Traffic Stop Leads Drug and Weapon Charges-Selbyville

Selbyville- The Delaware Stat Police arrested 23-year-old JAMELL J. TAYLOR of Millsboro, DE after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs and a handgun.

The incident occurred on August 23, 2020, at approximately 6:55 p.m., when a Trooper observed a Black 2006 BMW traveling southbound on Patriots Way with illegal window tint.  A traffic stop was initiated and contact was made with the driver, Jamell Taylor when and odor of marijuana was detected and residue and paraphernalia were observed inside the vehicle.  Taylor advised the Trooper that he did not have a tint waiver.  As the Trooper asked Taylor to exit the vehicle, a Glock 19 9mm handgun fell on the ground.

A further search of Taylor led to the discovery of approximately 1.54 grams of marijuana on his person.  Taylor was taken into custody without further incident and transported back to Troop 4 where he was charged with the following:

  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon A Firearm (Felony)
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon By Person Prohibit Who Also Possesses Controlled Substance (Felony)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  •  Failure to Have Insurance Identification in Possession
  •  Possession of Marijuana
  •  Duty to Sign and Carry License
  •  Operating a Vehicle With Improper Window Tinting

Taylor was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and released on $13450.00 unsecured bond.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 082420 0857


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