Report of shots fired leads to drug arrest in Colington Harbour

A report of someone being shot in Colington Harbour last week led to the arrest of a 24-year-old man on numerous drug charges.

Dare County Sheriff’s Office deputies working in A-District responded to a call on Sir Chandler Drive on Friday at 8:10 a.m. Upon arrival, investigators determined that the person who called was experiencing hallucinations.

Deputies said they found and seized quantities of Xanax, Suboxone, LSD, methamphetamine, marijuana, a digital scale, packaging materials and numerous pieces of paraphernalia.

Ryan Thomas Philbrook, was charged with felony posession with intent to sell or distribute a Schedule IV controlled substance, felony possession of methamphetamine, felony possession of a Schedule I controlled substance, and misdemeanor counts of possession of Schedule III controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was released from the Dare County Detention Center have posting a $30,000 secured bond.

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