Traffic stop leads to charges for two in Milton

1280 Harry Johnson Jr

MILTON, Del. – Delaware State Police say two people were arrested on drug charges during a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon.

Troopers say they stopped a vehicle in the area of Harbeson Road and Cool Spring Road for traffic violations shortly after 3 p.m. On contact with the driver, 52-year-old Harry Johnson Jr., and a 48-year-old female passenger, a strong odor of marijuana was detected coming from the drivers window.

A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the discovery of approximately .57 grams of methamphetamine, approximately .67 grams of hash, approximately 13.46 grams of marijuana, and more than $2,300 in suspected drug money.

Johnson was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, third degree conspiracy, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to signal continuously, and failure to obey a traffic device. He was later released on $13,200 unsecured bond.

The female passenger was charged with third degree conspiracy, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was released on $2,000 unsecured bond.

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