A 35-year-old man faces DWI charges after being arrested March 14, according to Fred Hanauer III, Pinehurst chief of police. Officer Mike Dempsey arrested David Silk following an investigation at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and U.S. 90. He was also charged with having no driver’s license. His passenger Fred Eichhorst, 59, was charged with public intoxication and allowing an unlicensed person to operate a motor vehicle. 

In other reports, Dempsey and Officers Kevin Blakeney and Brian Foley investigated several break-ins between March 12-15. In the 2100 block of North 33rd Street, a complainant said someone had removed a gasoline powered weed trimmer and gas can from his storage building. In the 100 block of Strickland Drive a man reported someone damaged his vehicle and failed to leave proper notification before leaving the parking lot; and a woman in the 3800 block of Whippoorwill said a person or persons entered her garage and removed several items including a handgun, assorted cookware and cutlery valued at $500.

On March 15, Officer Keith Reneau responded to the Orange Parole Office in reference to warrant service. Alvin Lemuel Walters, 55, was charged with an outstanding parole violation warrant and transported to jail.

Foley took a complaint March 16 in the 3000 block of Martin Street, where a local cable provider discovered an unlawful connection to its service. Charges were filed by a representative of the company. 

And on March 17, Officer Leonard Roff took a complainant in reference to criminal mischief. A man said a person or persons entered his property and let his dog off of its leash, thus allowing it to run free.