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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.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Feb. 9

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

    Feb. 9

    Breaking and entering reported on Kings Trail. Unknown subject(s) entered home and took five flat-screen TVs.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2017

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

    Jan. 31

    Breaking and entering, theft of two TVs from a Canal Street home.

    Feb. 1

    Bobbie Anderson, 23, of Ocean Haven Road was arrested on an outstanding warrant for simple assault and communicating threats charges.

  • Calabash Fire Department January 2017

    During the month of January 2017, Calabash firefighters responded to 159 calls: nine structure fires, a woods/brush fire, a vehicle fire, five fire alarms, seven motor vehicle accidents, two investigations, 22 public assistance and 112 EMS first-response calls.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Jan. 24-26 2017

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

    Jan. 24

    Breaking and entering on Creekview Drive; two TVs and several pieces of jewelry stolen. Two TVs have been recovered.

    Jan. 26

    Antaun L. Miller, 23, of Forrest Drive, Shallotte, charged with breaking and entering, felony larceny and injury to real property on Creekview Drive.

  • Leland Police reports

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

    Jan. 9

    Damage to a fuel line and larceny of a battery worth $200 from a construction site on Kay Todd Road.

    Larceny of a canoe worth $900 from an Atrium Way residence.

    Larceny of gas from a vehicle parked at Ocean Gate Plaza.

    Obtaining a $200 cell phone by false pretense.

    Jan. 10

    Larceny of a $150 cell phone from Wal-Mart.

  • Shallotte police reports

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

    Jan. 13

    Property damage; someone caused $200 in damage to the driver’s side door of a vehicle parked in the Shallotte Post Office parking lot.

    Simple assault and larceny; someone shoved an employee out of the way while pushing a miter saw, worth $599, out of the Home Depot.

    Jan. 14

    Larceny of $60 from a Mulberry Street residence.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Jan. 18-22 2017

     Sunset Beach Police Department

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests.

    Jan. 18

    Fake $100 bill passed at Sarah’s Kitchen.

    Jan. 20

    Breaking and entering reported at a house off Egret Drive where a laptop and TV were stolen.

    Cornelius T. Staton, 24, of Big Neck Road was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Onslow County.

    Jan. 21

    Someone took a Monster Energy Drink from Minuteman 14 store.

  • Shallotte police reports

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

    Jan. 1

    Larceny and obtaining property by false pretense, taking items off store shelves at Wal-Mart and exchanging them for a $236.67 gift card.

    Injury to real property by setting fire to a picnic table in Mulberry Park causing in $982 damage.

    Jan. 2

    Donna Nance Hurt, 57, was arrested on charges of larceny and trespassing.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Jan. 6-13 2017

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

    Jan. 6

    Christine Johnson, 27, of Monroe was arrested on possession of schedule II controlled substance, simple possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia charges.

    Jan. 13

    Velazquez Guadalupe, 45, of Eastbrook Road was arrested on no operator’s license, no insurance and fictitious plates charges.