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Investigation Leads to Arrest
of Two Virginia Men in Kitty Hawk
The Dare County Sheriff Facebook Page reports an investigation by Dare County Narcotics Task Force officers into the illegal distribution of prescription medication in Dare County led Officers to Kitty Hawk where they arrested two men from Newport News, Va.
Suspect #1: was identified as Shaun Faulk 39, of 32 Pennington Ave., Newport News, Va. Faulk was arrested on charges of Conspire to Sell or Deliver Schedule II Controlled Substance, Sell or Deliver Schedule II Controlled Substance and Possession with the Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver Schedule II controlled substances.
Suspect #2: was identified as Dylan Rowe Vandyke 21, of the same address, was arrested for : Conspiring to Sell or Deliver Schedule II Controlled Substance, Possession with the Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver Schedule II controlled substances and Maintaining a Vehicle to Keep Controlled Substance.
Faulk was committed to the Dare County Detention Center in lieu of $25,000 Bond and Vandyke was released on $25,000 bond
Observer: Art Teacher Position in
Ocracoke Island School Eliminated in New Hyde
County Board of Education School Budget
School Superintendent tells residents and teachers there was no revenue to pay for an art teacher
Deputy with K 9 Partner Arrests
Two Burglar Suspects in Colington
The Dare County Sheriff Facebook page reports Deputy David Saffell and K-9 partner “Rico” were on patrol in the Colington community on October 25th, 2014,when Saffell noticed two persons attempting to enter a vehicle on the parking lot at local business. As the officer approached the vehicle, the two persons ran from the scene.
Saffell deployed K-9 officer Rico and other units were dispatched. After a search of the area, Saffell and Rico were able to locate and apprehend the following two suspects. Dustin Brent Isner, 27, 105 Inlet Court, Kill Devil Hills was charged with Breaking or Entering a Motor Vehicle, Resist Public Officer. Isner was Committed to the Dare County Detention Center in lieu of $4,000 Bond.
Suspect #2, Denton Tyler Hedgepeth, 25, 113 Lancer Court, Kill Devil Hills was charged with Breaking and Entering a Motor Vehicle, Resist Public Officer. In addition, Hedgepeth was served with outstanding warrant (Child Support) and committed to the Dare County Detention Center in lieu of $5,639 bond
Newswire: 106-room Sanderling Resort Sold
to Carey Watermark Investors for $38 Million..
"Michael Medzigian, Chief Executive Officer of CWI, commented: "Situated on one of the few remaining natural barrier island chains and proximate to several major markets, including Washington D.C., the Sanderling Resort is well-positioned to attract guests from the East coast. Our acquisition of the Sanderling Resort provided the opportunity to add a recently renovated and market-leading, oceanfront property that we believe has the potential to create long-term value for CWI's portfolio.""
Banks Voice: Outer Banks Reporter
Describes "Frightening Rocket Explosion"
at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia....
Ithican: Coastal Conservation Attracts Ithaca
College Students to OBX for Spring Break........
Reports on Missing
Dare County Commissioner...
Falcon Released After Care at
Hatteras Island Wildlife Rehabilitation
|Latest OBX High School Girls Volleyball Scores|
|Midway over First Flight 3-1|
|Voyager Academy over Manteo 3-0|
|South Granville over Currituck County 3-0.|
Banks Voice: Red Tide Discovered Along
Bodie and Pea Islands in Time for Halloween
Tube: 2nd. Shark Feeding Frenzy Film
Surfaces Showing Large Black Tip Sharks Feeding
Viciously in Ankle Deep Surf Along OBX
"On Thursday, October 9 at sunset I witnessed a shark feeding frenzy along the Cape Lookout National Seashore. I was fishing and noticed the birds crashing the water and then came fins along the shoreline. About 50 black tip sharks were feeding on the point in ankle deep water. They were eating finger mullet"
|OBX High School Football Scores 10/24|
|Currituck County over First Flight 40-20|
Inlet Idiots: Wreck on Wright Memorial
Bridge! An Inconvenience for You,
A Life Changing Event for Someone Else
Advance: Currituck County
Sheriff Crime Watch, Oct. 6 - 12
"Jefferson W. Zuhars, 52, of the 2900 block of Sea Horse Court, Kitty Hawk, was arrested Oct. 6 and charged with two counts of failure to appear in court as required. A $3,500 secured bond was set.
Nicholas Colton Tong, 21, of the 600 block of Poplar Branch Road, Grandy, was arrested Oct. 6 and charged with probation violation. A $1,000 secured bond was set.
Rebecca Ann Stevenson, 32, of the 100 block of Ivon Drive, Moyock, was arrested Oct. 7 and charged with simple assault. She was confined to Currituck County Detention Center for 48 hours.
