Traffic Stop Leads to Firearms/Drug Charges 4-10-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-10685

Date/Time:  Friday, April 7th, 2017 at 11:01PM

Location: North DuPont Highway at Division Street, Dover, DE (Traffic Stop)

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

Narrative:

A traffic stop led to gun and drug charges for two men on Friday night.  Officers from the Street Crimes Unit, working with Delaware Probation and Parole, stopped Theaddis Johnson (Milford, 20) for a traffic violation in the area of DuPont Highway and Division Street in Dover.  During the stop, officers observed drug paraphernalia in plain view.  When the driver and passengers exited, officers saw a handgun under the front passenger seat and located marijuana in the vehicle while searching the rest of the vehicle.  A third passenger (17) was charged with possession of marijuana as well.

Theaddis Johnson
Age: 20
Milford, DE
Charges:
Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Conspiracy 2nd Degree
Bond: $15,000 Cash (JTVCC)

Richard Vantine
Age: 24
Smyrna, DE
Charges:
Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Conspiracy 2nd Degree
Bond: $14,500 Cash (JTVCC)

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