Southern Shores Police Department reports recent drug-related felony arrests

Published 4:51 pm Thursday, September 3, 2020

The Southern Shores Police Department has announced four recent drug-related arrests.

According to SSPD’s Thursday afternoon press release, on August 26, 2020 at approximately 8:09 p.m., officers conducted a narcotics investigation in the area of Juniper Trail in Southern Shores. During the investigation, officers searched a vehicle and located cocaine, according to the release.

Tyrell D. Boykin, of Elizabeth City, was arrested and charged with felony possession with the intent to sell and deliver schedule II (cocaine), felony maintaining a vehicle and felony possession of schedule II (cocaine). SSPD stated Boykin was booked into the Dare County Detention Center and put under a $10,000 secured bond.

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Tyrell D. Boykin. Courtesy SSPD

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The release also stated that on August 27, 2020 at approximately 5:17 p.m., SSPD officers from stopped a vehicle because the owner was wanted on a warrant out of Virginia. SSPD reports that upon further investigation, officers located and seized methamphetamine, Xanax and drug paraphernalia.

Samuel Sandler, of Nags Head, was arrested and charged with felony possession of schedule II (methamphetamine), felony possession with the intent to sell and deliver schedule II (methamphetamine), felony maintaining a vehicle, misdemeanor possession of schedule IV (Xanax), misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and was served with a fugitive from justice warrant. SSPD stated Sandler was booked into the Dare County Detention Center and placed under $260,000 secured bond.

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Samuel Sandler. Courtesy SSPD

In another case reported in the SSPD press release, on August 29, 2020 at approximately 12:45 a.m., officers executed a search warrant at a residence on North Dogwood Trail in Southern Shores. According to the release, upon a search of the residence, officers seized a large amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and drug equipment.

Ken A. Kelley, of Southern Shores, was arrested and charged with felony possession with the intent to sell and deliver schedule VI (marijuana), felony maintaining a dwelling, felony possession of schedule VI (marijuana) and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. SSPD stated Kelly was released on a $4,000 secured bond.

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Ken A. Kelley. Courtesy SSPD

In the fourth case reported by SSPD, on September 1, 2020 at approximately 11:34 p.m., officers located a suspicious vehicle in the area of Ocean Blvd. and Hickory Trail in Southern Shores. According to SSPD, upon further investigation, officers seized marijuana and other drug paraphernalia.

Cary C. Foster, of Bowie, Md., was arrested and charged with felony possession of schedule VI (marijuana), felony possession with the intent to sell and deliver schedule VI (marijuana) and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. SSPD stated Foster was booked into the Dare County Detention Center and put under $10,000 secured bond.

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Cary C. Foster. Courtesy SSPD

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