Creswell man arrested for cocaine possession after traffic stop

Jermone Lewis Jr. (Dare County Sheriff's Office)

On September 2, 2023, at approximately 12:24am, Deputies working the B-District conducted a traffic stop on US 64/264 near Airport Road, Roanoke Island, NC.

A K-9 from Manteo Police Department responded to the stop. The K-9 was deployed on the vehicle and alerted to the presence of a controlled substance.

During the search of the vehicle an amount of Cocaine and Drug Paraphernalia were located and seized. David Jermone Lewis Jr, 36, of Creswell, NC, was arrested and charged with (F) PWISD Cocaine, (F) Possession of Cocaine, (F) Maintaining a Vehicle and (M) Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Lewis was given a $12,500 secured bond.