Man arrested on gun and drug dealing charges in Lewes

MsLEWES, Del. – Delaware State Police arrested 33-year-old Mikkail Stephens of Georgetown on drug dealing and gun charges following a traffic stop that occurred in Lewes Sunday morning.

On March 12, 2023, just after 1 AM, a trooper saw a silver 2003 Cadillac DeVille traveling Westbound on Lewes Georgetown Highway in the area of Minos Conaway Road. The DeVille began swerving on the road and crossed over its lane. The troopers stopped the car, identifying Mikkail Stephens. Stephens displayed signs of impairment and was taken into custody for a DUI. An inventory search of the car led to the discovery of a concealed handgun, 260.76 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and over $700 in suspected drug dealing proceeds. A computer check showed that the handgun had been reported as stolen by Delaware State Police Troop 3 in October 2020.

Stephens was taken to Troop 7 and charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony)
  • Carrying a Concealed Firearm (Felony)
  • Receiving a Stolen Firearm (Felony)
  • Driving Under the Influence
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Failure to Drive in Designated Lane

Stephens was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $54,502.

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