Elizabeth City woman arrested after K9 detected narcotics during traffic stop in Dare County

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DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — A woman from Elizabeth City has been arrested in Dare County accused of drug charges.

According to the Dare County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were working the B-District around 7 p.m. on Oct. 8 when they conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on NC-345.

During the traffic stop, Manteo Police arrived and deployed a K9 officer on the vehicle.

The K9 alerted authorities to the presence of narcotics and prompted a search of the vehicle.

During the search, an unspecified amount of heroin and drug paraphernalia were seized.

The driver of the vehicle, identified as 45-year-old Elizabeth City resident Dominique Sybil Skae was arrested.

Skae is facing several charges including felony possession of a Schedule I controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. She is currently being held on a $10,000 secured bond.

Dominique Skae, Oct. 18, 2021 (Photo Courtesy – Dare County Sheriff’s Office)

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