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Two In Custody for B&E

Jamie Rivenbark and Jeffrey James were arrested yesterday.  They were booked into the the Brunswick County Detention Facility and later released under $10,000 bonds.
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BCSO Detectives Make Arrest: Robbery and Attempted First Degree Murder

Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested two in connection to an armed robbery that occurred on 11/03/13 at a home on Hooper Rd., in Leland.

Alton Aireese Williams, Jr., 19, of McClammy St., Wilmington was arrested Thursday evening for robbery with a dangerous weapon, attempted first degree murder, and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. No bond was set. Williams will make his first court appearance tomorrow.

Torrance Lemar Shaw, 20, of Black Chestnut Dr., Leland was arrested at his residence on 11/04/2013 for robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit armed robbery. Shaw is currently being detained in the Brunswick County Detention facility under a $100,000 bond.

A third male is also wanted for questioning in connection with this robbery. Anyone with information should contact Det. Scott Bright with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office at 910-616-6240.

BCSO Arrest Man for Assault with Intent to Kill

Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested Allison Shane Holden, 41, of Will Inman Rd., Tabor City.

Holden was arrested early this morning and charged with AWDWIKISI and assault on a female. The incident took place around 11pm last night at a home on Ash Little River Rd in Ash and involved a male victim as well as a female.

Holden is currently being detained in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $251,000 secured bond.

BCSO Media Release: ****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE**** BCSO Execute Community Take-Back Initiative

Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office executed a community take-back initiative this morning which resulted in multiple arrests.

Drug investigators and detectives arrested fifteen for various charges, particularly involving heroin.

Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous tips involving drug activity in the areas between Holden Beach and Supply. The response to the information gathered from these communities was a six month investigation to locate the sources of supply for heroin within Brunswick County, target those actively involved in the sale and use of heroin, and deliver a crippling blow to the heroin trade which was determined to be 90% of the of the drugs being sold in the area.

The following were arrested during this community take-back initiative:
• Darryl McNeil of 1888 Ridge Road, Supply
Arrested after serving a search warrant and seizing 635 dosage units of heroin, 4 handguns, one of which reported stolen from South Carolina and, a stolen Yamaha dirt bike.
CHARGES: 1ct- Trafficking Heroin
1ct- PWIMSD Heroin
1ct- Possession of a Firearm by convicted felon
1ct- Simple Possession II/ Simple Possession of Sch. III
1ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

• Eric Quinshawn Hewett of 2708 Ocean View Avenue, Supply
Arrested Hewett at the residence. Seized 8 dosage units, small amount of marijuana and, 1 shotgun
Additional Charges: 1ct- PWIMSD Heroin
1ct- Maintain a Dwelling to Keep Controlled Substance
1ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
• Derk Johnson of 637 South Windward Drive, Supply
Arrested and seized 23 grams of marijuana, 2 marijuana plants and approximately $1,400 cash.
Additional CHARGES: 1Ct-PWIMSD Marijuana
1Ct- Manufacture Marijuana
1Ct- Maintain a Dwelling
1Ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

ADDITIONAL ARRESTS AND THOSE STILL WANTED

1. WANTED
Nicholas Daniel Locklear
2003 Fiddlers Dr.
Supply, NC
DOB 08/09/1978
CHARGES: 1ct- PWIMSD Heroin
1ct- Sell and Deliver Heroin
1ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

2. ARRESTED
Courtney Mittelstadt
5132 Hill Way
Shallotte, NC
DOB 05/29/1976
CHARGES: 1ct- PWIMSD Heroin
1ct- Sell and Deliver Heroin
1ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

3. ARRESTED
Traci Anderson
4373 Mary St.
Shallotte, NC
DOB 09/02/1988
CHARGES: 1ct- PWIMSD Heroin
1ct- Sell and Deliver Heroin
1ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

4. ARRESTED
Tyiah BROWN/ PENCE
2871 Brown Rd.
Bolivia, NC
DOB 01/13/1988
CHARGES: 1ct- PWIMSD Heroin
1ct-Sell and Deliver Heroin
1ct- Conspire to Sell and Deliver Heroin
1ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

