Cop Watch

Friday, May 06, 2005

Leland Officer Arrested on Drug Charges

MAY 5, 2005 -- The officer in charge of the Leland Police SWAT Team is under arrest.

Police Commander Brett Hobbs surrendered to authorities early Thursday afternoon to face drug charges.

The State Bureau of Investigation booked Hobbs at the Brunswick County Jail. The charges involve making and dealing crack cocaine and lying to authorities.

Hobbs is commander of the Leland Police SWAT Team. He is also the son of Leland Mayor Pro Tem Gordon Hobbs.