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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
Partial Solar Eclipse to Darken Skies of North
America in Late Afternoon of Thursday, Oct. 23...
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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$450. per month including utilities,. $100 security deposit required. No Pets, short term rental possible. Call Joan at 252-261-6903.
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.
|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"
Prepared: View Sample Dare
County Ballot for Upcoming Election
Observer: Hatteras-Ocracoke Ferry
Ridership Down Dramatically for August &
and September 2014 Compared to 2013.......
August 2013 – 46,007; August 2014 – 40,905; September 2013 – 37,382; September 2014 – 31,276
Southern Shores Residents Express
Anger and Frustration Over Actions of Town Officials
After Huge Trees Along Roadways Cut Down
Man Drives Burning Pickup Truck into
Moyock Office Building in “Arson-Suicide.”
The unidentified man reportedly got out of the truck in the office building parking lot and lit several bales of hay in the back of his truck, got back into the truck and drove it almost completely through the building. see video
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.....
|MAX PREPS: OBX High School Football Scores|
|Gates County over Manteo 26-21.|
|Bertie over Currituck County 26-0|
|Edenton Holmes over First Flight 37-6|
First Quarter: Edenton Holmes kicks off to First Flight. First Quarter
- About 8 minutes to go Edenton Holmes completes pass for TD. Extra
point Good. , Edenton Holmes 7, First Flight 0
Banks Voice: Kitty Hawk Elementary School
to Get Full Time School Resource Officer by Jan. 1st.
The Officer will be a sworn employee of the Southern Shores Police Department and will be required to be at the school 75 % of their working hours. In addition, “The officer will be interacting with the kids and developing a curriculum on issues such as bullying and Internet safety. We want the kids to see an officer as a real person and not just someone who wears a badge.” The position will be paid with a 3 year, $125,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.
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
& Observer: 150 Passenger Only Ferry
Ocracoke Island Under Study by NC DOT
The plan would transport passengers directly to Silver Lake in the village of Orcracoke without their vehicles.
|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
Advance: Currituck County
Crimewatch:........ Sept. 10-21
"Vanessa Mickey, 36, of the 100 block of Keller Lane, Grandy, was arrested Sept. 11 and charged with disorderly conduct and a noise nuisance. A $1,000 unsecured bond was set.
Norman Richard Palmer, 47, of the 100 block of Holly Cresent, Grandy, was issued a criminal summons Sept. 12 for unauthorized use of a motor-propelled conveyance.
Tracy D’Ann Winters, 56, of the 100 block of Applewood Drive, Moyock, was issued a criminal summons Sept. 12 for violating court orders.
Kristyn Camplin, 18, of the 100 block of Red Dog Lane, Grandy, was arrested Sept. 12 and charged with assault, causing serious bodily injury. A $2,000 secured bond was set.
Sylvia Joe Bizzell, 26, of the 100 block of Savannah Ave., Grandy, was arrested Sept. 12 and charged with domestic criminal trespassing and assault and battery. A $2,000 unsecured bond was set.
Jeremy Stuart Fisher, 40, of the 900 block of Waterlily Road, Coinjock, was arrested Sept. 13 and charged with assault on female.
Suzanne Lynn Sibert, 46, of the 110 block of Bens Bonanza, Barco, was arrested Sept. 13 and charged with failure to appear in court as required and two counts of probation violation. A $20,000 secured bond was set.
Keion Anthony Blackford, 18, of the 120 block of Holly Cres, Grandy, was arrested Sept. 13 and charged with misdemeanor larceny and injury to personal property. A $1,000 bond was set.
James Lafayette Coleman Jr., 49, of the 140 block of S. Keller Lane, Grandy, was arrested Sept. 13 and charged with civil contempt of court for failure to pay child support. A $100 bond was set.
Ernest Bennett, 43, of the 100 block of Raccoon Drive, Knotts Island, was arrested Sept. 14 and charged on a fugitive warrant from another state. A $2,000 secured bond was set.
