BCSO Detectives Asking for Community's Assistance in Identifying Two Men Involved in ABC Store Larceny

***UPDATE***
Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office detectives have identified the two men involved in the ABC Store larceny in Calabash on August 20.
Mark Steven Johnson, 45, and John Edward Morrison, 32, both of Lakeside Drive, Little River, SC have each been charged with and are currently wanted for misdemeanor larceny in connection with the incident.
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Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying two men involved in a recent larceny.

On Thursday, August 20th, at approximately 3:00 p.m., a black male and a white male entered the ABC Store located at 10203 Beach Drive in Calabash. They were later viewed on in-store video taking bottles of alcohol. ​

​ The two men left in a white Cadillac with South Carolina registration in an unknown direction of travel. The larceny was discovered later that evening. Anyone with information about the identity of these two men should contact Det. Ashley DiBella at *910-880-4871 .

Agents Arrest Man on Heroin Charges

Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Vice-Narcotics Unit, along with deputies from the Special Operations Unit, arrested a Shallotte man on multiple charges.

Jamar Akeem Bethea, 21, of McMilly Road, Shallotte, is charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting a public officer and littering. ​

​ The arrest came following a traffic stop in the 300 block of HWY 130 in Shallotte. Bethea was previously wanted for felony probation violation. He is currently being detained in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $400,000 bond.

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 approximately 3:45am, someone went onto the property of Ag-Mart Farms located on Blue Banks Loop Road in Leland. Approximately $25,000.00 in herbicide and pesticide were taken from the property. ​

​ Detectives believe the suspect or suspects were in a white, four door, Nissan Titan, with chrome rims, pulling a dual axle trailer. ​

​ Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Scott Bright at 910-616-4240. [image: image1.JPG] [image: image2.JPG] [image: image4.JPG] Sent from my iPad

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 felony breaking and/or entering, felony larceny after breaking and entering, injury to real property, misdemeanor breaking or entering and felony larceny. Two separate incidents occurred in the Shallotte area late last week. ​

​ Hanna is a white male, stands 5’5″ tall and weighs 140 pounds. He has brown/grey hair and brown eyes. ​

​ Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Jason Lee Hanna is asked to call Det. Ashley DiBella at 910-880-4871 or call 911.

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.  She has hazel eyes and blonde hair although frequently changes her hair color and previously been known to have brown or black hair.  She is approximately 5’5” tall and at the time she was reported missing, weighed around 120 pounds.  Rachel often expressed a desire to go to Mexico.

Printable posters and links to share via social media can be found at http://www.fbi.gov/wanted/kidnap/rachel-natacha-owens/view.  The public is encouraged to share these posters and alert authorities of any information that might result from sharing of information.

Anyone with any information as to the whereabouts of Rachel Natacha Owens should contact Sgt. Candi West at 910-880-4962 or agentcwest@gmail.com, Capt. Laurie Watson at 910-880-4842 or itaygmf@gmail.com or Special Agent Richard Novelli at 910-342-2957.

Owens – Missing Person Poster – Spanish

Owens – Missing Person Poster – English