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Courts

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office K-9 Roundup

    The K-9 enforcement team answers calls, conducts driver’s license checkpoints and assists with other agencies when K-9s are needed.

    From May 5-17, deputies with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Enforcement Team answered 26 calls, made three drug arrests and wrote 12 uniform citations, including driving while license revoked, expired registration, open container of alcohol and no operator’s license.

  • District Court Docket

    The following cases were adjudicated over four days of District Criminal Court on May 6, 7, 11 and 12 in Bolivia.

    Wednesday, May 6

    Judge Marion R. Warren presided over the following cases with prosecutor Cathi Radford and courtroom clerk and Jennifer Hearn:

    Ronald John Anderson, improper equipment, costs.

    Tracy Lynn Bellamy, speeding 72 in a 55 zone, $25 and costs.

    Jonathan Henry Biddy, fail to maintain lane control, voluntarily dismissed.

  • District Court Docket

    The following cases were adjudicated over five days of District Criminal Court on April 29, 30 and May 1, 4 and 5.

    Wednesday, April 29

    Judge William F. Fairley presided over the following cases with prosecutor Cathi Radford and courtroom clerk Lisa Quick:

    Danny Ray Alley Jr., improper equipment, costs; reckless driving-wanton disregard, voluntarily dismissed.

  • Ocean Isle Beach Crime Report

    The Ocean Isle Beach Police Department investigated larceny at the Islander Inn on Monday, May 11. According to the police incident report, an oblong pink cameo gold ring and a yellow topaz ring were removed from a guest room.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office crime report

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s deputies investigated the following incidents last week, which are taken directly from sheriff’s office incident reports:

    •Burglary and vandalism on Albright Road in Bolivia; suspect opened victim’s back door and damaged building materials.

    •Larceny on Chris Street in Supply; suspect stole victim’s medication.

    •Credit card fraud on King Road NE in Leland; suspect used victim’s bank card.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office ACE roundup

    The Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team is a support unit, whose primary functions are traffic enforcement and assisting in the apprehension of drug traffickers in the county. The ACE team conducts driving while impaired and driver’s license checkpoints, as well as street-level investigations on controlled substances. The ACE team works with the sheriff’s office K-9 Enforcement Team and Drug Enforcement Unit to apprehend narcotics suspects as well as saturating hot spots where criminal activity is reported.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office drug report

    Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit issued the following charges and citations last week. The suspects and their charges, which are taken directly from arrest reports and uniform citations, are:

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office K-9 Roundup

    The K-9 enforcement team answers calls, conducts driver’s license checkpoints and assists with other agencies when K-9s are needed.

    From May 4-10, deputies with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Enforcement Team answered 27 calls, issued eight drug charges and wrote 11 uniform citations.

  • SHALLOTTE CRIME REPORT

    Shallotte Police charged the following people and investigated the following incidents last week:

    •Police charged Frank Wesley Salmon, 22, of 130 Cheers St., Shallotte, with forgery, uttering and obtaining property by false pretenses. He was taken to the Brunswick County Detention Center on a $40,000 secured bond.

    •Police charged Eric Michael Orlando, 30, of 1376 Greenfield Road, N.W., Supply, with possession of a firearm by a felon after he was found with a gun under his seat. He was taken to the Brunswick County Detention Center on a secured bond.

  • Money theft investigated in Sunset Beach

    SUNSET BEACH—Local police investigated the theft of money taken during a break-in of a house on Bayberry Drive.

    The incident was reported April 25.

    Police also investigated an incident reported April 26 in the Food Lion parking lot in which two tires were cut, causing $300 in damages.