Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office terminates deputy over disorderly conduct

Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office terminates deputy over disorderly conduct
Alex Christian Gregory

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A Georgetown County deputy was fired from the sheriff’s office after he was arrested in Myrtle Beach.

Horry County police received a noise complaint just before 6 p.m. Thursday from Meadowsweet Drive in Myrtle Beach.

According to a police report, the officer was at the front door and heard an "intelligible scream coming from inside the apartment.

Officers said during the investigation, Alex Christian Gregory, 25, became belligerent and disorderly and he was detained and placed in the police car while officers continued the investigation.

While in the police cruiser, Gregory started head butting the the cage in the patrol car, the police report stated. It went on to say when Gregory was removed from the vehicle, he “began being boisterous and using profanity in view of the public.” He was the placed under arrest.

Gregory was charged for violation of the Horry County noise ordinance and public disorderly conduct.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office received the incident report from Horry County Police Department detailing Gregory’s actions. The sheriff’s office said based on his disorderly behavior, his employment as deputy sheriff was terminated.

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