and reported crimes on Hatteras
provided by the Dare County Sheriff’s Office.
June 1, 2015 - June 15, 2015
Dare County Unincorporated Areas
June 3, 2015. Breaking and Entering of Boat. 4000 block of Mill Landing Road, Wanchese. Personal items and equipment stolen.
June 5, 2015. Stabbing. 4000 block of Mill Landing Road, Wanchese. Victim stabbed with a knife.
June 8, 2015. Identity Theft. 100 block of Huron Court, Colington. Victim’s identity used to open fraudulent accounts.
June 8, 2015. Breaking and Entering and Larceny. 1000 block of Colington Drive, Colington. Fire extinguisher stolen.
June 11, 2015. Financial Card Theft. 100 block Etheridge Road, Roanoke Island. Financial card stolen and used.
June 15, 2015. Larceny of Motor Vehicle. 57000 block Water Oak Ln, Hatteras. Scooter stolen.
June 4, 2015
Waves man arrested on marijuana charges
On Friday May 29, the Dare County Narcotics Task Force arrested a
suspect in Waves on an arrest warrant for possession with the intent to
sell and/or deliver marijuana and maintaining a dwelling for controlled
substances. The warrant was obtained after members of the Dare
County Narcotics Task Force stopped the suspect when he was leaving his
residence on a bicycle on May 27. During that stop, the suspect
was found to be in possession of a substantial amount of
marijuana. The Task Force then went back to the suspect’s
residence where a firearm and more marijuana were seized.
Charged in the case is Joshua Michael Blankenship, 25, of Highway 12 in Waves. He was released on a $9,000 secured bond.
Frisco man charged with Avon breaking and entering
On May 23, the Dare County Sheriff’s Office was called to a breaking
and entering of a motor vehicle on Dune Way in Avon. When the
deputies arrived, they spoke to the victim who stated she was cleaning
and looked outside and saw an individual coming from under the
house. The suspect then entered a vehicle parked in the driveway
belonging to the victim. The victim confronted the suspect who
was inside the vehicle going through her purse. The suspect left
the scene before law enforcement arrived. The deputies obtained a
description of the individual and immediately developed a suspect in
the case. The case was turned over to the Dare County Criminal
Investigations Division, which obtained a warrant for the
Everett William Cooper Jr., 47, of Highway 12 in Frisco was served a
warrant on May 28, charging him with breaking and entering a motor
vehicle, a felony. He is being held in lieu of a $3,000 secured bond.
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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