Attempted Murder Suspects Caught
Thanks to a Crime Stoppers tip Darin Tatum, Stefan Grimes, Tyreiq Tyre, and William Harper were all arrested and charged with the attempted murder and armed robbery that occurred in the early morning hours of September 5th in Aurora. The arrests were made possible because citizens called crime stoppers with information. In return investigators were able to use that information to apprehend these suspects. During their apprehension Investigators also recovered a gun stolen from a home in a recent Beaufort County break in. In cases like this, law enforcement depends on the help from the citizens. Beaufort County Crime Stoppers encourages all citizens to call with any information you may have on criminal activity and the location of stolen property or wanted persons. Remember at Crime Stoppers we only want your information not your name. Call us at 252-974-6400, you can also like us on Facebook for additional information. ... See MoreSee Less
This week Beaufort County Crime Stoppers is asking for your help in solving multiple break-ins that happened in the Chocowinity area. On September 14th, deputies responded to the following businesses, Highway 55, Mi Amore Pizzeria, and Modlin’s Seafood. When deputies arrived on scene, they observed all three businesses were forced in by breaking the glass doors. When inside, the suspects took a very small amount of currency and other small personal items. If you have any information on these break-ins, please call Crime Stoppers at 252-974-6400. Crime Stoppers will pay up to a $1000 reward for information leading to an arrest in this case, and as always, we only want your information not your name. You can also like us on Facebook for additional details. ... See MoreSee Less
In the early morning hours of Wednesday Septemeber 14, two local businesses were broken into in Chocowinity. Hwy 55 and Mi Amor's Pizzeria were entered by breaking the glass in the front doors. An und...
Bryan Thomas Dickerson
This week Beaufort County Crime Stoppers is asking for your help in locating a drug abuser. Bryan Thomas Dickerson is wanted for two Felony Probation Violations and four Failure to Appears for Trafficking Opium or Heroin. Dickerson is from the Washington area. If you have any information on the whereabouts of Dickerson, please call Crime Stoppers at 252-974-6400. Crime Stoppers will pay up to a $1000 reward for information leading to an arrest in this case, and as always, we only want your information not your name. You can also like us on Facebook for additional details. ... See MoreSee Less
- Press Release Update from September 9, 2016 Homicide
On Thursday, September 8, 2016 the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a man shot at 116 Baker Drive in the River Road Estates Mobile Home Park off of River Road in Washington. Deputies along with Troopers from the North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the scene, located the victim and immediately began lifesaving efforts. Emergency medical personnel also responded and continued those lifesaving efforts, but were not able to save the victim. Joshua Rashawn O’Neal, age 22, was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS personnel.
Beaufort County Sheriff’s Investigators were summoned to the scene to process for physical evidence and interview witnesses. On Friday, September 9, 2016 Investigators received a tip in the case from a Washington Police Department Detective. With assistance from the Washington Police Department, Investigators we able to gather sufficient evidence to locate and charge Jeffery Lamar Sawyer, age 24 of Plymouth, with one count each of Murder, First Degree Burglary and Attempted Robbery with a Dangerous weapon. Sawyer is currently being held without bond in the Beaufort County Detention Center.
At the time of his arrest Sawyer was wanted by the Washington Police Department for one count each of Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, for an incident that occurred on September 3, 2016 in the city limit of Washington. More arrests are expected in the case. ... See MoreSee Less
Lesly Nava Curiel🙏🏼 I'm glad he got caught. Nothing will bring back the wonderful person josh was but at least his family can rest easy knowing his killer is behind bars!3 weeks ago · 3
Rhesa WalstonGlad he has been caught. The world will never be able to fill the hole that has been left by the awesome person that Josh was.3 weeks ago