5. WANTED
Christopher Damian Locklear
2145 Seashore Hills Rd.
Supply, NC
DOB 10/07/1979
CHARGES: 1ct- PWIMSD Heroin
1ct-Sell and Deliver Heroin
1ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

6. ARRESTED
Derek Johnson
2120 Johnson Way
Supply, NC
DOB 07/28/1980
CHARGES: 2ct- PWIMSD Heroin
2ct- Sell and Deliver Heroin
2ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

7. WANTED
Lynda Michelle Midgette-Hewett
1778 Little Shallotte River Dr.
Shallotte, NC
DOB 01/05/1974
CHARGES: 1ct- PWIMSD Heroin
1ct- Sell and Deliver Heroin
1ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

8. WANTED
Robert Franklin Moore Sr.
1883 Little Shallotte River Dr.
Shallotte, NC
DOB 03/09/1950
CHARGES: 1ct- PWIMSD Heroin
1ct- Sell and Deliver Heroin
1ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

9. ARRESTED
Brett Allen Holden
2897 Old Ferry Road
Supply, NC
DOB 03/12/1986
CHARGES: 2 CT Sell and Deliver Heroin
2 CT PWISD heroin
2 CT Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
10. ARRESTED
Andrea Lynn Stephens
2109 Seashore Hills Road
Supply NC
DOB 2/8/1974
CHARGES: 1ct- PWIMSD Heroin
1ct- Sell and Deliver Heroin
1ct- Conspiracy to Sell and Deliver Heroin
1ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

11. ARRESTED
Eric Quinshawn Hewett
2708 Oceanview Avenue
Supply, NC
DOB 10-27-1991
CHARGES: 1ct- PWIMSD Heroin
1ct- Sell and Deliver Heroin
1ct- Conspiracy to PWIMSD Heroin
1ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

12. ARRESTED
Jonathon Joel Velez
1695 Chadwick Landing Drive
Shallotte, NC
DOB 6/24/1994
CHARGES: 3cts- PWIMSD Heroin
3cts- Sell and Deliver Heroin
3cts- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

13. Awaiting transfer from NC Dept. of Corrections
Derrick Wesley Shepard
1886 Hillock Drive
Supply, NC
DOB 3/6/1984
CHARGES: 1ct- PWIMSD Heroin
1ct- Sell and Deliver Heroin
1ct- Conspire to Sell and Deliver Heroin
1ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

14. WANTED
Danielle Wertman
4355 Owendon Drive
Shallotte, NC 28459
DOB 12/28/1992
CHARGES: 1ct- PWIMSD Marijuana
1ct- Sell/Deliver Marijuana
1ct- PWIMSD Heroin
1ct- Sell/Deliver Heroin
1ct- PWIMSD MDMA
1ct- Sell/Deliver MDMA
1ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

15. ARRESTED
Jonathan Erick Mcleod
140 Garland Drive
Supply, NC
DOB 4/28/1992
CHARGES: PWIMSD Heroin
Sell/Deliver Heroin
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

16. ARRESTED
Mary Ledonna Hays
615 Summer Trail
Supply, NC 28462
DOB 5/30/1992
CHARGES: PWIMSD Heroin
Sell/Deliver Heroin
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

17. ARRESTED
Robert Keith Cooper
2008 Fir Street
Supply, NC 28462
DOB 1/25/1960
CHARGES: PWIMSD SCH IV CS
Sell/Deliver SCH IV CS
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

18. ARRESTED
Catherine M. Bell
1896 Vale Street
Supply, NC 28462
DOB 2/20/1975
CHARGES: 2ct- PWIMSD Marijuana
2ct-Sell/Deliver Marijuana
1ct- Conspiracy to PWIMSD Marijuana
2ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

19. ARRESTED
Alex Alterick Hamilton
1124 Whiteville Road
Shallotte, NC
DOB 10/16/1993
CHARGES: 2ct- PWIMSD Heroin
2ct- Sell and Deliver Heroin
2ct- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

BCSO Media Release: BCSO Detectives Arrest Two for Arson

*****UPDATE*****

Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigation Task Force arrested Stephanie Woods Thomas, 37, of Ocean Hwy., Supply yesterday for solicitation to obtain property by false pretense and obtaining property by false pretense. Jason Terry Rollins, 31, of Windward Dr., Supply was also charged with conspiracy to obtain property by false pretense.

