• 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 4:

    Keith T. Bruce, 46, of 2201 Pine Straw Road, Bolivia; felony worthless check, felony accessing computers.

    Lee Roy Combs, 64, of 2706 Maiden Lane, Supply; felony second-degree sexual offense.

    Tony Terrell Gore, 40, of 390 Little Macedonia Road, Supply; seven counts felony uttering forged instrument.

  • Alabama man arrested for Sunset Beach motorcycle theft

    SUNSET BEACH—Police investigated a number of thefts and break-ins reported in the past week, including a man’s arrest and the recovery of a motorcycle found in a traffic check.

    On May 24, a motorcycle was stolen from the parking lot of Sunset Beach Extension near the island gazebo. A Honda CBR valued at $6,000, as well as a Volvo valued at $10,000, were reported stolen.

    The motorcycle was recovered that night in Myrtle Beach, S.C., during a traffic check.

  • District Court Docket

     The following cases were adjudicated over five days of District Criminal Court on May 13, 14, 15, 18 and 19 in Bolivia.

    Wednesday, May 13

    Judge Napoleon B. Barefoot presided over the following cases with prosecutor Cathi Radford and courtroom clerk and Lisa Quick:

    Maria D. Aguillonprado, driving while license revoked, fictitious/altered title/registration card/tag, both voluntarily dismissed.

    Christopher Andrews, improper equipment, costs.

  • 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 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.


    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.