23 Arrested in Major Drug Bust, Three Still Wanted

23 people have been arrested in relation to a major drug trafficking operation. The US Attorney, along with the FBI, SLED, Myrtle Beach Police Department and the Horry County Police Department have led the investigation for 18 months. Yesterday marked the first arrests made as part of “Operation Broken Branch” which targets violent crime in Myrtle Beach and the Horry County area. Authorities are searching for three people still at large. This includes 20-year-old Tyshon Clifton of Loris, 28-year-old Lateice Griffin of Longwood, North Carolina and 38-year-old Timothy Long also from Loris.