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Brunswick County Sheriff's Office

FIRST ON 3: Two nabbed for prostitution

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On May 7, investigators arrested two women in a prostitution sting in the Shallotte area. Agents also seized cocaine, Xanax, and a smoking pipe during the arrest. Full story...
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BCSO: Another "little old lady" arrested for pushing drugs

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On May 3, agents with the Brunswick County Vice Narcotics arrested a 72 year old Supply woman for trafficking Hydrocodone. Full story...
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Mom arrested for smuggling weapon to murder suspect son

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It looks like a Brunswick County mother and son may get to spend Mother's Day together in jail. Full story...
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DWI charge for driver accused of hitting deputy

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Investigators say a drunk driver hit a deputy's car earlier this week in Brunswick County. William Earl Williamson, 58, is charged with DWI and assault with a deadly weapon on a governmental official among other charges. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Checkpoint yields DWIs, fugitives

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video Some Cinco de Mayo partiers got a surprise on the way home from the bars last night: a DWI checkpoint. Full story...
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Family of murdered teen asks for help in investigation

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videoIt's been two weeks since a Brunswick County teen was shot and killed. Now his family is looking for help solving the murder. Full story...
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Overnight fire kills paraplegic

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A Brunswick County man is dead after an early-morning house fire. Sheriff's deputies are investigating the fire that happened before 2 a.m. off Hewett-Burton Road near Leland. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Sheriff's Detective charged with molesting a child; Fired by department

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On April 24, 2011 at approximately 7:00pm, former Detective Sergeant Henry Thomas Cole was arrested by the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and charged with Indecent Liberties with a Minor. After a first appearance, he remains in custody under a $25,000 secured bond. Full story...
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Brunswick County law enforcement watching drivers closely this weekend.

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video If you are planning to drive in Brunswick County this week, plan to break your bad driving habits. Law enforcement will be on the look out for dangerous drivers. And people we spoke to like that plan. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Brunswick Co. law enforcement leaders fire back at Judge Jolly too

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videoLaw enforcement leaders, including the sheriff and most of the police chiefs in Brunswick County, have signed a letter requesting Judge Jerry Jolly rescind an injunction against the county participating in the StreetSafe program. Full story...
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South Brunswick High athlete mourned by classmates

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Scores of mourners packed the bleachers at South Brunswick High School to pay tribute to a stand-out football player shot to death in a parking lot during a weekend gathering. Full story...
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Federal grant to buy boats for port security

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At their meeting tonight, New Hanover County Commissioners will discuss accepting a federal grant for boats to patrol near the State Port. Full story...
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Three arrested for trying to scam Walmart pharmacy

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The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit arrested three subjects this week that were involved in an attempted prescription fraud in the Shallotte area. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Bomb squad called in for explosives found in Brunswick County

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Bomb experts are working to dispose of a crate of dynamite found in rural Brunswick County. Sheriff's Office spokeswoman April Stanley says it was found in the 7800 block of Pireway Road near Ash. Full story...
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UPDATE: Brunswick murder suspect makes court appearance

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video A Brunswick County man charged with murder made his first appearance in court this morning. A judge order James Carson Young, 29, of Leland held without bond. Full story...
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