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Public Safety

  • Sheriff's Office Crime Report

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s deputies investigated the following incidents last week:

     

    March 1

    Breaking and entering on Rachel Wynd NE, Leland.

    Calls for service on Pond Pine Drive, Southport.

    Breaking and entering and larceny of income tax documents on Boundry Line Drive, Calabash.

    Vandalism and larceny on SW Shady Rest Place, Shallotte.

    Burglary with forcible entry and larceny of six Thomas Clark figures on Cajah Road, Holden Beach.

  • Sunset Beach police report

    The Sunset Beach Police Department investigated the following incidents reported in the past week.

    A larceny was reported at an address on Elderberry Lane on Feb. 22.

    Injury to real property was reported Feb. 24 at a unit at 818 Shoreline Drive West.

    Victoria Ruth Day, 26, of 105 Ashcraft Circle, Pawleys Island, SC, was charged March 3 with aiding and abetting DWI.

    Kyliee A. Jenrette, 34, of 4877 Dahlia Court, Apt. 102, Myrtle Beach, SC, was charged March 3 with DWI and reckless driving.

  • 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.

     

    Feb. 14

    Simple assault; suspect hit victim at Beauty Max on New Pointe Boulevard.

     

    Feb. 15

    Rogelio Gomez Lopez, 27, 136 NE 33rd St., Oak Island; hit and run, property damage and driving without an operator’s license.

  • Sheriff, local prosecutor honored by MADD

    Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram was recently honored at the North Carolina State Mothers Against Drunk Driving Awards of Excellence Banquet.

    Ingram, along with other law enforcement and criminal justice professionals across the state, received awards for efforts to eliminate and prosecute impaired drivers, as well as advocate for victims.

  • Special Operations Report

    The special operations team at the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office includes the K-9 enforcement team and Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team. 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 Feb. 18-24, special operations deputies set up checkpoints on McLamb Road, Persimmon Road, No. 5 School Road, the new Oak Island Bridge, Blue Banks Road and Northwest Road.

  • Sheriff’s Corner: Eliminating impaired drivers is a community effort

    I, along with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, was recently honored by North Carolina’s Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) with the 2012 Eastern N.C. Sheriff Award.

    I am very proud and honored to be recognized by this organization that works tirelessly to eliminate impaired drivers from our roadways across North Carolina.

    The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is committed to putting forth that same hard work and effort.

  • 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.

     

    Feb. 17

    Lost cellular phone at the Kangaroo in Shallotte.

     

    Feb. 19

    Christopher Harold Henry, 30, 1557 Bluff Drive, Leland, larceny and conspiracy.

    George Steven Rhodes, 44, 281 Ocean Highway W., Supply, trespassing, larceny and conspiracy.

     

  • Sheriff's Office Crime Report

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s deputies investigated the following incidents last week:

     

    Feb. 15

    Trespassing on Riverview Drive, Calabash.

     

    Feb. 18

    Vandalism and larceny of a cell phone and $60 cash from a motor vehicle on Devane Road, Shallotte.

    Burglary with forcible entry and vandalism on 1228 Fence Post Lane, Calabash.

    Vandalism on Trinton Road, Jaguar’s Lair Golf Course, Sunset Beach.

  • Sunset Beach police report

    The Sunset Beach Police Department investigated the following incidents.

    On Feb. 22, power and hand tools were reported stolen from a residence on Elderberry Lane.

    On Feb. 23, police took a report of injury to real property at a unit at 818 Shoreline Drive West. The front door jamb and doorframe were broken, but no entry was made nor was anything reported stolen.

  • Sunset Beach police investigate jewelry theft

    Sunset Beach police are investigating a reported theft of jewelry belonging to a Bolivia woman.

    Ten pieces of assorted jewelry valued at $15,575 were reported removed from the woman’s jewelry box on Feb. 17.

    The jewelry box had been left for safekeeping with the woman’s 23-year-old stepson at his residence in a condominium unit at 228 Clubhouse Road.