UNCW Announces Details Regarding Seahawk Statue Theft

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Additional information regarding the July 5 theft and recent recovery of UNCW’s Seahawk statue follows.

An anonymous tip received by Crime Stoppers of the Cape Fear on Thursday, August 21, following the release of footage of the theft on Wednesday, August 20, led to the recovery of UNCW’s Seahawk statue in Greensboro, NC.  With the assistance of the University of North Carolina Greensboro’s Police Department, the statue was returned to Wilmington on Tuesday, August 27, 2014. 

Arrest warrants have been issued charging the following individuals with felony larceny; and injury to real property (misdemeanor).  

Joseph Edward Berry
DOB: 01/07/93
1220 Palmers Grove Church, Hillsborough, NC

Robert Joseph Touhey
DOB: 05/03/94
95 Widgeon Woods, Ocracoke, NC

Nicholas Ryan Siano
DOB: 10/05/94
621 Tabor Lane, Wilmington, NC