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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 week. All information is taken directly from police incident and arrest reports.

    Aug. 25

    Larceny of a hot dog warmer worth $400 from a back room at Planet Fun on Whiteville Road.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Aug. 21-28

    Aug. 21

    Amanda Benton Long, 41, of 1930 Pinehurst Road, Southport, was arrested on possession of drug paraphernalia charge.

    Aug. 26

    Identity theft reported on Oyster Bay Drive.

    Aug. 27

    Svetlana Shkinder, 20, of 20 Uncle Drive, Asheville, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

    Denise Locklear, 52, of 709 Live Oak Drive, was arrested on a larceny charge.

    Aug. 28

    Elizabeth Campbell, 41, of 206 Prospect Parkway, Brooklyn, N.Y., was arrested on a DWI charge.

     

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Aug. 16-21

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

    Aug. 16

    Breaking and entering and larceny at two addresses on Magnolia Drive.

    Aug. 17

    Obtaining property by false pretense on Dunbar Drive.

    Attempted breaking and entering on Live Oak Drive.

    Aug. 18

    Larceny on Shoreline Drive West.

    Larceny on West Main Street.

    Aug. 20

  • Sunset Beach investigates break-ins

    The Sunset Police Department is investigating reports of five break-ins in the Seaside Station community in the past week.

    All of the houses are unoccupied vacation homes, according to town clerk Lisa Anglin.

    “The police department is actively investigating these crimes and asks for help from the community,” Anglin wrote Friday afternoon, Aug. 19.

    “We urge everyone to pay close attention to what is going on around them and report any suspicious persons, vehicles, noises, etc.,” Anglin wrote.

  • Shallotte Police reports

    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.

    Aug. 1

    Larceny of items from Wal-Mart.

    Embezzlement, larceny of $100 from a register by a Burger King employee.

    Larceny of a cell phone worth $350 from Alex’s Wireless store on Holden Beach Road.

    Aug. 2

    Larceny of a package worth $120 taken from the front porch of a Brooks Court residence.

  • Leland Police reports

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

    July 25

    Breaking and entering and larceny on Old Fayetteville Road.

    July 26

    Shannon Mulvaney was arrested and charged with driving while license revoked.

    Larceny of medication from a mailbox on Bellmark Court.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department, Aug. 10-15

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

    Aug. 10

    Marcus Charles Carlson, 29, was arrested on a charge of breaking and entering at Japonica Lane.

    Breaking and entering on Dogwood Drive.

    Aug. 11

    Larceny from a vendor at Sunset Beach Town Park.

    Aug. 12

    Larceny of a beach cabana.

    Aug. 13

    Identity theft and larceny from Longleaf Drive.

    Aug. 14

  • 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.

    Aug. 2

    Julia Anne Showman, 30, was arrested on a charge of misdemeanor driving while impaired.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Aug. 1-7, 2016

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

    Aug. 1

    Drive-off investigated at Minuteman Food Mart.

    Aug. 2

    Bryan Lex Traywick, 58, of 414 Third St., arrested on charges of giving fictitious information to officer and no operator’s license.

    Aug. 6

    Jeffrey Lenue Green, 51, of 1135 Park Road, arrested on a driving while impaired charge.

    Aug. 7