Shallotte Crime Report

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The Shallotte Police Department investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests last week. All information is taken directly from police incident and arrest reports.
The Shallotte police department office is closed to the public while the building undergoes renovations. Anyone wishing to speak to an officer or obtain a copy of a police report must go to the Southend Task Force building at 130 Cheers Street. The number to reach the police department is 754-6008.
•Jonathan William Phillips, 29, of 4320 Mary St., Shallotte, was charged with failure to appear for driving while license revoked and failure to appear for expired inspection.
•Obtaining property by false pretense; suspect cashed a payroll check that a stop payment was issued.
•Obtaining property by false pretense at We Buy Treasures; suspect sold stolen jewelry.
•Counterfeit currency at Walmart; suspect passed a counterfeit $10 bill.
•Counterfeit currency at Walmart; suspect paid for merchandise with fraudulent bills totaling $100.
•Larceny of an iPhone at Jumpin’ Java; suspect took the victim’s iPhone.
•Justin Durso, 28, of 16-8 Birch Pond Drive, was charged with inhaling fumes and possession of a toxic substance. Officers responded to a possible overdose call. Durso admitted to inhaling air duster.
•Markell Demond Stanley, 16, of 431 Tree Acre Circle, Calabash, was charged with shoplifting from Walmart.
•Devonte Tyrell Bethea, 20, of 836 McMilly Road, Shallotte, was charged with no operator’s license and driving after consumption.
•John Hugh O’Neill, 38, of 2636 Brick Drive, Longs, S.C., was charged with DWI and failure to maintain lane of travel.
•Possession of stolen property on Main Street; victim was in possession of stolen property including wooden outdoor furniture, an end table, wicker chairs and more.
•Obtaining property by false pretense at Jerome’s Steak House; suspect made a fraudulent collection of funds.
•Vandalism and breaking and entering at the Brierwood pool; suspects threw lawn chairs into the pool.