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Courts

  • District Court Docket

    The following cases were adjudicated over three days of District Criminal Court on Nov. 19, 20 and 23 in Bolivia.

    Thursday, Nov. 19

    Judge Nancy Phillips presided over the following cases with prosecutor Sara Gardner and courtroom clerk Jennifer Hearn:

  • SHALLOTTE CRIME REPORT

    Shallotte police charged the following people and investigated the following incidents during the past week. The information is taken directly from the police reports.

    •Police charged Betty Ann Robinson, 32, of 2845 Robinson Park Trail No. 13, Supply, with larceny by employee and embezzlement for taking $3,200 out of the store’s deposit. She was taken to the Brunswick County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond.

    •Shoplifting at Scotchman on Whiteville Road; suspect stole a bottle of beer from cooler.

  • Ocean Isle Beach - Crime Report

    The Ocean Isle Beach Police Department investigated a reported breaking and entering and larceny on Via Old Sound Boulevard last week.

    The suspect entered a condo and stole a small white refrigerator.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office K-9 roundup

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

    From Nov. 23-29, K-9 deputies patrolled the following areas: Brunswick Forest, Magnolia Greens, Green Bay Village, Brunswick Plantation, Carolina Shores, Ocean View and Shell Point Acres.

    The following suspects were charged:

    •Donald Byrne Stacks, 27, of 2793 Waccamaw Shores Road in Lake Waccamaw; charged with possession of ½ ounce of less of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • 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.

  • 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:

    •Property damage on Goose Creek Road and N.C. 179; suspect used vehicle to damage the 14th hole of Brick Landing Plantation’s Golf Course.

    •Breaking and entering and larceny on George II Highway in Winnabow; suspect damaged glass on door leading to victim’s garage.

  • Month-long investigation leads to drug arrest

    After a month-long investigation, agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit arrested a South Carolina man for trafficking drugs into North Carolina.

  • Burglaries, thefts in Sunset Beach during Thanksgiving holiday

    SUNSET BEACH—Police investigated a number of burglaries and thefts reported during the Thanksgiving holiday period and weekend.

    On Nov. 25, a Tom Tom GPS navigation system was reported stolen from a motor vehicle parked at Duncan Place.

  • SHALLOTTE CRIME REPORT

    Shallotte police charged the following people and investigated the following incidents during the past week. The information is taken directly from police reports.

    •Police charged Timothy Duane Martin, 54, of 811 Martin St., Wilmington, with driving while impaired, driving while license revoked and left of center in the Hill’s parking lot. He was taken to the Brunswick County Detention Center on a $2,000 secured bond.

  • Ocean Isle Beach Crime Report

    The Ocean Isle Beach Police Department investigated property damage reported on Nov. 15. According to the police report, a window was broken at a house on East First Street, but nothing inside appeared to be missing.