The Dare County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following property crimes last month:
August 4, 2022
Larceny by Employee. 46000 block of NC 12 Hwy, Buxton. Employee stealing from the business. Under Investigation.
August 5, 2022
Forgery and Uttering. 26000 block of NC 12 Hwy, Waves. Subject purchased items with counterfeit money. Under investigation.
August 7, 2022
Robbery with Dangerous Weapon. 400 block of Airport Road, Roanoke Island. Subject robbed and assaulted several victims at gunpoint. The suspect was later identified and arrested.
August 11, 2022
Identity Theft. 100 block of Sherwood Drive, Roanoke Island. Fraudulent accounts opened in victim’s name.
August 13, 2022
Assault Inflicting Serious Bodily Injury. 200 block of The Lane, Wanchese. Family fight resulting in serious bodily injury to the victim. The suspect was arrested.
August 15, 2022
Murder. 3000 block of Martins Point Road, Martins Point. A physical altercation resulting in the suspect shooting the victim in the chest. The victim died from the injury and the suspect was arrested.
August 19, 2022
Embezzlement. 40000 block of NC 12 Hwy, Avon. Employees stealing money from a business. Under investigation.
August 22, 2022
Obtaining Property by False Pretenses. 7000 block of Old Manns Harbor Road, Manns Harbor. Apple security scam. Victim bought a large amount of bitcoin and sent it to a scammer. Under investigation.
August 23, 2022
Obtaining Property by False Pretenses. 100 block of Sunrise Lane, Colington. A check was altered and then cashed more a much larger amount. Under Investigation.
August 25, 2022
Assault with Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury. 47000 block of Flowers Ridge Road, Buxton. Victim was assaulted causing serious injuries. Victim refused to cooperate.
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