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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

BCSO Drug Enforcement Unit Arrests Woman for Selling Marijuana out of Leland Restaurant

Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit have arrested a Leland woman for selling marijuana out of a Leland restaurant.

Jordan LeAnn Howard, 20, of Lanvale Road, Lela…

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BCSO Drug Agents Arrest Supply Couple on Drug Charges

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit have arrested a Supply couple on drug related charges.

James Harold Jackson, 63, and Jeniene Lynn Jackson, 49, of Ocean S…

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BCSO Detectives Arrest Shallotte Man for Sex Crimes Against a Child

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Shallotte man for sexual crimes against a twelve year old child.

Murton Harold Hyde, 56 of Turkey Street in Shallotte, is charg…

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BCSO Arrest a Leland Mother and Her Boyfriend for Abusing Infant

*****UPDATE*****
Tues 1/20/15 at 4:15pm

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office have charged Albert David Morgan, 35, of Leland with the murder of fifteen month old Brayden Christoph…

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BCSO Arrest Shallotte Man on Cocaine Charges

Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit arrested a Shallotte man on 01/13/15 charged with multiple drug charges following a traffic stop on Main Street in Shallotte.

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BCSO Drug Enforcement Unit Arrests Two

In response to community tips and complaints, Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit have arrested two on multiple drug charges. A brief investigation led to a search …

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BCSO Searching for Man Wanted for Felony Larceny

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the community’s assistance in locating a SC man wanted for felony larceny.

Douglas Wilson Branton, 30, last known address Nathan…

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Ash Man Wanted for Breaking and Entering

 
***UPDATE, Friday, January 9, 8:43pm***

Shannon Lee Fowler was arrested earlier this evening.  Deputies located the area in which Fowler was suspected of being and contacted Air 1. Air 1 located…

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BCSO Detectives Search for Larceny Suspect

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a man suspected of larceny at a Subway in Calabash.

The incident occurred on December 5 at approximately 6:25pm at the Subway…

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BCSO Detectives Looking for Supply Man Wanted for Rape of 13 Year Old Girl

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit are searching for a Supply man wanted for raping a 13 year old girl.

Kody Devin Medford, 21, of Tanglewood Drive S…

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BCSO Detectives Searching for Man Wanted for B&E

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Unit are asking for the community’s assistance in locating a man wanted for breaking and entering.

Henry Wade Rutledge, …

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BCSO Detectives Looking for Supply Man wanted for Felony Larceny

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Unit are asking for the community’s assistance in locating a Supply man wanted for felony larceny.

Rodney Wayne Suggs, 4…

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BCSO Continues to Ask for Public's Assistance in Locating Rachel Owens

Today marks three years since Rachel Natacha Owens was reported missing.
On May 5, 2011, Rachel was seen getting off her school bus at South Brunswick High School in Boling Spring Lakes.  Surveillance video on the school’s campus captured Rachel entering a small, dark-colored car with what may have been South Carolina license plates.  She has not had any contact with her family or friends since leaving the school.

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, are again asking for the public’s assistance in providing any information that might lead to the whereabouts of Rachel Natacha Owens.  Detectives continue to follow up on any and all leads and advise that no detail is too small.

Rachel would be eighteen years of age now. …

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