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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 Department April 13-21 2017

     Shallotte Police Department

     

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

     

    April 13

    Travis Keith St. Pierce, 29, arrested on a warrant.

     

    April 17

    Larceny of blue, white and black bicycle valued at $85 from front yard on Owendon Drive.

     

    April 18

    Harassment reported on Hardsmith Street.

     

    April 19

  • Sunset Beach Police Department April 18-20

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

    April 18

    A report was taken about a lottery scam via Facebook in which a victim was scammed.

    April 20

    Daniel Lee Locklear, 21, of Live Oak Drive, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department April 11, 2017

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

    April 11

    Stephen Michael Branagan, 22, of Lake Tree Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, was arrested on a possession of drug paraphernalia charge.

    Bryson Page Hill, 18, of Boones Neck Road, Supply, was charged with simple possession of less than one-half ounce of marijuana.

    Randall Chance Johnson, 20, of Nesbit Road, Monroe, was charged with simple possession of less than one-half ounce of marijuana.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, April 10-16, 2017

    Deputies investigated the following incidents last week. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    April 10

    Larceny of iPad, smart phone, pots, pans and pressure cooker on Clubview Lane, Carolina Shores.

    Obtaining money by false pretense on Brunswick Place, Leland.

    Breaking and entering, larceny of Vizio 39-inch flatscreen TV on Gold Finch Drive, Supply.

    Larceny of Xanax on L Street, Supply.

    Larceny of Samsung phone and Kindle Fires on Chadwick Landing, Shallotte.

  • Winnabow woman dies in head-on crash

    A Winnabow woman died last week in a head-on collision on N.C. 87.

    Elizabeth Jordan Cain, 59, died about 5:30 p.m. April 4 after her 2012 Nissan Altima crossed the center line and collided with a cement truck driven by David Lee Shaw, who survived, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

    Funeral services for Cain were Saturday, April 8, at Lighthouse Pentecostal Church in Winnabow

  • Calabash Fire Department March 2017

    During the month of March 2017, the Calabash Fire Department responded to 180 calls: nine structure fires, two woods/brush fires, five fire alarms, 10 motor vehicle accidents, two investigations, 18 public assistance, three mutual aid, an other, and 130 EMS first response calls.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department April 4-6 2017

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

    April 4

    Fraudulent charges at CresCom Bank.

    April 6

    Breaking and entering on Salt Marsh Street, where several guitars were stolen.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department March 28-April 2 2017

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

    March 28

    Allen Bulak, 34, of Rest Place SW, was arrested on a charge of resisting, delaying and obstructing.

    April 2

    Mia Lane Cummings, 28, of North Windward, Supply, was arrested on outstanding warrants.

    Tiffany Michelle Daniels, 29, of Hanover Lane, Bolivia, was arrested on a charge of driving while license 

  • Sunset Beach Police Department, March 22-27 2017

    Sunset Beach Police Department

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

    March 22

    Antonio Livingston, 28, of Harris Trail SW, Ocean Isle Beach, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

    Lisa Harden, 51, of Pigott Road, Shallotte, was arrested on a conspiring to traffic opium warrant from the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office.

    March 27