Public Safety

  • Sheriff's office buys new speed monitor advisory trailer

    The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, through a grant from the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, recently purchased a new speed-monitoring trailer.

    The Sheriff's Office contacted Leland Police Department Chief Osey Sanders, Brunswick County coordinator for the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, for assistance after the previous speed-monitoring unit was deemed inoperable after 10 years of service, according to a press release.

  • Crime report

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s deputies investigated the following incidents last week, which are taken directly from sheriff’s office incident reports:

    •John Charles McDade, 42, of 402 North Third St., Apt. 3, in Carolina Beach; charged with selling a malt beverage to a person who at the time was less than 21 years old.

    •Larceny of a motor vehicle on Oyster Lane in Supply; suspect took a 1992 Buick Park Avenue from the victim’s yard.

  • Leland crime report

    Leland Police officers investigated the following incidents between Dec. 20, 2007 and Jan. 7, 2008.

    All information is taken directly from officers’ patrol activity reports.

    •Pursuant to a domestic violence investigation, Benjamin Reyes, 27, of 1277-6 Village Road, was arrested for domestic assault.

    •Larceny by an employee on Village Road; reporting person stated that Waffle House was the victim of larceny by an employee.

    •Breaking and entering and larceny on Lake Jones Drive.

  • Drug report

    Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit made the following arrests last week. The suspects, and their charges, which are taken directly from arrest reports, are: