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Five arrested in cocaine bust at Kill Devil Hills hotel

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Posted at 9:36 AM, Oct 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-06 09:37:08-04

Kill Devil Hills, N.C. – Five people were arrested in a cocaine bust at a hotel in Kill Devil Hills on Saturday.

Members of the Dare County Narcotics Task Force made the arrests during an investigation of people suspected of selling cocaine from a hotel room in the area.

Task Force officers conducted a traffic stop on one of the people leaving the hotel room and recovered cocaine.

Officers then went to the hotel room and found a quantity of cocaine, cash and drug paraphernalia.

Five people were arrested and charged with the following:

  • 34-year-old Tyrese Stokley of Elizabeth City: Felony Possession of Cocaine, Felony Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Cocaine, Felony Maintain Dwelling for Controlled Substance, Felony Conspire to Sell/Deliver Cocaine. Stokley is being held in lieu of a $60,000 Secured Bond.
  • 26-year-old Leanna Marie Jacobs of Elizabeth City: Felony Maintain Dwelling for Controlled Substance, Felony Conspire to Sell/Deliver Cocaine. Jacobs is being held in lieu of a $15,000 Secured Bond.
  • 23-year-old Byron Dakota Langley of Kill Devil Hills: Felony Possession of Cocaine. Langley was released in lieu of a $10,000 Secured Bond.
  • 20-year-old Morgan Haylie Brooks of Grandy: Felony Possession of Cocaine. Brooks was released in lieu of a $10,000 Secured Bond.
  • 28-year-old Darius Lamount Slade of Kill Devil Hills: Felony Possession of Cocaine, FTA Driving While License Revoked. Slade was released in lieu of a $5,500 Secured Bond.

The 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.