Man arrested for possession of cocaine after traffic stop

Hunter Basnight. (Dare County Sheriff's Office)

On July 22, 2023, at approximately 1:42 am, Deputies working the B-District conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near Taylors Lane and Hwy 64 in Manns Harbor, NC. During the stop the Deputies established probable cause to search the vehicle. During the search of the vehicle an amount of cocaine was located and seized.

Hunter Basnight, 27, of Shawboro, North Carolina, was arrested and charged with (F) Possession of Cocaine and given a $4,000 secured bond.