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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest – Seaford


Date Posted: Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Todd A. Hathaway

Seaford-The Delaware State Police have arrested a Laurel man after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs.

The incident occurred at approximately 7:46 p.m., on Monday, September 10, 2018 when a Trooper observed a black Chevrolet Pickup truck traveling westbound on Concord Road approaching Sussex Highway.  The vehicle proceeded to turn onto northbound Sussex Highway when the operator failed to use their turn signal.  A traffic stop was initiated, and it was discovered that the driver,  43-year old, Todd A. Hathaway had a suspended license.

A search of the vehicle was conducted and located inside was approximately 15.06 grams of methamphetamine, over $1,200.00 in suspected drug proceeds, and drug paraphernalia.

Hathaway was transported back to Troop 5 without incident.  He was charged with the following:

  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a controlled substance
  • Possession of  a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2 counts)
  • Driving While Suspended or Revoked
  • Failure to Signal Lane Change

Hathaway was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 3 and released on $52,025.00 unsecured bond.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 091118 2003

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