(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.