Traffic stop results in drug and weapons charges for Dover man

MAGNOLIA, Del. – Delaware State Police arrested a man Tuesday night after finding drugs and weapons during a traffic stop.

At around 9:45 p.m., troopers observed a vehicle swerving outside its travel lanes on Walnut Shade Road in Magnolia. After initiating a traffic stop and making contact with the driver, 32-year-old Christopher Foraker, troopers smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle and saw firearms in plain view in the back seat.

Troopers then found approximately 0.19 grams of crystal methamphetamine, a 6.5 Grendel rifle, a .22 caliber rifle, approximately 28.71 grams of marijuana, numerous caliber rounds, and drug paraphernalia in his vehicle. It was also learned that Foraker is prohibited from possessing firearms.

He was subsequently arrested and charged with two counts of possession of a firearm or ammunition by a person prohibited, two counts of possession of a deadly weapon by a person who also possesses a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, and failure to remain within a single lane. He is currently being held at the Sussex Correctional Institution on $6,102 secured bond.

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