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Public Safety

  • 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.

  • 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. 7-11, ACE deputies issued performed 26 traffic stops, resulting in 66 total traffic violations. Deputies also made seven arrests. 

    ACE deputies set up checkpoints at U.S. 17 on the state line, Trade Street, Village Road, Leland School Road, Grey Bridge Road, Lincoln Road and Mount Misery Road.

  • 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 Country Club Drive in Shallotte; suspect stole two lawn decorations—a ceramic pelican and a plastic Santa—from victim’s front lawn.

    •Larceny of a motor vehicle on Oak West Drive in Shallotte; suspect took victim’s vehicle with the intent not to return it.

  • 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.

    •Harassing telephone calls at Azio Media Used Books & Records on Smith Avenue; suspect called once to complain.

    •Breaking and entering an automobile and larceny from a motor vehicle on Country Club Drive; suspect took a car stereo, a dashboard, wiring to the stereo and the front bumper of a Ford Ranger.

  • Ocean Isle Beach Crime Report

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

    •Ebelia Torres, 19, of 1060 Hickman Road, Calabash, was arrested for underage drinking.

    •Karine Rudy, 18, of 1061 Cedar Court, Calabash, was arrested for underage drinking.

    •Leslie Johnson, 17, of 417 79th Ave. N, Myrtle Beach, S.C., was arrested for underage drinking.

  • 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.

    •Breaking and entering and larceny of currency at Harley Davidson; suspect took $238.65 from the register and the register key.

    •Shoplifting at Family Dollar; suspect took a digital video camera and an empty box from the store without paying for the items.

    •Animal cruelty on Pine Street; police are investigating an incidence of animal cruelty.