Drug-related arrests reported at Manns Harbor checkpoint

Published 12:04 pm Monday, April 27, 2020

The Dare County Sheriff’s Office has reported that on April 24, 2020 at approximately 7:38 p.m., a DCSO deputy with the B-District working the Manns Harbor checkpoint stopped a vehicle coming into Dare County.

Just prior to the vehicle arriving at the checkpoint, DCSO stated the deputy observed the vehicle stop in the road and a passenger change seats with the driver. When the vehicle arrived at the checkpoint, the driver was asked to pull over so the deputy could find out why the individuals were switching seats. While the deputy was checking the occupants’ driver’s license status, a Nags Head Police Department K-9 unit arrived to assist. According to DCSO, the K-9 alerted to the presence of controlled substances within the vehicle and the vehicle was searched and numerous drugs were located and seized.

Tammy Peaks Mills, of Williamston, was arrested for felony possession of schedule II controlled substance, felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell, distribute schedule IV controlled substance, four counts misdemeanor possession of schedule II controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of schedule III and IV controlled substances and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Mills was released on a $11,000 secured bond. Kaye Bonds Rogerson, of Williamston, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor possession of schedule II, IV and V controlled substances and misdemeanor possession of marijuana paraphernalia. Rogerson was released on a $5,500 secured bond. A third passenger was given a citation for transporting unsealed liquor in the passenger area of a motor vehicle and turned around at the checkpoint.

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