Traffic stop nets MDMA, gun for Conway PD

Omar Steele. (Credit: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

Conway police filed drug and gun charges following a traffic stop and brief pursuit over the weekend.

Saturday, Conway PD conducted a traffic stop in the area of Grainger Road and Highway 378 for a traffic violation.

Police say Omar Steele, 35, of Myrtle Beach, ran from the vehicle during the stop, and officers pursued him on foot.

A search turned up a handgun, marijuana and MDMA, according to Conway PD.

Steele is charged with unlawful carrying of a handgun, possession of a weapon by a certain person, simple possession of marijuana and possession of MDMA third-offense.

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