CALABASH BUSINESS LOSES S2.000
Thief Takes Cash From
Another Seafood Restaurant
MY IT.RRY I'OI'K
Detectives believe a man who
lied a Calabash restaurant Saturday
with $2,(MM> was the same person
who took an undetermined amount
of cash from another restaurant
there a week earlier.
Ilic suspect, described as a clean
cut white male in his early 2(>s,
reached into a cash register at Capt.
Nance's Seafood Restaurant
Saturday around S:3> p.m. and lied
with a handful of money, said
Brunswick County Sheriff's
Detective Billy Hughes.
Hughes said a description of the
man matched that of a suspcct who
reached into a cash register at the
Fastsidc Restaurant in Calabash on
( ki. 19 and stole a handful of tw en
ty dollar bills.
According to Brunswick County
Sheriff's Deputy George Stanley's
report, the suspect came into Capt.
Nance's and placed an order for a
small shrimp plate. After say ing he
did not have enough money to pay
for the dinner, he ordered a ham
burger and trench fries instead.
When a cashier opened the regis
ter lor a couple who was paying a
bill, the suspcct reached into the
cash drawer, grabbed the money
and lied on foot toward Tony's
Pi//a. Stanley said.
An employee who chased the
suspect saw a vehicle leaving the
area at a high rate of speed toward
N C. I7l). Stanley noted. Hughes
said Monday he did not want to re
lease a description of the vehicle
because the incident is still under
The suspcct is a white male with
short dark hair. 23 to 25 years old.
around 6 feet tall and weighs about
1 3i> pounds. He was wearing a navy
baseball cap. dark jacket, jeans and
In a similar incident Oct. 19, the
suspect phoned in an order at the
Uastside Restaurant. After handing
the cashier $20. he reached into the
register, grabbed the money and
seafood plate and fled on foot.
In other reports on file at the
? Detectives are investigating a cul
ma at Freeman's Club on Mulberry
Street near Shallouc Sunday.
Around 8:30 p.m. a man drove him
self to The Brunswick Hospital,
where he obtained stitches, alter he
was cut in the face following an ar
gument in the club parking lot. re
ported Sgt. Charles Miller.
?A stereo, microwave and tele
phone. all valued at S490. were
stolen from a home 011 Baldwin
Drive in 1 eland Friday, reported
Deputy Richard DuVall. A bedroom
window had been pried open.
? An estimated $4,437 111 appliances
and jewelry are missing from a
home broken into at Park wood
Estates in Leland. DuVall reported.
A screen was pulled from a side
window to allow entry, it was re
?Someone pried open a rear door at
a home on Old Fayetteville Road in
Leland and took SI. 650 in goods,
including a microwave, video
recorder and television, DuVall re
?A .22-calibcr pistol disappeared
from a home at High Hills subdivi
sion near Shallotie, about the same
time that a house guest suddenly
left the victim's home. Deputy
Becky McDonald reported. The
S5(X) pistol was taken between Oct.
22 and 25.
?Residents returned to their
Dogwood lane home in Leland
Saturday to see someone running
from the house. A window had been
broken, and missing are gixxls val
ued at S535. including a microwave,
stereo, video recorder and telephone,
reported Deputy Robert Allen.
? Another home at Route 1. Leland.
was broken into Friday. The owner
came home around 11:30 p.m. and
found a back a door forced open
and a video recorder and microwave
missing, valued at $400, Allen re
?A bicycle and a cellular telephone,
valued at SI, 000, were stolen from
a Rock Creek Road home at Town
Creek Saturday, DuVall reported.
The itmes were taken from a pickup
?A ,12-gaugc shotgun, valued at
$209, was stolen from a pickup unck
on Farmer's Chapel Road at Maco
last Wednesday, DuVall reported.
?All estimated in fishing
equipment was stolon from a
Midway Road homo noar Bolivia
Saturday. Deputy Charles Crocker
reported. The owner heard someone
trying to break inside his home.
When he got to the door, the sus
pects were leaving.
