Man arrested for sex offense, kidnapping, armed robbery

By on January 9, 2020

Kitty Hawk Police Department


On Thursday, Jan. 9, around 8:00 a.m., Deshawn Lemar Selby was captured and served an arrest warrant for First Degree Forcible Sex Offense, First Degree Kidnapping and Armed Robbery.

This arrest follows on the heels of an exhaustive investigation by the Kitty Hawk Police Department that is linked to an incident that occurred on Lindberg Avenue on Oct. 21, 2019.

The Kitty Hawk Police Department would like to extend its sincere thanks to the Dare and Currituck County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head Police Departments, for assisting in a two-day search that resulted in Selby’s capture.

Selby is currently being held in the Dare County Detention Center under a $425,000 secured bond. He has a first appearance in court on Jan. 9.

The Kitty Hawk Police Department is asking anyone who has additional information that can assist in this investigation involving Selby to contact them.

Dare County Animal Shelter

Sealed bids for completion of the Dare County Animal Shelter will be received on February 11, 2020, in the Dare County Administration Building, 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo, NC, for 01-Fencing, 03- Concrete, 04-Masonry, 05-Metals/ Steel, 06-Casework, 07-Roofing, 07-Caulking, 08-Glass and Glazing, 08-Doors, Frames and Hardware, 08-Overhead Doors, 09-Drywall, 09-Flooring, 09-Painting, 10- Specialties, 12-Furnishings, 21-Fire Protection, 23-Mechanical & Plumbing, 26-Electrical, 31-Sitework and 32-Landscaping.

This project will be bid and awarded in accordance with North Carolina law. Sealed proposals from Contractors will be received until 1:00 p.m. All bidders must submit for prequalification by 2:00pm on 2/3/2020. Bids submitted by non-prequalified bidders will not be considered. All bids will be opened and read aloud starting at 2:00 p.m. of the bid day. Bids must be delivered in person and on the supplied Bid Form and include a bid deposit worth 5% of the total bid value. Electronic and faxed bids will NOT be accepted or reviewed. All times are local prevailing times.

Information requests concerning the project shall be submitted in writing to: Alex Palagyi of The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company via email (

Bidding material, prequalification material, and complete plans and specifications may be obtained from the Whiting-Turner Building Connected site and will be available until the bid due date. All subcontractors are responsible for emailing Alex Palagyi ( for access to the Building Connected site.

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company and Dare County reserve the right to reject any and all bids, waive informalities and irregularities in bidding, and to accept bids which are considered to be in the best interest of the County. The Whiting Turner Contracting Company and Dare County also reserve the right to require any bidder to submit information needed to determine if said bidder is responsible within the meaning of N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-129.

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  • Robin Ames

    This is Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Good job!

    Thursday, Jan 9 @ 9:30 pm
  • WBN

    Good job. Now keep him off the streets.

    Friday, Jan 10 @ 7:05 am
  • Koo Flocks

    Great job and well done! Time for the wheels of justice to roll over this piece of poop. Think I’ll have a martini after his sentincing. Koo Flocks signing off.

    Sunday, Jan 12 @ 12:54 am
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