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Four arrested on heroin charges in Dare County

Four arrested on heroin charges in Dare County
Posted at 11:31 AM, Dec 19, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-19 12:10:53-05

Dare County, N.C. – Four suspects are now facing heroin charges in Dare County, according to Chief Deputy Steve Hoggard of the Dare County Sheriff’s Office.

On December 17th the Dare County Narcotics Task Force, with the assistance of the Kitty Hawk Police Department, executed a search warrant on Poor Ridge Road in Kitty Hawk.

The search warrant was the result of information developed by David Johnson, a Kill Devil Hills Police Officer, assigned to the Narcotics Task Force.

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Officials say there were several people distributing heroin and cocaine from the residence in question.

Four individuals were arrested and charged.

25-year-old Zachary Taylor Barksdale of Kitty Hawk is charged with Conspiracy to Sell or Deliver Heroin. He has been committed to the Dare County Detention Center in lieu of $40,000 bond.

25-year-old Donald Joseph Gray Jr. of Kill Devil Hills is charged with Conspiracy to Sell or Deliver Heroin. He has been committed to the Dare County Detention Center in lieu of $50,000 bond.

23-year-old Elca Saliasi of Kill Devil Hills has been charged with Conspiracy to Sell or Deliver Heroin. She has been committed to the Dare County Detention Center in lieu of $25,000 bond.

20-year-old Taryn Nicole Daniels of Wanchese has been charged with Conspiracy to Sell or Deliver Heroin. She has been committed to the Dare County Detention Center in lieu of $20,000 bond.

Here is a statement issued by Sheriff Doug Doughtie:

“It is vital to the operation of our Task Force to have officers like David Johnson as a part of that team. Task Force officers investigate and respond to these types of cases professionally and efficiently. Dare County is fortunate to have these officers. We are also fortunate to have a good working relationship among the various law enforcement agencies in Dare County. Crime knows no jurisdictional boundaries. Working together is the way to maximize our effectiveness.”