Hyde County man arrested on cocaine charges

Lacy Whitaker (Dare County Sheriff's Office)

MANTEO, Dare County - A Hyde County man was arrested earlier this month in Dare County for attempting to sell cocaine at a business in Manteo, police said.

The Dare County Narcotics Task Force arrested Lacy Whitaker, 37, on May 5. The Swan Quarter resident was charged with felony possession with the intent to sell and/or deliver cocaine. He was booked into the Dare County Jail on a $20,000 secured bond.