Hit-and-run suspect found with drugs, stolen gun

By on February 12, 2020

(Dare County Sheriff)

On Feb. 8, at approximately 10:00 p.m., the Dare County Sheriff’s Office A-District responded to a hit-and-run in the area of Marshy Ridge in Colington. A vehicle description was given of the truck that had left the scene, and that vehicle was located turning off of Colington Rd onto Hwy 158.

A traffic stop was conducted near Landing Drive with Kill Devil Hills Police Department assisting. During the incident, the driver was checked for weapons and a Glock handgun was found within his waistband. The Glock was checked and turned out to be stolen. Also located in a pants pocket was an amount of cocaine.

Deangelo Maurice Joyner, 45, of Elizabeth City, was charged with (F) Possession of a Stolen Firearm, (F) Possession of a Firearm by Felon, (F) Possession of Cocaine, (M) Carrying Concealed Weapon, (M) Hit & Run Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Property Damage, (M) Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, (M) Possession of Open Container in Passenger Area, and (M) Driving while license is revoked.

Joyner is in custody under a $112,500 secured bond.


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