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Public Safety

  • Calabash helps battle S.C. house fire

    Extra fire and rescue units, including members of the Calabash Fire Department, were called to a house fire Monday afternoon, May 18, near Little River, S.C.

    A passing Horry County, S.C., police officer spotted the fire about 5 p.m. at the single-family house at 232 S.C. 57 N., also known as Wampee Road, about four miles south of the state line.

    About 5:10 p.m., a second alarm summoned more units, including Calabash, to the scene, said Brian Van Aernem, spokesman for Horry County Fire Rescue.

  • Firearms stolen from Calabash residence

    The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of firearms and other items from a Calabash residence.

    The break-in and theft were reported May 22 at 680 Persimmon Road. Among the firearms reported stolen were a semi-automatic handgun, a .38 special, a 22-gauge rifle, a 12-gauge pump action shotgun, a 20-gauge single-barrel shotgun, a 12-gauge double-barrel shotgun, a 30/30 shotgun, SK-47 fixed bayonets and a black powder custom-made muzzle loader.

  • Leland Police reports

    Leland police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    May 16

    James Christopher Jacobs was arrested on charges of assault, drunk and disruptive, larceny, property damage and possession of a schedule VI controlled substance.

    Michael Colon was arrested on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and resisting, delaying and obstructing an officer.

  • Leland Police reports

    Leland police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    May 2

    Larceny of 14 plants from the entrance to Mallory Creek.

    Larceny of a boat trailer from a Manchester Lane residence.

    Larceny of a wallet the victim left on a counter and walked away from briefly at the New Pointe Boulevard Wal-Mart.

    May 3

    Hit and run traffic crash on Fairview and Village roads resulting in property damage.

  • Ocean Isle Beach Police Department reports

    Ocean Isle Beach police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    May 13

    Adam J. Trus, 38, of Ocean Highway, arrested on charges of driving while impaired and no operator’s license.

    May 14

    Wilbur Blake Callihan, 24, of N.C. 41, Bladenboro, arrested on possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia charges.

    Breaking and entering at a Coggeshall Drive residence.

    May 15

  • Sunset Beach Police Department May 11-13 2016

    May 11

    Damage to property (building material) reported on North Shore Drive.

    Larceny (consumables) reported at the Minuteman.

    May 12

    Identity theft and fraud ($136,000) reported on Oyster Point Drive.

    May 13

    Prescription fraud reported at CVS.

    Warrant for arrest, Jonathan Powell, 34, of 1141 Indigo Circle, Sunset Beach.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    March 23

    Obtaining property by false pretense reported on Park Road.

    April 17

    Warrant issued for Devante Malik Pugh, 18, of 2610 Evans Road, Bolivia, for simple possession of schedule IV, drug paraphernalia and resist, delay, obstruct.

    April 20

  • Holden Beach Police Department

    Holden Beach police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    April 22

    Breaking and entering of motor vehicle, larceny of a dollar bill, $2 in change and center console tray reported on Shrimp Street.

    Breaking and entering of motor vehicle, larceny of iPhone car charger reported on Serenity Lane.

    Breaking and entering of motor vehicle reported on Ocean Boulevard East.

    April 23

    Vandalism to Jeeps reported on Yacht Watch Road.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department April 14, 2016

    Sunset Beach Police Department

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incident. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    April 14

    Larceny by employee at Market Express. Warrants issued for April D. Canaday, 34, of 1309 Hale Swamp Road, Shallotte.

  • Leland Police reports

    Leland police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    April 1

    Holly Carter Hopkins was cited and released on charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Two-vehicle traffic crash in the Wal-Mart parking lot on New Pointe Boulevard resulting in property damage.

    Single-vehicle traffic crash on U.S. 74/76 near Mount Misery Road resulting in property damage.