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Federal Indictment Unsealed In Horry County Illegal Distribution of Oxycodone Conspiracy Case

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Carolina

Contact Person: Lance Crick (864) 282-2105

Columbia, South Carolina ---- United States Attorney Beth Drake stated today that Dennis Heilman, Jeffrey Heilman, Joyce Hendricks, and Becky Hendricks, all of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, were arrested this week and appeared before a federal magistrate judge in Florence, South Carolina for an arraignment hearing. 

All defendants are charged in an indictment with conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute oxycodone in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 846.  Dennis Heilman faces several additional counts of possessing with intent to distribute and distributing oxycodone, which is a Schedule II controlled substance.   

This case is being investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Fifteenth Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Horry County Sheriff’s Office.  Assistant United States Attorney Ben Garner of the Columbia office is assigned to the case.

U.S. Attorney Drake stated that all charges in this Indictment are merely accusations and that all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


Updated March 30, 2017

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