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Courts

  • Grand jury indictments

    The Brunswick County Grand Jury under the direction of Judge Ola Lewis with prosecutor Rex Gore and courtroom clerk Kay Fowler returned the following indictments during a Superior Court session on May 11:

    Robert W. Adams, 46, of 1503 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC; felony flee/elude arrest motor vehicle, reckless driving to endanger.

    Angela Dawn Barrow, 42, of 11130 NC 68, Elkin; felony habitual impaired driving.

    Taylor Reid Bennett, 18, of 2166 Amy Drive SW, Supply; felony breaking and/or entering, felony larceny after breaking/entering.

  • 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 crime report

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

    •Breaking and entering, larceny and property damage on Sunny Brook Way in Leland; suspect broke victim’s window and stole a pit bull.

    •Breaking and entering, larceny and property damage on Gator Lane in Supply; suspect broke into victim’s storage area and stole a lawnmower, leaf blower, fishing rods and a hammock.

  • 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 18-24, deputies with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Enforcement Team answered 28 calls, made eight drug arrests and wrote 13 uniform citations, including driving while license revoked, no operator’s license, expired registration and no insurance.

  • Fugitive arrested on break-in, theft charges

    SUNSET BEACH—A man wanted on two felony warrants in Wilmington was arrested Monday night by local police.

    Justin Kyle Loeser was arrested by Sunset Beach police after they were called to a residence on Dogwood Drive on a domestic violence call.

    A subsequent background check revealed Wilmington police had issued an all points bulletin for Loeser. One warrant was for breaking and entering and larceny and a second warrant was for obtaining property by false pretenses and misdemeanor larceny.

  • SHALLOTTE CRIME REPORT

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

    •Embezzlement and larceny by employee at Pawn USA; suspect took $297 in cash, a wedding set valued a $56.21, wedding bands valued at $56.21 and two ladies’ rings valued at $37.47 each.

    •Vandalism, breaking and entering a coin-operated machine and larceny at Mark Saunders Construction; suspect pried open a drink machine, stealing $100 and causing $750 in damage to the machine and $200 damage to the door frame.

  • OCEAN ISLE BEACH CRIME REPORT

    The Ocean Isle Beach Police Department investigated an attempted breaking and entering and damage to the coin machine at the Ocean Aire Market on Causeway Drive. An unknown suspect attempted to pry open a drink machine, causing $200 worth of damage.

  • 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:

    •Breaking and entering and property damage on Thomasboro Road in Calabash; suspect pried open a drink machine, damaging it.

    •Larceny and property damage on River Road in Southport; suspect took motor off victim’s boat and stole the boat propeller.

    •Breaking and entering and property damage on Seaside Road in Sunset Beach; suspect pried into victim’s drink machine.

  • 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.