Director of Horry County Animal Care Center arrested on domestic violence charge

CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) – Horry County Police arrested Garry Gause, the Director of Horry County’s Animal Care Center, confirmed the county’s spokeswoman Lisa Bourcier on Friday. Bourcier also confirmed Gause resigned Friday.

Garry Gause (source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)
Garry Gause (source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

A booking record from the county’s J. Reuben Long Detention Center shows Gause, 57, was booked at 1:42 a.m. on Friday. He is charged with 2nd degree domestic violence, and bond was set at $2,500 the record showed. The record also showed Gause was released just before noon on Friday.

No other details about the arrest were immediately available. WBTW has requested a police report from the Horry County Police Department’s public information officer.