Three arrested on drug charges after traffic stop in Currituck Co.

Three people were arrested Tuesday night in Currituck County after being found in possession of illegal narcotics during a routine traffic stop.

The Currituck County Sheriff’s Office says dispatch was notified around 6:00 p.m. of a 2005 Pontiac speeding and traveling recklessly just north of the Wright Memorial Bridge.

Deputies were able to locate and stop the vehicle in the 6400 block of Caratoke Highway.

The occupants were identified as 21-year-old Cameron Chad Cofflin (driver), 21-year-old Charleton Blake Mays, and 23-year-old Cody Edward Steuart.

All three were found in possession of cocaine, Xanax and marijuana and each were charged with Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance, Simple Possession of a Schedule IV Controlled Substance, Possession of a Schedule VI (misdemeanor), and Posession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Additionally, Cofflin was charged with Resisting a Public Officer.

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