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Brunswick County Sheriff's Office

Seat belt enforcement paying off for one area county

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video Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies across the state are targeting speeders and aggressive drivers this holiday. Officers are also focusing on increasing seat belt use during the busy holiday weekend and beyond. Full story...
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Man crashes near Cape Fear Memorial Bridge trying to flee from deputies

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videoAn 18-year-old Carolina Shores man faces charges after crashing near the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge Saturday night. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says a deputy was attempting to pull Dale James Voigt over for speeding on Highway 17 in Leland when he fled toward Wilmington, and crashed near the bridge. Full story...
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Detectives searching for suspects who allegedly stole trailer

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is searching for the people who stole a trailer Tuesday morning. Detectives say three men stole a yellow Kraftsman, dual tandem trailer from Back to Normal Construction in Ocean Isle Beach. Full story...
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FBI, BCSO ask for help finding teen missing since 2011

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videoThe FBI and the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office are looking for new tips to find a teenage girl who has been missing for more than two years. Rachel Natacha Owens was last seen getting into a car outside of South Brunswick High School in Boiling Spring Lakes on May 5, 2011. Full story...
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Couple charged with restaurant break-in, robbery

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A Brunswick County couple is charged with breaking into and robbing a Calabash restaurant earlier this month. Brunswick County Sheriff's detectives say James Alan Howarth, 36, and Tina Louise Watts, 35, of Calabash broking into the Seafood Hut Nov. 8. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. firefighter charged with DWI

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videoA New Hanover County firefighter has been charged with DWI in Brunswick County. A Brunswick County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said Brett Pierce was charged Saturday. Full story...
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Two arrested in connection to Leland armed robbery

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested two in connection to an armed robbery that happened on Nov. 03 at a home on Hooper Rd., in Leland. Full story...
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Couple charged with arson now charged with fraud

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videoA Brunswick County couple charged with arson last month now face fraud charges after asking for public assistance. Full story...
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UPDATE: Missing Brunswick County teens found safe

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UPDATE: The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says the teens were found safe in Supply this morning. Full story...
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BSCO: Missing teen found safe

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UPDATE: Detectives say DaMonte Batts was found safe in Leland. Full story...
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