On 8/15/2014, we were notified that charges against 17 of the Hells Angels members had been dismissed. The 15th Circuit Solitior's Office says charges against 10 people are still pending. Click here for an updated story about the dismissed and pending Red Harvest charges.
Horry County police arrested three more people Tuesday in connection with what they call Operation Red Harvest. Police say they turned themselves in.
Joseph Sagone, 50, of Melborne, Florida, is charged with Criminal Conspiracy, two counts of Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana, and Manufacturing Marijuana. His bond was set at $50,000
Glenn Obrien, 30, of Myrtle Beach is charged with Assault and Battery by a Mob and Criminal Conspiracy. His bond was set at $20,000.
Joshua Burnette, 24, of Murrells Inlet, is charged with Assault and Battery by a Mob, Kidnapping, three counts of Criminal Conspiracy, Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana and Manufacturing Marijuana. His bond was set at $40,000
That's $2,070,000 in bonds so far with five defendants still at large.
The operation started as a marijuana manufacturing bust and ended in now 30 arrests.