• Abandoned house burned; no injuries reported

    An abandoned house on Big Macedonia Road in Supply was burned down last week, but no one lived in the home, and no injuries were reported.

    According to a sheriff’s office incident report, a person started a fire at 384 Big Macedonia Road on Monday, Dec. 22. The suspect was still at the scene was responders arrived, Garner said. No charges will be filed, because Garner said the man who set the blaze was set to inherit the property where the house was, and he did not file an insurance claim.

  • District Court Docket

    The following cases were adjudicated over four days of District Criminal Court on Dec. 17, 18, 19 and 22 in Bolivia.

    Wednesday, Dec. 17

    Judge Jerry A. Jolly presided over the following cases with prosecutor Cathi Radford and courtroom clerk and Michelle Warth:

    Amanda Lynn Archer, speeding 55 in a 45 zone, prayer for judgment continued and costs.

    Dove Danita Avylla, improper equipment, costs.

    Mark Dewayne Barnhill, unsafe movement, costs.

    James Judson Baxley, improper equipment, costs.

  • Ocean Isle Beach crime report

    The Ocean Isle Beach Police Department investigated a breaking and entering and property damage on Isle Plaza this week.

    According to a police report, an unknown subject broke into a home by forcing the side door open. The side latch was damaged, and the doorknob bolt damaged the molding.

    The homeowners reported nothing missing.

  • District Court docket

    The following cases were adjudicated over five days of District Criminal Court on Dec. 10, 11, 12, 15 and 16 in Bolivia.

    Wednesday, Dec. 10

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

    Gordon Everett Albro, improper equipment, costs.

    Tiffany Michelle Aldana, driving while license revoked, fictitious/canceled/revoked registration card/tag, both voluntarily dismissed.

    Chauncey Lee Anderson, possession marijuana up to one-half ounce, voluntarily dismissed.

  • 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.

    •Larceny on Parkland Way; suspect stole an air conditioner unit.

    •Larceny on Village Road; suspect broke into victim’s utility trailer and stole a blower.

    •Larceny on Reed Road; suspect stole four Playstation 3 video games from the Movie Gallery and fled the scene.

    •Breaking and entering and larceny on Cottonwood Lane; suspects stole victim’s jewelry.

  • K-9 Enforcement Team roundup

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

    Deputies with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Enforcement Team from Dec. 15-21 answered 21 calls, issued 20 uniformed citations and 25 total charges.

  • Agressive Criminal Enforcement Team 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, driver’s license and criminal information 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.


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

    •Three instances of forgery and uttering at Bank of America; suspect removed victims’ mail and used the information to forge three $1,500 checks. The case was turned over to federal investigators.

    •Breaking and entering and larceny from residence on Village Road; suspect pried open a window of victim’s house and stole $950 in cash and thousands of dollars worth of jewelry.

  • Holden Beach police report

    Holden Beach Police last week investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests. All information is taken directly from incident/investigation and arrest reports.

    •Burglary and larceny on Saltation Court on Dec. 21; suspect broke victim’s window with a lawn mower blade, entered the home and stole a plasma TV and a Nintendo game system.

    •Donald Allan Reece, 37, of 913 Jordan Road, Autryville; charged with driving while license revoked, a child safety seat violation and present revoked license.

  • Two arrested for armed robbery; more charges expected

    Sheriff’s deputies have arrested and charged two men with armed robbery, and more arrests are expected.

    Montreal Greene, 21, of 115 South 10th St., Wilmington, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and felony conspiracy. Parish Kejuan McNeil, 18, of 606 Wooster St., Wilmington, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and felony conspiracy.

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office detective Sgt. Steve Mason said more arrests are expected for a Dec. 19 robbery on Walker Street in Leland.