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