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Public Safety

  • Husband and wife arrested for drugs, sexual battery

    A husband and wife are in jail for conspiring to sell opium. The husband also has been charged with sexual battery and soliciting a crime against nature.

    The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Task Force arrested Dargon Lewis Parker and Julia Grandy Parker on March 5 at their Calabash home.

    According to warrants, the Parkers conspired to sell opium and hydrocodone and were in possession of 28 grams or more of opium. They sold 15 10-miligram hydrocodone tablets to an undercover agent.

  • BCSO Crime Report

    Brunswick County Sheriff’s deputies investigated the following incidents last week:

     

    March 5

    Larceny of dog food, dog treats, dental dog treats, dog pills for eating grass, vitamin dog toothpaste and a dog harness at Ace Hardware on Beach Drive, Calabash.

    Assault on a female on Old King Road, Ash.

    Larceny of a wallet and fraud at Handee Hugo on East Ocean Highway, Winnabow.

    Larceny of a motor vehicle, yellow extended cab truck with a black hood, on Industrial Boulevard, Leland.

  • Shallotte Crime Report

    The Shallotte Police Department investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests last week. All information is taken directly from police incident and arrest reports.

    Counterfeit currency at Walmart; a counterfeit $5 bill was found in a register.

    Worthless check on Owendon Drive; suspect gave victim a worthless check.

  • Special Operations Report

    The special operations team at the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office includes the K-9 enforcement team and Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team. The ACE Team is a support unit whose primary functions are traffic enforcement and assisting in the apprehension of drug traffickers in the county.

    From March 4 through March 10, special operations deputies charged the following suspects:

    Michael A. Smith, 26, 120 West 9th Street, Southport, possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Sheriff’s Corner: Early childcare and education

    As the Sheriff of Brunswick County, I can tell you that high quality, early childcare and education programs are critical strategies for reducing crime; thus lowering corrections costs and saving taxpayers money.

    While the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, along with our law enforcement colleagues throughout the county, work hard to reduce crime, the state still spends more than a billion dollars on corrections.

  • Sunset Beach police report

    The Sunset Beach Police Department investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests.

    Breaking-and-entering and larceny of a television were reported March 6 at an address on North Shore Drive East.

    Larceny of jewelry was reported March 7 at a unit at 814 Colony Place.

    Patrick Carson Herr, 25, 8709 Fieldgate Drive, Charlotte, charged Feb. 26 with driving while impaired (DWI).

    Shay Gales, 21, 1738 Seaside Road, Sunset Beach, charged March 7 with assault on a female and communicating threats.

  • Leland Police report

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

     

    Feb. 25

    Jamie Beth Eversole, 30, 231 Green Hill Road NE, Winnabow; misdemeanor shoplifting.

    Stephanie Moore Williams, 40, 338 Ventura, misdemeanor shoplifting.

  • Holden Beach Police report

    The Holden Beach Police Department investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in last week. All information is taken directly from police incident and arrest reports.

     

    Feb. 28

    Breaking and entering with forcible entry, larceny from buildings and vandalism; suspect entered a house on Ocean Boulevard West and took surfboards, fishing gear and electronic equipment valued at more than $3,600.

    March 2

  • Sheriff’s Corner: Pistol purchase permit application online

    I am pleased to announce the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office has added a new link to our website.

    Citizens now have the option to apply for gun purchase permits easily and conveniently from their home computers.

    Our goal was to streamline the process and make it as simple as possible for citizens.

  • Special Operations Report

    The special operations team at the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office includes the K-9 enforcement team and Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team. The ACE Team is a support unit whose primary functions are traffic enforcement and assisting in the apprehension of drug traffickers in the county.

    From Feb. 25-March 3, special operations deputies set up checkpoints on Hickman Road, Pea Landing Road, Shoreline Drive, N.C. 211 and Snowfield Road. Deputies also patrolled the Navassa area.

    The following suspects were charged: