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Shallotte Police Department

Son of Shallotte police chief faces DWI, drug charges

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The 29-year-old son of Shallotte Police Chief Rodney Gause faces charges of heroin possession and driving while impaired after he was stopped by a Sunset Beach police officer for driving erratically early Monday, according to the police chief. Full story...

Man wanted in Brunswick Co. arrested in SC

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A man wanted in Brunswick County has been arrested in South Carolina. Shallotte Police say Johnny Ray Longworth is a breaking and entering suspect. 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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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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Investigation continues into child's death, chase

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videoThe investigation continues into the suspicious death of a three-year-old boy in Brunswick County. The little boy was dropped off at Brunswick Novant Hospital yesterday where he lost his fight for life. Now police in Shallotte are looking for answers. Full story...
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UPDATE: Morning car chase tied to suspicious death of child

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video What looked like two separate crimes in Brunswick County now appear to be very closely connected. Shallotte Police say a car chase that ended with a crash involving sheriff's deputies came on the heels of the suspicious death of a young child. Full story...
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Suspicious death of child under investigation in Shallotte

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Investigators in Brunswick County are looking into the suspicious death of a three-year-old child. Full story...
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UPDATE: Friend of family says missing 19-year-old apparently committed suicide

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A close friend of the family tells us that Gavin Lane apparently committed suicide. His body was found near his home in Shallotte. We usually don't report on suicides, but since we did a story about Lane missing, it only makes sense to let viewers know he was found. Full story...

Shallotte cop arrested for insurance fraud

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A Shallotte Police officer has found himself on the wrong side of the law. A SBI spokeswoman confirm that agents arrested Eric King yesterday for insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense. Full story...
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FUGITIVE FILES UPDATE: Man wanted for gun theft surrenders

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Jonathan Blake Kohler is charged with stealing two shotguns and a rifle from 4468 Pigott Road in Shallotte some time in April. Full story...
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