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Public Safety

  • Sheriff's crime report

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

    •Breaking and entering on Wilkes Street in Supply; suspect kicked in the back door of the victim’s residence.

    •Breaking and entering and larceny of a firearm on Sea Wind Court SW in Supply; suspect entered victim’s residence through a back door and stole a rifle, a PlayStation console, two PlayStation games, rings, gold chains, a watch, cash and bracelets.

  • Holden beach crime report

    The following incidents were investigated last week by Holden Beach police officers, which are taken directly from police incident/investigation reports:

    •Burglary and vandalism on Serenity Lane; suspect kicked in door of victim’s residence, damaging the door.

    •Breaking and entering and larceny on Swordfish Drive; suspect used residence and stole a bottle of whiskey, a bottle of vodka, binoculars and a key chain with two keys. The suspect also rented two Pay–Per–View movies.

  • Leland crime report

    Leland police officers investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests last week. All information is taken directly from patrol activity reports.

    •Breaking and entering and larceny on Old Forest Drive.

    •Credit card fraud on New Point Boulevard.

    •Breaking and entering, breaking and entering coin operating machine and larceny.

  • Ocean Isle Beach police report

    Ocean Isle Beach police officers investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests last week. All information is taken directly from patrol activity reports:

    •Gabriel Garcia, 22, of Shallotte, was charged with no operator’s license at the Super Speed Track on N.C. 179.

    •Christopher Paul Kaoffman, 38, of Sunset Beach, was charged with driving while impaired on N.C. 179. According to the incident report, Kaoffman drove left of center, had red, glassy eyes, was unsteady on his feet and smelled of alcohol.

  • Sunset Beach crime report

    Sunset Beach police arrested a woman last week in connection with recent distribution of drugs.

    Margaret Dooley, 55, of 511 Live Oak Drive, Sunset Beach, was arrested Jan. 8 by Sunset Beach detective Woody Dunn and charged with two counts of selling a Schedule IV controlled substance.

  • Shallotte police report

    Shallotte police officers investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests last week. All information is taken directly from patrol activity reports:

    • Police arrested Mark John Kelly, 34, of Ocean Haven Road, Ocean Isle Beach, on one count of felony larceny for stealing jewelry, a wallet, money, a pink bar of soap and tiber bar, a DVD player, a small craft hammer, a box of beads and a cheese spreader from a residence on Arnold Palmer Drive. He was taken to Brunswick County Detention Center and placed under a $10,000 secured bond.

  • Sheriff's office buys new speed monitor advisory trailer

    The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, through a grant from the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, recently purchased a new speed-monitoring trailer.

    The Sheriff's Office contacted Leland Police Department Chief Osey Sanders, Brunswick County coordinator for the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, for assistance after the previous speed-monitoring unit was deemed inoperable after 10 years of service, according to a press release.

  • Crime report

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

    •John Charles McDade, 42, of 402 North Third St., Apt. 3, in Carolina Beach; charged with selling a malt beverage to a person who at the time was less than 21 years old.

    •Larceny of a motor vehicle on Oyster Lane in Supply; suspect took a 1992 Buick Park Avenue from the victim’s yard.

  • Leland crime report

    Leland Police officers investigated the following incidents between Dec. 20, 2007 and Jan. 7, 2008.

    All information is taken directly from officers’ patrol activity reports.

    •Pursuant to a domestic violence investigation, Benjamin Reyes, 27, of 1277-6 Village Road, was arrested for domestic assault.

    •Larceny by an employee on Village Road; reporting person stated that Waffle House was the victim of larceny by an employee.

    •Breaking and entering and larceny on Lake Jones Drive.

  • Drug report

    Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit made the following arrests last week. The suspects, and their charges, which are taken directly from arrest reports, are: