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 agreement. While at the residence, deputies noticed a strong odor of marijuana in the home. Search warrants were secured and then executed at the home last evening around 10pm. Marijuana, marijuana paraphernalia and a 45 caliber pistol were found in the residence.

Fontella Marie Holmes, 26, along with Damarius Dontrell Simmons, 21, Danell Lamont McNeil, 31, all of the Boverie Street address, were each cited for possession of marijunana and marijuana paraphernalia. McDow was also charged with possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana paraphernalia and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. ​

Also arrested during the incident was Jeffrey Antuan Gause, 23, of Shallotte.  He was charged with resisting a public officer. JEFFREY ANTUAN GAUSE
He was booked in and later released from the the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $1000 bond.

​ McDow is currently being detained in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $6,000,000 bond.

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 with indecent liberties, nine counts of felony dissemination of obscenity, and four counts of first degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

Saltsgaver is currently being detained in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a one million dollar bond.

Office Closing

ATTENTION:

The North End Substation in Leland will be closed July 27-29.  You can visit the Bolivia location or our South End Substation in Calabash.

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 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 suspects.
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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for information regarding an an incident that occurred last night, July 14.

At approximately 10 pm, Nobles Professional Grounds Management, located at 5750 Washington Rd in Shallotte, was broken into and a business vehicle and enclosed trailer containing landscaping equipment were stolen. Property damage was caused to the perimeter gate. ​

​ The stolen vehicle is a white, 2005 Nissan Titan crew cab truck with “Noble” magnetic stickers on the side. The trailer was a white, 14 or 16 foot enclosed trailer with “Noble stickers” on all four sides of trailer. ​

​ Anyone with information should contact Det. Ashly Dibella at 910-880-4871.

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 VIN.

Anyone with any information regarding the missing trailer is asked to contact Det. Ashley Dibella at 910-880-4871.

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 burglary, second degree rape, and kidnapping for an incident that occurred early yesterday morning. Nelson was arrested late last night in Wilmington after detectives received information that he might be in the Port City.

Nelson is currently being held in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $500,000 bond.

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, have arrested three for an incident that occurred during the early morning hours of July 11.

Bradley Hunter Smith, 20, of Boiling Spring Lakes, Cody Hughes Clifton, 24, of Southport, and Jacob Damen Huff, 19, also of Southport have each been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. ​

​ The incident occurred in the area of 2nd Street SE in Southport. The victim was robbed of $200 cash and a cell phone and was not injured during the incident. The suspects were apprehended late in the afternoon after a search warrant was executed by BCSO at Smith’s residence. ​

​ Smith, Clifton, and Huff are all being held in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $1,000,000.00 bond.

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 Colorado or a GMC Canyon white in color with black ladder rack.
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Additionally, we have updated information regarding the suspects:
Suspect 1: Driver, a Hispanic male 5’08”-5’10”, stocky build, with short hair
Suspect 2: Suspect  is described as a light skin black male, skinny build, with thin braids, possibly having beads on the end of the braids.
Suspect 3: Described as possibly  a white male.
Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the owner of the truck or the suspects responsible for these break-ins should contact Det. Scott Bright at 910-616-6240 or call 911.
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BCSO detectives are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying the person or persons responsible for several home break-ins that have occurred in the Winnabow/Bolivia areas of Brunswick County over the past 1 – 2 weeks. Most of the break-ins reported have been in the areas of Malmo Loop Road, Maco Road, and Funston Road.

Witnesses have reported seeing a suspicious older model white truck, possibly a Ford or other American made truck, with black ladder racks and some possible damage to the front end, in the area that may be similar to the one in the attached photographs. They have also witnessed a white male, possibly around 5’8″-5’10” tall, wearing a blue shirt and khaki pants, a hispanic or light skinned black male of average build wearing blue pants, and a third suspect with no clear description operating the vehicle and have all been in the areas mentioned.

Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the truck or the person or persons responsible for these break-ins should contact Det. Scott Bright at 910-616-6240 or call 911.

BCSO Investigate Vehicle Break-In and Larceny: Asking for Community's Assistance

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying the individual or individuals responsible for a vehicle break-in which occurred in the early morning hours of June 11 in the Meadowlands community of Calabash.

Multiple items along with credit cards were stolen and then used to make purchases at various businesses in South Carolina. ​

​ There have been reports of additional vehicle break-ins in the area as well. ​

​ Anyone with information as to the individual or individuals responsible is asked to contact Det. Ashely DiBella at 910-880-4871.