Traffic stop lead to discovery of Methadone, Heroin & paraphernalia left one man busted in Hyde Co. this weekend

(HYDE CO., NC)- Per a press release by Hyde Co. Sheriff’s Office, Saturday, March 23, 2019, around 9:00pm deputies responded to a single vehicle wreck on US 264 in Swan Quarter. Upon arriving on scene deputies believed that the driver, James Knapp of Maryland was impaired on a substance other than alcohol and began investigating.

Cpl McCullor and K9 Officer West conducted a search of the vehicle which led to the findings of, multiple syringes used for injecting Heroin, 2 of which still had a substance in the syringe, several homemade tourniquets, a homemade glass pipe, and 107.53 mg of Methadone.

James F. Knapp of Maryland was charged with:

  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Trafficking, Opium or Heroin
  • Driving Under the Influence

and is being held under a $100,000 bond.

No mugshot of Knapp was available for release.



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