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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest-Millsboro


Date Posted: Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

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

The incident occurred on March 12, 2019 at approximately 6:46 p.m., when Troopers observed an equipment violation on a tan in color Mercedes Benz that was traveling northbound on Long Neck Road.  A traffic stop was initiated and upon approach, Troopers detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.  The driver, identified as 28-year-old Kevin D. Handy Jr. was found to have a suspended license.  A search led to the discovery of the following:

  • 377 bags of heroin (approximately 2.639 grams)
  • 3.67 grams of cocaine
  • 3.84 grams of marijuana
  • Over $300.00 in suspected drug proceeds
  • Drug paraphernalia

Handy was taken into custody without incident and transported back to Troop 7 where he was charged with the following:

  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a controlled substance in a Tier 2 quantity
  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a controlled substance
  • Possession of a controlled substance in a Tier 2 quantity
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2 counts)
  • Driving While Suspended
  • Possession of Marijuana Personal Use
  • Improper Tail Lights

Handy was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $51,502.00 secured bond.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 031319 1152

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