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“The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office believes in the dignity and worth of all people. It is the duty of our office to safeguard lives and property as well as to protect the innocent from becoming victims of deception and oppression while always respecting the people’s constitutional rights.

We are dedicated to providing the safest environment and the highest level of service possible with the goal of improving the quality of life for all citizens of Brunswick County.

Through innovative leadership and a partnership with those whom we serve, we are dedicated, capable and well prepared to enforce all laws, deter criminal activity, protect and serve the citizenry and maintain order at all times.”

~ Sheriff John W. Ingram, V

Deputies Arrest Two for Marijuana Possession

Deputies with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office went to a home located on Boverie Street in Shallotte to arrest 31 year old Lamar Andre McDow for violating the terms of his pre-trial release agree…

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Detectives Arrest Leland Man for Dissemination of Obscenities

Detectives with Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Leland man for dissemination of obscenities as well as other charges.

Brian David Saltsgaver, 49, of Liz Lane in Leland, is charged…

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BCSO Detectives Asking for Assistance in Identifying Suspect or Suspects in Tomato Farm Larceny

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying the suspect or suspects involved in a larceny that occurred early this morning.

At app…

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BCSO Asking for Information Regarding Stolen Truck and Trailer

***UPDATE***

The truck, trailer and the majority of the equipment inside were recovered earlier this evening in the Whiteville area. Detectives are following and investigating leads regarding suspe…

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BCSO Seeking Information on Missing Papa Johns Trailer from Sunset Beach

Sometime after 6:30 last evening, July 14, a Papa Johns trailer went missing from the business parking lot at 7495-5 High Market Street, in Sunset Beach. No information is available regarding tag or V…

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BCSO Detectives Arrest Riegelwood Man for Rape

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Riegelwood man for rape.

Jeffrey Michael Nelson, Jr., 22, of General Howe Rd., Riegelwood, is charged with first degree burglar…

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Three Arrested for Armed Robbery

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of deputies from the Patrol and Special Operations divisions and officers with the Boiling Spring Lakes Police Department, ha…

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BCSO Seeking Community's Assistance for Information on Recent Break-Ins

***UPDATED INFO***
Please find attached photo of what detectives believe to be the vehicle involved in the incidents described in original release below. The truck is described as a Chevrolet Colorad…

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Brunswick County Shark Attacks

From Sheriff Ingram:

Many of you are aware of the two separate shark bites that occurred in the waters off of Oak Island this afternoon. The Sheriff’s office provided support with our helicopter and boat this evening and will continue to provide this support as needed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.

911 calls are released below:

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BCSO Detectives Searching for Wanted SC Man

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a South Carolina man, wanted on multiple charges.

Jason Lee Hanna, 31, of Ashepoo Creek Drive, Myrtle Beach, is charged with …

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BCSO Detectives Searching for Leland Man Wanted for Larceny

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the community’s assistance in locating a Leland man wanted on several charges.

Ryan Tyler Duffy, 23, of Holly Hills Drive, is wa…

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Detectives Searching for Suspects Involved in Callahan's Larceny

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying two suspects involved in a larceny. ​

​ At approximately 4:00pm on April 19, 2015, a l…

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Abandoned Horses

In the early morning hours of March 20, two horses were found in the Ash area of Brunswick County. A tan, female pony was found on Camp Branch Road at approximately 12:30am and a large, brown male was…

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BCSO Searching for Missing 19 Year Old

***MISSING***

HALLANA HANKINS
19 YOA
B/F
5’1″ 185 lbs
Hair: Long Brown, Auburn Wig

Last seen wearing brown/multi colored leggings, brown lace up boots, short black jacket, brown scarf. Also …

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Office Delays and Closing

Due to the inclement weather, BCSO offices will all open at 10:30 tomorrow morning, Wednesday, February 25.  The North End Substation on River Rd in Leland will be closed.   Please use cauti…

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