Attempted murder suspect arrested


UNION COUNTY — A Union man wanted for attempted murder in Myrtle was taken into custody in Union County by local and state law enforcement personnel Tuesday afternoon.

Sheriff David Taylor announced Tuesday evening that his office and the SLED Fugitive Task Force had arrested Waylon Wesley Waldrop, 21, for attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of violent crime. He said the charges stem from an incident that occurred on the north side of Chapin Park at 1501 North Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach around 10:30 p.m. on July 18.

Taylor said that on July 22 he received a call from investigators with the Myrtle Beach Police Department inquiring about the possible suspect. He said that the investigators named Waldrop as the suspect and asked if his office was familiar with Waldrop and knew if he was in Union County.

Taylor said he was again contacted by the Myrtle Beach Police Department on July 24 informing him that they had obtained arrest warrants for Waldrop. He said they had also received information that he was back in the Union area driving a grey 2007 Chevrolet Impala with the SC license tag number LHA-359. The Myrtle Beach authorities also informed Taylor that they considered Waldrop to be armed and dangerous.

Taylor said that the SLED Fugitive Task Force contacted Capt. James McNeil of the sheriff’s office on July 28 and told him they were en route to Union County due to receiving additional information on Waldrop’s possible location. He said that deputies and SLED agents went to 2959 Santuc-Carlise around 2:30 p.m. where they found Waldrop who was taken into custody without incident..

Waldrop was transported to the Union County Jail where Taylor said he would remain until the Myrtle Beach Police Department could take custody of him and transport him to their jail.

The Union County Sheriff’s Office also reported the following arrests:

— Daniel Tristan Casey Roark, 27, 140 Lawson Road, Union, was charged with driving under suspension third offense around 4:55 p.m. July 28.

— Lamarcus Gerome Glenn, 31, 123 Dupree Farm Road, Buffalo, was charged with disorderly conduct around 12:17 a.m. July 29. According to the incident report, deputies were dispatched to Belk Distribution in reference to an ex-employee threatening a manager. The report states that when they arrived, deputies spoke with employees who said that Glenn had just been fired and while being walked out of the plant made threats toward the supervisor who fired him and threatened to come back shoot the place up. The report states that deputies the took Glenn, who was still standing outside the building when they arrived, into custody and transported him to the Union County Jail. It further states that the employees provided written statements.

Suspect sought by Myrtle Beach authorities