In Myrtle Beach, Elvis impersonator charged with assault over board game

Myrtle Beach Sun-NewsMay 10, 2012 

It’s not clear if he sang a rendition of “Jailhouse Rock,” but an Elvis impersonator on the Grand Strand spent nearly 12 hours in jail Wednesday after a fracas over a board game.

David Allen Credille, 32, of The Colony, Texas was charged with third-degree assault and battery and booked into J. Reuben Long Detention Center at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, according to jail records. He was released at 8:11 p.m. Wednesday on $1,000 bail.

Horry County police were called about 9 p.m. Sunday to 520 Pennington Loop for an assault at a backyard birthday party. When officers arrived they learned a 27-year-old man had been punched in the face and suffered a bloody nose, according to the report.

The victim told officers they were playing Taboo when he and Credille got into an argument about the rules of the game. The victim said Credille punched him in the nose and he fell to the ground, according to the report. The victim said he stood up and Credille punched him several more times before other people at the party separated the men. The victim declined to be treated by EMS.

Officers learned the two men work together at Legends in Concert and that Credille is an Elvis impersonator, according to the report. Party attendees told officers that Credille left with men who work as Blues Brothers impersonators at Legends.

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