?Burglars broke a glass d?x?i at
Villanova Trailer Park on long
Beach Road near Oak Island
Sunday, but nothing was missing
from the home, reported Sgt. Carl
?An outboard motor and lawn
mower were found in the middle of
Stone Chimney Road near lloldcn
Beach last Thursday by a passing
motorist, reported Deputy Richard
Long. The items were in the road
way at the intersection of Stanburv
Road, possibly having fallen from a
?Appliances, rods and reels and
dishes worth S1,2(X) were stolen
from a home on Stone Chimney
Road sometime between July and
CXt. 25. reported Deputy Becky
McDonald. Damage was estimated
at S50 to a window.
?Thieves also tix>k a number of ap
pliances, linens and chairs from a
home off Shell Point Road between
July 7 and Oct. 26. Crtnrkcr report
ed. Items taken are valued at
?Someone stole a Blueberry Farm
Road resident's television from her
home last Thursday while she was
at a neighbor's house across the
street, reported Deputy Phil Bryant.
?Damage was estimated at S2(X) to
a home at Sea Village, where a back
door was forced open, Stanley re
ported. A $300 television set is
?A number of Festival By The Sea
T-shirts, valued at $60, were stolen
during a break-in at Jane's Seafood
Restaurant on lloldcn Beach Road
last Wednesday, reported Crocker.
A cash register valued at $500 was
also taken when someone broke a
?Rods and reels, linens and appli
ances valued at $1,2S() were stolen
from a Boone's Neck Road home
between Sept. 2 and Oct. 25, report
ed Crocker. Damage was estimated
at $400. A window had been pried
Three Cars Collide At Crossroads
T hree cars collided last Thursday
afternoon nine miles west of
Shallotte at the intersection of N.C.
130 and Longwood Road (S.R.
1321), reported Ruby Oakley,
spokesperson for the N.C. Highway
Patrol Ollice in Wilmington.
According to a report filed by
Trooper D.B. Harvell, Elizabeth
Elkins Simmons, 44, of Ash was
driving west on N.C. 130 at 3:45
p.m. on Oct. 24 when she struck a
1986 Pontiac driven by Neta Long
Smith, 76, also of Ash.
Smith was traveling north on
Longwood Road and had stopped at
the stop sign at the intersection.
Smith then pulled out into the
path of Simmons, causing
Simmons' 1986 Pontiac to strike
her car in the right front fender.
After the impact, Simmons hit a
third automobile, a 1986 Buick
driven by Catherine Stanley. 55, of
Shallotte. in the left front fender.
Stanley had stopped at the stop
sign on Waccamaw School Road
(S.R 1330) at Us intersection with
All the drivers as well as Smith's
passenger. J.I). Hewcit, 66, of
Longwood had injury complaints
but showed no visible signs of in
Ms. Oakley could not determine
from the report if all parties in
volved were given medical treat
ment. She said that at least some of
them were taken to The Brunsw ick
I lospital in Supply.
Trooper Harvell estimated prop
erty damage :ls S2.000 to Simmons'
car. SI, 000 to Smith's car and S7(K)
to Stanley's car.
Smith was charged with a yield
violation and driving with no opera
lein-agir Loses Control
Julie Beth l.ampe, 16, of Long
Beach was driving north on N.C. 87
six-tenths of a mile south of Boiling
Spring Lakes last Tuesday when the
rental car she was driving over
Ms. Lampe was attempting to
pass another vehicle at a high rate
ol speed at nine o' clock the morn
ing of Oct. 22 when she lost control
of the car and ran off the right side
of the road.
T he l(>lJ2 Toyota belonging to
National Car Rental in Wilmington
hit a few bushes and llippcd over
several times, Ms. Oakley said,
causing an estimated SI4.000 in
damage to the car.
Ms. Lampe and her passenger.
John P. Blinking, 24, of San Jose,
Calif., were taken to Dustier
Memorial Hospital in Southport for
treatment of minor injuries.
Trooper M.A. Moore charged
Ms. Lampe with careless anil reck
less driving and driving with no op
Failure To Yield
Ralph Carter Hartley, 69. of
Southport was charged last Friday
with failing to yield the right of way
to another vehicle while crossing
the intersection of N.C. 87 and N.C.
133 three mile nordi of Southport.
Iva Tullis Mobley, 45. of
Winnabow was traveling straight on
N.C. X7 at 1:10 p.m. on Oct. 25
when her 1972 Ford struck
Hartley's 19X4 Oldsmohile in the
right passenger area.
Hartley was crossing the intersec
tion and pulled into the path of Ms.
