PA man behind bars on multiple drug charges

BRIDGEVILLE, Del. – A Philadelphia man is currently behind bars after he was found to be in possession of crack cocaine during a traffic stop on Wednesday.

An officer from the Bridgeville Police Department reportedly sought help from the Greenwood Police Department to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation. Officers immediately suspected that criminal activity was in progress and asked the driver, Robert Lowe, to step out of the vehicle. Lowe reportedly then fled in the vehicle, throwing approximately 3.6 ounces of crack cocaine from the vehicle.

Police say Lowe then stopped the vehicle and surrendered to officers. He was subsequently taken into custody and charged with possession of a controlled substance in a Tier 5 quantity, drug dealing, hindering prosecution, disregarding a police officer signal, possession of a controlled/counterfeit substance, and a moving violation.

Lowe is currently being held at the Sussex Correctional Institute on $36,751 secured bail.

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