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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest-Rehoboth Beach


Date Posted: Sunday, July 12th, 2020

Rehoboth Beach- The Delaware State Police arrested 28-year-old  KELSEY M. MARKS of Millsboro, DE, after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs.

The incident occurred on July 12, 2020, at approximately 6:55 a.m., when Troopers were advised of an aggressive driver, called in by a motorist.  It was reported that a blue Hyundai Veloster was eastbound on John J. Williams Highway (SR. 24), east of Camp Arrowhead Road, traveling over the double yellow line several times and passing cars through a no passing zone.

A Trooper observed the vehicle and a traffic stop was initiated on Old Landing Road.  The Trooper made contact with the driver, Kelsey Marks, who appeared to be under the influence.  A DUI investigation ensued and led to the discovery of the following:

  • (5) 12mg Buprenorphine (Suboxone)
  • Drug paraphernalia

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

  • Possession With Intent To Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence of Drug
  • Drive in Proper Lane and Direction
  •  Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device
  • Failure when Moving Right, Left or Turning to Signal Continuously

Marks was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and released on $1050.00 unsecured bond.

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Released: 071220 1911

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