Mobley, said Ms. Oakley from the
report filed by Trooper J.V. Dove.
Hartley complained of slight in
juries and was taken to Doshcr
Memorial 1 lospital in Southport.
Ms. Mobley reported no personal
Ms. Oakley said that Trooper
Dove estimated S7(K) in property
damage to Ms. Mobley's automo
bile, and S2,()(X) in damage to
Hartley was charged with a yield
Attempted To Pass
Lloyd David Radcliffc, 32, ol
Lei and was attempting to pass a ve
hicle on Old Fayctteville Road (S R.
1437) in Leland last Thursday when
the other car turned left.
In the 5:25 p.m. accident,
Radcliffc, driving a rented 19X3
Volvo was attempting to pass a
19X0 Oldsmobilc operated by
Jeffrey Wayne Hcnshaw, 21, of
Radcliffe's car struck Hcnshaw's
vehicle in the left passenger panel
as Hcnshaw turned lelt to enter a
driveway on the left side of die
road. The Volvo had been rented
from TNT Auto Sales, Ixland.
Trooper B. C. Jones charged
llenshaw with failure to reduce
lhe accident resulted in an esti
mated S3,(XX) in properly damages
to the Volvo, said Ms. Oakley, while
no property damage was reported to
I lenshaw's Oldsmohile.
Hcnshaw was taken to New
Hanover Regional Medical Center
for trcauncnt of unspecified in
juries. Radcliffc reported only slight
The portion of the road llie two
parlies were traveling upon was
marked as a no passing zone, Ms.
In Navassa, incumbents running
lor mayor and three council seats
Long-time Mayor Louis "Bobby"
Brown has no
Eulis A. Willis,
and Thomas V.
elects a mayor
every two years
BROWN while town
council members serve four-year
Councilman Willis was the only
candidate to return a questionnaire
to The Brunswick Beacon.
The planning specialist for Caro
lina Power and Light Company's
Brunswick Nuclear Plant in South
port received a bachelor's degree in
ll)71 from N.C. A&T Suite Univer
sity in Durham.
1 le currently serves on the Bruns
^.tue' ll>77 anil
coaches area will. is
baseball and basketball teams.
"I believe I can help enhance the
quality ol lile for Navassa citizens,"
Top issues facing Navassa are the
need for better roads, a need for
more street lights and a program to
attract new industry to the town, he
His "love and understanding of
my people" makes him most quali
fied to serve on the council, he
Roads, Growth Important
In Sandy Creek Election
Hi roc ivople arc running for two available council
seals in Sandy Creek.
Incumbent Willie Millinor ami Brenda Ciaye Milchell
and Louis A. Blouir. all ol Dogwood Circle, are vying
lor the two seats while incumbent Ray Flynn Jr. cliose
not to run lor re-election.
The council names the mayor from among its mem
ItKKNDA (J. MITCIIKI.L
Ms. Mitchell was tlie only candidate to return a ques
tionnaire to The Brunswick Beacon.
She is a housewife and lormcr teacher, having gradu
ated from New Hanover High in Wilmington and
Southeastern College of the Assemblies ol Ciod in
The mother of three children, Mark, 15, Michael, 13.
and Mallory, 4, is married to l.eroy Mitchell and serves
on the Sandy Creek Homeowners Association board
and is chairman of the Sandy Creek Planning Board.
She is active with the women's ministry in her
church, served on the committee that organized the
Salute to the Soldiers of North Brunswick this summer
and helped develop the town's interaction with the
Unvironmental Protection Agency, which has been in
vestigating the removal of ha/ anions waste Irom a for
mer dumpsitc within the town IiimiLs.
"I have had a lot of personal correspondence with the
residents," said Ms. Mitchell. "I would like to represent
them anil develop our community to benefit their
Issues facing the tow n are the need for open commu
nication. Ivttcr road maintenance and guidelines for
grow th, she said.
"I would try to pursue the paving of roads that has al
ready begun," she added. "I am interested in helping the
planning hoard develop guidelines for the growth
around the Sandy Creek boundaries.
"I feel I have the interest of the individual residents
of Sandy Creek in developing our town," she added. "In
a small town, there should lie o|>en communication on
the development of the town. The voice of the residents
should play a ma jor role in the decision process."
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