Attorney faces drug charges after traffic stop in Currituck County

Phillip H. Hayes, Jr. (Photo: Currituck County Sheriff’s Office)

CURRITUCK COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — An attorney from Kill Devil Hills is facing drug charges after a traffic stop Friday in Point Harbor.

56-year-old Phillip H. Hayes, Jr. is charged with felony possession of cocaine and paraphernalia.

Hayes was arrested and taken to the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office. He was later released on $1,500 secure bond.