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 Searching for Man Wanted for Felony Larceny

***UPDATE***
Mon, Jan 26 @5:49pm
Douglas Wilson Branton was taken into custody by Horry County authorities over the weekend. He was detained at J. Reuben Long Detention Center before being extradited to Brunswick County earlier today. He is currently being held in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $20,000 bond.
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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.

BCSO Drug Enforcemtn Unit Arrest Two Thanks to Community Tips and Complaints

Agents with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit recently charged two, in separate incidents, with drug charges.

Ricky Devon Hill, 37, of Mulberry Street, NW in Shallotte was arrested on 12/23/2014 after a lengthy investigation and was charged with two counts of trafficking heroin and possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver heroin. Approximately 300 bindles of heroin were seized from his residence during a search warrant. Hill was processed into the Brunswick County Detention Facility where he remains under a $50,000 bond.

Tammy Isenhour Moore, 57, of Carol Street in Shallotte, was arrested on 12/30/2014 during a traffic stop and charged with two counts of trafficking heroin, conspiracy to sell or deliver a Schedule II controlled substance, possession with intent to manufacture, selling and delivering a Schedule II controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Two pill bottles containing 81 Oxymorphone tablets were seized from the vehicle as a result of the arrest. Moore was booked into the Brunswick County Detention Facility where she remains under a $100,000 bond.

Both arrests are the result of community tips and complaints. Sheriff John Ingram wishes to once again thank those who continue to contact the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office with tips and complaints and encourages anyone to reach out to us if they suspect any type of illegal activity in their community.

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 Restaurant located at 9869 Ocean Highway in Calabash. Two males walked into the restaurant. The suspect walked into the area designated for employees only and took an employee’s purse.

The subject is a black male. He was wearing a red hat, a wind breaker (possibly Chicago Bulls) and dark pants. The second man was also a black male, wearing a white sweater.

The two males were driving a white minivan.

Anyone with any information should contact Det. Ashley DiBella at 910-880-4871.

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 SW in Supply, is charged with statutory rape and crime against nature for an incident that occurred in July of this year.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Kody Devin Medford should contact Det. Tony Henson at 910-253-2777 or call 911.

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, 46, last known address Rock Street, Archdale, NC (Randolph County), is wanted for two counts of felony breaking and entering, two counts of felony after breaking and entering, and obtaining property by means of false pretense.

The charges stem from incidents that occurred in October of this year in the Holden Beach area. He is also wanted by the Shallotte Police Department for felony larceny for an incident that occured in October as well. Rutledge may be driving a black 2005 Nissan Armada with NC tag number XNW-9917. He also may be in the company of a white female, Amber Mandell, and may be in the High Point or Rockingham areas.

Anyone with any information as to the whereabouts of Henry Wade Rutledge should contact the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office at 910-253-2777 or call 911.