Traffic stop in Kill Devil Hills leads to drug arrest of a Virginia man

[Dare County Sheriff’s Office]

A 44-year-old Virginia man was taken into custody on Friday, April 29th after a traffic stop in Kill Devil Hills.

According to a release from the Dare County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 10:25 pm, a Deputy working the A-District conducted the stop on HWY 158 near East St Clair Street in Kill Devil Hills, NC. Other Deputies arrived to assist and a search of the vehicle and occupants was conducted.

A passenger in the vehicle was found to be in possession of Psilocybin mushrooms, a Scheduled I Controlled Substance in North Carolina. There were other misdemeanor amounts of marijuana and paraphernalia located and seized from the vehicle.

William Sherman Coates of Hampton was arrested and charged with (F) Possession of a Scheduled I Controlled Substance and issued citations for (M) Possession of Marijuana and Paraphernalia. Coates was released on a $2,000 secured bond.

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