March 2009 Releases

   


Travis Keys

   

On March 23, 2009, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Travis Luray Keys, 24 years of age, of 114 West Seventh Street in Washington.  Keys was charged with three counts of Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Keys arrest stemmed from Investigators making purchases of marijuana from Keys.  Keys was confined in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $15,000.00 secured bond.

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Gerald Heath

   

On March 19, 2009, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Gerald Edgar Heath, 61 years of age, of 280 Bay Lake Drive in Chocowinity.  Heath was charged with Manufacturing Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Heath’s arrest stemmed from Investigators receiving information from Watauga County Sheriff’s Office that Gerald Heath and his wife Nita Malinda Heath are involved in growing marijuana indoors.  Investigators conducted surveillance on Gerald and Nita Heath.  Investigators obtained a Search Warrant after witnessing marijuana growing paraphernalia on the outside of their residence.

Investigators executed the Search Warrant and located a dismantled indoor grow in the attic.  Investigators seized grow lights, timers, exhaust fans, submersible water pumps, fertilizer, scales and 88 grams of marijuana.

 Gerald Heath was confined in the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $5,000.00 secured bond.  Warrants were obtained on Nita Heath who was not home during the search.

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Marion Joshua Allen


Joshua Crowley

   


Anthony Bishop


Joshua James Waters

   

 

        On February 8, 2009, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report of Larceny of a utility trailer and assorted tools from a residence on Cherry Road in Washington, NC.  The Sheriff’s Office began an investigation and conducted several interviews.

          On March 12, 2009, Investigator Wesley Waters applied for and obtained warrants charging Marion Joshua Allen, age 20, of Trails End North in Washington, NC; Joshua Matthew Crowley, age 20, of Trails End North in Washington; and Anthony Alan Bishop, age 30, of Pine View Drive in Washington with one count each of Felony Breaking and Entering and two counts each of Felony Larceny.  Joshua James Waters, age 21, of Tranters Creek Drive in Washington was also charged with two counts of Felony Larceny.

          On March 13, 2009, Allen, Crowley, Bishop, and Waters turned themselves in at the Magistrate’s Office.  Allen, Crowley, and Bishop were held in the Beaufort County Detention Center on $6,000.00 secured bonds set byMagistrate D. Curtis.  Waters was released on a $10,000.00 unsecured bond set by Magistrate D. Curtis.  All the items reported stolen were recovered during the investigation.

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 Michael Douglas Lee


Travis Rea

   


Reginald Brooks


Tracie Cherry

   

On February 14, 2009 at 11:55 p.m., Officer Micky Robbins of the Plymouth Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle in the town limits of Plymouth.  The vehicle was towing a car trailer containing an ATV.  Officer Robbins identified the occupants and impounded the vehicle, trailer, and ATV

On February 15, 2009, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stolen car trailer containing an ATV from a property on Highway 32 North near Slatestone Road.  The Sheriff’s Office began an investigation, conducted interviews, and reviewed information collected by the Plymouth Police Department..

On March 11, 2009, Investigator Wesley Waters applied for and obtained a warrant charging Travis Rea, age 31, of Hwy 17 South in Chocowinity, NC; Tracie Lynn Cherry, age 29, of Flat Swamp Road in Blounts Creek, NC; Reginald Cicero Brooks, age 36, of North Reed Street in Washington, NC; and Michael Douglas Lee, age 40, of Golf Street in Plymouth, NC with two counts each of Felony Larceny.

          On March 11, 2009, Cherry turned herself in and was released on a $5,000.00 unsecured bond by Magistrate J. Mills.  On March 11, 2009, Brooks was served in the Beaufort County Detention Center where he was being held on other charges.  Brooks was held on a $5,000.00 secured bond by Magistrate J. Mills.  On March 12, 2009, Rea turned himself in and was released on a $10,000.00 unsecured bond by Magistrate D. Curtis.  Michael Douglas Lee is still at large.

          If you have any information on the whereabouts of Michael Douglas Lee please call Beaufort County Crime Stoppers at (252)974-6400, Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office at (252)946-7111, or Plymouth Police Department at (252)793-4169.  Crime Stoppers will pay up to a $1,000.00 reward for information leading to Lee’s arrest.  Callers do not have to give their name to receive a reward.

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 William Wilson


StevenWhitfield

   

On January 21, 2009, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report of Breaking and Entering and Larceny from a residence on Broad Creek Road in Washington, NC.   On February 12, 2009, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report of Breaking and Entering and Larceny from a residence on River Road in Washington.  The Sheriff’s Office began an investigation and conducted several interviews.

On February 25, 2009, Investigator Dwight Williams and Investigator Wesley Waters applied for and obtained warrants charging William Dayshawn Wilson, age 19, of East Drive in Washington, NC and Steven Lamar Whitfield, age 20, of Magnolia School Road in Washington with two counts of Felony Breaking and Entering, two counts of Felony Larceny and one count of Obtaining Property by False Pretenses.  Wilson was also charged with a second count of Obtaining Property by False Pretenses.  A Juvenile Petition was obtained on a juvenile suspect for two counts of Felony Breaking and Entering, two counts of Felony Larceny and one count of Obtaining Property by False Pretenses.

On February 26, 2009, Wilson and Whitfield turned themselves in at the Magistrate’s Office.  They were held in the Beaufort County Detention Center on $6,000.00 secured bonds set by Magistrate B. Smith.  Most of the items reported stolen were recovered during the investigation.

 

 
   

 

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