Meth found during vehicle search in Del.; one charged

Carl Nelson, 47, of Milton

A man was arrested after police say they found drugs during a search of a vehicle, in Harrington. 

The Harrington Police Department says on February 13, officers were contacted about a suspicious person inside a vehicle in the parking lot of the Holiday Inn Express, on South DuPont Highway. Once on scene, police say they encountered 47-year-old Carl Nelson, of Milton. 

According to the report, police were given consent to search the vehicle where they found  7.3 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. 

Nelson was taken into custody and charged with possession of a controlled Substance in a tier 1 quantity and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was later released on $2,250 unsecured bond.

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