CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – A Conway Police Officer patrolling an area near 4th Avenue Saturday evening, noticed a strong smell of marijuana coming from a particular building.
According to Lt. Selena Small, the officer noted the address as 1518 4th Avenue in Conway. An investigation at the address revealed approximately 3.7 pounds of marijuana in addition to $7200 in cash. Officers seized the drugs and money and made eight arrests related to the investigation.
Lt. Small reports the eight individuals were each charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute within close proximity to a public park, and possession of schedule II drug. Among those arrested were:
Carmaine Beaty, 34, of Conway, SC
Tevin Speights, 23, of Conway, SC
Ronald Conwell, 29, of Conway, SC
Martin Bodger, 22, of Conway, SC
Troy Phillips, 30, of Conway, SC
Walter Bell, 52, of Myrtle Beach, SC
Jaron Beaty, 32, of Myrtle Beach , SC
Ronnell Stiwell, 29, of Myrtle Beach, SC