Special operations team

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The special operations team at the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office includes the K-9 enforcement team and Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team.

The ACE Team is a support unit whose primary functions are traffic enforcement and assisting in the apprehension of drug traffickers in the county.

From July 30 through Aug. 12, special operations deputies issued 10 total traffic citations and charges.

Deputies set up checkpoints on Hickman Road, Bridgers Road and Beach Drive. Deputies also assisted with a water rescue/recovery on Longwood Road.

The following suspects were charged:

•Allison Todd, 31, Charlotte, possession of a half ounce or less of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia; and misdemeanor possession of schedule IV substance.

 •Harris Hunter, 22, Wilmington, possession of a half ounce or less of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.