Two arrested on drug charges after KDH hotel search

By on May 11, 2022

Dare County Sheriff

Shawn Christopher Elliot and Olivia Donna-Louise Fontenot.

On May 11, the Dare County Sheriff’s Department released this information regarding drug arrests last week that began with a traffic stop and culminated with a room search.

On May 5, at approximately 11:41 p.m., Deputies working the A District conducted a traffic stop near Ocean Bay Blvd and Virginia Dare Trail in Kill Devil Hills, NC. During the stop, a Dare County Sheriff’s Office K-9 alerted to the presence of narcotics inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was conducted and several items of drug paraphernalia were located and seized. The Deputies continued the investigation and developed enough information to obtain a search warrant for 2 rooms at a hotel in Kill Devil Hills. During the search of the rooms, the Deputies located and seized crack cocaine and more drug paraphernalia.

Shawn Christopher Elliot, M/44, Elizabeth City, NC, was charged with (F) PWISD Cocaine and (F) Maintaining a Vehicle/Dwelling/Place for a Controlled Substance and was released on a $100,000 secured bond.

Olivia Donna-Louise Fontenot, F/32, Edenton, NC, was charged with (F) PWISD Cocaine and (F) Maintaining a Vehicle/Dwelling/Place for a Controlled Substance and was released on a $15,000 secured bond.

 

 

 

 



NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING TO REVIEW PLANS FOR AN OUTER BANKS EVENT CENTER
County Dare, North Carolina
Dare County Tourism Board

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Visitors Bureau will hold a public meeting to review the plans for an Outer Banks Event Center. The meeting will take place on Monday, June 6, 2022 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Keeper’s Galley building at Haven on the Banks, 115 Dove Street, Nags Head North Carolina 27959.

Still in the conceptual phase, the Event Center is intended to provide suitable and flexible space for year-round events, concerts, sports, meetings, smaller tradeshows, galas and any number of other uses. Learn more about the benefits for visitors and residents and how the Event Center is planned to complement the new Soundside boardwalk that is being designed.

Staff will be on hand to answer any questions. For additional information, please visit our Event Center FAQ page.


 



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