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Deputies find man with warrants breaking and entering Kitty Hawk home

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Posted at 1:33 PM, Jul 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-26 14:21:22-04
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Josiah Evan Gwatkin was charged with misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear first degree trespassing, misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear resisting a public official, violation of the pre-trail release order for assault by strangulation, misdemeanor breaking and entering, misdemeanor injury to real/personal property and 2 counts misdemeanor probation violation.

KITTY HAWK, N.C. – Dare County Sheriff’s Office Deputies tracked a man with several warrants breaking and entering a home on Johnston Lane.

Deputies were trying to serve Josiah Evan Gwatkin warrants stemming from a strangulation charge and failing to appear in court.

The deputies tracked Gwatkin to the home. When they arrived at the house, they saw it had been broken into and there was still someone inside.

The Kitty Hawk Police Department handled the breaking and entering scene.

Gwatkin was taken to the Dare County Detention Center. He was processed for the warrants and other charges.

Gwatkin was charged with misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear first degree trespassing, misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear resisting a public official, violation of the pre-trail release order for assault by strangulation, misdemeanor breaking and entering, misdemeanor injury to real/personal property and 2 counts misdemeanor probation violation.