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Public Safety

  • Deputies search for suspect who led authorities on multi-county chase

    A Wilmington man led sheriff’s deputies on a two-county chase before his vehicle crashed into a physician’s office in neighboring Columbus County.

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Del Routh said authorities are searching for 32-year-old Calvin Lee Maynor of Wilmington.

    Routh said around 7:40 p.m. Monday, April 2, Cpl. Brian Medlin was running radar on U.S. 74-76 near the Columbus County line, when a vehicle was picked up on the radar for speeding.

  • Detention officer fired, arrested for drug possession

    BOLIVIA—A detention officer at the Brunswick County Detention Center was arrested for drug possession Wednesday and fired immediately following his arrest.

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Del Routh said Bryan Marshburn, 56, of 55 Burton Road, Southport, was arrested and charged by agents with the sheriff’s office vice narcotics unit Wednesday, March 28.

  • 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.

    •Assault on a female and disturbing the peace in the parking lot of the Kangaroo on Main Street; suspect pulled the victim’s hair and slammed her into a vehicle.

    •Dwight Sylvester Powell Jr., 24, of 2624 Sander’s Forest Drive, Shallotte, was charged with assault on a female in the Kangaroo parking lot.

  • Sunset Beach police make arrests, look into larceny

    The Sunset Beach Police Department has arrested two people in the past week.

    Laura Dorothy Kong, 44, of Sunset Beach, was charged March 21 with driving while impaired (DWI).

    Russell Dean Hunt, 34, of Pembroke, was arrested during a traffic stop and charged on several felony and misdemeanor warrants out of several different counties.

    On March 24, police took a report of a breaking-and-entering and larceny of a storage shed on Dogwood Drive.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office crime report

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s deputies investigated the following incidents, which are taken directly from sheriff’s office incident reports from March 20-25:

    •Larceny on Taft Road in Supply; suspect stole registration tag from victim’s vehicle.

    •Medication collected on Doctor’s Circle in Supply; subject turned in medication to medical faculty.

    •Found property on Turkey Trap Road in Supply; suspect found a black iPhone with an Otter case near Turkey Trap Road.

  • 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.

    •Larceny on Birch Pond Drive; someone took the cash box with $280 inside.

    •Assault at a restaurant on Whiteville Road; suspect assaulted the victim.

    •Kyle Thomas Powers, 17, of 9280 Landing Drive, Calabash was charged with assault.

  • Ocean Isle Beach Crime Report

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

    •Bradley Wayne Gibson of Lakewood Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, was charged with careless and reckless driving at the Ocean Isle Beach Park on Old Georgetown Road

    •Joshua Lewis of Thrush Court, Calabash, was charged with DWI after traveling left of center.

  • Ocean Isle Beach Crime Report

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

    •Bradley Wayne Gibson of Lakewood Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, was charged with careless and reckless driving at the Ocean Isle Beach Park on Old Georgetown Road

    •Joshua Lewis of Thrush Court, Calabash, was charged with DWI after traveling left of center.

  • Ocean Isle Beach Crime Report

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

    •Bradley Wayne Gibson of Lakewood Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, was charged with careless and reckless driving at the Ocean Isle Beach Park on Old Georgetown Road

    •Joshua Lewis of Thrush Court, Calabash, was charged with DWI after traveling left of center.

  • Ocean Isle Beach Crime Report

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

    •Bradley Wayne Gibson of Lakewood Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, was charged with careless and reckless driving at the Ocean Isle Beach Park on Old Georgetown Road

    •Joshua Lewis of Thrush Court, Calabash, was charged with DWI after traveling left of center.