DARE CO. -- Three men were arrested following an undercover narcotics operation on Hatteras Island.
Arrested are 34-year-old Matthew Ryan Taylor, 18-year-old Chad Lee Rucker and 52-year-old Roger Lee Rucker.
According to Dare County Sheriff Steve Hoggard officers executed a search warrant in the 50000 block of Bayside Court and seized cocaine, prescriptions medicine and firearms.
One of the suspects was pulled over in a vehicle leaving the Frisco area.
Taylor is charged with possession with the intent to sell or deliver cocaine, conspire to sell or deliver cocaine and driving while impaired. He was released on $38,000 bond.
Chad Rucker is charged with conspire to sell or deliver cocaine and possession with the intent to sell or deliver cocaine. He was released on $35,000 bond.
Roger Rucker is charged with felony possession of cocaine and maintain a dwelling or place for keeping controlled substance. Rucker is in the Dare County Detention Center in lieu of $100,000 bond.