Currituck man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

Published 10:00 am Saturday, March 5, 2022

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The Dare County Sheriff’s Office has reported the arrest of a Currituck man on drug-related charges.

According to a DCSO press release, on March 2, 2022 at around 12:37 a.m., deputies working the A-District conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the Wright Memorial Bridge.

“Consent was given to search the vehicle and an amount of Cocaine and Drug Paraphernalia were located and seized,” stated the release.

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Billy Charles Hopkins Jr., 68, of Currituck, was arrested for felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and was released on a $4,000 secured bond.