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Public Safety

  • Shallotte Crime Report

    The Shallotte 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.

    Julian Ivory Johnson, 19, of 1879 Hill Lock Road, Supply, was charged with probation violation and conspiracy to assault and inflict serious injuries.

    Identity theft on Suburban Street in Shallotte.

  • Special operations team 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 Oct. 1-7, special operations deputies set up checkpoints on Mount Misery Road, Holden Beach Road, Empire Road, Hickman Road, Stanley Road, Cedar Hill Road, River Road, Lackey Road, Maco Road and Shell Point Road.

  • Crime report

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

     

    Oct. 2

    Violation of a domestic violence protective order on Hewett Street NW in Longwood.

     

    Oct. 3

    Fraud/financial exploitation of an elder person on Oakview Drive in Southport.

     

    Oct. 4

    Missing person investigation on Petrel Court in Carolina Shores.

    Larceny of a 280-gallon oil drum and aluminum ductwork on Stanbury Road in Supply.

  • Calabash Fire report

     During the month of September, the Calabash Fire Department responded to 151 calls: nine structure fires, three fire alarms, 16 motor vehicle wrecks, 14 incidents classified as “other” and 109 EMS first-response calls.    

  • Ocean Isle Beach Crime Report

     

    Ocean Isle Beach Police report

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

    •Breaking and entering and property damage on Lee Street; unknown subjects pried window open and entered the home, causing an estimated $300 worth of damage.

  • Shallotte Crime Report

    The Shallotte 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.

    Breaking and entering and larceny of medication on Whiteville Road; suspect removed items from an unlocked vehicle.

    Breaking and entering on Forest Drive; suspect entered victim’s home through rear door.

    Charles Richard Goodwin, 26, of 26 Old River Road, Supply, was charged with DWI and left of center on Sept. 28.

  • Larceny, drug arrest in Sunset Beach

    SUNSET BEACH—A Calabash woman has been charged with larceny and possession of drugs.

    Audrey Rose Delude, 35, of 691 Meadowbrook Lane, was charged Oct. 4. The charges are larceny, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance and possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance, according to Detective Joe Smith.

    The Sunset Beach Police Department also investigated the following incidents.

    Breaking-and-entering, larceny, injury to real property, Dolphin Street on Oct. 3.

  • 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 Sept. 24-30, special operations deputies set up checkpoints on the on ramp to U.S. 74, Red Bug Road, Blue Banks Loops Road, McLamb Road, Cedar Grove Road, Sunset Harbor Road, Blue Banks Loop Road, Brooklyn Street and Hickman Road.

  • Deputy earns sheriff’s service award

    Deputy Dwight Joseph Scoggins of the Brunswick County Sheriffs Office was awarded the
    Advanced Service Award by the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards
    Commission on Sept. 12. Officer Scoggins was approved for this award for a total of
    23.5 years of criminal justice service.

  • Former Southport financial adviser sentenced for securities fraud

    A former Southport resident who previously pled guilty to securities fraud has been sentenced in federal court.

    Joseph A. Leonard, 44, has been sentenced by United State District Judge Earl Britt to 210 months imprisonment; three years supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment and $996,984.80 in restitution.

    On May 7, 2012, Leonard pled guilty to securities fraud, in violation of Title 15, United States Code, Section 75j(b), and Title 17, Code of Federal Regulations, Section 240.10-b5.