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Public Safety

  • 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.

    Aug. 14

    Lamont Damon Drye, 52, arrested on a misdemeanor charge of driving while license revoked.

    Devin Scott Van Natter, 29, arrested on felony charges of breaking and entering and attempted larceny.

    Aug. 15

    Kayla Diane Hager, 22, arrested on a felony charge of obtaining property by false pretense.

  • 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.

    Aug. 10

    Larceny by forging the victim’s signature to withdraw money.

    Aug. 11

    Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

    Financial transaction card theft and obtaining property by false pretenses by taking victim’s financial card.

    Breaking and entering a motor vehicle and larceny of a $369 handgun.

    Aug. 12

  • Former church clerk charged with embezzlement

    A former employee of a Sunset Beach church is charged with embezzlement, the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office said.

    A warrant shows 46-year-old Darcie Sheryl Kleino, of Fawnbrook Lane in Supply, fraudulently converted for her own use $14,584.33 from a food pantry fund at Seaside United Methodist Church from July 1, 2013, through Sept. 1, 2016.

    Kleino was a clerk and employee of the church, according to the warrant.

    Kleino was booked on the felony charge at the Brunswick County Detention Facility and released July 19.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Aug 10-16 2017

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incident and made these arrests.

    Aug. 10

    Gary Pendergraft, 76, of Sunset Oaks Lane, was arrested on an indecent exposure charge. He is accused of exposing himself to female postal workers while they were delivering mail.

    Aug. 11

    London Xavier Galloway, 22, of 2406 Carlton Place, Riverside, Calif., was arrested on a simple affray charge after police were called to a fight between him and his brother.

  • Labor Day Booze It & Lose It campaign under way in N.C.

    State and local law enforcement officers aim to make holiday travel safer during the Governor’s Highway Safety Program’s annual Labor Day Booze It & Lose It enforcement campaign through Sept. 4.

    “Labor Day is a joyous family holiday that should never be marred by the tragic results of a drunk driver,” Mark Ezzell, director of the GHSP, said in a news release. “Law enforcement agencies across North Carolina are partnering with our office to prevent these tragedies by taking drunk drivers off the road.”

  • 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.

    Aug. 8

    William Roscoe Richardson, 46, was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant.

    Fraud, obtaining property by false pretense and forgery.

    Aug. 10

    Obtaining property by false pretense by pawning items at Pawn USA on Main Street.

    Injury to personal property by scratching a vehicle parked at a Paisley Drive apartment, causing $3,000 in damage.

  • 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.

    July 29

    Improper backing and hit and run after colliding with another vehicle on Village Road.

    Larceny of $79.98 in of Red Bull energy drinks from Wal-Mart on New Pointe Boulevard.

    Trespassing at Best Western motel on Town Lake Drive.

    July 31

    Breaking and entering a motor vehicle, causing $200 in damage to the door.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Aug. 7-11 2017

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

    Aug. 7

    Breaking and entering and felony larceny of several TVs and other items on West Main Street.

    Aug. 9

    Breaking and entering of motor vehicle reported at Food Lion. Subject pulled up in what appeared to be a small pickup and took a Stihl weed trimmer and blower out of the back of victim’s truck.

    Aug. 11

    Employee theft reported at Food Lion.

  • 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.

    July 31

    Fraudulent checks cashed at Alex Wireless on Holden Beach Road for $650.

    Aug. 1

    Henry Toby Cole, 34, was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce, simple possession of a schedule III controlled substance and simple possession of a schedule IV controlled substance.

    Aug. 3

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Aug. 1-4 2017

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

    Aug. 1

    Michael Ross Trent, 46, of Forrest Acres Lane, Chester, Va., was arrested on a charge of resisting a public officer after police were called to a fight on West Main Street.

    Aug. 2

    Brent Richard Hinson, 27, of Royal Poste Road was arrested on a drug paraphernalia possession charge.

    Stolen license plate reported at 35th Street.

    Aug. 4