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Public Safety

  • Sunset Beach Police Department, Dec. 14-16 2017

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

    Dec. 14

    A report was taken about a stolen firearm. The victim said he misplaced his firearm but was unable to determine whether it happened locally or somewhere up north. The incident is under investigation.

    Dec. 15

    Brett M. Herndon, 30, of Dolphin Street, was cited on possession of less than one-half ounce of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia charges.

    Dec. 16

  • Calabash Fire Department

    During the month of November 2017, the Calabash Fire Department responded to 203 calls: six structure fires, a woods/brush fire, a vehicle fire, five fire alarms, nine motor vehicle accidents, 29 public assistance, two other and 150 EMS first-response calls. 

  • 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.

    Dec. 5

    Death investigation at a Paisley Drive apartment.

    Dec. 6

    Call for service at ATMC on Whiteville Road where an irate customer was verbally intimidating employees.

    Dec. 7

    Douglas Edward Freeman, 26, was arrested on a felony charge of obtaining money by false pretense.

  • BCSO offers reward in Longwood fatal shooting case

    The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the shooting death of a Longwood man.

    Anthony Scott Beers, 30, died early Sunday morning, Dec. 10, after being taken to Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

    He was shot about 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, in the area of Carlon and George Daniels roads in the Longwood community, according to a sheriff’s office news release that called the case an ongoing homicide investigation.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Nov. 20-Dec. 1 2017

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

    Nov. 20

    Injury to real property on Dogwood Drive.

    Two reports of larceny of baby formula from Food Lion.

    Nov. 22

    Larceny of baby formula from Food Lion.

    Nov. 23

    Larceny of wallet at Walgreens.

    Nov. 24

    Larceny of baby formula from Food Lion.

    Nov. 27

    Animal neglect reported on Seaside Road.

    Dec. 1

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Nov. 16-17 2017

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

    Nov. 16

    Medication delivered by FedEx reported stolen from an address on Baroney Place Drive.

    Nov. 17

    Someone broke into an Arnold Bread truck on Clippers Way and stole 12 packs of Arnold snacks.

    Communicating threats reported at the Sunset Beach Fishing Pier. Someone’s vehicle got booted for not paying to park and pier owners were threatened.

  • 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 reports.

    Oct. 28

    Breaking and entering and larceny of miscellaneous items from a Slater Way residence.

    Breaking and entering and larceny of $300 in worth of U.S. Treasury Bonds from an Old Fayetteville Road residence.

    Larceny of jewelry worth $2,600 from a Brookhaven Trail residence.

  • 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.

    Oct. 23

    Shoplifting miscellaneous tools worth $1,392 from Wal-Mart on Main Street.

    Richard Borelli Pearson, 40, was arrested on charges of felony larceny, shoplifting and misdemeanor trespassing.

    Oct. 23

    Jeffrey Todd Sammons, 35, was arrested on charges of felony burglary and misdemeanor larceny from a motor vehicle.

    Oct. 24

  • Leland Police reports

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

    Oct. 23

    Trespassing by jumping a privacy fence onto a Cottonwood Lane resident’s property.

    Simple assault by scratching the victim on the cheek at a Pine Harbor Way residence.

    Oct. 24

    Larceny by taking the North Carolina registration plate off the victim’s vehicle while it was parked at a Highland Hills Drive residence.

    Oct. 25

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Oct. 27, 2017

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incident, taken from a department report.

    Oct. 27

    Larceny of $161 cash out of a purse on Dogwood Drive.