On March 18, 2015 at approximately 2:18 a.m, the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office received a report of a fire at an abandoned residence on Durham Creek Road near the intersection of Core Point Road. Firefighters with Blounts Creek and Aurora Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the scene. Firefighters requested a Deputy to respond to the scene due to the suspicious nature of the fire. This incident is currently under investigation.
Anyone with information about this crime, is asked to contact the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office at (252) 946-0101 or Beaufort County Crime Stoppers by phone, text or through their website. Call (252) 974-6400; text a tip anonymously by dialing 274637 on a cell phone and in the body of the message, type BCSO131 and the tip; or submit a tip through the Crime Stoppers website, www.beaufortcountycrimestoppers.com
, by following the "Tip Line" link and filling out an online form. Calls, texts and emails are anonymous. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000.00 for information that leads to an arrest in this case. Tipsters do not have to give their name to receive a reward.
- Lieutenant Joshua Shiflett
- Beaufort County Sheriff's Office