Hatteras man arrested on drug charges after Kitty Hawk traffic stop

Published 3:54 pm Monday, February 28, 2022

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The Dare County Sheriff’s Office has reported the arrest of a Hatteras man after a Kitty Hawk traffic stop.

According to a DCSO press release posted February 28, 2022, on February 10, 2022 at around 12 midnight, deputies working the A-District conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near Walmart in Kitty Hawk.

“During that traffic stop, a Dare County Sheriff’s Office K-9 officer arrived and ran their K-9 around the vehicle,” stated the release. “The K-9 gave a positive alert for the presence of a controlled substance. The vehicle was searched, and an amount of cocaine was located and seized.”

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Robert Bruce Armstrong Jr., 65, of Hatteras, was arrested and charged with felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and was released on a $5,000 secured bond.