Malinda Kay Ireland, 44, of the 410 block of Knotts Island Road, Knotts Island, was arrested Sept. 14 and charged on a fugitive warrant from another state. A $2,000 secured bond was set.
Kristin Rene Stuckey, 45, of the 140 block of Williams Drive, Knotts Island, was arrested Sept. 14 and charged with simple assault. She was confined on a 48-hour domestic violence hold.
Michael Shane Burnette, 36, of the 400 block of Brdigecourt, Camden, was arrested Sept. 14 and charged with four counts of failure to appear in court as required and weapons purchase violation. A $9,375 secured bond was set.
Grover Lee Treadway, 55, of the 140 block of Williams Drive, Knotts Island, was arrested Sept. 14 and charged with assault on a female and interfering with emergency communications. He was detained on a 48-hour domestic violence hold.
William Andrew Holley, 23, of the 140 block of Baxter Estates Road, Moyock, was arrested Sept. 14 and charged with assault and battery. He was detained on a 48-hour domestic violence hold. A $2,000 unsecured bond was set.
Suzanne Lynn Sibert, 46, of the 110 block of Bens Bonanza, Barco, was arrested Sept. 15 and charged with a probation violation. A $1,500 secured bond was set."
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
Banks Voice: First Flight High School
Threatens to Cancel Homecoming Due to
Act of Vandalism in School's Football Stadium
Observer: Estimated 166 Residents of
Ocracoke Island Need Help with Depression.
|Island Free Press: The War on Voting|
Riders Motorcycle Club to Host
OBX Water Tower Poker Run on Oct. 25th
to Benefit Outer Banks Food Bank
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.
Free Press: Dare County Commissioner Allen
Burrus Charged with Simple Assault After Incident
with Employee; Ordered to Appear in Court.......
According to the report in the Island Free Press, The charges resulted after Red & White Supermarket employee, John Paul Pehrson, 20, alleged that Burrus "grabbed him around the neck with both hands and pushed him into the wall" while he was at work. Burrus, who owns the supermarket, was reported to have responded to the allegations with "I fired him," "but I did not lay a hand on him."
OcracokeCurrent: Ocracoke Commissioner
Supports Medical Marijuana in Hyde County
The OcracokeCurrent reports Ocracoke Commissioner John Fletcher recently told an interviewer “I don’t see why we can’t be in the forefront of approving medical marijuana, There are not many against it here.” “I think marijuana should be available for medical reasons particularly” “Pain medication costs a lot of money, and if you could grow your own marijuana, you could save a lot of money.”
Remembering Nags Head's 50th
Anniversary Celebration at Windmill Point
ZEN Rides A Boulevard Motorcycle to
the New Tree House Coffee Shop in Duck
|3rd wave coffee comes to the outer banks|
Just in time to sample a pour over coffee on the Outer Banks
TV: Southern Shores
Man Shot in Kill Devil Hills
According to the WAVY TV report, the shooter was cleaning rifle in his residence when it discharged. The bullet reportedly traveled through the wall and struck the victim outside the residence in the lower back.
|Outer Banks Video: Kite Love Affair at Windmill Point|
|Cosca and Smith Performing in Nags Head|
Inlet Idiots: Man Filmed
Paddleboarding on Flooded Nags
Head Beach Road Following Downpour
Global News: Little Red Mailbox
of Hope Near Milepoint 8 on Kill
Devil Hills Beach Road Goes Viral
Viral News Network Picture
"A message on the door of the mailbox asks passersby to “leave a note of hope.” Inside is a bound notebook and two pens. The mailbox was only installed in July but its pages are filling up quickly. Some people leave inspirational quotes. Some admit to tough times, life changes and despair. Others leave personal messages of joy and faith in life. All these people are reaching out to each other across time to share their experience of life. Some people need hope and others want to provide it. This is a space where hope can be spread so that it never needs be in short supply." see more
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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