidnapping around 6:45 a.m. Thursday along 17th Avenue South and Ocean Boulevard. The investigation led them to another narcotics investigation at the Palace Resort, according to authorities.

Evidence led police to get warrants for illegal drugs as well the assault.

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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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