Cody Lee Lake, 30, of the 100 block of Ivon Drive, Moyock, was arrested Oct. 7 and charged with assault on a female. He was confined to Currituck County Detention Center for 48 hours.
Douglas Edward Johnson, 51, of the 100 block of Caroon Road, Poplar Branch, was arrested Oct. 7 and charged with assault on a female. A $500 secured bond was set.
Rodney James Brickhouse, 27, of the 100 block of Taylors Road, Currituck, was arrested Oct. 8 and charged with two counts of indecent liberties with child and two counts of statutory rape while being 6 years older than victim or more. A $10,000 secured bond was set.
Douglas Howard Osborne, 57, of the 800 block of Tulls Creek Road, Moyock, was arrested Oct. 8 and charged with indecent liberties with child and first degree rape. A $100,000 secured bond was set.
Marcus Kermit Boyd, 35, of the 700 block of 2nd St., Elizabeth City, was arrested Oct. 8 and charged with failure to appear in court as required. A $1,000 cash bond was set.
Tracy D’ann Winters, 56, of the 100 block of Applewood Drive, Moyock, was arrested Oct. 8 and charged with disorderly conduct. A $1,500 unsecured bond was set.
Daniel Malcolm Deweese, 26, of the 100 block of Keller Court, Grandy, was arrested Oct. 9 and charged with assault on a female. A $500 secured bond was set.
Robert Allen Green, 28, of the 100 block of Taylors Road, Currituck, was arrested Oct. 11 and charged with assault inflicting physical injury by strangulation, assault on a female, interfering with emergency communication, and injury to real property. A $21,000 bond was set.
Preston Lee Peffer, 35, of the 100 block of North Widgeon Court, Grandy, was arrested Oct. 11 and charged with violation of valid protective order. He was confined to Currituck County Detention Center for 48 hours.
Christian Vidal Marcano, 20, of the 100 block of Saint Andrews Road, Moyock, was arrested Oct. 12 and charged with breaking and entering and larceny. A $15,000 secured bond was set.
Megan Lynn Hooks, 26, of the 1600 block of Morgans Corner Road, Elizabeth City, was arrested Oct. 13 and charged with unauthorized use of a motor-propelled conveyance and larceny. A $1,200 secured bond was set."
Banks Seafood Festival Smashing
Success ! Estimated 9,000 Attend the
3rd. Annual Seafood Festival in Nags Head
OUTER BANKS, N.C. -- Saturday, October 18 was a great day for a festival on the Outer Banks. Spectacularly sunny skies and mild fall temperatures made it the perfect day for gathering at the soundside event site in Nags Head to celebrate local working watermen and Outer Banks seafood heritage.
Around 9,000 festival-goers enjoyed seafood dishes and other delicious fare from 14 different restaurants and sipped beer and wine while catching up with old friends and making new ones. They watched cooking demonstrations and met local watermen in and around the Outer Banks Catch tent. They rocked to a full-day lineup of local and regional bands, and they strolled and shopped among 40 artist tents and non-profit booths.
More than 200 volunteers were on hand to assist with every aspect of the festival, which drew its largest crowd in its three-year history. More than 40 sponsors made the event possible, especially title sponsors TowneBank and Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, both of which were lead sponsors for the third year in a row.
“This is truly an event by the community and for the community with the involvement of so many groups and individuals,” says Lee Nettles, chairman of the 2014 Outer Banks Seafood Festival. “We had phenomenal cooperation and assistance from Dare County and the Town of Nags Head as well.”
The 11-member, volunteer Festival Board has already begun planning the 2015 event, and the order has been placed to repeat this year’s weather. Planning takes place throughout the year and the media will be notified as details unfold. Submitted by Molly Harrison
Banks Voice: North Carolina Real Estate
Commission Closes Offices of Nags Head Realty,
Broker-in-Charge Surrenders Brokers License
Remembering Nags Head's 50th
Anniversary Celebration at Windmill Point
|Big Birthday Bash featuring Carnival Rides, Cotton Candy and Community|
Food Service Worker in Dare County Detention
Center Arrested & Charged with Possession
of Controlled Substance Inside Jail Premises
The Dare County Sheriff FaceBook Page reports the Dare County Narcotics Task Force has arrested Nancy Lee Reichenbach 52, of 142 Amelia Heights in Manteo and charged her with Possession of a Controlled Substance Inside Jail Premises. Reichenbach was an employees of a private contractor providing workers for the Detention Center.
