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Public Safety

  • 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 Dec. 13-19, K-9 deputies answered 16 calls, wrote seven citations and made eight drug arrests. Deputies patrolled the following communities: Seashore Hills, Turkey Trap Road and Longwood Road.

    K-9 deputies charged the following suspects:

  • Supply woman shot to death

    A Supply woman was found shot to death in her home Monday morning.

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a house at 1650 Cattail Way in Supply, where deputies found Tammy Lamonds, 42, shot to death, around 7:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 20.

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Sgt. April Stanley wouldn’t say how many times Lamonds was shot or where. She said an autopsy was completed Tuesday, but “we haven’t gotten the autopsy back yet.”

  • Ocean Isle Beach Crime Report

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

    •Two instances of breaking and entering and damage to property on East Second Street; suspect gained entry to houses and caused damages to the wooden door frame.

    •Breaking and entering and property damage on East Second Street; unknown suspect forced back door open to gain entry and caused damage to the door frame and door.

  • S.C. man arrested for vehicle theft in Sunset Beach

    SUNSET BEACH—Police have arrested a Myrtle Beach, S.C., man and charged him in connection with the November theft of a motor vehicle from Sunset Beach.

    Scenca Devon Benning, 32, was being held at the Brunswick County Detention Center after Sunset Beach police picked him up Friday in Newberry, S.C.

    Benning is charged with larceny of a motor vehicle and misdemeanor larceny, Sunset Beach Deputy Chief Steve Smith said.

  • Counterfeit bill passed in Sunset Beach

     Counterfeit bill passed in Sunset Beach

     

    SUNSET BEACH—Police are investigating a report of a counterfeit bill being passed at a local store.

    On Dec. 9, a man used a $100 bill to pay for items at the Minuteman store at 7300 Beach Drive.

    The bill initially passed a counterfeit pen test. Several minutes later, after the man had left the store, it was indicated the bill was counterfeit, Sunset Beach Deputy Chief Steve Smith said.

  • 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 Dec. 6 through Dec. 12, K-9 deputies answered 18 calls, wrote seven citations and made eight drug arrests.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit roundup

    Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit made the following arrests last week as part of an on-going investigation into prescription pill diversion in Brunswick County.

    Drug agents ask that anyone with information about this case or any prescription fraud case contact Sgt. Israel West at 253-2777.

  • 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.

    •Larceny in Supply; suspect took a pair of opal earrings and a wedding ring at victim’s home.

    •Larceny on Sand Castle Drive in Supply; suspect took an air conditioning unit and damaged other appliances.

    •Larceny on Acres Avenue in Supply; suspect broke into victim’s home.

  • Brunswick County 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.

  • Ocean Isle Beach Crime Report

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

    •Breaking and entering and larceny on Pender Street; suspect gained entry to a storage building and removed items, including a power washer.

    •Breaking and entering and larceny at Causeway Inn on Causeway Drive; suspect entered and removed items, including a laptop computer, DVD player and jewelry.