Northern Virginia woman faces felony drug charges after arrest on Hatteras Island

Genevieve Price Wittpenn

A northern Virginia woman faces multiple felony drug counts after she was arrested on Hatteras Island over the weekend.

According to the Dare County Sheriff’s Office, deputies working the C-District conducted a traffic stop Sunday around 1:20 a.m. in the area of Rocky Rollinson Rd and N.C. 12 in Buxton.

During the stop, deputies said they could smell marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle yielded a trafficking amount of cocaine and an amount of marijuana.

Genevieve Price Wittpenn, 20, of Alexandria, Virginia, was arrested and charged with felony trafficking cocaine by possession, felony possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine, possession of marijuana, felony possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana and felony maintaining a vehicle for a controlled substance.Wittpenn was released from the Dare County Detention Center on a $40,000 secured bond.