Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Brunswick Sheriff’s Office arrests man for stealing almost $3K in fuel

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — A man from Florence, S.C., was arrested for stealing motor fuel from a gas station in Leland, according to the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office.

Its criminal investigations unit charged 35-year-old Alphonso Macio Fleming with two counts of larceny of motor fuel and two counts of possess stolen goods/property. The sheriff’s office noted on a social media post that Fleming allegedly stole over 500 gallons of fuel, worth nearly $3,000, from a Minute Man convenience store on Mercantile Drive in Leland.

Fleming was booked into the Brunswick County Detention Facility and remains under a $100,000 bond.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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