Today: Kevin and Jalou Langeree Finish on Top
in Cape Hatteras Wave Classic 2014 Kitesurfing Event
1. Kevin Langeree
2. Reider Decker
3. Evan Netsch
4. Brandon Cordina
5. James Ropner
5. Mark Miedama
5. Patrick Rebstock
5. Chad Speedy
1. Jalou Langeree
2. Isa Cohen
3. Gage Ficther
4. Dominique Granger
5. Jessie Kilgour
5. Annie Carrier
5. Ashley Wright
5. Carol Bolstad
Multiple Strains of Mold, Some
Toxic, Uncovered and Removed from the Ocracoke
Community Center During Renovation Project
According to the report in the OcracokeCurrent, the building was called a "swamp of mold and mildew" that contained 18-22 Different strains, some of if toxic. The infestation was blamed on water damage from Hurricane Arthur in July
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Free Press: Dare County Public Health
Director Briefs Dare Board of Commissioners on
Local Preparedness for Infection from Ebola
Observer: State Ferry Officials Discuss
Problems with Hatteras-Ocracoke Route & Potential
Passenger Ferry Service with Ocracoke Residents
NC DOT Ferry Division officials told a gathering of Ocracoke residents recently that the Hatteras Inlet operations requires 140 workers, the Hatteras to Ocracoke route is the only ferry route in the state that requires constant dredging and that a Passenger only Ferry Boat that can run in shallower water might be an answer.
|Nags Head Kite Festival Demonstration Flight|
OBX Video: Nags Head Kite Festival Demonstration held at Windmill Point in Nags Head on September 27, 2014. Acrobatic kite flying to Music
|Eye On Dare: Report on Trouble in Southern Shores|
State Journal: West Virginia Couple Convicted
of Stealing $397,000 from 90-year-old Woman
and Using Procedes to Buy an Outer Banks Home
A federal jury has found Timothy Summers 67 and his wife, Lea Ann Summers 52, of Proctor, West Virginia guilty of mail fraud, conspiracy to commit mail fraud, securities fraud and interstate transportation of stolen property. According to the report in the State Journal, Lea Ann Summers called the stock holding company, Computershare identifying herself as the victim and sold 2,175 shares of PPG Industries stock, belonging to the victim. Lea Ann Summers then arranged for the proceeds of the sale, just over $397,000, to be sent to herself. When the check arrived, her husband, Timothy Summers deposited the proceeds and then transferred the money into a bank account which he shared only with his wife. The couple then traveled to North Carolina and purchased a beach house.
County Sheriff FaceBook Page: Virginia
Couple Charged in Hatteras Island Break-In
"On May 25th, 2014, Dare Sheriff’s Investigators received information from the Hampton Police Division in Hampton, Virginia regarding a shooting that had occurred in their jurisdiction. Hampton Police interviews indicated that the gun used in that shooting may have been stolen from Hatteras Island. Atthat time, there was no gun reported stolen on Hatteras Island. The next day, Dare Sheriff’s Investigators received a report from a Haw River, North Carolina man reporting that his vehicle had been broken into while he was on vacation in the Frisco Community of Hatteras Island. The victim reported that his handgun had been stolen in the break-in. He had not noticed the gun missing until hereturned home. Investigators were able to identify the gun recovered by the Hampton Police, a 9mm pistol, as the gun that was stolen in the Frisco break-in. Dare Sheriff’s Investigators traveled to Hampton to interview the persons involved in the incident there. Upon conducting interviews and discussing the case with Hampton Police, Dare Investigators submitted indictments on a Virginia couple to the Dare County Grand Jury, who in turn, issued True Bills of Indictment on the two individuals. Since the suspects reside in Virginia, they were entered into the National Crime Information Center as fugitives.
They were subsequently picked up by Virginia authorities. One of the suspects is still in custody in Virginia on charges there. The other suspect was returned to Dare County on October 15th, where the
Bills of Indictment were served. The pertinent information for that arrest is found below.
Suspect: SMITH, Autumn Lauren, 23, 43 Longwood Drive, Hampton, Va. Charges: Aid and Abet Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle; Aid and Abet Larceny of a Firearm.
BARNES, Caleb Sawyer, 19, 4348 Landfall Drive, Williamsburg, Va. Charges: Breaking and Entering Motor Vehicle; Larceny of Firearm; Possession of Firearm by Felon.
Suspect is in custody in Hampton Virginia, pending the resolution of charges there.
Committed to the Dare County Detention Center in lieu of $500 bond"
Southern Shores Residents Express
Anger and Frustration Over Actions of Town Officials
After Huge Trees Along Roadways Cut Down
Devil Hills Police Department
Crime Blotter For September 2014
Larceny of Motor Vehicle: A 1999 Ford truck was stolen from a residence on Bickett Street and Daniel T. Goldman, 20, of Dare County, was later found in possession of the truck and arrested. The truck was unlocked and the keys were left in the vehicle.
Larceny by Employee: David M. Lane, 21, of Kill Devil Hills was arrested for the theft of several thousand dollars worth of
merchandise from Costal Edge over a period of about nine months.
