Dare County Sheriff reports two drug arrests

By on December 5, 2023

(Dare County Sheriff’s Office)

On Nov. 18, at approximately 12:53 a.m., Deputies working the B-District conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on US 64 near the Piggly Wiggly, Manteo. During the traffic stop, a K9 was deployed on the vehicle and alerted to the presence of a controlled substance. During the search of the vehicle an amount of Methamphetamine, Hydrocodone and Drug Paraphernalia were located and seized. Amanda Nicole Hendrix F/41 of Latta, SC, was arrested and charged with (F) Possession of Methamphetamine, PWIMSD Methamphetamine, (F) Maintaining a Vehicle, (M) Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance and (M) Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Hendrix was given a $10,000 secured bond. Manteo Police Department assisted on the vehicle stop.

On Dec. 3, at approximately 6:05 p.m., Deputies working the C-District conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on NC Hwy 12 near Ramp 32, Avon. During the traffic stop, the Deputy established probable cause to search the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was conducted, and a felony amount of marijuana was located and seized. Also located in the vehicle were open containers of alcohol. Lori Louise Dale F/58, of Avon, NC, was charged with (F) PWIMSD Schedule VI Controlled Substance, (M) Driving while Impaired, (M) Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia, (M) Possession of Open Container, Speeding and Vehicle Registration Violation. Dale was given a $18,000 secured bond.



  • Jeremy

    Pot is more dangerous than meth and oxy according to the bail.

    Wednesday, Dec 6 @ 9:13 pm
  • Koo Flocks

    Unbelievable….meth 🗣️ and dope fiends have ruined this area.

    Thursday, Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm