The Sharpsburg Police Department is dedicated to providing quality law enforcement practices. Our Core Values (Loyalty, Integrity, Professionalism, Service and Dedication) will continue to serve as our foundation for providing excellence in police services. As the Town of Sharpsburg grows, we will continue to strengthen our partnership with the community by enhancing the quality of life for all.
We, the members of Sharpsburg Police Department, are committed to the improvement of the quality of life for the Town of Sharpsburg by working in partnership with our citizens. We will strive to maintain safe and secure neighborhoods for all of our citizens and visitors. We will deliver our services with respect and dignity to all stakeholders.
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On May 19, 2016, at 0309 Hrs. Officer James Hinson was notified by Nash Communication advising of a female caller who boyfriend had rammed into her vehicle at the L & L Convenient Store near Highway 301 North in Sharpsburg, NC. Upon arrival, Officer Hinson noticed a female pointing in the direction of a vehicle leaving the scene of an accident. Officer Hinson activated his blue lights, siren and gave chase. The subject began to drive at a very high rate of speed recklessly on Highway 301 toward the City of Rocky Mount. The chase continued until the driver of the vehicle lost control of the vehicle. The subject was Involved in an accident. The subject was not injured and he refused medical treatment. Once the subject was secured, Officer Hinson was able to identify the subject as Terence Carter. Mr. Carter was charged with Reckless Driving to Endanger, Driving with License Revoked Impaired, Habitual Impaired Driving and Flee/Elude Arrest. Mr. Carter was transported to Nash County Magistrate Office where he received a 5,000.00 secured bond.
On Monday, May 17, 2016, Officer William Bruesch conducted a traffic stop on a passenger vehicle on South Hathaway Boulevard due to no lights on the license plate. Upon arrival at the driver side of the vehicle, Officer Bruesch notice four passengers in the vehicle and the smell of marijuana. Officer Bruesch conducted an investigation. A male subject that was sitting in the back seat of the vehicle, exit the vehicle and starting running toward South Hathaway Boulevard. Officer Bruesch gave chase. During the chase, Officer Breusch notice the male subject pulling a large silver object from is waist. The subject stop, turned towards Officer Bruesch and pointed the silver object towards Officer Bruesch. Officer Bruesch immediately recognize the silver object as a hand gun and demanded the subject to drop the hand gun. The subject threw the hand gun on the ground and laid on the ground. Officer Bruesch and Officer Becknell secured hand gun. Once the subject was secured, Officer Bruesch was able to identify the subject as Tamarte M. Crandall. A criminal background check was conducted identifying him as a felon. Mr. Crandall was charge with Possession of a Firearm by a felon, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Assault by pointing a gun, Resisting, Obstruction and Delay. Mr. Crandall was transported to Nash County Magistrate Office where he received a 20,500.00 secured bond.
Congratulations to Officer Ronald Macklin Stewart and his wife on their new baby boy!!!!