Traffic stop leads to drug and weapon charges for Del. man

HARRINGTON, Del. – Milford Police arrested a Harrington man late last week after he was found in possession of a handgun and drugs during a traffic stop.

Just before 2 AM on November 23rd, an officer on patrol saw a vehicle being operated with an equipment violation in the area of South Rehoboth Boulevard. A traffic stop was conducted, and upon making contact with the driver, 19-year-old Kaleb M. Tribek, the smell of marijuana was noticed coming from within the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle led police to discover a 9 mm handgun, 12 grams of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

Tribeck was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a weapon with a removed obliterated or altered serial number, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of a deadly weapon by person who also possesses a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and failure to have two headlamps.

He has been committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $31,700 secured bond.

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