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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 incident and arrest reports.

    March 4

    Larceny of a package worth $200 from the front porch of a Royal Street residence.

    Disturbance by arguing with the victim at a Thomas Garst Lane residence.

    March 5

    Vallerie Ann Jones, 25, of Blake Circle, was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct.

  • Ocean Isle Beach Police report

    Ocean Isle Beach police investigated the following incident in the past two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident reports.

    March 17

    Damage to property by shooting out a window of a West First Street residence with a BB gun, causing $800 in damage.

  • Fire damages Oak Island home

    An Oak Island home sustained severe damage after a fire of undetermined origin broke out Friday night, March 17.

    Three people safely evacuated the burning three-story house at 5101 E. Yacht Drive, Oak Island Fire Capt. Chris Sillings said.

    Upon fire crews’ arrival at the fire reported at 11:33 p.m., the structure was heavily involved in flames, including fire through the second story and roof, Sillings said.

    Exterior siding on an adjacent house was melted by the heat, but fire crews were able to stop the fire from spreading to it.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department March 17-20 2017

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

    March 17

    Jeromey Tucker, 31, of Shallotte Point Loop Road, Shallotte, was arrested on a felony common-law obstruction of justice charge in a pending case.

    Taylor Lewis, 23, of Clubhouse Road, was arrested on a felony common-law obstruction of justice charge in a pending case.

    March 19

    Debra Rusmisel, 49, of Woodland Street, Convington, Va., was arrested on charges of DWI and resisting, delaying and obstructing.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Feb. 28-March 2, 2017

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

    Feb. 28

    Larceny of a motor vehicle from Sea Trail later found burnt in South Carolina.

    March 2

    Jeffrey Cameron McLeod, 43, of Emerillon Court, Ocean Isle Beach, was arrested on charges of larceny and drunk and disruptive.

  • Calabash Fire Department February 2017

    During the month of February 2017, the Calabash Fire Department responded to 190 calls: eight structure fires, six fire alarms, 11 motor vehicle accidents, one rescue, one investigation, 29 public assistance calls and 134 EMS first-response calls.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Feb. 22-23, 2017

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

    Feb. 22

    Report taken in Sea Trail in reference to “secretly peeping.”

    Demetrica Butler, 29, of Ocean Highway was arrested on outstanding warrants.

    Feb. 23

    Kidnapping, breaking and entering and larceny reported.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Feb. 16-18 2017

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

    Feb. 16

    Brandon Lamar Stevenson, 27, of Burnice Lane in Bolivia arrested on charges of felony breaking and entering, felony larceny, injury to real property and misdemeanor breaking and entering. Stolen property was recovered by Sunset Beach detectives.

    Feb. 18

    Mail reported stolen at Sunset Commons off Seaside Road.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Feb. 9

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incident. All information is taken directly from incident reports.

    Feb. 9

    Breaking and entering reported on Kings Trail. Unknown subject(s) entered home and took five flat-screen TVs.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2017

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

    Jan. 31

    Breaking and entering, theft of two TVs from a Canal Street home.

    Feb. 1

    Bobbie Anderson, 23, of Ocean Haven Road was arrested on an outstanding warrant for simple assault and communicating threats charges.