Thomas was detained for a short time into the Brunswick County Detention Facility and was released under a $10,000 bond.  Rollins remains in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $56,000 bond.
Copies of the warrants that provide a lot of detail as well as the latest booking photo of Ms. Thomas are included below.

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Detectives, along with the State Bureau of Investigations, have arrested two in connection to a house fire that took place on 09/17/2013.

Stephanie Woods Thomas and Jason Terry Rollin have both been charged with second degree arson and felony conspiracy to commit arson.

The home was located on Clemmons Road in Bolivia.

Both Thomas and Rollin are currently being detained in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $50,000 secured bond. ###

FOR RELEASE: BCSO Arrest Bolivia Woman for Trafficking Cocaine

Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Vice-Narcotics Task Force arrested a Bolivia woman on Thursday night on multiple drug charges. The arrest came during a vehicle stop on HWY 17 near Calabash and was the result of a brief investigation into numerous complaints from the community.

Sherry Marie Gilbert, 40, of Clemmons Rd., SE in Bolivia was charged with two counts of trafficking in cocaine, one count of PWIMSD cocaine, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Over 57 grams of cocaine with a street value over nearly $6,000 was seized as well as a Cadilac Escalade.

Gilbert is currently being held in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $210,000.00 secured bond.

FOR RELEASE: BCSO Seeking Information in Connection to Theft at Lowes Home Improvement

Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals responsible for taking numerous tools from the Lowe’s Home Improvement Stores in Southport and Wilmington. The incidents took place on 09/19/2013.

Attached are photos from surveillance videos of the individuals suspected of taking the tools.

Anyone who might recognize the individuals or vehicle (thought to be a Toyota Yaris) in the photos or anyone the with information should contact Det. Holly Locklear with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office at 910-880-4950.

Three Men in Custody After Brief Chase

Three men have been taken into custody in Brunswick County after a brief vehicle chase which came to an end after officers performed a PIT maneuver.

The incident took place at approximately 9pm Tuesday evening in the area of the Hwy 74/76 overpass in Leland. The driver of the vehicle, Kyerick Tashaun Sweet, 20, of 7th Street, Wilmington will be charged with PWIMSD heroin, conspiracy to traffic heroin, felony fleeing to elude arrest, resisting, obstructing, or delaying a police officer, and careless and reckless driving. Further investigation as to possible gang involvement is also pending.

Malik Matthews, 17, of Alamosa Dr., Wilmington and Antwon Terrell Hansley, 19, of Ridgecrest Ln., Rocky Point will both be charged with PWIMSD heroin and conspiracy to traffic heroin. After a brief investigation, the vehicle Sweet was driving was suspected of transporting heroin between New Hanover and Brunswick Counties. 90 bags of heroin were found in the vehicle.

BCSO Detectives Make Multiple Arrests and Recover Approximately $20,000 Worth of Stolen Property

Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Detective Unit along with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Vice-Narcotics Task Force have made multiple arrests and issued charges in connection to a string of thefts in and around the Holden Beach area. Thirteen people have been arrested with two more wanted in connection to the these breaking-ins as well as various drug charges.

So far, approximately $20,000 worth of stolen property has been recovered by BCSO detectives.

Christopher Sean Evans, 25, Moore St., Supply
Arrested on 10/07/13 for probation violation and charged on 10/17/13 for breaking or entering, larceny after breaking or entering, and injury to real property. Evans is charged with breaking into a residence on Sabbath Home Rd., Supply and taking over $27,000 worth guns, ammunition and radio equipment. The incident took place around 10/03/13. Evans is currently being detained in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $20,000 bond.

Jeffrey Ryan Carlyle, 31, Sabbath Home Rd. SW, Supply
Arrested 10/11/13 for probation violation and charged on 10/17/13 for breaking or entering, larceny after breaking and entering, injury to real property, and possession of a firearm by a felon. Carlyle is charged with breaking into a home on Sabbath Home Rd., in Supply and taking over $27,000 worth of guns, ammunition and radio equipment. The incident took place around 10/03/13. Carlyle is currently being detained in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $55,000 bond.

