Incident #: 50-14-18774 Date/Time: Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 9:30AM
Location: North DuPont Highway/Leipsic Road, Dover, Delaware
A Dover man and woman are under arrest for gun and marijuana charges following a Sunday morning traffic stop. Shaquille Thomas (22) and Laura Troise (20) were stopped for speeding in the area of North DuPont Highway and Leipsic Road at approximately 9:30AM Sunday morning. As the officer was talking to the driver, he detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, the officer discovered 1.6 grams of marijuana and a .45 caliber Glock handgun. The handgun was reported stolen to the Delaware State Police Troop 9. Both defendants were taken into custody without incident. Thomas was released on $13,000 unsecured bond and Troise was released on $4,000 unsecured bond by Justice of the Peace Court 7.