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Public Safety

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office drug report

    Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit charged the following suspects last week, which is taken from information provided by the sheriff’s office:

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office ACE roundup

    The Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team is a support unit, whose primary functions are traffic enforcement and assisting in the apprehension of drug traffickers in the county. The ACE team conducts driving while impaired and driver’s license checkpoints, as well as street-level investigations on controlled substances.
    The ACE team works with the sheriff’s office K-9 Enforcement Team and Drug Enforcement Unit to apprehend narcotics suspects as well as saturating hot spots where criminal activity is reported.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office K-9 Roundup

    The K-9 enforcement team answers calls, conducts driver’s license checkpoints and assists with other agencies when K-9s are needed.

    From Nov. 29-Dec.5, K-9 deputies answered 22 calls, wrote seven citations and made six drug arrests. Deputies patrolled the following communities: Caisons Creek, Seashore Hills and Varnamtown.

    K-9 deputies charged the following suspects:

    •Jason Cervontia Tooley, 28, of 221 Randolphville Road NE, Bolivia; charged with felony possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Four-year-old killed in weekend wreck

    A four-year-old boy was killed crossing Empire Road in Supply on Saturday.

    North Carolina State Highway Patrol 1st Sgt. T.W. Pope said Jalen Williams Jones, 4, of Garner, was killed when he was struck by a car on Empire Road in Supply, about 3.5 miles east of Shallotte, just before 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4.

    Pope said Jones left a private yard and attempted to cross Empire Road, when he crossed into the path of an oncoming vehicle.

  • Supply man arrested for weekend shooting

    A Supply man has been arrested for shooting a Wilmington woman in the foot Sunday evening.

    According to Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer Sgt. April Stanley, deputies arrived at a home at 1530 Ocean Highway in Supply around 5:20 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, to find a woman with a gunshot wound to her left foot.

    Atlee Carnell Gore, 60, of 1530 Ocean Highway West, Supply, was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, Stanley said.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office K-9 Enforcement Team roundup

    The K-9 enforcement team answers calls, conducts driver’s license checkpoints and assists with other agencies when K-9s are needed.

    From Nov. 22-28, K-9 deputies answered 19 calls, wrote five citations and made four drug arrests. Deputies patrolled the following communities: Longwood and Reed’s Country Store and Lakeside.

    K-9 deputies charged the following suspects:

    •Myron Sanders, 19, of 4015 Bluefield Court, Leland, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Holden Beach crime report

    Holden Beach police investigated the following incidents and charged the following suspects during the last two weeks:

    •Ashton Brooke Edwards, 21, of Supply, was charged with displaying a revoked license and no insurance on Nov. 12.

    •Brandon Scott Childress, 22, of Southern Pines, was charged with displaying an expired registration and expired inspection on Nov. 14.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office crime report

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s deputies investigated the following incidents last week, which are taken directly from sheriff’s office incident reports:

    •Assault by pointing a gun and communicating threats on Mount Pisgah Road in Supply; suspect pointed a gun at victim and communicated threats.

    •Fire investigation at the end of Joseph Lewis Trail; hay in a barn caught on fire. The barn, 50 bails of hay and a tractor were reported damaged.

  • Sunset Beach man charged for stealing metal items

    SUNSET BEACH—A Sunset Beach man was arrested Monday and charged in connection with recent thefts of metal items from residences.

    Michael Lee Marti, 416 Stokes Drive, was charged with three counts of misdemeanor larceny. More charges may be pending, Sunset Beach Deputy Chief Steve Smith said.

    In a separate incident, larceny of a laptop computer was reported Nov. 28 at a house on Lakeshore Drive.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office ACE roundup

    The Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team is a support unit, whose primary functions are traffic enforcement and assisting in the apprehension of drug traffickers in the county. The ACE team conducts driving while impaired and driver’s license checkpoints, as well as street-level investigations on controlled substances.
    The ACE team works with the sheriff’s office K-9 Enforcement Team and Drug Enforcement Unit to apprehend narcotics suspects as well as saturating hot spots where criminal activity is reported.