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.

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.