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Two Arrested On Drug Charges After A Dover Traffic Stop

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Famous Rhoades, 34, of Middletown Famous Rhoades, 34, of Middletown

DOVER, Del. - Two Delaware men were arrested on Tuesday night, after a traffic stop reportedly lead to the discovery of drugs.

Delaware State Police say around 11:40 PM, a Trooper assigned to the Kent County Governor's Task Force pulled over a dark colored Pontiac Grand Prix that was driving with one headlight. The car reportedly pulled into the Royal Farms near South State Street and East Lebanon Road, where the Trooper spoke with the driver, a 55-year-old Dover man, and his two passengers, 34-year-old Famous Rhoades, of Middletown, and 48-year-old David Heath, of Smyrna.

Police say during a computer check of the men, they found that Rhoades was on probation, and Heath was wanted out of Kent County Family Court, and Kent County Court of Common Pleas. A search of Rhoades reportedly revealed 28.7 grams of powder cocaine, 8.9 grams of crack cocaine, 2.2 grams of marijuana, and more than $500 in suspected drug proceeds. Heath was apparently in possession of two small metal pipe, that are commonly used to smoke crack cocaine.

Rhoades and Heath were both taken into custody. The 55-year-old driver was given a traffic summons for operating a motor vehicle without two headlights, and released.

Rhoades was charged with possession of a controlled substance in a tier 5 quantity - powder cocaine, possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession of a controlled substance in a tier 1 quantity - crack cocaine, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is being held at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $46,000 bond.

Heath was given a criminal summons for possession of drug paraphernalia, and is being held at JTVCC on bond for the two capiases.

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