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Brunswick County Sheriff's Office

911 call reveals ex-husband found Sunset Beach woman after suicide

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video The ex-husband of a Brunswick County woman who was shot in her home Monday near Sunset Beach told the 911 dispatcher he heard two shots, then found his ex-wife dead from a self-inflicted gunshot to her chest, the recording of the call released to the StarNews on Wednesday reveals. Full story...
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UPDATE: Sunset Beach shooting ruled a suicide

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says no foul play is suspected in the death of a 28-year-old mother of two in Sunset Beach. Full story...
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Leland man arrested for allegedly raping woman at assisted living facility

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A 68-year-old Leland man has been arrested for raping a woman at an assisted living facility. Full story...
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Weekend car chase leads to arrest

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A chase in Brunswick County over the weekend ended with one man behind bars. Sheriff deputies say Malik McNeil did not stop at a license checkpoint on Old Shallotte Road and almost hit a deputy. That led to a chase. Full story...
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Brunswick County high speed chase suspect missing

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The search continues for a suspect responsible for leading police on a high speed chase in Brunswick County last night. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. detention officer fired after drug arrest

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A Brunswick County detention officer found himself on the wrong side of the jailhouse bars today. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Sheriff fires deputy cleared in shooting

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Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram has fired a deputy cleared last month in a shooting investigation. Full story...
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Brunswick detectives seize $17k worth of heroin

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videoBrunswick County detectives say they've taken thousands of dollars in heroin off the street. Detectives arrested four people from South Carolina Thursday with an estimated $17,000 worth of heroin in their vehicle. Full story...
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Brunswick County woman accidentally shot, killed

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is looking into what they say was an accidental shooting that killed a woman yesterday. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Sheriff hosting charity ball to benefit the SECU Hospice House

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Proceeds of this event will benefit the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter’s SECU Hospice House of Brunswick. This 20,000 square foot inpatient facility will add to Brunswick County’s continuum of health care options. Full story...
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Three-year-old's death linked to blunt force trauma; drugs found during search

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videoA three year old is dead, and tonight we're learning more about what happened. Last week, Jaronn McAllister II was pronounced dead at Brunswick Novant Medical Center. Search warrants obtained by WWAY paint a picture of chaos leading up to a police chase through Brunswick County. Full story...
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Brunswick drug arrests

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The Brunswick County narcotics unit arrested several people over the past week. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Arrests made in connection to death of high school football player

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videoBrunswick County Sheriff's investigators say they have charged several people in the death of 19-year-old Marcus Hankins. They have been charged with inciting a riot. Full story...
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New law lets sheriff's office seize vehicle involved in chase last week

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videoCriminals who run from flashing lights face more punishment than just spending time behind bars. The "Run and You're Done" law that went into effect in December, allows law enforcement to seize chase vehicles and sell them at auctions. All the money goes to the county school board. Full story...
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