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Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley
Rehoboth Beach- Delaware State Police arrested 76-year-old Harvey D. Manley of Millsboro on drug and traffic charges following a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon.
On December 15, 2020, at approximately 3:15 p.m., Troopers working proactive patrol at the intersection of Coastal Highway southbound and Miller Road, observed a silver Kia Sportage SUV operating with an expired temporary registration plate. A computer inquiry confirmed the temporary registration plate was expired and the vehicle should not be on the roadway. The trooper followed behind the vehicle and observed multiple traffic violations before a traffic stop was initiated in a safe location in the Lighthouse Plaza Boulevard shopping center. Contact was made with the operator who was later confirmed to be Manley through a computer inquiry. Through the interaction with Manley, a criminal investigation ensued. A consent search of Manley’s person and vehicle was conducted and the following items were located:
Manley was taken into custody and transported to Troop 7 where he was charged with the following crimes:
Manley was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and released on a $7,800.00 unsecured bond.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Heather Pepper
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