NHSO Deputies Arrest Thief



Issued: January 24, 2012                                       Contact: Sergeant J.J. Brewer

For Immediate Release                                          Public Information Officer

New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office

(910) 798-4191 Office

(910) 297-9213 Cellular


NHSO Patrol Deputies Catch Thief

      Deputies responded to the 7000 block of Chewning Street early Saturday morning after a call by a concerned citizen to 911.  The citizen stated that there was a suspicious vehicle parked in front of his neighbor’s house. He stated that there was a white male removing property from his neighbor’s storage shed. As Deputies arrived the suspect left on Bailey Avenue at a high rate of speed and before Deputies could catch up to him, he lost control of his vehicle at the intersection of Bailey Avenue and Middle Sound Loop Road where he veered off into a wooded area, wrecking the vehicle.

Casey Christopher Courtright, a 20 year old white male was placed under arrest for breaking and entering. Upon searching Courtright’s vehicle Detectives located additional property from multiple B&E’s in the area.  Courtright has been charged with multiple felony charges and is currently in the New Hanover County Detention Facility under a $17,500 secure bond.

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Casey Christopher Courtright

20 year old white male

B&E Motor Vehicle- felony 5 counts

B&E felony- 2 counts

Larceny after B&E- felony 1 count

Larceny- misdemeanor 5 counts

Speeding to elude arrest- misdemeanor 1- count



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