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  • Ocean Isle Beach Crime Report

    The Ocean Isle Police Department investigated property damage to Island Realty last week. According to the police incident report, the suspect kicked pickets from a hand railing and cut a wooden rocking chair arm. The incident is under further investigation.

  • District Court Docket

    The following cases were adjudicated over five days of District Criminal Court on Dec. 3, 4, 5, 8 and 9 in Bolivia.

    Wednesday, Dec. 3

    Judge Marion R. Warren presided over the following cases with prosecutor Cathi Radford and courtroom clerks Michelle Warth and Lisa Quick:

    Bryan Matthew Abrams, improper equipment, costs; no operator’s license, voluntarily dismissed.

    Michelle Beach Adkins, unsafe movement, prayer for judgment continued and costs.

  • Grand jury indictments for Dec. 8

    The Brunswick County Grand Jury under the direction of Judge Gary L. Locklear with prosecutor Rex Gore and courtroom clerk Kay Fowler returned the following indictments during a Superior Court session on Dec. 8:

    Daniel Eugene Beverly Jr., 34, of 1597 Sunny Trail, Leland; felony indecent liberties with child, two counts felony first-degree rape child, two counts felony first-degree sex offense child.

    Julius L. Brown, 18, of 1244 Zack St., Bolivia; felony robbery with dangerous weapon.

  • SHALLOTTE CRIME REPORT

    Shallotte police charged the following people and investigated the following incidents last week. All information is taken directly from police reports.

  • Leland crime report

    Leland Police officers investigated the following incidents and issued the following charges last week. All information is taken directly from patrol activity reports.

    •Breaking and entering and larceny on Stoney Woods; suspect stole victim’s purse from her unlocked vehicle at her residence.

    •Missing firearm on Manchester Lane; suspect reported a .22 caliber rifle missing from her home.

    •Suspicious fire on Orleans Street; Leland Fire Chief John Grimes reported a fire at 115 Orleans Street was suspicious.

  • 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:

    •Larceny on Sabbath Home Road in Supply; suspect stole two DVDs from victim’s business.

    •Breaking and entering and property damage on Jolly Roger Drive in Supply; suspect damaged victim’s front door and entered the residence.

    •Breaking and entering and property damage on Jolly Roger Drive in Supply; suspect broke victim’s window and entered residence.

  • Ocean Isle Beach Crime Report

    The Ocean Isle Beach Police Department investigated the following incident last week. All information is taken directly from police incident/investigation reports.

    •Larceny on East Second Street; unknown suspect stole a UPS package containing a coat and sweatpants from a doorstep.

  • Two arrested for drug trafficking; drug agents seize $75,400 worth of cocaine

    Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit seized more than $75,000 in cocaine from a Supply man last week.

    According to a sheriff’s office press release, just after 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, drug agents arrived at a home on Zane Way in Supply to execute a search warrant.

    When drug agents arrived, Justin Dior Newsome, 22, of 197 Zane Way, was allegedly seen running out the front door. He allegedly had more than 9 ounces of powder cocaine on him.

  • District Court Docket

    The following cases were adjudicated over three days of District Criminal Court on Nov. 26 and Dec. 1 and 2 in Bolivia.

    Wednesday, Nov. 26

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

    Cynthia Danielle Allen, fictitious/canceled/revoked registration card/tag, voluntarily dismissed.

    Carl Henry Alston, unsealed wine/liquor in passenger area.

    Vernita J. Anderson, improper equipment, costs.

  • Second arrest in vending machine break-ins

    Second arrest in vending machine break-ins

    BY LAURA LEWIS

    STAFF WRITER

    SUNSET BEACH—A second person has been arrested in connection with a recent spate of coin-operated vending machine break-ins.

    Dean Michael Newman, 19, of 718 Magnolia Drive in Sunset Beach, was charged with four counts of breaking into the machines.

    He was in Brunswick County Detention Center on $4,000 bond.