After chase, Colington man arrested on meth charges

By on April 8, 2021

(Dare County Sheriff’s Office)

Dixie R. Smith

Update: The Dare County Sheriff’s Department has provided an update on this case.

The bond amount for Dixie R. Smith is now $383,000. In addition to the previous charges, here are additional ones:  Possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule 1 controlled substance; Possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine; 2 counts of maintain a vehicle, place or dwelling by person with a controlled substance.

On April 7, The Dare County Narcotics Task Force was conducting a drug investigation on Dixie R. Smith and initiated a traffic stop in Colington on Smith’s vehicle, when Smith fled in the vehicle and then on foot in that area. The traffic stop was on Kitty Hawk Bay Drive in Colington Harbour.

Smith, of Huron Court in Colington, was quickly apprehended after the foot pursuit and is currently being held at the Dare County Detention Center under a $83,000 bond with the following criminal charges: Felony possession of methamphetamine; Felony possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine; Felony flee to elude arrest; Damage to property. Numerous other felony and misdemeanor charges are pending.

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  • Nyale

    So sad. 😥

    Thursday, Apr 8 @ 12:31 pm