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Public Safety

  • 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.

  • Holden Beach Police reports

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

     

    Aug. 5

    Criminal damage to property on Ocean Boulevard West.              

    Aug. 7

    Dog bite on Ocean Boulevard West.

    Aug. 10

  • 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. 8

    Breaking and entering, subject entered Pelican’s Perch on East Second Street without permission.

    Aug. 10

    Breaking and entering, larceny from a motor vehicle, subject entered victim’s vehicle and took a wallet from car in ABC liquor store lot.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office crime report

    Deputies investigated the following incidents last week:

     Aug. 6

    Burglary with forced entry on Eleanor Street, Supply.

    Found property on Holden Beach Road, Supply.

    Breaking and entering on Kirby Road, Supply.

    Breaking and entering, vandalism, and automobile theft on Seashore Hills, Supply.

    Vandalism and mail tampering on Sea Vista Drive, Supply.

    Burglary with forced entry and larceny of a diamond necklace on Forest Way, Leland.

  • AAA: Brunswick County ranks among state’s most dangerous for driving

     Brunswick County ranked 20th among North Carolina’s most dangerous counties for collisions, according to an analysis by AAA Carolinas based on 2012 crash data.

    There were 28 fatal crashes in Brunswick County in 2012.

    The county ranked 29th among 100 counties in the Tar Heel State in fatalities per vehicle miles traveled. There were 28 fatal crashes in Brunswick County last year.

  • TV thefts rampant in Sunset Beach

    The Sunset Beach Police Department is investigating recent reports of break-ins involving thefts of television sets, all reported Sunday, Aug. 10.

    A breaking and/or entering and larceny of four TVs were reported at an address on East Main Street. A similar break-in and larceny of three TVs and a gold ring were reported at another address on 40th Street.

    One TV each were reported stolen in break-ins at residences on 39th and Dolphin streets.

  • Holden Beach Police reports

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

     

    July 24

    Breaking and entering of a residence on Marker 55 Avenue.

    July 25

    Breaking and entering, forcible entry, of a residence on Gerda Avenue.

    Intoxicated and disruptive suspect on Ocean Boulevard West.

    July 26

  • 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.

     

    July 29

    Larceny, a Walmart loss prevention employee reported a known store employee was stealing merchandise.

    Obtaining property by false pretense, a Walmart loss prevention employee saw suspects take merchandise off store shelves and take them to customer service for refunds.

    July 30

  • Shallotte Police report

    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.

     

    July 28

    Obtaining property by false pretenses by pawning $20 worth of stolen property at Pawn USA on Main Street.

    July 30

    Trespassing and larceny of items worth $165 taken from Walmart then returned for refund.

  • Ash man charged after app tracks stolen iPad

    SUNSET BEACH — An iPad tracking device helped local police find stolen goods taken during a spate of car break-ins on the Sunset Beach island this past weekend.

    Thefts occurred overnight Aug. 2-3 from four unlocked motor vehicles parked between the 1300 and 1500 blocks of East Main Street and the 1300 block of East Canal Drive, Sunset Beach Police Detective Joe Smith said.

    Stolen were $80 in cash, two radar detectors, two pairs of sunglasses and an iPad.