Arrests and reported crimes on Hatteras Island, 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 without incident. 

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
Sheriff's Report

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
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.

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