DSP: Dover man arrested after drugs, handgun found in Frederica traffic stop

Tyrell D. Clark, 25, of Dover, Del.

Delaware State Police say they arrested a Dover man on Wednesday when troopers found narcotics and a handgun during a traffic stop.

At around 4:10 Wednesday afternoon in Frederica near North Market Street and North Frederica Road, police say a green Mazda CX5 drove through a stop sign and pulled out in front of a DSP vehicle. The trooper pulled the Mazda over and made contact with the driver, 25-year-old Tyrell D. Clark of Dover.

Police say the trooper smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the car. Police conducted a search of the Mazda and reportedly found 2.19 grams of heroin, 6.83 grams of cocaine, 100.84 grams of marijuana, five doses of MDMA and a .45 caliber pistol.

Troopers arrested Clark without incident and charged him 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, four counts of possession with intent to deliver controlled substances, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to stop at a stop sign.

Clark has been committed to the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on a secured bond of $47,501.

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