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Public Safety

  • Thefts, arrests in Sunset Beach

    SUNSET BEACH—Sunset Beach police reported the following arrests and incidents, including larcenies.

    Luis Mendoza Bermudez, 53, of 7219 Dale Ave., Ocean Isle Beach, was arrested for larceny on Dec. 29

    Russell Edward Canady, 47, of 546 Market St., Shallotte, was arrested Jan. 3 for a domestic violence order violation.

    On Dec. 16, a mailbox was reported torn out of the ground at a residence on Live Oak Drive and thrown into a car windshield.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office crime report

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

    •Larceny on Beach Drive in Ocean Isle Beach; suspect stole parts off two mopeds and stole three mopeds.

    •Burglary, larceny and vandalism on Dare Street; suspect kicked in victim’s front door and stole two TVs, a computer and a checkbook.

    •Burglary on Lanvale Road in Leland; suspect attempted to enter victim’s residence.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office ACE roundup

    The ACE Team is a support unit whose primary functions are traffic enforcement and assisting in the apprehension of drug traffickers in the county.

    From Dec. 26, 2011, through Jan. 1, 2012, ACE deputies performed 359 traffic stops, resulting in 122 total traffic violations. Deputies also made six arrests. 

    The following suspects were charged:

    •Katrina McDonald, 29, of 409 Glendale Court, Leland, was charged with driving while impaired.

    •Kendrick Bethea, 26, of Blue Teal St., Supply, was charged with driving while impaired.

  • Detectives search for missing man

  • Shallotte Crime Report

     

    The Shallotte Police Department investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests last week. All information is taken directly from police incident and arrest reports.

    •Emily Syeabbe, 21, of 4941 Lakewood Drive, Shallotte, was arrested for failure to appear. Subject was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for tags.

    •Fraud on Paisley Drive; suspect obtained the victim’s Medicare card number.

  • 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:

    •Larceny on Holden Beach Road in Supply; suspect stole money from victim’s store.

    •Larceny on Dogwood Road in Leland; suspect stole a registration plate from a church van.

    •Larceny on Beach Drive in Ocean Isle Beach; suspect stole cash from the Chubby Budha Bar.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office ACE roundup

    The ACE Team is a support unit whose primary functions are traffic enforcement and assisting in the apprehension of drug traffickers in the county.

    From Dec. 19-25, ACE deputies issued performed 59 traffic stops, resulting in 93 total traffic violations. Deputies also made 10 arrests. 

    ACE deputies set up checkpoints at Blue Banks Loop Road, Malmo Loop Road, Maco Road, Lanvale Road, Leland School Road and Ash-Little River Road.

    The following suspects were charged:

  • Shallotte Crime Report

     

    The Shallotte Police Department investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests last week. All information is taken directly from police incident and arrest reports.

    •Larceny of a leather jacket at Auto Zone; suspect took jacket off a post in the parking lot.

    •Breaking and entering and larceny of seafood on Village Point Road; suspect cut lock on Lloyd’s Oyster House and removed a bag of shrimp and a box of oysters.

  • Agents bust indoor grow operation

    Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit recently busted an indoor grow operation in Leland.

    On Dec. 8, drug agents received information leading to an investigation at 1128 Lexington Ave. As a result, drug agents seized more than 100 marijuana plants, which totaled 9 pounds, as well as paraphernalia consistent with an elaborate indoor grow operation, Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram said.

    Brooke Vanhorn and Jason Sykes were arrested and charged. The investigation is ongoing and more charges are likely.

  • 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:

    •Burglary and larceny on Creekwood Court in Supply; suspect pried open victim’s front door of residence and outbuilding and stole a computer, two fishing rods, a trolling motor, a .22-caliber rifle, a hammer drill and a sawzaw.

    •Burglary and larceny on Cedar Landing Road in Supply; suspect entered victim’s residence and stole medication.