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Burglary Suspects in Hatteras Arrested

Post Date:09/28/2016 9:00 a.m.
  • Contact Kevin Duprey, Captain
  • Phone252.475.5980

On September 27, 2016, Dare County Communications received phone calls reference vehicles being broken into in the Rodanthe, NC area.  In one of the phone calls a description of a vehicle was given as a possible suspect vehicle.  That vehicle was seen leaving Hatteras Island on the Bonner Bridge and stopped by Dare County Sheriff’s Office Investigators and Deputies, near the Bodie Island Light House on Hwy 12.  The driver of the vehicle Jerry Smyth Jr. had been identified as a suspect in numerous house breaking and entering’s in January, 2016 in the Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo areas, where items such as flat screen tv’s were being taken.  Investigators with the Sheriff’s Office had obtained enough information on those cases recently to obtain warrants for Smyth.  Those warrants were going to be obtained this week.  Smyth however decided to return to Dare County and break into vehicles keeping Investigators from having to travel to Chowan County to locate him.  The passengers were charged with the vehicle break-ins and one was also charged with possession of marijuana.  At this time Dare County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to receive phone calls reference vehicle break-ins in the Rodanthe area from September 27th.  More charges are expected on both the house and vehicle break-ins.  Please see below for arrest information.

 

Jerry Lee Smyth Jr. (W/M, 28)
Center Hill Rd, Tyner, NC 27980
Smyth was charged with the following and being held in lieu of $120,000 secured bond;

3 counts Felony 2nd Degree Burglary
3 counts Felony Attempted 2nd Degree Burglary
4 counts Felony Breaking and/or Entering
4 counts Felony Larceny
2 counts Felony Attempted Larceny
2 counts Felony Possession of Stolen PropertyCharges listed above are from the January 2016 house break-ins and more charges are expected.

These are from the vehicle break and/or entering
Misdemeanor Aid and Abet Larceny from Motor Vehicle
Felony Conspire to Break and/or Enter Motor Vehicle
Misdemeanor Carrying Concealed Gun

Kentre Lamar Dillard (B/M, 22)
Dobbs Street, Hertford, NC 27944

Dillard was charged with the following and being held in lieu of a $16,000 secured bond

Misdemeanor Larceny from a Motor Vehicle
Felony Breaking and/or Entering a Motor Vehicle

Shandez Yamon Williams (B/M, 19)
Oakdale Drive, Edenton NC, 27932

Williams was charged with the following and being held in lieu of a $12,000 secured bond

Misdemeanor Larceny from a Motor Vehicle
Felony Breaking and/or Entering a Motor Vehicle
Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana up to one half of an ounce

 

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