The Ocean Isle Beach Police Department investigated the following incidents last week. All information is taken directly from police incident reports.
•Carl Wallace Spragins, 61, of Smithfield; charged with hiring with intent to defraud after he did not pay for taxi fare.
•Timothy Blanco Simmons, 50, of Shallotte; charged with shoplifting after leaving Walmart without paying for items.
•Joshua Paul Hardee, 27, of Southport; wanted on state charges and charged with driving while license revoked.