Lewes – The Delaware State Police have arrested 20 year old Timmarus Perry of Lewes, DE on felony drug and weapon charges as a result of a traffic stop in the area of Ward Ave and Lewes-Georgetown Highway on Wednesday afternoon.
On Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at approximately 3:45 p.m. Troopers were conducting a criminal investigation at a residence on the 17000 block of Ward Ave and observed a suspect matching their description walk out of a residence and attempt to drive away in a white sedan. Troopers performed a traffic stop and made contact with the operator, Timmarus Perry. Troopers smelled an odor of marijuana emitting from inside the vehicle and took Perry into custody. A probable cause search was conducted and Perry was found to in possession of 4.35 grams of crack cocaine, 1.07 grams of marijuana, a large fixed blade knife, and over $100 in suspected drug proceeds.
Perry was transported to Troop 7 and charged with the following:
- Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
- Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
- Failure to Comply with Taking Photos and Fingerprints
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
- Possession of Marijuana
- Criminal Mischief
Perry was arraigned by the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and released on his own recognizance.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Corporal/1 Jason Hatchell
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