Search warrant leads to methamphetamine arrest on Hatteras Island

Charles Thomas Corpening

The Dare County Narcotics Task Force has arrested a 45-year-old Avon man after a search warrant on Wednesday turned up suspected methamphetamine at his home.

Following a search at his home on Westerly Lane, Charles Thomas Corpening was arrested and charged with felony possession with the intent to sell/deliver methamphetamine, the Dare County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. He is being held at the Dare County jail on a $20,000 secured bond.

The Dare County Narcotics Task Force is made up of the Dare County Sheriff’s Office and the Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk police departments.

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