Traffic stop leads to drug charges for Hartly woman

MILTON, Del. – Delaware State Police arrested a Hartly woman after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs.

According to police, a traffic stop was initiated when a trooper saw a gray Dodge Dart failing to stay in its travel lane on Hudson Road. When the trooper made contact with the driver, 52-year-old Sanetta Felton, a baggie of what appeared to be powder cocaine and a jar of what looked like marijuana were seen in plain view.

A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the recovery of approximately 22.8 grams of cocaine, approximately 4.2 grams of marijuana, approximately 6.9 grams of THC, and drug paraphernalia.

Felton was arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in a tier 4 quantity, possession of a controlled substance in a tier 3 quantity, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance with an aggravating factor, three counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, and failure to remain in a single lane.

She was held at the Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $50,650 secured bond.

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