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Public Safety

  • 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.

  • Ocean Isle Beach Crime Report

    The Ocean Isle Beach Police Department investigated the following incidents last week. All information is taken directly from police incident reports.

    •Breaking and entering and property damage on Shallotte Boulevard; suspect broke into house.

    •Larceny on East First Street; suspect removed boat trailer registration tag from yard.

  • 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, accident and arrest reports.

    •Robert Stokes, 40, of 4918 Lakewood Dr. SW, was charged with larceny after stealing an 18-pack of beer from Scotchman’s store. He was found consuming the stolen alcohol behind the building. He fled on from officers until he dropped to his knees in Shallotte Cleaner’s parking lot.

  • 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, accident and arrest reports.

    •Robert Stokes, 40, of 4918 Lakewood Dr. SW, was charged with larceny after stealing an 18-pack of beer from Scotchman’s store. He was found consuming the stolen alcohol behind the building. He fled on from officers until he dropped to his knees in Shallotte Cleaner’s parking lot.

  • Ocean Isle Beach Crime Report

    The Ocean Isle Beach Police Department investigated the following incidents last week. All information is taken directly from incident reports.

    •Breaking and entering and larceny on W Ocean Isle Boulevard; subject entered house and removed a 32-inch TV.

    •James Allen Villarreal, 26, of Fayetteville; charged with drunk and disruptive and second-degree trespassing at Second Street Bar and Grill.