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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.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office report

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

    May 12

    Simple physical assault on Darnell Road, Bolivia.

    Assault on a female, assault on a handicapped person on Cardinal Avenue, Longwood.

    Fraud reported on Malmo Loop Road, Leland.

    Burglary with forcible entry on Bluewater Street, Southport.

    Larceny on Scorpion Drive, Leland.

    Vandalism on Southport-Supply Road, Southport.

  • 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.

    May 11

    Two-vehicle crash at U.S. 74/76 and Enterprise Drive resulting in property damage.

    Obtaining property by false pretense; someone defrauding a cab driver of a fare.

    Hit and run on Brunswick Forest Parkway and East Cutlar Crossing resulting in property damage.

    Single-vehicle crash on U.S. 74/76 westbound ramp resulting in property damage.

  • 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.

    May 7

    Larceny; someone took two fishing reels worth $21.92 from Wal-Mart without paying for them.

    May 8

    Identity theft; someone used victim’s personal information to obtain services from Verizon wireless.

    May 11

  • Sunset Beach Police Department May 11-17 2015

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

    May 11

    Felony larceny of jewelry from Capeside Wyne.

    May 14

    Donald Charles Leuder, 53, of 405 Davie Drive, Wilmington, charged with felony larceny.

    May 17

    Damage to property (vehicle), Great Egret Circle

    Damage to property (vehicle), Moorehen Lane.

  • Calabash Fire Department April 2015

    During the month of April, Calabash firefighters responded to 159 calls: three structure fires, four woods/brush fires, five fire alarms, seven motor vehicle accidents, an investigation, 17 public assistance calls, 121 EMS first-response calls and an other

  • Sunset Beach Police Department April 25-May 3 2015

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

    April 25

    Jaquelyn Rae Covell, 18, of 260 Maple Road, Maple, was charged with simple assault.

    May 2

    Breaking and entering, larceny of two iPads reported on Great Egret Circle.

    Injury to real property reported on Avian Drive.

    May 3

    Assault on a female reported on Seaside Road.

  • 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.

    May 6

    Two-vehicle crash at U.S. 17 North and Village Road resulting in property damage.

    Two-vehicle crash at Grandiflora and Pine Harvest drives resulting in property damage.

    May 7

    Single vehicle crash on Olde Waterford Way resulting in property damage.

    Two-vehicle crash at U.S. 17 North and Village Road resulting in property damage.

  • 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.

    May 4

    Larceny; someone pushed a 22-square-foot swimming pool kit worth $877 on a cart out of Wal-Mart and put it in his vehicle it without paying for it.

    May 5

    Davonte DeWayne Hunt, 24, was arrested on charges of resisting arrest and possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce.

    Jonathan Erick McCleod, 23, was arrested on a trespassing charge.

  • 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 28

    Brandon Alexander Bain was arrested on a warrant from Brunswick County.

    Larceny of fishing equipment from a South Navassa Road residence.

    Involuntary commitment; victim was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.

    Injury to personal property; someone cut the tire valve stem of a vehicle parked on Maple Tree Drive.