Breaking and Entering: Michael R. Kidd, 24, of Kitty Hawk, was arrested for breaking into Henry’s Restaurant. Kidd was also charged with breaking into a vehicle in the parking lot
|Crimes Under Investigation|
(Tips can be reported to Kill Devil Hills PD or Crime Line)
Breaking and Entering: On September 12, 2014 the Compass Rose at 102 W. Airstrip was broken into.
Breaking and Entering: On September 16, 2014 a residence in the 1500 block of N. Virginia Dare Trail was forcibly entered through a window.
Vehicle B&E’s: On September 21, 2014 several vehicles in the First Flight neighborhood (residences in the area of First Street) were broken into. Property stolen from the vehicles included cash, elec-tronics and two handguns. All the vehicles were unlocked.
Photographer Takes Rare Photograph
of Corolla Wild Horses Running in Deep Surf.....
Bank of America Gives Up Presence
on Outer Banks, Sells Bank in Kitty Hawk
More than 100 Sharks
Caught in Stunning Feeding Frenzy on
Hatteras Island Beach.See Shocking Video
The Sharks were captured on video by Donnie Griggs around noon on Thursday, October 9. The sharks were observed for more than five minutes, with some sharks reported so excited as a result of the feeding frenzy they beached themselves in the surf
Enter Nags Head Home, Steal
$3000.00 in Cash and Mac Computer....
The town of Nags Head reports on their unsolved crimes web site that an unknown subject entered a residence located at 2439 S Virginia Dare Trail on September 17, 2014, stole a wallet containing more than $3000.00 cash and a Macbook Laptop Computer
|Town of Nags Head Reports Unsolved Crimes|
The Town of Nags Head is seeking information on the following unsolved crimes:
" Larceny Misdemeanor: On October 2, 2014, a Blue Perception Kayak was stolen from in front of 2703 S Virginia Dare Trail. A lock and chain were cut, and the Kayak was removed.
Obtaining by False Pretenses: On September 23, 2014, an unknown Black Male went to the Polo Store and Sunglass Hut located at 7100 S Croatan Hwy and used a fake credit card to purchase products. The male purchased these items using a fictitious "Bayport Credit Union Debit/Master Card." It is believed he then went to a Food Lion in Nags Head and committed the same act using a second fictitious card, before traveling to the Tidewater area and committing several more of these acts. "see picture above
Free Press: 107 Runners and Walkers
in the 11th Annual Hatteras Island Cancer
Foundation Fun Run Raise more than $9,000
VFR Zen Cruises Outer
Banks on a Suzuki Boulevard
|Ride with VFR Zen as he visits and cruises the Outer Banks on July 5, 2014, only one day after Hurricane Arthur Passed through the fragile barrier island|
Banks Association of Realtors: September
Sales Report; Single Family Homes Down 6%;
Condominiums Up 28%; Residential lots up 13%
September - 2014 MLS Statistical Report Summary: " Year to Date Summary – The third quarter results are in and here is where we stand :
• Residential sales – Last month the MLS reported that condominium sales were hot. This month, the trend continues with condominium sales up 28% for the year. It should also be noted that the Total Volume sold was also up by 34%.
Single Family detached homes did not fare as well, with sales down by 6%; however, the Total Volume sold was up by 2%.
Lots / Land sales – Lots / Land sales are on the rise with the
sale of residential lots up 13% for the year and Total Volume sold up
Observer: Estimated 166 Residents on
Ocracoke Island Need Help with Depression.
|Island Free Press: The War on Voting|
Banks Community Crime Line: Kitty
Hawk Crime Report for Month of September
A residence in the 5200 block of Poplar Court was broken into and a video game system was stolen.
An Ocean Winds condo was broken into and jewelry items were taken.
Kitty Hawk Police Department has received reports from businesses who have been contacted by an individual representing themselves as a an employee of Dominion Power. The fake agent has attempted to solicit payments for nonexistent overdue power bills, typically requesting credit card information.
WW I Wreckage of the Diamond Shoal
Lightship off Cape Hatteras to be Preserved..
The Diamond Shoal Lightship served as a floating lighthouse off Cape Hatteras until August 6, 1918 when the German submarine U-140 attacked and sank the vessel while it was anchored.
Dancing by SAGE Electrifies
Patrons at the New Outer Banks
Moroccan Restaurant "Kasbah".....
A stunning performance by SAGE in the new Moroccan restaurant (Kasbah) located near mile post 8.5 in Kill Devil Hills brought an international evening of entertainment to diners last Friday night. SAGE, also known as the Goddess Sage, plans to dance at the Kasbah every Friday night. In addition, The Goddess SAGE is available for parties, festivals, weddings and special events on the Outer Banks. see The Goddess SAGE facebook page . Also See Trip Advisor review of Kasbah
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