Police: Traffic stop leads to discovery of loaded handgun, over 6 pounds of marijuana

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HARRINGTON, Del. – A traffic stop on Thursday led to the discovery of a handgun and more than 6 pounds of marijuana.

We’re told Harrington Police officers on patrol made contact with the suspect, identified as 42-year-old Ronnell Vickers, after discovering the vehicle he was driving had an invalid registration. Officers detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle, and a probable cause search was conducted.

Inside the vehicle, officers discovered several packages of marijuana with a total weight of approximately 6.3 pounds, approximately 12.4 grams of ecstasy, a loaded 9mm handgun, two digital scales, and various drug paraphernalia.

Vickers was subsequently arrested on numerous drug and firearm charges, as well as two registration violations. He is currently being held at SCI on a $31,000 cash bond.

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