New York man arrested on drug charges after Buxton traffic stop

Published 10:24 am Monday, May 24, 2021

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The Dare County Sheriff’s Office has reported that on May 22, 2021 at approximately 10:53 p.m., a DCSO deputy in the C District conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of 49252 Hwy. 12 in Buxton.

During the stop, the deputy noticed an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle, according to a press release from DCSO, which also stated that during the search of the vehicle, an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine, hydrocodone, marijuana, THC oil and drug paraphernalia were located and seized.

Michael Raymond Zielinski, 30, of Buffalo, NY, was arrested and charged with felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Zielinski was released on a $10,000 secured bond.

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A juvenile who was also in the vehicle will be charged by juvenile petition for misdemeanor possession of hydrocodone, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possession of marijuana paraphernalia, according to DCSO.



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