and reported crimes on Hatteras
provided by the Dare County Sheriff’s Office.
May 22, 2015
Three Virginia men charged in Rodanthe break-ins
On May 18, the Dare County Sheriff’s Office
responded to a call of several males breaking into buildings and houses
in the Rodanthe area on Hatteras Island. Deputies responded to
the scene, where the suspects fled from a building they had broken
into. With the help of area residents, the Sheriff’s Office
Patrol and K9 Division were able to apprehend the three suspects
Three men were charged with second-degree burglary and breaking an
entering, both felonies. They are Andrew Carter Fagan, 23, of
Midlothian, Va., and Michael Vincent Caporuscio, 22, and Jonathan
Lowell Hale, 24, both of Richmond, Va. All three were released on a
$5,000 secured bond.
May 15, 2015
Employee arrested in Frisco lottery ticket scam
On April 27, Sgt. Doug Oberbeck took a report of a larceny by an
employee that was occuring at a tackle shop in Frisco. During the
investigation, Sgt. Oberbeck learned that the alleged suspect had been
taking money from the business when anyone would show up with a winning
lottery ticket. When the payout would occur, the alleged suspect
would also take money, making it look like the total payout was to the
person who had come in. These transactions had taken place
numerous times. Sgt. Oberbeck identified and charged the suspect.
Charged with employee larceny, a felony, in the case is Jermaine Joseph
Lopez, 41, of Decoy Drive in Buxton. He was released on May 9 on
$30,000 secured bond.
February 27, 2015
Arrest made in Frisco vehicle break-in
Jan. 17, a vehicle stored at a Frisco car repair business was broken
into and several items were stolen. Dare sheriff’s deputies
responded and initiated an investigation. Dare sheriff’s criminal
investigator Phil Tokozowski was assigned to handle the case.
Evidence was developed during the investigation that led to recovery of
a stolen item at a local pawn shop. Further investigation developed a
suspect, who was charged on Feb. 22, 2015.
the break-in is Everett William Cooper Jr. of Highway 12 in Frisco. He
has been charged with breaking and entering of an auto, a felony, and
misdemeanor larceny and has been released on $2,500 bond.
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