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Public Safety

  • Sunset Beach police report

    Sunset Beach police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests:

    •Larceny and injury to personal property were reported Aug. 16 at a residential unit on Resort Circle.

    •Matthew Stephen Porcelli, 27, of 17995 Possum Point Road, Dumfries, Va., was charged Aug. 15 with driving while impaired.

  • 2,000 bindles of heroin, $18,500 and an Acura MDX have been confiscated

    A bus ride with a lunch bag full of heroin has taken a wrong turn for a career criminal.

    Now an Acura MDX, $18,500 and 2,000 hits of heroin are in the possession of the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office.

    Christopher Joseph Mosby, 43, who lived in New Jersey and Leland, left New Jersey last week on a Greyhound bus. Departing from Newark, N.J., with stops in Richmond, Va., and Raleigh, Mosby was on his way back to Brunswick County.

  • 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.

    •Harassing telephone calls at Walmart; suspect repeatedly called the victim at the store.

    •Samantha J Zidd, 16, of 2656 Weymouth Road, Hinckley, Ohio, was charged with shoplifting at Belk.

    •Blane Shelby Turiczek, 16, of 1478 Snowberry Lane, Medina, Ohio, was charged with shoplifting at Belk.

  • 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. 

    •Kevin Lee Clarida, 26, of 2614 Live Oak Drive, Supply, was charged with possession of ½ ounce of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    •Larceny of a purse and larceny of medication on Main Street; suspect took the victims purse and removed 180 Valium pills.

  • Shallotte Crime Report

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

    •Hold until sober in a parking lot on East Second Street; subject was intoxicated and needed a place to sleep.

    •Jillian M Ricker, 23, of 9243 Maple Ave., East Sparta, Ohio, was charged with hold until sober.

    •Intoxicated and disruptive on East Second Street; subject shouted and rudely insulted others by using foul language.

  • Leland man pleads guilty to robbery and firearm charges

    Joseph Ryan Anderson, 31, of Leland, pleaded guilty before United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle to robbery of a business engaged in interstate commerce, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1951, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 924(c).

    A federal grand jury returned a criminal indictment on March 28, 2012.

  • Special operations team

    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 July 30 through Aug. 12, special operations deputies issued 10 total traffic citations and charges.

    Deputies set up checkpoints on Hickman Road, Bridgers Road and Beach Drive. Deputies also assisted with a water rescue/recovery on Longwood Road.

  • Sheriff's Office Crime Report

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

    Aug. 9

    •Aggravated assault on Fulford Road in Supply.

    Aug. 10

    •Criminal damage to property (vandalism) at the Welcome Center on Whiteville Road.

    •Criminal damage to property (vandalism) and larceny from coin-operated devices on Calabash Drive in Calabash.

    •Larceny of drugs/narcotics on Carolina Shores Parkway in Carolina Shores.

  • DWI arrest in Sunset Beach

     

    A Shallotte man has been arrested for driving while intoxicated in Sunset Beach.

    James Daniel Calloway, 59, of 110 Green Bay Road, was charged with DWI Aug. 9, according to Sunset Beach police.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Team

    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 July 30 to Aug. 5, special operations deputies set up checkpoints on Thomasboro Road, Hickman Road, Bridgers Road, Mount Misery Road, and E.F. Middleton Boulevard.

    The following suspects were charged: