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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.

  • Shallotte Police report

    Shallotte 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.

    July 20

    Pedro Sosa-Campos, 25, was arrested on misdemeanor charges of no operator’s license, careless and reckless driving, no insurance and unsafe movement.

    Larceny of a Samsung Galaxy 6 phone worth $685 from the ATMC Wireless store.

    July 21

    Kevin Davis Nixon, 38, was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest.

    July 22

  • Leland Police report

    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.

    July 20

    Eddie Lee Wood was cited and released after taking merchandise from Wal-Mart on New Pointe Boulevard without paying for it.

    Breaking and entering, larceny of an iPod from an unsecured motor vehicle parked on Night Harbor Drive.

    Possession of stolen property and obtaining property by false pretense; someone tried to pawn stolen property at a Village Road business.

  • Holden Beach Police report

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

    July 21

    Breaking and entering and larceny of $30 in cash and items worth $150 from a motor vehicle parked at an Ocean Boulevard West residence.

    Breaking and entering a motor vehicle parked at an Ocean Boulevard West residence.

    Larceny of a Yeti cooler worth $400 from a Brunswick Avenue West residence.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department July 21-26 2015

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

    July 21

    James Carter Hendricks, 38, of 6388 Pigott Ave., Ocean Isle Beach, charged with DWI

    July 22

    Larceny of an enclosed trailer on High Market Street.

    Jeremy Marlin Ludwig, 20, of 1121 First St. in Nitro, W.Va., charged with simple assault and assault on a female.

    July 26

  • Holden Beach Police report

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

    July 10

    Larceny of five bicycles worth a total of $900 from a South Shore Drive residence.

    Breaking and entering and larceny a firearm worth $450 from a motor vehicle parked at a Halstead Street residence.

    July 11

    Larceny of a mountain bike worth $500 from an Ocean Boulevard West residence.

    July 10

  • Leland Police report

    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.

    July 13

    Two-vehicle crash on Ploof Road at U.S. 17 resulting in property damage.

    Larceny of components from a lawn irrigation system from a Grandiflora Drive residence.

    Fraud by reported by victim who purchased a vehicle from Craigslist.

    July 14

    Larceny of $650 from the counter of a Reed Road business.

  • Shallotte Police report

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

  • Sunset Beach Police Department July 13-19 2015

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

    June 13

    Breaking and entering to vehicle, larceny from vehicle, 35th Street.

    June 16

    Larceny of beach items on 40th Street.

    Marcus Charles Carlson, 28, of 1111 Japonica Lane, Sunset Beach, charged with possession of heroin, resisting a public officer and two counts of larceny.

    June 17

  • Holden Beach Police report

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

    June 3

    Breaking and entering — non-forced entry and trespassing at an Ocean Boulevard East residence.

    June 10

    Breaking and entering a motor vehicle parked on Mullet Street.

    Breaking and entering — non-forced entry and larceny of a handgun worth $560 from an Ocean Boulevard West residence.