Milton man arrested on drug charges following traffic stop

LEWES, Del. – Delaware State Police arrested a Milton man following a traffic stop Wednesday evening.

At around 8:35 p.m., a trooper stopped a vehicle on Beaver Dam Road in Lewes after the driver did not signal a lane change and failed to stay within a single lane. On contact with the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, 51-year-old Harry Johnson Jr., an odor of marijuana was detected coming from within the vehicle.

A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the recovery of the following:

  • Approx. 0.14 grams of heroin
  • 83 Amphetamine pills
  • 4 Buprenorphine pills
  • Approx. 23 grams of marijuana
  • Approx. 6.6 grams of hashish
  • Approx. 0.8 grams of methamphetamine
  • Drug paraphernalia

Johnson was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of drugs, failure to have insurance identification in possession, failure to remain in a single lane, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in a tier 4 quantity, and five counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance with aggravated factor.

He is currently being held at SCI on $80,626 secured bond.

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