Colington man arrested for felony drug and firearm charges

Published 1:41 pm Monday, May 3, 2021

The Dare County Sheriff’s Office has reported that on April 23, 2021 at around 6:30 p.m., DCSO deputies working the A-District responded to a 911 call from a residence in the 1900 block of Colington Rd. When the deputies arrived, “both parties stated everything was OK,” stated the DCSO press release. The release did not indicate the nature of the 911 call.

According to the release, while speaking to the individuals at the residence, deputies “noticed an odor of marijuana coming from the residence. The Deputies made sure everything was completed at the scene and then applied for a search warrant for the odor of marijuana.”

During the search, methamphetamine and two firearms were located and seized, stated DCSO.

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Shawn Colin Bishop, 37, 1900 Block Colington Rd., was not there during the initial search, according to DCSO. Warrants for felony possession of firearm by felon and felony possession of a schedule II were taken out for him and he was arrested on April 30, 2021. Bishop was released on a $3,000 secured bond.

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