Traffic stop leads to discovery of handgun, drugs

1280 Weathersby

DOVER, Del. – Dover Police arrested a woman on numerous charges following a traffic stop Sunday night.

At around 10 p.m., officers stopped a car for driving without headlights in the area of South State Street and East Reed Street. During the stop, the driver, 27-year-old Jennifer Weathersby, opened the glove compartment with a loaded 9mm handgun inside of it.

Both Weathersby and a passenger were detained. A further search of the vehicle led to the discovery of 75 oxycodone pills inside the center console.

She was charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of a firearm by person prohibited, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of oxycodone, drug paraphernalia, and traffic offenses. She was later released on her own recognizance.

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