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Public Safety

  • Sunset Beach police report

    Sunset Beach police have arrested two people for traffic violations in the past week.

    Thomas George French II, 21, of 4170 Apartment 104, Sunset Beach, was charged Aug. 30 with driving while impaired (DWI).

    Joshua Allyn Priest, 35, of 46 Bradford Lane, was charged Sept. 4 with DWI/no insurance.

  • Three charged with alcohol violations

    SUNSET BEACH — Three people have been recently charged with alcohol violations in Sunset Beach.

    Sean Williamson, 34, of 6714 Cherry Grove Road, Cerro Gordo, was charged Aug. 31 with driving while impaired and an open container violcation.

    Dominguez Carrillo, 29, of 300-1 Thomasboro Road, Calabash, was charged Aug. 30 with DWI and no operator’s license

    Katie Louise Squires, 40, of 1751 Starcross Drive, Shallotte, was charged Aug. 3 with driving while impaired and possession of an open container.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office crime report

     Deputies investigated the following incidents last week:

     

    Aug. 20

    Breaking and entering, larceny of a television from Trina’s Income Tax Service on Ocean Highway, Ocean Isle Beach.

    Obtaining property by false pretense at Jenny’s Pawn on Holden Beach Road, Shallotte.

    Larceny of an air conditioning unit from the State Employee’s Credit Union on Chappell Loop Road, Leland.

    Larceny of prescription medication on Sherwood Drive, Leland.

  • Fire extinguishers stolen, sprayed

    SUNSET BEACH — Sunset Beach police are investigating the theft of fire extinguishers used to damage property.

    Five fire extinguishers were stolen and injury to personal property were reported Aug. 25. Thirteen vehicles were sprayed with fire extinguishers, according to a police report.

    Three fire extinguishers were reported stolen Aug. 21 from The Regency, 915 Shoreline Drive W.

    Five extinguishers were stolen and cars were sprayed at The Colony II, 908 Resort Circle.

  • Shallotte Police reports

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

     

    Aug. 7

    Obtaining property by false pretenses, suspect pawned a two-person kayak that didn’t belong to him for $100.

    Aug. 9

    James Douglas Anderson, 34, 513 Elder St., Parkersburg, W.Va., arrested on a charge of drunk and disruptive.

  • Leland police report

    The Leland Police Department investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from police incident and arrest reports.

     

    Aug. 12

    Damage to real property, a suspect cut a porch screen on South Navassa Road.

    Larceny of a license plate from a vehicle parked in a lot on Carolina Avenue.

    Obtaining property by false pretenses, taking items from shelf to take to service desk for a refund at Walmart on New Pointe Boulevard.

  • Sunset Beach police investigate incidents

    SUNSET BEACH — Sunset Beach police investigated a report that someone may have slashed a tire.

    The owner told police Saturday, Aug. 17 that he was driving down the road and ended up with a flat tire. Upon closer inspection, the owner said there appeared to be a knife cut in the tire that might have occurred in the Food Lion parking lot.

    Police also investigated a reported theft Sunday, Aug. 18 of a license tag stolen from a vehicle in the Food Lion parking lot.

  • Ocean Isle Beach crime report

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

     Aug. 10

    Vandalism on Fairmont Street. Subject broke windshield of a Mercedes-Benz. Case under investigation.

     Aug. 14

    Larceny of a wagon on East First and Raeford streets. Case under investigation.

     Aug. 15

    Simple possession of marijuana on East First Street.

  • Shallotte Police reports

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

     

    Aug. 6

    Domestic violence, assault on a female by striking the victim while driving at Main Street and Village Road.

    Trespassing onto property after suspect was told not to be at a business on Naber Drive.

  • Leland Police report

    The Leland Police Department investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from police incident and arrest reports.

     

    A Leland man faces multiple charges after forcing his employer to take cash from an ATM at gunpoint.

    On Aug. 9, officers were dispatched to a call of an armed robbery at 109 Village Road. The robber used a weapon to force the victim to withdraw cash from an ATM.