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Doing drugs in the car

Police were called around midnight May 3 and told a female was using narcotics in her vehicle in the Family Dollar parking lot on Belle Terre Boulevard.

The suspect, a 31-year-old Carolina Forest woman, told the officer she’d been talking on the phone.

However, according to an Horry County police report, when the suspect got out of the vehicle, the officer saw an open pill bottle in the cup holder.

The suspect admitted to the officer that the pills had not been prescribed to her.

There were eight yellow pills, imprinted with 34R and a wax paper slip with an off-white powder substance in the pill bottle.

The suspect told the officer she thought the powder was heroin.

The suspect was arrested.

Drowning victim

Police were called to the The River Walk Inn and Suites on Fantasy Harbor Boulevard because of drowning victim, a May 8 report said.

The victim, a 36-year-old male, had been pulled from the outdoor swimming pool and witnesses attempted CPR, but he was pronounced dead.

The report said the area was secured as a crime scene.

Vehicle break-in

A Myrtle Beach man reported that his 2014 white Ford Escape was broken into while it was parked on Wesley Street and a laptop belonging to his employer was stolen.

The laptop is a Lenovo X1 Carbon.

A USB charger was also stolen.

Littering

An anonymous caller reported there were drunk people throwing beer cans out of a vehicle in the Canterbury Apartments parking lot shortly before 7 a.m. on May 7.

One of the three suspects, a 35-year-old male, said the trio had been drinking and playing video games in his apartment, and moved outside to the vehicle so they could smoke cigarettes and not wake his roommate, the report said.

Because the officer smelled marijuana, the suspects were removed from the vehicle and “terry frisks” were conducted, the report said.

A second suspect, a 33-year-old male, said the vehicle was his and gave permission for it to be searched, the report said. No contraband was found.

That suspect picked up all the beer cans, the report said.

The suspects, including the third one who was a 28-year-old male, were warned about littering and drinking in public, and were then escorted back to the first suspect’s apartment.

A family problem

A Forestbrook resident got a notification on his phone that someone was on his property around midnight on May 8, a report said.

A police report said surveillance video showed the suspect’s brother trying to get into the house.

After the suspect kicked the door, the alarm went off and the suspect walked back to his vehicle, which was in the victim’s driveway, the report said.

Warrants will be sought for burglary second degree.

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