Durham man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop in Skyco area

Published 8:06 am Tuesday, August 10, 2021

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The Dare County Sheriff’s Office reported that on July 20, 2021 at approximately 12:20 a.m., a deputy working the B-District conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on NC 345 near Skyco Road heading towards Wanchese.

During the traffic stop, the deputy smelled an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle, according to DCSO. A search of the vehicle was conducted and an undisclosed amount of ecstasy, LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, marijuana and THC cartridges were located and seized, stated DCSO.

Jin Korea Choe, 35, of Durham, was arrested and charged with three counts of felony possession of schedule I and felony possession of schedule VI.

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Choe was released on a $6,000 secured bond.



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