Search warrant executed in connection to Heather Elvis disappearance
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:55:00 GMT —
Several law enforcement agencies served a search warrant at 8786 Highway 814 in the Myrtle Beach area around 7 a.m. Friday in connection to the investigation into the disappearance of Heather Elvis, according to Lt. Robert Kegler, with the Horry County Police Department.
Horry County police, the State Law Enforcement Division, the 15th Circuit Solicitors Office, Highway Patrol, and the US Marshals Office were on scene when we arrived.
The warrant was served as an attempt to identify potential evidence based on new information obtained through expert analysis of previously seized surveillance tapes and financial discrepancies filed with the State of South Carolina on behalf of the people living in the home, according to the release.
Two people were taken into custody, Kegler said, but no names have been released and no charges have been filed.
WPDE NewsChannel 15's Courtney Griffin talked to a person near the scene who said officers were searching the home
vehicles parked at the home. "Police cars are everywhere," the person said.
Our reporters are not being allowed very close to the scene.
Horry County police, the State Law Enforcement Division, the 15th Circuit Solicitors Office, Highway Patrol, and the US Marshals Office were all on scene for the search.
The Elvis family released a statement around 10 a.m. Friday, according to the Find Heather Elvis Facebook page. It said, "We are in constant prayer today and ask that you keep us and those who are working so hard to find answers in your prayers today also. God please continue to hear our cries for justice and mercy, thank you for your grace on those who seek your face."