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.


  • 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