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Public Safety

  • 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.

    •Jonathan Lee Bice, 23, of 144 Dot Road, Thomasville, was arrested for shoplifting from Walmart.

    •Crystal Kaye McNeill, 23, of 5321 Ridge Drive, Trinity, was arrested for shoplifting from Walmart.

    •Communication of threats in the Cardinal Pointe parking lot; victim received death threats via telephone from suspect who used to live with victim.

  • Ocean Isle Beach Crime Report

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

    •Byron Scott Johnson, 45, of Shallotte; charged with simple possession of less than one-half ounce of marijuana.

    •Joseph Harry Beavers, 26, of Supply; charged with no insurance on vehicle, revoked registration plate and open container of alcohol.

    •Karen Lynn O’Driscoll, 30, of Ocean Isle Beach; charged with open container of alcohol. She was a passenger in the vehicle.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office crime report

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

    •Breaking and entering, larceny and property damage on Randy Street in Supply; suspect broke into victim’s shed and stole items.

    •Breaking and entering and property damage on Village Point Road in Shallotte; suspect tired to break into victim’s residence.

    •Larceny on Carter Drive in Calabash; suspect stole three beer kegs from VFW Post.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office ACE Roundup

    The Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team is a support unit, whose primary functions are traffic enforcement and assisting in the apprehension of drug traffickers in the county. The ACE team conducts driving while impaired and driver’s license checkpoints, as well as street-level investigations on controlled substances.
    The ACE team works with the sheriff’s office K-9 Enforcement Team and Drug Enforcement Unit to apprehend narcotics suspects as well as saturating hot spots where criminal activity is reported.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office drug report

    Agents with the Brunswick County Vice Narcotics Unit charged the following suspects:

    •Andrew Bernard McNeil, 25, of 106 Hankins Road, Southport, was charged with possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Drug agents, along with sheriff’s office K-9 officers, found the marijuana and drug paraphernalia after executing a routine traffic stop, which led to seizure of the drugs and paraphernalia.

    Drug agents searched McNeil’s residence, where they seized digital scales with cocaine residue and additional drug paraphernalia.

  • Shallotte man wanted for drug charges

    Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Unit are searching for Williams Anthony Daniels, who is wanted for multiple drug violations.

    Daniels, 19, of 1392 Hale Swamp Road, Shallotte, is has been charged with felony possession of cocaine, simple possession of a schedule V controlled substance, possession of one-half ounce or less of marijuana, simple possession of a schedule II controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Daniels is 6 feet tall and weighs about 180 pounds.

  • Year-long drug investigation nets multiple drug arrests

    WINNABOW—After a year-long investigation, agents with the Brunswick County Vice and Narcotics Unit arrested several residents of the Winnabow community for multiple prescription pill distribution charges. 

    On Friday, March 4, drug agents served search warrants at four different locations regarding this case, code-named “Family Tradition.” 

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office crime report

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

    •Shoplifting, larceny and possession of a schedule IV controlled substance on Holden Beach Road in Supply; suspect stole various items that belonged to the victim.

    •Breaking and entering, larceny and property damage on Old Ferry Road in Supply; suspect cut copper tube, entered buildings and stole copper tubing and a wall-mounted clock.

  • Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office ACE Roundup

    The Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (ACE) Team is a support unit, whose primary functions are traffic enforcement and assisting in the apprehension of drug traffickers in the county. The ACE team conducts driving while impaired and driver’s license checkpoints, as well as street-level investigations on controlled substances.
    The ACE team works with the sheriff’s office K-9 Enforcement Team and Drug Enforcement Unit to apprehend narcotics suspects as well as saturating hot spots where criminal activity is reported.

  • 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 investigation reports.

    •Devin Bruce Roberts, 22, of 2137 Trout Avenue, Supply, was arrested for failure to appear for possession of marijuana. Roberts was arrested while being investigated for misdemeanor larceny at Walmart when an active warrant for failure to appear was discovered. A citation was issued for the larceny, and Roberts was arrested.