DSP: Heroin, stolen gun found during Dover traffic stop; one charged

DOVER, Del. - A man is facing multiple charges, after troopers say they found a stolen gun and heroin in the vehicle during a traffic stop, in Dover.

Delaware State Police say on Wednesday, just after 12:00 PM, troopers on patrol, in the area of Martin Luther King Boulevard, noticed a 2009 Dodge Nitro with and equipment violation. Troopers say they then pulled over the vehicle and identified the driver as 33-year-old Stephen Obeda, of Harrington.

According to the report, during the traffic stop, authorities determined the Obeda's drivers License was revoked. Police say Obeda was then removed from the vehicle and the vehicle was searched. During the search, DSP says they found a concealed and fully loaded .22 caliber revolver which was previously reported stolen out of Denton, MD, 20.70 grams of marijuana and .375 grams of heroin both of which were packaged for sale.

Obeda was charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, two counts of possession of a firearm or ammunition by a person prohibited, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, receiving a stolen firearm,  two counts of possession with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and several traffic charges.

He was later released on a $59,000 unsecured bond.

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