Teen arrested on drug, gun charges

DOVER, Del. – Dover Police arrested a 19-year-old after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs and a handgun.

According to police, at around 10:30 a.m. a traffic stop was initiated after a vehicle was seen driving with expired tags in the area of N. DuPont Highway and Lepore Road. When officers made contact with the driver, Abdul-Rahim Bracey, a strong odor of marijuana was detected, and marijuana was seen in plain view.

A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the recovery of a handgun, $205 in drug money, a digital scale, and 38 grams of marijuana.

Bracey was charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession with intent to deliver, possession of a firearm by person prohibited, drug paraphernalia, and traffic offenses. He was released after posting $15,100 secured bond.

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