Beach blotter



Repeat offenders

A man and woman were arrested by the Wrightsville Beach Police Department around 3:45 p.m. Saturday, June 21, for mutual domestic assault.

Since May 2009, WBPD has responded to 50-year-old Melanie Moore and 42-year-old Simon Huffman’s Greensboro Street residence 47 times for various complaints by neighbors and their landlord. WBPD Chief Dan House said both individuals have a long history of alcoholism and domestic abuse toward each other.

This was the fifth time Moore has been arrested in the last two years and the tenth time for Huffman in 15 years.


Bridge jumping 


Around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 22, 22-year-old Ashley Wybersky and 27-year-old Everardo Morales were caught jumping from the Causeway Drive Bridge over Banks Channel.

A New Hanover County Sheriff’s deputy saw the two jump from the bridge and swim toward Wynn Plaza where he issued them citations for the offense.


Minors attempt theft at Redix 


Two white female minors were caught in the act of allegedly attempting to steal around $1,500 worth of merchandise from Redix around 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 20.

Redix employees spotted the girls in the store with a blue and green bag full of merchandise. Once confronted, employees took the girls into the Redix office and phoned WBPD.

When officers arrived, the girls first denied any attempted shoplifting but then stated it was a dare made by schoolmates.

The two minors were charged with misdemeanor shoplifting.

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