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Two jailed, one sought in Longs area home invasions

Quintus Dante Faison, Maurice Leney Bellamy, and wanted suspect Dale Lacurtis Ford, from left


     Two men are in custody, a third is being sought in a series of four Loris and Longs area home invasions that spanned seven weeks, from Nov. 11 through Dec. 28.

     Quintus Dante Faison, 23 and Maurice Leney Bellamy, 30, are in custody as police search for their alleged accomplice, Dale Lacurtis Ford, 32, Horry County Police Department spokeswoman Krystal Dotson said in a Tuesday night news release.

     Warrants charge all three with four counts each of armed robbery, kidnapping, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and burglary.

     Faison and Bellamy are also charged with four counts of illegally being in possession of a firearm, while the warrant charges Ford with four counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

     Bellamy was arrested Dec. 29, Faison on Dec. 30, and both are being held without bail at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center near Conway, jail records show.

     Ford was last seen in the Freemont area of Horry County, Dotson said, and should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on his location is asked to contact the HCPD at 843-915-8477 or

     Look for more on this story in Wednesday’s Tabor-Loris Tribune in print and online.