Wesley Wade Leggett, 25, Green Pine Dr., Supply
Arrested on 10/14/13 for breaking and entering into a home on Covey Lane in Supply on 09/27/13. Leggett was held for a short time at the Brunswick County Detention Facility and then released on a $2000 bond.

Madison Nichole Walters, 21, Green Pine Dr., Supply
Arrested on 10/14/13 for breaking and or entering and larceny after breaking or entering. Walters is charged with breaking into a home on Covey Lane in Supply on 09/27/13 and taking a box fan. Walters was booked into the Brunswick County Detention Facility and later released under a $10,000 bond.

Omar Rivera, 21, Chadwick Landing, Shallotte
Arrested 10/12/13 for 3 counts of possession of stolen goods, 1 count of misdemeanor larceny, first degree burglary, and larceny after breaking or entering. Rivera is charged with breaking into a home on Jackson St., supply and taking a television on 10/12/13. Rivera is currently being detained in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $75,000 bond.

Jonathan Joel Valez, 19, Bacons Bluff, Supply
Arrested 10/12/13 for 3 counts of possession of stolen property and one count of resisting a pubic officer. Valez was also charged with multiple drug charges including two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of PWIMSD heroin, and two counts of selling/delivering heroin. Valez is currently being held in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $100,000 bond.

Jonathan Blake Ferster, 21, Gray Bridge Rd., Shallotte
Arrested 10/17/13 for breaking and or entering, obtaining property by false pretenses, possession of burglary tools, larceny from the person, felony conspiracy (larceny from the person), two counts of breaking and or entering, and two counts of larceny after breaking or entering. Ferster is charged with breaking into a Shallotte Electric in Shallotte as well as a home on Glenburnie St. in Calabash and Sirwood Place in Sunset Beach and taking a gun, camera equipment and jewelry. These incidents occurred between 08/10/13 and 10/17/13. Ferster is currently being held in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $30,000 bond.

Christina Nicole Ward, 21, Coastal Planes Rd., Supply
Ward is wanted for breaking and or entering, larceny after breaking and or entering and misdemeanor larceny. Ward is charged with breaking into a residence on Secession Dr., in Supply and taking a television on 09/26/13. She is also wanted for taking a television from the Gray Gull Motel in Supply on 09/29/13. Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Christina Nicole Ward should contact the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office.

Heather Nicole Barnes, 22, Rutland Rd., Bolivia
Arrested on 10/15/13 for misdemeanor larceny of a television from the Gray Gull Motel in Supply on 09/29/13. Barnes is still wanted for breaking and or entering and larceny after breaking and or entering. Barnes is charged with breaking into a home on Seccession Dr. in Supply and taking a television. Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Heather Nicole Barnes should contact the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office.

Brandon Lovell Webster, 23, Strawberry Way, Shallotte
Arrested on 10/16/13 for PWIMSD marijuana, manufacture marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Webster was held and then released from the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $10,000 bond.

Brandon Clark Evans, 20, Moore St., Supply
Arrested on 10/11/13 for possession of drug paraphernalia and probation violation. Evans is currently being held in the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $20,500 bond.

Kenneth Leander Martin, 63, NW 8th St., Oak Island
Martin was arrested on 10/15/13 for PWIMSD marijuana, manufacture marijuana, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Martin was held for a short time and released from the Brunswick County Detention Facility under a $10,000 bond.

John Douglas Wagoner, 17, E. Oak Island Dr., Oak Island
Wagoner was arrested on 10/11/13 for PWIMSD marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Wagoner was held briefly at the Brunswick County Detention Facility and released on a $5000 bond.

Kristopher Daniel Schultz, 27, Dockside Dr., Holden Beach
Arrested on 10/17/13 for probation violations, obtaining property under false pretense, and misdemeanor larceny. Schultz is charged with taking rims and tires from an individual. Schultz is currently being held under a $32,000 bond at the Brunswick County Detention Facility

*WANTED* *

Rachel Dawn Eades, 23, Green Pine Dr., Supply
Eades is wanted for breaking and or entering, larceny after breaking and or entering, and resisting a public officer. Eades is wanted for breaking into a home on Covey Lane in Supply and taking bedsheets and bathroom tissue on 09/27/13. Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Rachel Dawn Eades should contact the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office