Salisbury man arrested on felony drug charges in Delaware

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VIOLA, Del. – A Salisbury man is behind bars on felony drug charges following a traffic stop in Delaware.

At around 10 p.m. Friday, troopers on patrol observed a black 2018 Acura TLX traveling southbound on South Dupont Highway, approaching Viola, that failed to use its turn signal when he conducted a lane change. A traffic stop was initiated, and contact was made with the driver, identified as 43-year-old Caheim Drake. During the stop, the Delaware State Police canine conducted a free-air scan of the Acura and alerted to the presence of an odor of narcotics.

Troopers searched Drake at the scene and found him in possession of approximately 84.24 grams of cocaine and approximately 3.02 grams of marijuana. He was subsequently arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in a tier 3 quantity, possession of a controlled substance in a tier 3 quantity, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, and failure to signal.

He was held at SCI on an $80,102 secured bond.

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