Traffic stop leads to discovery of handgun, drugs

1280 Hazzard Frankford

FRANKFORD, Del. – Delaware State Police say they arrested a Millsboro man after he was found with a loaded handgun and drugs during a traffic stop Wednesday evening.

We’re told just after 7 p.m., a trooper stopped a vehicle after noticing that it was pulling a car trailer with no registration plate displayed. On contact with the driver, 26-year-old Devynne Hazzard, and a male passenger, a strong odor of marijuana was detected, and drug paraphernalia was seen in plain view.

The occupants were ordered to step out of the vehicle, and a search resulted in the recovery of approximately 12.40 grams of cocaine, approximately 61.55 grams of marijuana, a loaded 9mm handgun with 16 rounds, approximately .97 grams of THC wax, and drug paraphernalia.

Hazzard waws subsequently arrested and charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm within 10 years of prior conviction, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance tier 2 quantity, possession of ammunition by person prohibited, possession with intent to deliver controlled substance, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, receiving a stolen firearm, three counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana (civil violation) and expired tags.

He was committed to SCI on a $133,901 cash bond.

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