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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug/Weapons Charges 3-3-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-6690

Date/Time:  Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 at 4:02PM

Location: Traffic Stop in the area of S. Queen Street and Bank Lane, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department Street Crimes Unit and Delaware Probation and Parole officers conducted a traffic stop that led to drug and weapons offenses for 24-year-old Randall Harris, of Magnolia, DE.  At 4:02PM on Wednesday, and detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.  Officers discovered Harris in possession of 3.9 grams of marijuana and a loaded Smith and Wesson handgun in the vehicle.  Harris was arrested without incident and charged with the following offenses:
-Possession of a Firearm/Ammunition by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Traffic Offenses

Harris was released after posting $11,300 secured bond.