Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Bridgeville- The Delaware State Police have arrested a Rehoboth Beach man after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs.
On April 23, 2019 at approximately 9:58 p.m., members of the Governor’s Task Force (GTF) were patrolling the Coverdale area. A silver Hyundai Sonata traveling southbound on Coverdale Road in the area of Mill Park Drive, was heard playing loud music. A traffic stop was initiated and contact was made with the driver, 25-year-old Malik T. Jarvis, when marijuana was detected inside the vehicle.
A subsequent search of the vehicle was conducted and resulted in the seizure of a plastic container containing approximately 443.10 grams of marijuana along with over $900.00 in suspected drug proceeds.
Jarvis was taken into custody without incident and transported back to Troop 4 where he was charged with the following:
Jarvis was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and released on $7,604.00 unsecured bond.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe