Colington man arrested on drug charges after pursuit

Dixie R. Smith

A Colington man faces several felony charges after a police pursuit Wednesday afternoon.

The Dare County Narcotics Task Force was conducting a drug investigation on Dixie R. Smith and initiated a traffic stop, Dare Sheriff Doug Doughtie said in a news release.

Smith, of Huron Court, fled in his vehicle and then on foot in that area, the release said. He was quickly apprehended after the foot pursuit and has been charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, felony possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, felony flee to elude arrest, damage to property numerous other felony and misdemeanor charges.

Smith is held at the Dare County Detention Center under a $83,000.00 bond.

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