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, Leland, was charged on 01/21 with two counts of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver marijuana, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, selling marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Howard was detained and later released from the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $10,000 bond.

BCSO Drug Enforcement Unit received tips from the community indicating that Howard was selling marijuana out of Eddie Romanelli’s restaurant in Leland. This is an on-going investigation.

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 Sound Circle were arrested in Supply after a traffic stop on Tuesday.

Mr. Jackson is charged with two counts of possession with intent to manufacture sell and deliver a Schedule II controlled substance (Oxycodone), simple possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance (Diazepam), and selling and delivering a Schedule II controlled substance.

Mrs. Jackson is charged with PWIMSD a Schedule II controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, selling and delivering a Schedule II controlled substance and PWIMSD a Schedule II controlled substance. She was also charged with driving while impaired.

Both Jacksons are being detained in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $20,000 bond.

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 charged with six counts of first degree statutory sexual offense, three counts of crimes against nature, and three counts of indecent liberties with a child. He currently being detained in the Brunswick County Detention facility under a $1,000,000 bond.

The incidents occurred from July 2014 until December 2014.

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 Christopher Ray.

After a meeting with District Attorney Jon David, it was determined that the charge would be first degree murder. Morgan was also charged on January 15, 2015 with felony intentional child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury.  The child succumbed to those injuries on January 17, 2015.

Morgan remains in the custody of the Brunswick County Detention Facility and was given no bond for the charge of first degree murder.

Angel Marie Ray, 33, of Leland, who was charged with felony accessory after the fact (of child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury) in the same incident, remains in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $750,000 bond.

This investigation in on-going.

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***UPDATE***
Mon 1/19/15 at 2:25pm
Fourteen month old Brayden Ray succumbed to injuries sustained in this incident and passed away Saturday morning.
This investigation is ongoing. Potential new charges are pending an autopsy which was scheduled for today.
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Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit have arrested a Leland mother and her boyfriend for abusing her infant son.

Albert David Morgan, 35, of Green Hill Road, NE in Leland, Is charged with felony intentional child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury. Morgan is being held in the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office under a $1,000,000 bond.

Angel Marie Ray, 33, of Irvine Trail, also in Leland, is charged with felony accessory after the fact (of child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury). Ray is also being held in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $200,000 bond.

The incident occurred on Thursday when Ray, the mother of the infant victim, left the baby in the care of Morgan while she went to a doctor’s appointment. Detectives with the BCSO responded to a call from New Hanover Regional Medical Center where they determined that the baby’s injuries were consistent with abuse. The baby was transported to the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Hospital and is in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

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.

Khandon Onsha Frink, 31, of Todd Road, Shallotte, is charged with selling cocaine, possession with intent to manufacture sell and deliver cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting a public officer.

Frink was booked into the Brunswick County Detention Facility where he remains under a $300,000 bond.

BCSO Detectives Arrest Southport Man for Multiple Charges Including Kidnapping

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Southport man on 01/14/15 wanted on multiple charges, including kidnapping, for an incident that occurred on 01/10/15.

Kyle Edward Brown, 31, of Spruce Road, Southport, is charged with felony kidnapping, first degree burglary, assault inflicting serious injury and impersonating law enforcement.

Brown was placed in the Brunswick County Detention Facility where he remains under a $100,000 bond.

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 warrant that was executed on 01/10/14 at a home on Main Street in Shallotte.

Heather Sheri Bland, 28, of Main Street, Shallotte, is charged with conspiring to sell a Schedule II controlled substance, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, selling a Schedule II controlled substance, possession with intent to manufacture, sell, and deliver a Schedule II controlled substance, two counts of selling heroin, two counts of PWIMSD heroin, two counts of conspiracy to sell heroin, and intimidating a witness. Bland is being held in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $200,000 bond.

Evan James Coleman, 28, also of Main Street, Shallotte, is charged with selling heroin, PWIMSD heroin, two counts of conspiring to sell heroin, conspiracy to sell a Schedule II controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Coleman is also being detained in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $270,000 bond.

Sheriff John Ingram would once again like to thank those throughout the community who continue to advise the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office of suspicious or illegal activity in their area and encourages others to do the same.

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 Drive, Loris, SC, is wanted for felony larceny for an incident that occurred on 12/3/2014 at a home on Woody Trail in Bolivia.

Branton is a white male, approximately 5’10” – 6’0″ and weighs 170 lbs. He has brown hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Douglas Wilson Branton should contact Det. Marc Derr at 910-253-2777 or call 911.

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 him using Forward Looking Infrared and he was taken into custody.  Fowler is currently being detained in the Brunswick County Detention Facility.
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Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the community’s assistance in locating an Ash man wanted for breaking into a home on 01/03/15.

Shannon Lee Fowler, 26, of Ash Little River Road, Ash, is charged with breaking and entering and larceny after breaking and entering at a home also located on Ash Little River Road.

Fowler is approximately 6’2″ tall and weighs 150 lbs. He has brown eyes and brown hair. He is known to frequent the Ash/Longwood areas as well as Ocean Isle Beach.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Shannon Lee Fowler should contact Det. Tony Henson at 910-880-4878 or call 911.

ARMED ROBBERY PNC BANK, CALABASH

***UPDATE: 1/8/15, 3pm***
Grover Springs is now in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $250,000 bond.  In addition to the charges already served, he has also been charged with second degree kidnapping.  Shallotte PD has charged him with an additional charge of common law robbery for an incident that occurred on 09/17/2014.

****Update: 1/6/15, 6am ****

Grover Marcell Springs
Deer Run Ave Georgetown, SC
37/W/M DOB: 4/25/1977
Springs was arrested from his residence early hours of this morning for one count of common law Robbery for the incident that occurred at PNC Bank on 1/5/2015.
He is being held at the Georgetown Detention Facility pending extradition back to Brunswick County at this time.
Springs
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Approximately 5pm this afternoon.

Subject: White male, 6’0″ tall, 150lbs, Wearing striped tan beanie, Light colored sweater with dress shirt and tie, Dark pants

Fled on foot towards Calabash with undisclosed amount of cash. Anyone with info should contact Det Ashley DiBella at (910) 880-4871 or call 911.