Police responding to Rock Hill fight find loaded gun, ecstasy pills

jmcfadden@heraldonline.comDecember 30, 2013 

— A fight in a Rock Hill townhome community yielded two arrests after police found one of the suspects with a loaded gun and dozens of ecstasy pills, and another was charged with resisting arrest after he grabbed an officer’s gun and ripped the microphone from the policeman’s shirt on Saturday, authorities say.

Police were sent to Hancock Union Lane in Constitution Park after receiving calls about a fight between numerous people in front of a home at about 1 a.m., according to a Rock Hill police report. When officers arrived, they detained two of the combatants, later identified as Jacques Wilson, 24, and Ryan Murphy, 22.

Police found Wilson, who sat in the back passenger seat of a 1991 Oldsmobile, with a fully loaded handgun, the report states. Police pulled Wilson from the car after he ignored their commands to remove his hands from his jeans. He eventually told officers that the gun was stashed in the car under the front driver’s seat. After searching Wilson, they found 43 ecstasy pills in his waistband that he separated into two baggies, 36 in one bag and seven in the other.

They also found another baggie of crushed MDMA, ecstasy’s street pill form, the report states.

Police arrested Murphy after they say he was intoxicated in public and became combative with police, the report states. Murphy grabbed an officer’s gun and tore the microphone from his shirt. Police managed to subdue Murphy, and found less than a gram of crushed MDMA pills in his right front pants pocket.

Police charged Wilson with possession of MDMA with the intent to distribute, possession with the intent to distribute in proximity of a park and unlawfully carrying a handgun, the report states. Murphy was charged with public disorderly conduct and resisting police.

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