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Public Safety

  • Leland man sought in meth investigation that netted six arrests

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Unit agents are looking for a Leland man in a methamphetamine investigation that has resulted in six arrests so far.

  • Deputies make arrest in Shallotte purse-snatching case

    Brunswick County sheriff’s deputies arrested a woman Shallotte police sought in a purse-snatching case.

    Heather Marie Lafontaine is charged with felony larceny from a person and assault inflicting serious bodily injury, the Shallotte Police Department reported on its Facebook page. Her age and address were not available.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department, Dec. 14-16, 2018

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incidents and made this following arrest. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    Dec. 14

    Domestic issue reported on Clubhouse Road.

    Dec. 15

    Credit card fraud reported. Subject used victim’s card several times within city limits.

    Attempted breaking and entering reported on 29thStreet.

    Dec. 16

    Zachary R. Kinley, 20, of Colony Place, received a state citation on a possession of marijuana less than one-half ounce charge.

  • Shallotte Police reports

    Shallotte police investigated the following incidents and made these arrests in the past two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    Dec. 3

    Darbyn Ash Colthurst, 19, was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of driving while impaired.

    Dec. 4

    Misdemeanor larceny of electronics worth $202 from Wal-Mart on Main Street.

    Larceny of a pickup truck worth $4,000 from a Village Road residence.

  • Leland Police reports

    Leland Police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the past two weeks. All information is taken directly from police incident and arrest reports.

    Dec. 7

    Fraud, obtaining property by false pretense by contacting the victim through Facebook to convince them to send $1,990 via iTunes cards.

    Communicating threats on New Pointe Boulevard.

    Dec. 8

    Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle by not returning the victim’s vehicle at the agreed time.

  • Chism graduates from FBI National Academy

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s Capt. Brian Chism is one of four North Carolina enforcement officers who graduated from the FBI National Academy during a Dec. 13 ceremony in Quantico, Va.

  • Leland Police reports

    Leland police investigated the following incidents and made these arrests in the past two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    Nov. 27

    Obtaining money by false pretense by posing as the victim’s family member to steal $4,800.

    Breaking and entering and injury to real property by cutting open a screen door to enter a Red Bay Place residence.

    Nov. 28

  • Shallotte Police reports

    Shallotte police investigated the following incidents and made these arrests in the past two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    Nov. 27

    Keyon Lee Waddell, 18, was arrested on misdemeanor charges of larceny in New Hanover County and no operator’s license.

    Obtaining property by false pretenses by scamming a victim out of $55,000.

    Nov. 29

    Obtaining property by false pretenses by scamming victims out of $150,000.

    Nov. 30

  • Watts to retire as county emergency services director

    Brunswick County Emergency Services director Brian Watts is retiring after 16 years with the county, effective Dec. 31, according to a county news release issued Tuesday.

    Watts served as Brunswick County Emergency Medical Services Division director for 12 years before being named emergency services director in 2014. He previously worked for Mecklenburg EMS and spent 16 years as a volunteer with Union Road Volunteer Fire Department in Gastonia, the last two years as chief.

  • Sunset Beach Police Department Dec. 5-7, 2018

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

    Dec. 5

    Lois Henderson, 69, of 506 Dogwood Drive, Sunset Beach, arrested for DWI.

    Dec. 6

    Gregory Edward Leonard, 67, of 108 Discovery Lake Drive, Sunset Beach, arrested for assault on a female.

    Dec. 7

    Breaking-and-entering reported on Marlin Street. Unknown subject(s) entered residence and took several TVs.