Bridgeville man arrested on DUI, drug charges following single-vehicle crash

1280 Brandon Palmer

HARRINGTON, Del. – Delaware State Police arrested a Bridgeville man on multiple charges following a crash early Sunday morning.

At around 4:10 a.m., troopers were dispatched to South DuPont Highway, in the area of Winkler Road, for a single-vehicle collision. On contact with the driver and sole occupant, 21-year-old Brandon Palmer, a strong odor of marijuana was detected coming from inside the vehicle.

As a result, a criminal investigation ensued, and an inventory search of the vehicle was conducted before it was towed. Inside, police found a Taurus 9mm revolver with an obliterated serial number, approximately 9.43 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and approximately $1,139 in suspected drug money.

Palmer was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of aa weapon, with a removed, obliterated, or altered serial number, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of a deadly weapon by a person prohibited, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, DUI, and other traffic-related charges. He was held at SCI on a $7,401 secured bond.

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