ONLINE UPDATE: Hit and run leads to DWI

by Staff Report
Monday, May 13, 2013

A hit and run was reported to the Wrightsville Beach Police Department on West Salisbury Street around 10:38 p.m. Friday evening involving 31 year-old Wrightsville Beach resident, Noah Campbell, a white male, who was riding a bicycle. Captain Burdette of the WBPD said Campbell was struck by Kathryn Elizabeth Ridd, a 30 year-old white female, and received a severe laceration on his leg that required several stitches. 

Although the Ridd fled the scene, Burdette said Wilmington Police Department pulled Ridd over on Pine Grove Drive in Wilmington and arrested her for driving while intoxicated. 

During that same time the WBPD received a call about breaking and entering at a residence on Salisbury Street and personal property of Ridd's was found inside, including her identification. 

It was determined that Ridd was involved in both incidents and the WBPD obtained warrants for felony hit and run, and misdemeanor breaking and entering with a $10,000 secure bond. 

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