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Public Safety

  • Sunset Beach Police Department, April 8-11, 2019

    The Sunset Beach Police Department investigated the following incidents, taken directly from department reports.

    April 8

    Vehicle reported keyed by unknown subject at Resort Circle Apartments.

    April 9

    Breaking-and-entering to motor vehicle reported on Osprey Court; handgun stolen by unknown subject(s).

    April 11

    Breaking and entering reported at Back Street Café. Unknown subject(s) broke through front door and made entry into restaurant, taking $750 from cash register.

  • Sunset Beach cites Calabash woman for simple possession April 7, 2019

    The Sunset Beach Police Department issued a state citation on April 7 for Maria Antonia Cortes, 22, of Thomasboro Road, Calabash, on a charge of simple possession of marijuana, according to a department report.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department, March 28

    The Sunset Beach Police Department made the following arrest. All information is taken directly from department reports.

    March 28

    Sunset Beach police arrested Ashley Smith, 33, of Live Oak Drive, Sunset Beach, on an outstanding child support warrant.

  • Calabash Fire Department, March 2019

    During the month of March 2019, the Calabash Fire Department responded to 188 calls: 10 structure fires, two woods/brush fires, one vehicle fires, 10 fire alarms, six motor vehicle accidents, one investigation, three mutual aid, 26 public assistance, seven other and 122 EMS first-response calls.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department, March 12-20, 2019

    The Sunset Beach Police Department investigated the following incidents and made the following arrest. All information is taken directly from department reports.

    March 12

    Breaking and entering reported at an address on 37thStreet. Unknown subject(s) entered residence and took several televisions.

    March 13

    Report taken in the Wyndfall neighborhood in reference to an unknown person damaging a sign.

    March 18

    Unknown subject(s) reported taking building materials from a job site on Forest Creek Circle.

  • Two arrested on marijuana charges in Sunset Beach

    Two Sunset Beach residents have been arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

    Monica Key Burgess, 53, and William Mark Taylor, 55, both of 495 Great Oak Circle, were charged Saturday, Feb. 23, with possession of a controlled substance with the intent to manufacture, sell or deliver (PWIMSD) marijuana.

  • Calabash Fire Department January 2019

    During the month of January 2019, the Calabash Fire Department responded to 196 calls: five structure fires, two woods/brush fires, two fire alarms, four motor vehicle accidents, one rescue, two investigations, 32 public assistance, one other and 147 EMS first-response calls.

  • Body found in Sunset Beach

    Investigators believe a body found in Sunset Beach on Friday morning might be that of a 23-year-old man reported missing earlier this month.

    Sunset Beach police were notified just before 10 a.m. Jan. 25 a body had been found floating face down in a golf course pond within town limits. The body was removed from the water with assistance of the Sunset Beach Fire Department, the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office and the North Carolina Medical Examiner's office.

  • Inmate dies after suicide attempt

    A Brunswick County Detention Facility inmate who attempted suicide in his cell died Tuesday.

    Dustin Lynn Kinlaw, 26, was booked in the jail Friday, Jan. 18, on possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver cocaine, possession of cocaine, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, possession of a schedule III controlled substance, possession of marijuana and two counts each of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of heroin, according to a Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office news release.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department, Jan. 8-12, 2019

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incidents, taken directly from incident reports.

    Jan. 8

    Counterfeit $100 bill passed by unknown person at Market Express.

    Jan. 12

    Breaking and entering at a Bayberry Lane residence. Nothing was taken from inside.