Seaford traffic stop leads to arrests, recovery of drugs

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Left, Dwayne Deshields. Right, Deshawn Magee.

SEAFORD, Del. – Two Sussex County men are facing multiple felony charges after a traffic stop Friday night.

Around 8:37 p.m. on November 25th, Delaware State Police say a trooper saw a Chevrolet Impala traveling westbound on Old Furnace Road, near Eskridge Road, with an improper brake light that did not use a turn signal. The trooper pulled the vehicle over, and found 45-year-old Dwayne Deshields of Bridgeville and 44-year-old Deshawn Magee of Seaford inside.

Police say a computer search revealed that Deshields was driving with a suspended license, and an active capias out of the Justice of the Peace Court. Deshields was taken into custody without incident, police say.

While speaking with Magee, troopers say they saw suspected drugs in plain view inside the vehicle. After a brief struggle, Magee was also arrested, according to police. Troopers found about 8.88 grams of cocaine, .38 grams of crack cocaine, 21.74 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and more than $750 in suspected drug proceeds inside the vehicle.

Deshields is charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance in a tier 1 quantity, conspiracy second degree, and numerous traffic violations. He was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court #3 and released on his own recognizance.

Magee is charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance in a tier 1 quantity, conspiracy second degree, and resisting arrest. He is also charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana. Magee was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court #3 and released on $3,801 unsecured bond.

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