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Traffic Stop Leads to Weapon and Drug Arrest- Frankford


Date Posted: Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Frankford- Delaware State Police arrested 26-year-old Devynne U. Hazzard of Millsboro on weapon and criminal charges following a traffic stop on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. 

At approximately 7:09 p.m., a trooper traveling southbound on Clayton Avenue observed a black Chevrolet Trailblazer pulling a car trailer with no registration plate displayed. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle, and contact was made with the vehicle operator, later identified as Devynne Hobbs, and a male front seat passenger. Upon contacting the vehicle, a strong odor of marijuana was detected, and drug paraphernalia was observed in plain view. A criminal investigation ensued, and the occupants exited the Trailblazer. A search of the vehicle resulted in the following items:

  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Approximately 12.40 grams of cocaine
  • Approximately 61.55 grams of marijuana
  • Ruger 9E 9mm handgun loaded with 16 9mm rounds
  • Approximately .97 grams of THC wax

Hazzard was taken into custody and transported to Troop 4, where he was charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm Within 10 Years of Prior Conviction (Felony)
  • Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance Tier 2 Quantity (Felony)
  • Possession of Ammunition by Person Prohibited (Felony)
  • Possession with Intent to Deliver Controlled Substance (Felony)
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony)
  • Receiving a Stolen Firearm (Felony)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (3 counts)
  • Possession of Marijuana (Civil Violation)
  • Expired Tags

Hazzard was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $133,901.00 cash bond.

The passenger was not charged with any crimes and was released.

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