On April 4, 2020, at approximately 2 pm, a Dare County Sheriff’s Office Deputy and Investigator working the Manns Harbor checkpoint stopped an individual from California trying to enter the county. During that time, the Deputies smelled an odor of Marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle yielded approximately 13 pounds of Marijuana, an amount of Cocaine, Psilocybin Mushrooms, Ecstasy and LSD. An amount of US Currency was also seized during the encounter. Dare County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division care out to assist with the case. David Warren Raney, M/61, 40 Block of George Lane, Willow Creek, CA 95573, was arrested for (F) Trafficking in Marijuana and (F) Maintaining a vehicle or the controlled substance. Raney is being held on a $20,000 secured bond.
An additional 1.5 to 2 inches of rain is forecast for the Outer Banks through the remainder of the week as Tropical Storm Bertha forms off of South Carolina, and becomes the second named storm of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season. As of 8:00 a.m., Bertha was located 30 miles ESE of Charleston, South Carolina, [...] Local News | Full Article
The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) touched on the latest statewide statistics for COVID-19 in its latest video update, which was released by the county on Monday afternoon, May 26. In the video, Director Dr. Sheila Davies provides information on COVID-19 and testing in Dare County, and also notes that the [...] Local News | Full Article