The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Civil and Warrant Division bear the responsibility of serving and executing all legal process generated by the court system. Some of the daily operations of this division include serving summons, subpoenas and domestic violence injunctions, conducting evictions and tracking down and arresting wanted subjects on outstanding warrants.

Civil Section

Lt. Joe Cherry

Lt. Joe Cherry

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Civil Section carries out the Sheriff’s statutory responsibility for the service of process and execution of writs. These judicial process documents originate from the courts, governmental agencies and private attorneys in North Carolina and throughout the United States and include:

  • Summons
  • Civil Summons
  • Domestic Violence Orders
  • Claim and Deliveries
  • Writs for Possession (real and personal property)
  • Civil Orders for Arrest
  • Tax Warrants
  • Attachments
  • Writs of Executions (enforcement of money judgments)
  • Child Custody Orders

The Civil Section also enforces levies and writs of attachment and conducts Sheriff’s sales to aid in the collection of money judgments. For information about having your documents served, call the Civil Section at (910) 253-2734 or visit the Sheriff’s Office at 70 Stamp Act Drive Bolivia, NC 28422 during regular business hours.

Warrant Section

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Section carries out the sheriff’s statutory responsibility for the service of:

  • Criminal Warrants – Local warrants for various crimes such as Larceny, Identity Theft, embezzlement, murder, and Breaking and Entering.
  • Fugitive Warrants – A warrant that must be obtained in order to detain a person placed under arrest for outstanding warrants from another state.
  • Governors Warrants – A warrant that is initiated in the Governor’s Office which will allow North Carolina authorities to arrest a fugitive from another state and transport him/her back to that state.

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