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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

For Immediate Release

Friday, March 13, 2020
Contact: Corey Ray

ATF Offering Reward for Wanted Individual

Erick Kwajae-Mikhail Faulk is Wanted in Connection with the Murder of a Retired Police Lieutenant

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives today announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the location, arrest and conviction of Erick Kwajae-Mikhail Faulk. Faulk is wanted in connection with the murder of James Odell Cochran, a retired Conway City Police Department lieutenant, which occurred on March 5, 2020, in Conway, SC. 

Faulk is described as a 22-year-old black male, approximately 150 pounds and 5’10” tall. Faulk’s whereabouts are unknown and he is considered armed and dangerous.   

ATF joins the Horry County Police Department in investigating this case. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Erick Kwajae-Mikhail Faulk should contact the Horry County Police Department at 843-915-TIPS. All calls and tips will be kept confidential.

ATF, along with our law enforcement partners, is committed to ensuring our communities are safe and that those who commit violent crimes such as this are held accountable. ATF works closely with members of the firearms industry to curb the criminal acquisition and misuse of firearms.

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