18 Arrested and Nearly $15,000 in Counterfeit Goods Seized by MBPD

The MBPD and local loss prevention professionals led the operation in order to curb shoplifting during this holiday season, reduce the impact of crime in the city, and identify people involved in organized retail theft.

The Myrtle Beach Police recently announced the seizure of counterfeit goods worth nearly $15,000. The MBPD and local loss prevention professionals led the operation in order to curb shoplifting during this holiday season, reduce the impact of crime in the city, and identify people involved in organized retail theft. According to law enforcement, “shoplifting is a serious offense that harms our business community and is often related to other serious criminal acts,” which is why pulling off this operation was especially important. In total, 18 individuals were charged and an additional $1,700 in stolen merchandise recovered. The names and charges for all those involved are listed below:

 

Shaquoya Bonaparte, 31, of North Charleston – Shoplifting Enhanced, Simple Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Burglary Tools

Camerin Butler, 21, of Mullins – Shoplifting

Loy Cox, 45, of Surfside Beach – Obtaining Goods Under False Pretense Enhanced, Possession with the Intent to Distribute Fentanyl 2nd

Carol Devine, 74, of Myrtle Beach – Shoplifting

Jason Grecar, 45, of Doylestown, OH – Shoplifting

Amanda Green, 36, of Loris – Shoplifting Enhanced

Nathan Hendron, 42, of Clifton, IL – Possession of Fentanyl, Obtaining Goods under False Pretenses

Todd Hobble, 48, of Myrtle Beach, Trespassing Enhanced 3rd or more

Samuel Hollingsworth, 50, of Socastee – Shoplifting Enhanced, Resisting Arrest

Bruce Newkirk, 33, of Aynor – Shoplifting

Michael Newman, 46, of Myrtle Beach – Shoplifting Enhanced

Jacob Powell, 42, of Thompson, GA – Possession of Methamphetamine, Shoplifting, Resisting Arrest

Anna Reeves, 37, of Myrtle Beach – Possession of Methamphetamine

Tiara Reid, 28, of Charleston – Shoplifting

Kofi Robinson, 50, of Myrtle Beach – Two counts of Shoplifting Enhanced

John Royal, 38, of Myrtle Beach – Shoplifting

Kardan Smalls, 21, of James Island – Shoplifting

Tommie Williams, 40, of Pheonix, AZ – Operating without a Business License