Greenville man arrested in Manns Harbor drug investigation

Published 11:39 am Tuesday, May 1, 2018

A 39-year-old Greenville man was arrested on cocaine and heroin distribution charges April 28 after the Dare County Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant on a home in Manns Harbor.

The investigation revealed Karren Akili Spencer, brought cocaine and heroin into Manns Harbor to sell, Dare County Sheriff Dough Doughtie said in a news release. The arrest was made after detectives searched a home in the 200 block of Mashoes Road.

Spencer was charged with felony possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine and felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver heroin in Dare County, the sheriff said.

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He was also served outstanding warrants from Hyde County charging him with felony possession of firearm by a felon and felony discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling or vehicle.

He was held in lieu of a $600,000 secured bond.