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Public Safety

  • 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.

    •Jesse Lamar Hill, 26, of 7300 River Road Lot 32, Southport, was arrested for felony vandalism, misdemeanor vandalism and assault on a female after police were called to a domestic situation at Highlands Glen. The subject had two outstanding warrants. Hill was taken to the Brunswick County Detention Center and placed on a $1,500 bond.

  • Ocean Isle Beach Crime Report

    The Ocean Isle Beach Police Department investigated the following incidents during the past two weeks. All information is taken directly from police incident reports.

    •Breaking and entering and property damage on East Second Street.

    •Breaking and entering and larceny on East Second Street; subject entered house and took two flat-screen TVs.

    •Antwan Mikel Mitchell, 29, of Shallotte; charged with simple possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Case of identity theft in Sunset Beach

    Police are investigating a case of identity theft reported Feb. 18.

    A local man reported someone had obtained his bank information and tried to obtain a debit card for his spouse in the Philippines. After the resident got a call requesting information for a debit card, the bank froze his account due to suspicious activity.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office drug report

    After a four-month investigation, agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Unit arrested a Supply man on multiple drug violations.

    On Feb. 16, agents arrested Johnnie Delmore Smith Jr., 48, of 2423 Vacation St., Supply. He was charged with four counts of trafficking a schedule II controlled substance, two counts of possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule II controlled substance, one count of sale and delivery of a schedule II controlled substance and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office crime report

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s deputies investigated the following incidents last week, which are taken directly from sheriff’s office incident reports:

    •Kidnapping and assault on a female on Robinson Park Trail in Supply; suspect got out of his vehicle and attempted to take victim with him.

    •Assault on a female and property damage on Atkinson Street in Ocean Isle Beach; suspect assaulted victim and caused property damage.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office ACE roundup

    The Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team is a support unit, whose primary functions are traffic enforcement and assisting in the apprehension of drug traffickers in the county. The ACE team conducts driving while impaired and driver’s license checkpoints, as well as street-level investigations on controlled substances.
    The ACE team works with the sheriff’s office K-9 Enforcement Team and Drug Enforcement Unit to apprehend narcotics suspects as well as saturating hot spots where criminal activity is reported.

  • Several thefts reported in Sunset Beach

    SUNSET BEACH—Police investigated several incidents of theft reported during the past two weeks.

    •On Feb. 11, a vehicle was reported broken into at a residence on Medcalf Drive. A camera, 35-millimeter lens and some cigars were reported stolen.

    •On Feb. 8, someone stole a center hub off a vehicle while it was parked at the Sunset Beach public works building.

    •On Feb. 3, a breaking and entering was reported at a residence on Sea Trail Drive. An assorted amount of jewelry was reported stolen.

  • 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.

    •Sarah Danielle Clemmons, 18, of 1865 Little Shallotte River Road, was arrested for drunk and disruptive and underage consumption. The subject was standing outside of her vehicle on Frontage Road with a group of people. The vehicle was parked in the road and still running.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office K-9 Enforcement Team roundup

    The K-9 enforcement team answers calls, conducts driver’s license checkpoints and assists with other agencies when K-9s are needed.

    From Feb. 7-13, K-9 deputies answered two calls, wrote two citations and made five drug arrests. Deputies patrolled the following communities: Turkey Trap Road and McMilly Road.

    K-9 deputies charged the following suspects:

    •Fernado Noyola, 25, of 54 Bug Hill Road, Nakina, was charged with possession of one-half ounce or less of marijuana.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office crime report

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s deputies investigated the following incidents last week, which are taken directly from sheriff’s office incident reports:

    •Trafficking in cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and distribute cocaine, fleeing or eluding arrest with motor vehicle on Bell Swamp Road in Bolivia; suspect threw pistol and cocaine and attempted to flee from reporting officer.

    •Assault on 2136 Nicholas Place in Calabash; suspect bit tips of victim’s fingers off.