Beach Blotter



Attempted larceny of kegs from Oceanic


Jeremy Campbell, a 21-year-old white male, was allegedly attempting to steal kegs from the Oceanic Restaurant on Friday, May 23.

A manager at the restaurant discovered the attempted larceny and blocked Campbell’s car from leaving while calling Wrightsville Beach Police.

Campbell was arrested for larceny.


After school hit and run


On Friday, May 23, a Wrightsville Beach School teacher reported her car had been struck when leaving the school the previous day. The unknown offender drove away after hitting the car and is at large.


Identity theft leads to concealed weapon charge


A WBPD officer stopped a car Saturday, May 24, around 7 p.m. for possession of marijuana when the accused, 17-year-old white male, Colton Lee Teagle, in the passenger seat, provided a driver’s license that was not his.

After discovering Teagle was using a different name, the officer also found a concealed weapon and arrested Teagle.


Beach strand assault 


A third party near Johnnie Mercer’s Pier on the beach strand called WBPD after witnessing assault on a female on Sunday, May 25.

Luke Lazarus Marion, a 28-year-old white male, allegedly threw a jellyfish on a 47-year-old white female and then poured wine on her. Marion also was allegedly pulling on the victim and hitting her.

After the victim yelled for help, Marion fled but was arrested by WBPD afterward.



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