Felton man arrested on drug charges following traffic stop

DOVER, Del. – Dover Police arrested a man on multiple charges following a traffic stop early Saturday morning.

According to police, at around 2:45 a.m., 25-year-old Jimar Murphy was stopped for a registration violation. A police K-9 alerted officers of the presence of narcotics, and a search of the vehicle led to the recovery of 1.2 grams of crack cocaine, 1 gram of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a loaded .40 caliber handgun hidden under the front seat of the car.

Murphy was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of firearm/ammo by person prohibited, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, carrying concealed deadly weapon, and drug paraphernalia. He was later released on his own recognizance.

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