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Public Safety

  • Leland Police reports

    Leland police 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 21

    Breaking, entering and larceny by someone breaking a window into a residence on Evangeline Drive and stealing property.

    Breaking, entering and larceny by someone entering into a residence through an open garage door on Evangeline Drive and stealing property.

  • Sunset Beach Police Report

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests. All information is taken directly from police reports.

     

    April 21

    James Clayton Slusher, 65, of 7827 High Market St., hold until sober.

     

    April 26

    Daniel Lee Smith, 23, of 327 Ridgewood Drive, Calabash, charged with resisting public officer and simple physical assault upon an officer.

     

    Larceny of golf clubs reported at Oyster Bay clubhouse.

  • Shallotte Police reports

    Shallotte police 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 6

    Scott Alexander Richardson, 17, 3513 Old U.S. 41, Dublin, arrested on a felony charge of possession of burglary tools.

    William Austin Inman, 18, 10999 N.C. 41 West, Bladenboro, arrested on a felony charge of possession of burglary tools.

    Breaking and entering possession of burglary tools and on East Coast Lane.

    April 15

  • Leland Police reports

    Leland police 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 14

    Assault on a female and assault with deadly weapon with a minor present.

    April 15

    Jennifer Pridgen Miller, 40, 201 North Carolina Ave., Wilmington, cited and released for stealing merchandise from Walmart on New Pointe Boulevard.

  • Sunset Beach Police Report

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests. All information is taken directly from police reports.

    April 14

    Breaking and entering to a motor vehicle, larceny of sunglasses and iPod, on Elderberry Lane.

    April 15

    Christopher Daniel Bailey, 27, who has no permanent address, charged with two counts of breaking and entering to a motor vehicle.

    Injury to real property reported on Dogwood Drive.

    April 17

  • Leland Police report

    Leland police 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 5

    Michael Anthony Leal, 33, 9387 Night Harbor Drive, arrested on a charge of driving while impaired on U.S. 17.

    Kyle Mitchell Prince, 25, 146 Wild Raven St., Shallotte, arrested on charges of driving while impaired and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

  • Shallotte Police reports

    Shallotte police 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 4

    Jayme Lynn Schmidt, 21, 190 Royal Oak Road, cited for shoplifting items valued at $7.88 from Walmart.

    Gladys Alberta Martin, 49, 3747 Strawberry Way Road, cited for shoplifting items valued at $10.95 from Walmart.

    April 5

    Billy Lee Morris Jr., 51, 1164 Woodview Circle, Ocean Isle Beach, cited for possession of a stolen registration plate.

  • Sunset Beach police report

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests. All information is taken directly from police reports.

    April 7

    Breaking and entering to a motor vehicle, larceny of a firearm, reported on Live Oak Drive.

    April 9

    Breaking and entering to a motor vehicle, larceny of golf bag and clubs, reported on High Market Street.

    April 10

    Joseph Earl Hill, 60, of 1046 Hale Swamp Road, charged with second-degree trespassing.

    April 11

  • 'Threats' reported to Sunset Beach police

    A Sunset Beach woman says she felt threatened when a local developer confronted her following a recent town planning board meeting.

    Jan Harris reported the incident to police after developer Sammy Varnam spoke to her in the town workshop room following the meeting April 3.

    “He told me if I did not stop writing lies about him, he was going to make me sorry,” Harris told the Beacon. “He kept on and on.”

  • Shallotte Police reports

    Shallotte police 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.

    March 29

    Assault and larceny, someone punched an employee in the face while taking items from Walmart.

    Larceny of $520 from victim on Holden Beach Road.

    Larceny of ribs from a grocery store on Main Street.

    March 31

    Assault by pointing a gun at victim on Milliken Street.

    April 1