Traffic stop leads to recovery of drugs, two arrested

1280 Georgetown Arrest 1026

GEORGETOWN, Del. – A weekend traffic stop led to multiple charges for two in Georgetown.

According to Georgetown Police, a traffic stop was initiated Saturday evening in the area of Bedford Street and Adams Street. The male driver reportedly fled from the vehicle at the time of the stop, and a female passenger was contacted and taken into custody. The driver was located a short time later and also taken into custody.

Further investigation revealed that the driver, identified as 20-year-old Demond Hull, had disposed of a black bag while fleeing from officers. The black bag was recovered and found to contain 126.39 grams of marijuana, .89 grams of cocaine, a digital scale, and an unknown amount of cash.

Hull was charged with possession of marijuana, resisting arrest, tampering with evidence, third degree conspiracy, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The female passenger, identified as 18-year-old Ganiya Long, was charged with possession of marijuana, hindering prosecution, third degree conspiracy, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving the wrong way.

Both suspects were released on their own recognizance.

Categories: Crime, Delaware, Local News