A Friday night traffic stop in Kill Devil Hills led to the arrest of a 32-year-old Elizabeth City man on charges of marijuana and illegal gun possession, the Dare County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.
At approximately 10:09 pm, a Dare County Sheriff’s Office deputy working the Beach District conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near 1208 South Croatan Highway. During the stop, the deputy could smell an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle, the release said.
A search of the vehicle was conducted and an amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a handgun were located and seized, the sheriff’s office said.
Dorian Nanthaniel Riddick, of the 800 block of Price Street, was charged with felon in possession of a firearm, carrying a concealed handgun, possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana drug paraphernalia, the release said.
Riddick was released on a $3,000 secured bond.
Kill Devil Hills Police Department assisted with the traffic stop.