Human teeth, heroin, gun found on alleged Walmart shoplifter


South Carolina authorities are investigating an alleged shoplifter arrested at a Myrtle Beach-area Walmart after discovering human teeth, drugs, and a gun on him, according to local news outlets.

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Police discovered more than 3,000 doses of heroin, marijuana and pills on suspect Tavon Malik Stanley, 21, of Calabash, North Carolina, according to the Sun News of Myrtle Beach.

A store employee reported seeing Ashley Smith, 18, who was with Stanley, steal $25 worth of merchandise.  

When police searched Stanley they said they found:

  • More than 3,000 doses of heroin
  • Two human teeth
  • Three unopened fentanyl patches
  • 56 blue pills with “K9” imprinted on them
  • 25 pills with “3060” imprinted on them
  • 22 grams of marijuana

Stanley told investigators the teeth belonged to him.

“He provided NMB Public Safety with paperwork showing that they were extracted by a professional,” North Myrtle Beach police spokesman Pat Dowling said in a statement, according to the Sun.

Stanley is facing charges of trafficking heroin, drug possession, unlawful carrying of a pistol and marijuana possession, the Sun reported.

>> Related: Police: Florida mom abandons 2 of her kids at mall after shoplifting attempt 

Smith is facing shoplifting charges and was released from jail.

Stanley is out of jail on a $51,000 bond.


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