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Public Safety

  • Calabash Fire Department April 2017

    During the month of April 2017, the Calabash Fire Department responded to 145 calls: seven structure fires, two woods/brush fires, a vehicle fire, nine fire alarms, eight motor vehicle accidents, an investigation, 22 public assistance, two mutual aid, five other and 88 EMS first response calls.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department

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

    May 2

    Donald Wright, 26, of Tanner Drive SW, Shallotte, was arrested on a charge of shoplifting at the Minuteman 14 in Sunset Beach. Shallotte police arrested him on unrelated charges.

    May 7

    ATM card found in CresCom Bank parking lot.

    May 8

  • 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 24

    Larceny by taking $900 worth of household items from a Lincoln Place Circle residence.

    April 26

    Alexa Drew Causey, 26, 9218 Cypress Court, arrested on charges of felony possession of cocaine, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while impaired and failing to heed lights and siren.

  • 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 25

    Tyler Dwight Gales, 21, arrested on charges of felony possession of heroin, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and no operator’s license.

    Call for service for playing loud music on Birch Pond.

    Larceny by an employee taking Oxycodone tablets from a drug cart at Autumn Care on Mulberry Street.

    April 26

  • Sunset Beach Police Department April 19-30 2017

     Sunset Beach Police Department

     

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

     

    April 19

    Lost wallet reported in Food Lion parking lot.

     

    April 21

    Richard Ernest Griffis, 27, of Waterloo Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, was charged with no tag light, concealing a weapon, no operator’s license and possession of drug paraphernalia.

     

    April 23

  • Brother-in-law accused of assaulting Calabash commissioner

    The brother-in-law of Calabash Mayor Pro Tem Jody Nance is accused of assaulting Nance on Monday, May 1.

    John Richard Climer, 60, of River Road in Calabash was released on a $500 bond following his arrest by the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office at 6:05 p.m. Monday.

    Climer was charged with simple assault following an incident reported at Nance’s business, Calabash Small Engines at 1083 River Road in Calabash.

    A warrant shows Climer was charged after Nance, 62, was assaulted and struck on his face and chest.

  • Shallotte Police Department April 13-21 2017

     Shallotte Police Department

     

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

     

    April 13

    Travis Keith St. Pierce, 29, arrested on a warrant.

     

    April 17

    Larceny of blue, white and black bicycle valued at $85 from front yard on Owendon Drive.

     

    April 18

    Harassment reported on Hardsmith Street.

     

    April 19

  • Sunset Beach Police Department April 18-20

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

    April 18

    A report was taken about a lottery scam via Facebook in which a victim was scammed.

    April 20

    Daniel Lee Locklear, 21, of Live Oak Drive, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department April 11, 2017

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

    April 11

    Stephen Michael Branagan, 22, of Lake Tree Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, was arrested on a possession of drug paraphernalia charge.

    Bryson Page Hill, 18, of Boones Neck Road, Supply, was charged with simple possession of less than one-half ounce of marijuana.

    Randall Chance Johnson, 20, of Nesbit Road, Monroe, was charged with simple possession of less than one-half ounce of marijuana.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, April 10-16, 2017

    Deputies investigated the following incidents last week. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    April 10

    Larceny of iPad, smart phone, pots, pans and pressure cooker on Clubview Lane, Carolina Shores.

    Obtaining money by false pretense on Brunswick Place, Leland.

    Breaking and entering, larceny of Vizio 39-inch flatscreen TV on Gold Finch Drive, Supply.

    Larceny of Xanax on L Street, Supply.

    Larceny of Samsung phone and Kindle Fires on Chadwick Landing, Shallotte.