Kitty Hawk man arrested on drug charges following traffic stop

Published 10:02 am Saturday, March 5, 2022

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

According to a DCSO press release, on March 1, 2022 at around 7:21 p.m., deputies working the A-District conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the 1300 block of Colington Rd. in Colington.

“During the traffic stop a Dare County Sheriff’s Office K-9 was deployed and alerted to the presence of a controlled substance,” stated the release. “The vehicle was searched, and an amount of Heroin, Marijuana, Clonazepam, Buprenorphine and drug paraphernalia was located and seized.”

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Michael James Hurley, 33, of Kitty Hawk, was arrested and charged with felony possession of schedule I, misdemeanor possessions of Schedule III, IV and VI and misdemeanor possessions of drug and marijuana paraphernalia.

Hurley was released on a $9,000 secured bond.