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Brunswick County Sheriff's Office

Deputies cleared in 2007 shooting suit

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videoA federal district court jury in Raleigh today found in favor of two Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies in a case stemming from a 2007 shooting. Full story...
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Meth operation busted in Brunswick County

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After getting a tip, the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Vice-Narcotics Unit arrested four people for making meth at 8987 Black Chestnut Drive in Leland Sunday. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Man's body washes up on Bald Head Island

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video The body of a man washed up on Bald Head Island this morning. Southport Police Chief Jerry Dove says he got a call around 7:30 a.m. about a body washed up near the Bald Head Island Marina and beach access No. 7. Full story...
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UPDATE: Shallotte woman, 13-month-old daughter found

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videoBrunswick County detectives are asking for help finding a missing Shallotte woman and her 13-month-old daughter. Trish Elizabeth Whitley's father last saw her Monday at 1792 Chadwick Landing in Shallotte. Full story...
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SC man charged with trafficking ecstasy in Brunswick County

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A South Carolina man has been charged after Brunswick County deputies caught him with a large amount of the drug MDMA, also known as ecstasy. Full story...
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Man, woman face charges for more than 100 sex crimes with child

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videoA Wilmington man and woman are both behind bars this morning, charged in connection to more than 100 sex crimes with a child. Full story...
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Attorney for Pender County charged with DWI in Brunswick County

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videoThe attorney for Pender County was charged over the weekend with DWI. Carl "Trey" Woodrow Thurman III, 47, appeared before a Brunswick County magistrate at 2:23 a.m. Sunday, according to a revocation order. Full story...
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Brunswick County Sheriff supports law enforcement use of drones

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videoThe use of unmanned drones has raised privacy and safety concerns across the country. But the controversial aircraft could also be a useful tool for law enforcement one a local sheriff would like state lawmakers to consider. Full story...
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West Brunswick High School custodian faces sex-related charges

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videoA West Brunswick High School custodian is behind bars facing sex-related charges with a student. The school system's spokeswoman says Rivera will remain on administrative leave during the investigation. Full story...
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West Brunswick High turns into a shelter

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videoThe freezing rain started Tuesday afternoon in Brunswick County. Officials are encouraging everyone to say indoors but if you need to get out and find a warm place to stay, the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office along with Social Services, and the Red Cross set up shop at West Brunswick High School. Full story...
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Deputies investigating after man stabbed in street fight

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video Deputies in Brunswick County are investigating after they say a man was stabbed during a fight in the street earlier tonight. Full story...
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Accused kidnapper and rapist out on bond charged with attacking victim again

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videoA man accused of rape, kidnapping, and assault was out on bond when investigators say he again committed those crimes and more as he victimized the same woman. He got out of jail when a judge decreased his bond from $1 million to $50,000 plus GPS monitoring. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Police called to slain teen's home 32 times since 2006

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says Dep. Samantha Lewis went to the hospital for ear discomfort after the gun shot that killed Keith Vidal Sunday in boiling spring lakes was fired close to her ear. Plus, we're learning more about how often law enforcement had to go to Vidal’s home Full story...
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South Brunswick HS student in custody after allegedly making threat of mass violence at school

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video A high school student is in custody after allegedly making threats about an act of mass violence at a Brunswick County School. Court documents show Tevin Devon Lee, 18, is charged with one count of false report of mass violence on educational property. Full story...
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Shooting sends man to the hospital

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videoPolice are looking for a suspect in a shooting in Navassa that sent one man to the hospital Wednesday night. Full story...
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