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Public Safety

  • Sunset Beach police arrest man after tracking stolen phone

    SUNSET BEACH—A 22-year-old man has been arrested after local police tracked him with a stolen cell phone.

    Daniel Castillo, 22, of 24 Boundary Loop Road in the Carolina Shores North community, was charged May 2.

    Sunset Beach Police Det. Woody Dunn said an Android phone was reported stolen that same day from the counter of the Market Express store on Seaside Road.

    The phone’s owner had placed the phone on the counter when it was stolen.

  • Calabash Fire Department report

    During the month of April, the Calabash Fire Department responded to 142 calls: six structure fires, seven fire alarms, one woods/brush fire, eight motor-vehicle accidents, 11 other, and 109 EMS first-response calls.

  • Leland Police Department 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.

    April 20

    Anita Ladner Russo, 56, 1354 Navaho Trail, Wilmington, charged with misdemeanor larceny.

    April 21

    Death investigation on Orchard Loop Road.

    April 22

    Daniel James Redman, 37, 119 Lincoln Place Circle, Leland, arrested for driving while impaired.

  • Holden Beach crime report

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

    April 24

    Breaking and entering and larceny of a $478 flat-screen television from a home on Ocean Boulevard West.

    April 25

    Breaking and entering and larceny of a $250 tool set from a home on Burlington Street.

  • Sunset Beach police report

    Patrick Bryan-Driscoll Miller, 21, of 947 Elderberry Lane, Sunset Beach, was charged April 28 with driving while license revoked.

    Attempted breaking and/or entering was reported April 19 at a residential unit at 908 Resort Circle.

  • Holden Beach Police report

    The Holden Beach 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.

    April 13

    Larceny of pool equipment, valued at $127, on Serenity Lane.

    April 15

    Breaking-and-entering on Ocean Boulevard West.

    April 17

    Breaking-and-entering and larceny from a vehicle parked on Ocean Boulevard West.

  • Sunset Beach police report

    Sunset Beach police made the following arrest on April 14:

    Jason C. Sherman, 36, 405 Viaduct St., Lonneaut, Ohio, driving while impaired.

  • Wanted: BCSO looks for Jamie Robinson

    The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect.

    Jamie Melissa Lynn Robinson, 22, is wanted by the vice-narcotics task force unit on charges of possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a schedule II controlled substance (oxycodone), conspiracy to sell and deliver a schedule II controlled substance, selling and delivering a schedule II controlled substance and intimidating a state’s witness.

    Robinson is described as a female with brown hair and hazel eyes. She stands about 5-foot, 1-inch tall and weighs about 105 pounds.

  • 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.

    April 2

    Property damage on Copas Road.

    April 7

    Breaking-and-entering and larceny of a leaf blower, a chainsaw, pressure washer and a weed eater on Country Club Drive.

    April 8

    Joan Antonio Cortes, 29, 1445 Pelican Road, Shallotte, larceny.

  • BCSO Crime Report

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

    April 8

    Breaking and entering and larceny of a purse and wallet from a motor vehicle on Hickory Drive, Sandy Creek.

    Burglary with non-forced entry and larceny of two shotguns on Supply Street, Supply.

    Larceny of tools on Southport Supply Road, Southport.

    Larceny of a golf club, a backpack blower and $80 cash on Goose Creek Road, Ocean Isle Beach.

    Assault with a deadly weapon on Daws Creek, Winnabow.