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Brunswick County Sheriff's Office

Police Benevolent Assoc. says officers followed law during BSL shooting

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videoThe Police Benevolent Association says officers followed the law when they responded to a call Sunday that ended with a Boiling Spring Lakes teen being shot and killed. Full story...
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BSL officer, deputy cleared in incident that ended in teen's death; 911, radio traffic provide more detail

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videoBoiling Spring Lakes Police and the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office say internal reviews have cleared their officers of any wrongdoing in Sunday's incident that ended with a teen dead. Meanwhile new information reveals the police officer who reportedly pulled the trigger was only on the scene for 70 seconds before shooting and killing Keith Vidal, 18. Full story...
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Family of teen shot and killed by cop want justice, answers

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video The family of a Boiling Spring Lakes teen shot and killed by a police officer at his home yesterday is demanding answers and justice. Full story...
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Short-staffed for two years, Navassa PD still getting help from sheriff

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videoThe Navassa Police Department is understaffed with two officers on leave. To help keep the town safe Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies have been providing back-up. Today the two agencies met to make sure there is enough coverage. Full story...
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Brunswick County man charged with murder in Ash

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videoThree days after ruling the death of John Kusta as suspicious the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has arrested another man from the Ash community for his murder. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. deputies investigate suspicious death

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Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies are investigating what they say is a suspicious death. At approximately 3 p.m. deputies responded to a welfare check on Simmons Rd. in the Ash community. When they got there they found Tony Kusta, 69, dead. Full story...
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Heroin arrest linked to numerous overdoses

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A joint drug investigation between the Wilmington Police Department and the Brunswick County Sheriff's Department lead to the connection of a specific brand of heroin to a number of local drug overdoses. Full story...
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WPD: Heroin marked 'Champs' leads to multiple overdoses

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Wilmington Police have connected a specific brand of heroin to a number of local drug overdoses. Full story...
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Detectives need help identifying possible witness

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Brunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives need your help in identifying a person. Full story...
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Wanted man turns himself in; two others still at large

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A Brunswick County man wanted on drug charges turned himself in overnight, the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says. Investigators say Saquan Jones, 30, of Supply, turned himself in around 1:30 a.m. just hours after the Sheriff's Office said it was looking for him on heroin charges Full story...
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Deputies search for three suspects wanted on heroin related charges

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Vice-Narcotics Task Force are looking for three people wanted for heroin related charges. Full story...
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Year after Sandy Hook shooting, local schools getting money for SROs

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video New Hanover and Brunswick County Schools should soon get state money for more resource officers. It's part of $7 million legislators allocated in this year's state budget. Counties must match one dollar for every two from the state. Full story...
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Man, woman arrested for Brunswick County robbery

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videoA man and a woman are in jail charged in connection to a robbery that occurred yesterday at a home on Moss Court in Leland. Deputies arrested Steven Isaha Evans, 21, of Wilmington, and Courtney Briona Jacobs, 20, of Leland early this morning. Full story...
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As penalties toughen, Brunswick Co. cracks down on passing stopped school buses

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videoThe ticket for passing a stopped school bus in North Carolina is now more than double the old penalty. State officials say since 1998, 13 students have died in North Carolina after someone ignored the stop lights at a bus stop. Full story...
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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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