Elizabeth City man arrested in Kill Devil Hills on firearm and drug charges

Published 11:57 am Monday, May 10, 2021

The Dare County Sheriff’s Office has reported that on Friday, May 7, 2021 at around 10:09 p.m., a DCSO deputy working the Beach District conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near 1208 South Croatan Hwy. in Kill Devil Hills.

“During the traffic stop the Deputy could smell an odor of Marijuana coming from the vehicle,” stated the DCSO press release. “A search of the vehicle was conducted and an amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a handgun were located and seized.”

Dorian Nanthaniel Riddick, 32, of Elizabeth City, was arrested for felon in possession of a firearm, a felony; misdemeanor carrying concealed handgun; misdemeanor possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possession of marijuana drug paraphernalia. Riddick was released on a $3,000 secured bond.

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The Kill Devil Hills Police Department assisted with the traffic stop.

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