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Two Dare County Residents Arrested for Bringing Cocaine Back From Florida

Post Date:08/04/2016 8:30 a.m.
On August 1, 2016, the Dare County Narcotics Task Force* was patiently waiting on a vehicle to come into Dare County from Florida. This wasn’t just any vehicle, the Task Force had information this vehicle was bringing in Cocaine to distribute in and around Dare County. At approximately 8:10pm the vehicle came into Dare County. The Task Force keyed in on the vehicle and the occupants and waited for the opportunity to stop the vehicle safely. The vehicle was stopped without incident and the Task Force along with a Dare County Sheriff’s Office K-9 began the task of locating the contraband. The vehicle was searched and approximately four (4) ounces of cocaine and an amount of Heroin was located. Both individuals were arrested and transported to the Dare County Detention Center for processing. See below for arrest information;

Joshua Charles Warren Hancock (W/M, 37) Vista Lake Drive, Manteo, NC 27954
Hancock was charged with the following and released on a $50,000 secured bond
Felony Trafficking in Cocaine
Felony Maintaining a Vehicle for Controlled Substances

Dennis John Norman (W/M, 34) Miriam Lane, Wanchese, NC 27981
Norman was charged with the following and released on a $60,000 secured bond
Felony Trafficking in Cocaine
Felony Maintaining a Vehicle for Controlled Substances
Felony Possession of Heroin

Additional charges are expected

*The Dare County Narcotics Task Force is made up of the Dare County Sheriff’s Office, Nags Head Police Department, Kill Devil Hills Police Department, Kitty Hawk Police Department, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations and North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement.
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