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Nags Head Police Arrest Suspect
in Series of OBX Multiple Burglaries.....
Warrants have been filed against Matthew Robert Brothers 46. in Devil Hills for two counts felony breaking and entering, attempted breaking and entering, and larceny after breaking and entering.More charges are expected to follow.
According to the WAVY report, Brothers was nabbed after a Green Bay Packers cap was left at one burglary site that was identified by a good samaritan.
County Crimeline: Burglar(s) Grab
Boat Autopilot Unit from Boat
Under Construction in Wanchese.....
Dare County Crimeline reports that a Garmin GHP10 boat autopilot unit was stolen from a boat that was under construction by a local boat builder in Wanchese. Anyone with information about this larceny is asked to call the Dare County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Scott Rodriguez at 252-473-3444 or Dare Community Crime Line at 252-473-3111the month of January 2015
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Dare County Fishermen Among
13 Charged with Illegal Harvesting, Sale &
False Reporting of Atlantic Striped Bass
According to the report in the Virginia Pilot, commercial fishermen facing charges include Gaston Saunders Jr. of Wanchese, Bryan Daniels of Belhaven, Ellis Leon Gibbs Jr. of Engelhard, David Saunders of Poplar Branch, Michael Potter of Bayboro, Steven Daniels of Wanchese, James R. Craddock of Manns Harbor, James K. Lewis of Gloucester, Dewey W. Lewis Jr. of Newport, Dwayne J. Hopkins of Belhaven, Ronald W. Berry of Kill Devil Hills, John F. Roberts of Engelhard and Joseph H. Williams of Brunswick, Ga. The U.S. Department of Justice reported the retail value of the of 90,000 pounds of Atlantic Striped Bass $1.1 million
Inlet Idiots: Seal Photographed
Sunning on Beach in Waves...............
Head Police Report Flury of Burglaries
in Ocean Side Rental Properties...............
"Starting in November, the Town of Nags Head has experienced numerous Breaking and Entering reports of ocean side rental properties. The method of entry for these crimes typically involves entry via an ocean side window, with very little damage occurring. Homes are entered, and large flat screen TV's are taken. These crimes have occurred in clusters along the length of the town. The have been located in the Seagull Drive area, the northern end of Old Oregon Inlet Road, the 4500 Block of South Virginia Dare Trail and the ocean side area of the Village of Nags Head."
Dare County County Commissioner
Asks North Carolina Attorney General to
Investigate High Gas Prices on Outer Banks
"Tonight Dare County Commissioner Chair, Robert “Bob” Woodard read a letter to North Carolina Attorney General, Roy Cooper, asking him to immediately investigate the disparity in gas prices on the Outer Banks. The board unanimously approved the letter. Buster Nunnemaker, one of the founders of the FB page, “OBX Gas 2 High” spoke to board on behalf of the group and thanked them for their actions. So thanks, Commissioners….we asked, they listened, they acted!"
Outer Banks Resident
Rides Motorcycle Across America
Motorcycle Adventurer and former Outer Banks resident Tom Serine rode his motorcycle across the United States from coast to coast along the TransAmerica Trail. Follow some of his exploits
Pilot: Insurance Companies Attempting
to Raise Insurance Premiums on North Carolina
Homeowners by an average of 25%.................
14 ft, 2,300 Pound Great White
Shark Tracked Swiming in Pamlico Sound
Outer Banks Residential Sales
Reported Up 5% over 2013; 1602 Units
Sold with a Value of $565,908,269
The Outer Banks Association of Realtors December 2014 - MLS Statistical Report Year End Summary: "Overall it was a pretty good year. Sales were on par with 2013 and although there was a little lag in sales in the early spring (cold weather) they picked up in May and stayed ahead of the curve for almost the entire year.
o Residential sales – Unit sales, as well as total volume sold, were up by 5% over 2013 with 1602 units sold with a total volume of $565,908,269.
o Land Sales – Unit sales, which were hot in the late spring and early summer ended up on par with 2013 (491 units sold in both years) but the good news is that total volume sold was up 19% in 2014 at $60,689,759.
o Commercial sales – Unit sales, as well as total volume sold, were up over 2013. Unit sales were up 24% and Total volume sold was up 9%.
o Inventory – Residential inventory finished on the plus side – up 4%, but land and commercial property inventory declined 10% and 15% respectively.
o Distressed residential sales – It has not been a good year for distressed property sales. Unit sales of properties listed as Short Sales were down 36% and unit sales of properties listed as Bank Owned were down 33%. Total volume sold was also down 43% for Short Sales and 26% for Bank Owned.
o Foreclosures – The number of Dare County foreclosures for 2014 declined by 34%. The number of Dare County foreclosures are at their lowest level (187 units in 2014) since the MLS started collecting data 2011. By comparison, in 2012 there were 327 units foreclosed and in 2013 there were 287 units foreclosed." See PDF Report
for Rent in Southern
Shores with Home Privileges
Two private rooms for rent in Southern Shores home of female homeowner. Seeking neat, financially responsible female(s) to share the entire house with.
Quiet, nature oriented location ¼ mile from beach. Fully furnished bedrooms include WIFI, private TV.
$450. per month including utilities,. $100 security deposit required. No Pets, short term rental possible. Call Joan at 252-261-6903.
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