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Brunswick County Sheriff's Office

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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TROUBLESHOOTERS: Brunswick Co. man upset pit bull roams neighborhood

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video Held hostage in his own neighborhood. A Brunswick County man says he can't walk down his street because of a neighbor's pit bull. Joe Trull says he's called Brunswick County Animal Control and the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, but they haven't helped. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man charged with impersonating officer after posing as woman on Craigslist

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video A Brunswick County man is accused of posing as a sheriff's deputy after he sent an e-mail to another man he was allegedly trying to scare. But that's only half the story. The whole incident started with the website Craigslist. The man who was arrested had been on the site posing as a woman. Full story...
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Brunswick Sheriff warns of break-ins near Supply

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a string of shed and garage break-ins. Full story...
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Guns, booze lead to WBHS students' arrests

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Brunswick County deputies arrested two students at West Brunswick High School today. Full story...
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Two students arrested for having guns/alcohol on campus

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested two students from West Brunswick High School today for having prohibited property on school campus. Full story...
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Woman found dead in her home

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The shooting happened at a Brunswick County home on Cattail Way. On Monday morning, cops found Tammy Lamonds dead at her home. Full story...
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