Arrests and reported crimes on Hatteras Island, provided by the Dare County Sheriff’s Office.

February 27, 2015
Sheriff's Report

Arrest made in Frisco vehicle break-in

On 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. 

Charged in 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.

January 14, 2015
Sheriff's Report

Suspicious vehicle leads to breaking and entering arrest

On the evening of Dec. 31, Dare Sheriff’s Hatteras Division Deputy E.C. Stowe noticed a suspicious vehicle at Cape Hatteras Secondary School.  When he investigated, he located the vehicle, along with the driver.  The driver was known to the deputy and after a brief conversation, released.  It was later learned that the person had been banned from the school premises on a previous occasion.  Further investigation revealed that the person had allegedly entered the school building also. Arrested on Jan. 8 was Elke Marie Schwartz, 38, of Cedar Court in Frisco.  She was charged with breaking and entering and first-degree trespass, both misdemeanors, and released on $16,000 bond.

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