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Public Safety

  • Coffee with a Cop events Oct. 4-5

    The second annual National Coffee with a Cop Day is Wednesday, Oct. 4. Coffee with a Cop brings police officers and the citizens they serve together over a cup of coffee to discuss issues and learn more about each other.

    The Boiling Spring Lakes Police Department is partnering with The Office Coffee & Wine Bar at 3280 George II Highway in Boiling Spring Lakes to host its first Coffee with a Cop event.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Sept. 19-22 2017

    Sunset Beach Police Department

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

    Sept. 19

    Penny Annette Lawson, 42, of Inland Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, was arrested on a charge of larceny by employee.

    Richard Brent Henson, 27, of Royal Poste Road, was arrested on larceny and breaking and entering charges in a break-in on Third Street and theft of cash and personal property.

    Sept. 20

  • State commission recognizes BCSO’s Simpson and West

    Officer Donna S. Simpson of the Brunswick County Sheriffs Office was awarded the Advanced Service Award by the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission on Sept. 15. Simpson was approved for this award for a total of 20.9 years of criminal justice service.

    The purpose of the Advanced Service Award is to recognize dedicated sheriffs’, deputy sheriffs’ and detention officers’ loyal and competent service to a particular North Carolina sheriff’s office, and  to the state of North Carolina.

  • Shallotte Police reports

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

    Sept. 11

    Lost pocket book containing $260 in cash, credit cards and a driver’s license in the parking lot of Scotchman gas station on Whiteville Road.

    Sept. 12

    Ernest Nmileo Netecia Edyang, 29, was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant.

    Brian Scott Cooke, 36, was arrested on charges of violating a domestic violence protective order and driving while impaired.

  • 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.

    Sept. 9

    Debra Pearce McCoy, 57, of Blake Circle, was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of driving while impaired.

    Lawrence Ronald Burns, 33, of South 16th Street, Wilmington, was arrested on simple affray and disorderly conduct warrants.

    Daniel James Blake, 31, of Glendale Street, was arrested on charges of simple affray and disorderly conduct by fighting.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department, Sept. 4-17 2017

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

    Sept. 4

    Financial card fraud on Clippers Way.

    Sept. 5

    Vehicle stolen from Dogwood Drive.

    Sept. 9

    Richard Brent Henson, 27, of Royal Poste Road was arrested on a cocaine possession charge.

    Gregra Lee Bellamy, 56, of Royal Poste Road was arrested on charges of receiving goods and cocaine possession.

    Sept. 10

    Damage to property on Clubhouse Road.

    Sept. 16

  • Calabash Fire Department, August 2017

    During the month of August, the Calabash Fire Department responded to 167 calls: 12 structure fires, four woods/brush fires, a vehicle fire, nine fire alarms, nine motor vehicle accidents, an investigation, a mutual aid, 16 public assistance, three other and 111 EMS first-response calls.

  • 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. 29

    Obtaining property by false pretenses by exchanging property not belonging to the suspect.

    Trespassing at a Coral Stone Court residence.

    Okeora Brianna Barnes, 24, of Coral Stone Court, was arrested on an order for arrest from New Hanover County on a failure to appear in court on a misdemeanor charge.

    Aug. 30

  • 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. 28

    Vandalism by puncturing tires of a truck parked in the Shallotte Presbyterian Church parking lot on Rourk Drive, causing $105 in damage.

    Aug. 29

    Larceny of a business sign worth $1,200 from B. Joseph Causey Jr. Attorney at Law office on Main Street.

    Kristin Marie Randolph, 25, was arrested on a warrant on a failure to appear in court charge.

  • 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. 21

    Avery Scott Burges, 24, was arrested on misdemeanor charges of driving while license revoked, hit and run, failure to stop for property damage and resisting a public officer.

    Ronnie Looney, 34, was arrested on misdemeanor charges of larceny and resisting a public officer.

    Hali Brianna Rife, 21, was arrested on misdemeanor larceny charges.