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Elizabeth City Police arrest two for drug and weapon possession

Karem Diaz Felton, 24 (left), and Tay’Quan Shakeei Coleman, 19 (right). Photos courtesy of the Elizabeth City Police Department.

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Officers with the Elizabeth City Police Department have arrested two men for the possession of and intent to distribute illegal drugs and weapons early Friday morning.

At approximately 12:43 a.m., Karem Diaz Felton, 24, of Elizabeth City, was arrested for Felony Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Felony Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell and Deliver, Misdemeanor Maintaining a place to keep drugs and Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Tay’Quan Shakeei Coleman, 19, of Hertford, N.C., was arrested for Felony Possession of a Stolen Firearm and Felony Possess/Sell/Buy Altered Gun Serial Number.

Felton was given a $35,000 secured bond and posted bond at the Magistrate’s Office. Coleman was given a $25,000 secured bond and was transported to the Albemarle District Jail.