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Search Warrant in Manteo Leads To Heroin, Cocaine And Marijuana Seizure

Post Date:02/08/2017 3:13 p.m.

SEARCH WARRANT IN MANTEO LEADS TO HEROIN, COCAINE AND MARIJUANA SEIZURE

On February 3, 2017, Dare County Narcotics Task Force*, with the assistance from the Dare County Regional Emergency Response Team**, executed a search warrant on Scarborough Street in Manteo, NC.  During the execution of the search warrant the Task Force located a trafficking amount of Cocaine, an amount of Heroin, Marijuana, US Currency and Drug Paraphernalia.  See below for arrest information:

Nathaniel Clay Pledger (B/M, 43)Pledger,Nathaniel
Scarborough Street, Manteo, NC 27954

Pledger was charged with the following and being held in lieu of a $50,000 secured bond;

2 Counts Felony Possession with the Intent to Manufacture/Sell/Deliver Cocaine
Felony Possession with the Intent to Manufacture/Sell/Deliver Marijuana
Felony Maintaining a Dwelling for a Controlled Substance

NARCOTIC TASK FORCE SEIZES MORE HEROIN

On February 7, 2017, Dare County Narcotics Task Force* stopped a vehicle that had gone to Portsmouth, Virginia to pick up Heroin and bring back to Dare County.  The Task Force had been gathering information on this individual and was able to use that to conduct this stop.  See below for arrest information:

Elms,JoeJoe Ponder Elms (W/M, 26)

Old County Rd, Manteo, NC 27954

Elms was charged with the following and being held in lieu of a $40,000;

Felony Possession of Heroin
Felony Maintaining a Vehicle
  

*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.

**Dare County Regional Emergency Response Team is made up of Nags Head Police Department, Kitty Hawk Police Department and the Dare County Sheriff’s Office.

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